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Forum: News Yesterday, 12:53
Replies: 23
Views: 595
Posted By Jope
Good show! The CHS drive reading via USB...

Good show!

The CHS drive reading via USB will definitely come in handy in non-amiga related software preservation tasks too. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 12:41
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Jope
You ought to set the virtual CD drive in WinUAE...

You ought to set the virtual CD drive in WinUAE instead of Windows. Then do the installation from there using the 3.9 emergency boot disk.

Alternatively, if you copy the files over to a directory...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 12:16
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Jope
Are you installing 3.9 from a CD/ISO image or is...

Are you installing 3.9 from a CD/ISO image or is it unpacked to your HD somewhere, or what?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2018, 10:04
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Jope
Either foreign contaminants that come off...

Either foreign contaminants that come off (mildew, dust) or the magnetic material has softened and gets scraped off the disk by the head.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2018, 07:40
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Jope
The bad disk probably contaminates the head. Copy...

The bad disk probably contaminates the head. Copy its contents to a working disk and discard the bad one?
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2018, 14:56
Replies: 194
Views: 12,167
Posted By Jope
It's actually slower to do it with a KF, as it...

It's actually slower to do it with a KF, as it samples multiple revolutions per track. More accurate in case you manage to get the correct checksum for bad data, but for warez disks Diskripper is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 January 2018, 13:57
Replies: 1,687
Views: 207,021
Posted By Jope
The only times I've used them is if I want the...

The only times I've used them is if I want the contents to scroll out of the window a bit, then snap it back with the bar. I can't think of why I've done that though, perhaps I just wanted to align...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2018, 10:08
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Jope
Could be, that the head carriage isn't moving...

Could be, that the head carriage isn't moving well on its rail. You can use a drop of bike chain oil or silicone oil on a q-tip and then wipe the rail with the oiled q-tip.
Forum: News 15 January 2018, 07:33
Replies: 774
Views: 65,355
Posted By Jope
It can write HFE? Then it might be able to get it...

It can write HFE? Then it might be able to get it on par with any other unanalysed raw dump of a protected floppy. Means some protections will work, some won't.
Forum: Hardware mods 14 January 2018, 13:25
Replies: 323
Views: 39,222
Posted By Jope
There is no need to apologise, most of us (me...

There is no need to apologise, most of us (me included) are not native English speakers here.
Forum: News 14 January 2018, 13:05
Replies: 774
Views: 65,355
Posted By Jope
That won't work with any of the current gotek...

That won't work with any of the current gotek firmwares. The data would have to be stored in some kind of raw format, but that isn't implemented.

It would probably be best to have some kind of...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 January 2018, 10:50
Replies: 323
Views: 39,222
Posted By Jope
.. but please speak Polish in PM, the board is in...

.. but please speak Polish in PM, the board is in English. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2018, 21:00
Replies: 41
Views: 6,419
Posted By Jope
Thanks for the kind words. I know stuff but...

Thanks for the kind words. I know stuff but there's still so much I don't know. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2018, 09:32
Replies: 41
Views: 6,419
Posted By Jope
I took pics when I did it, but actually...

I took pics when I did it, but actually documenting it.. So boring.

- take off top cover
- remove and store two springs between the drive body and disk tray on the sides near the front of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 January 2018, 17:16
Replies: 194
Views: 12,167
Posted By Jope
I definitely recommend VirusZ III, it's...

I definitely recommend VirusZ III, it's lightweight an unobstrusive.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2018, 10:33
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By Jope
If only amitools had pfs3 support, it'd make life...

If only amitools had pfs3 support, it'd make life a lot easier. :-) I love it otherwise and always have it installed on my machines. I have a pile of shell scripts that use it, for example to create...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2018, 07:26
Replies: 1,687
Views: 207,021
Posted By Jope
It will not boot up completely on 2.x. Some tools...

It will not boot up completely on 2.x. Some tools might work, yes, but not all CLI commands will run for example.

Always use the same major version of WB as is your KS for regular use.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 January 2018, 10:04
Replies: 194
Views: 12,167
Posted By Jope
I'm so happy about these.. Disk images, I'm not...

I'm so happy about these.. Disk images, I'm not dumping them and I'm not stuck with the disks afterwards either! :-D

Thanks for doing this, I can relate to the amount of work you're doing. :-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2018, 07:42
Replies: 30
Views: 727
Posted By Jope
In English: Amigan In Finnish: Amigisti I...

In English: Amigan
In Finnish: Amigisti

I never liked to label myself as a gamer, even though that's always been a part of computer use. They can do so much more and I never had a computer...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2018, 20:30
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Jope
Alas I only have a surf squirrel, would have...

Alas I only have a surf squirrel, would have cracked it open otherwise. The case definitely seems to be single use, it's glued/melted together somehow.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2018, 18:45
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Jope
http://amiga.resource.cx/photos/surfsquirrel,3

http://amiga.resource.cx/photos/surfsquirrel,3
Forum: News 04 January 2018, 09:38
Replies: 42
Views: 5,305
Posted By Jope
If only that also meant there would be a WinUAE...

If only that also meant there would be a WinUAE equivalent for Mac/Linux.. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 21:18
Replies: 70
Views: 8,086
Posted By Jope
Hmm, I never ended up trying my kickstart on the...

Hmm, I never ended up trying my kickstart on the MKL adapter. Ah well, perhaps one of these days. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 14:59
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Jope
That's true. They had the luxury of being able to...

That's true. They had the luxury of being able to just declare these pieces of address space reserved.

The main problem with non-autoconfiguring memory is trouble with ram based reset resident...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 12:14
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Jope
Wow, stating it like that is a call for civilized...

Wow, stating it like that is a call for civilized discussion on the subject, isn't it?

In my opinion, Amiga expansions should all be Amiga compatible, which means playing nice with the way the OS...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 08:58
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Jope
If it doesn't explicitly state framemeister...

If it doesn't explicitly state framemeister compatibility, then it is just a cable with the same ends. There is no guarantee that it will be connected in a compatible manner. Could be for anything.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 08:47
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Jope
Yep, that's the way. If you don't have an english...

Yep, that's the way. If you don't have an english language remote overlay for the framemeister, you can get one of those from retrogamingcables too. :-)

It could be that someone makes/sells a...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 08:43
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By Jope
It depends on what frequency range your display...

It depends on what frequency range your display expects in the DE15 RGB connector. Very often it is VGA only, meaning 31khz horizontal and