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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 19:26
Replies: 535
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Posted By meynaf
It's not completely rhetoric when code is shown....

It's not completely rhetoric when code is shown. But that's too rare here, indeed.



But, we all know that French is the best language :p
Forum: support.Games Today, 19:20
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By meynaf
Ambermoon isn't real hard. I could complete it...

Ambermoon isn't real hard. I could complete it without any help.

Do a thorough search.
If you find some object you don't know the use for, get it and try it whenever an occasion comes.
Talk to...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 16:49
Replies: 535
Views: 15,819
Posted By meynaf
This is indeed a more relevant thing to argue....

This is indeed a more relevant thing to argue. You start ?
Forum: support.Games Today, 09:39
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By meynaf
What did you miss here, perhaps some way to light...

What did you miss here, perhaps some way to light up something.

Seems you get stuck for very little ;)
Will you ask for help any time you can't find something ? Perhaps you'd better look after...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 09:28
Replies: 535
Views: 15,819
Posted By meynaf
If they had "easier" design then they would have...

If they had "easier" design then they would have gotten "poorer" design as well, and it wouldn't have been interesting at all.



No it's just unfair way. Every cpu can have headerless code.
On...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 October 2018, 21:52
Replies: 535
Views: 15,819
Posted By meynaf
Use of OS routines is unfair ? But use of...

Use of OS routines is unfair ? But use of headerless .COM (rather than normal .EXE) is also unfair !
Either you allow using OS features or you do not. In either case, 80386 can't get first position....
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2018, 14:24
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By meynaf
It might be master/slave CF problem or something...

It might be master/slave CF problem or something like that.
I remember mounting two CF on my ide-cf adapter and only one worked at boot, the other always needed to run HDtoolbox before. In addition...
Forum: support.Apps 13 October 2018, 11:19
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By meynaf
Another way of doing this : s:spat execute...

Another way of doing this :

s:spat execute #?

It will, however, execute all of them (but if several files match, how to choose the right one anyway ?).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 October 2018, 09:32
Replies: 115
Views: 2,003
Posted By meynaf
68060 without MMU can't be used in the Amiga...

68060 without MMU can't be used in the Amiga because there the MMU needs to mark some areas as non cacheable. 020/030 don't have this problem but they have slower mem access.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 14:35
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By meynaf
Ah yes, the fastrom switch. I forgot about it...

Ah yes, the fastrom switch. I forgot about it indeed. Never used it, not needed on B1230 boards.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 14:19
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By meynaf
A tool can't help nor hinder anything if you...

A tool can't help nor hinder anything if you don't run it ;)



I don't know these tools, so i can't tell.
What are the advantages you expect anyway ? MMU just protects memory areas from bogus...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 13:24
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By meynaf
The AmigaOS itself does not use the MMU at all....

The AmigaOS itself does not use the MMU at all. It's only extra programs (such as Enforcer or Whdload) that do.
Having the MMU libs installed is important for programs that use them, but only for...
Forum: support.Apps 08 October 2018, 09:47
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By meynaf
The "PP" comes from...

The "PP" comes from "PowerPacker".
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 October 2018, 09:43
Replies: 535
Views: 15,819
Posted By meynaf
It is not wrong if you read it correctly. I mean...

It is not wrong if you read it correctly. I mean SI and DI are the only registers with auto-increment. Same for auto-decrement, obviously.
And yes it's not DX that's used as a loop counter, it's CX....
Forum: support.Games 08 October 2018, 09:12
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By meynaf
But... but, this is religious censorship ? ...

But... but, this is religious censorship ?
Doesn't Canada have laws for religious freedom ?
We can't discuss these matters here but we could do it by pm.

Besides, the game does not ask you to...
Forum: support.Games 06 October 2018, 19:05
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By meynaf
Why the heck do you want to change a single word...

Why the heck do you want to change a single word ? :confused
Forum: support.Games 06 October 2018, 18:09
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By meynaf
My patch has always been available here :...

My patch has always been available here : http://meynaf.free.fr/pr/amberpatch.lzx
It's for ambermoon 1.07. Just replace files in the game dir.
Forum: support.Games 06 October 2018, 17:14
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By meynaf
That text does appear, but it's buggy. I remember...

That text does appear, but it's buggy. I remember fixing that one.
Anyway, i could kill Gigantula by a single blow with a fireball spell cast from the firebrand sword :D



I think all dwarf...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 17:07
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By meynaf
If the music is designed to play on monitor...

If the music is designed to play on monitor speakers, then monitor speakers will sound better than a subwoofer (or anything else). Because it will sound exactly like intended.



1084s don't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 15:14
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By meynaf
They have little speakers but the monitors...

They have little speakers but the monitors themselves are as big as a good subwoofer and maybe even bigger. So yes the sound isn't perfect but it ain't crap either. Most sounds were designed to be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 14:44
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By meynaf
You have tested them all ? Some stuff...

You have tested them all ?



Some stuff will sound amazing. Some other will sound crap.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 13:59
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By meynaf
Monitors don't all sound the same. 1085S :...

Monitors don't all sound the same. 1085S : horrible. 1084S : not good. But 1083S is good enough, especially the Daewoo one. I don't know why.

With too much hifi you may start hearing the little,...
Forum: support.Other 06 October 2018, 13:51
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By meynaf
Best way i know to transfer files to/from A1200...

Best way i know to transfer files to/from A1200 is with CF cards. Got a pcmcia adapter on A1200 side and USB card reader on pc side.
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 October 2018, 20:54
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By meynaf
Emulators such as Shapeshifter contain tools to...

Emulators such as Shapeshifter contain tools to mount mac disk images.
Forum: Coders. General 05 October 2018, 14:07
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By meynaf
It appears some memory not belonging to the...

It appears some memory not belonging to the program has been altered and the system's memory lists got corrupt.
These are tricky to catch. My method is to cut the code in parts, either by exiting...
Forum: support.Games 05 October 2018, 09:38
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By meynaf
Have you talked to everyone in the city ? Have...

Have you talked to everyone in the city ?
Have you read what the grandfather had to say about tools ?



You did not specify you tried to force the door open ;)
But none of your characters is a...
Forum: support.Games 04 October 2018, 10:02
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By meynaf
In ambermoon ? Never seen this.

In ambermoon ? Never seen this.
Forum: support.Games 04 October 2018, 09:39
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By meynaf
Always leave a free slot in shops, otherwise you...

Always leave a free slot in shops, otherwise you will not be able to sell anything anymore.



IIRC you can get one if you bring the golden horseshoes back to their owner.



They make sounds...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 01 October 2018, 10:03
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By meynaf
It ends up in the hunk structure (executable...

It ends up in the hunk structure (executable headers). Then the correct flag is passed to memory allocation routines when LoadSeg() is called.
Atari executable format does not know about Amiga...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2018, 14:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,190
Posted By meynaf
For the same reason a 386SX-16 can't run them...

For the same reason a 386SX-16 can't run them either.
On the other hand, can a 386 with VGA run Superfrog at an acceptable framerate ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 29 September 2018, 14:55
Replies: 29
Views: 1,190
Posted By meynaf
HAM8 is better suited for still images because a...

HAM8 is better suited for still images because a good rendering takes time.
For videos ya better have a scene that moves a lot, otherwise rendering artifacts become too visible. And as green is most...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 September 2018, 13:15
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By meynaf
Normally you should use your own seglist to...

Normally you should use your own seglist to create a process, then alter your seglist so your program remains in memory after exit, then exit.
I've seen that somewhere but i don't remember the...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 September 2018, 11:04
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By meynaf
This is perfectly doable. In fact it's the way...

This is perfectly doable. In fact it's the way IPrefs work...
In unix world this is called a daemon.

Normally you should make your program self-detaching.
To know if it has already been run,...
Forum: request.Modules 28 September 2018, 15:53
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By meynaf
You need a player that's able to handle MaxTrax...

You need a player that's able to handle MaxTrax format. After that, play kyramusic.mx from the game dir (many sub-songs in that file).
But Kyrandia sets tempo of its songs by script and therefore...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 15:10
Replies: 197
Views: 7,866
Posted By meynaf
Very true. But also true is that whole companies...

Very true. But also true is that whole companies have failed because lack of vision (while there was nearly always someone, inside, who knew it would happen and tried to warn). Remember, Cassandra...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 14:36
Replies: 197
Views: 7,866
Posted By meynaf
Move SR works in user mode for 68000 only. ...

Move SR works in user mode for 68000 only.
68010, 68020, 68030, 68040, 68060, all trap for it. But not 68080.
And, I did use SR handling for some cpu detection.
Perhaps 68080 does not crash on...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 11:37
Replies: 197
Views: 7,866
Posted By meynaf
Don't jump on conclusions too quickly.

Don't jump on conclusions too quickly.
Forum: Coders. System 27 September 2018, 10:53
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By meynaf
Different buffer size, does it change something...

Different buffer size, does it change something for writing just 10 characters ? No buffer would be that small.
Different buffering mode, sorry, but it does not behave differently if no input is...
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 10:44
Replies: 197
Views: 7,866
Posted By meynaf
Even if they don't get it and behave as if you...

Even if they don't get it and behave as if you had said nothing ?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 September 2018, 10:24
Replies: 197
Views: 7,866
Posted By meynaf
Perhaps E-UAE does not correctly support all...

Perhaps E-UAE does not correctly support all 68020+ stuff.
But under Winuae it's fine.



I tested it. It's a real performance killer, but it does not crash (at least on 3.1.0).



SMC is...
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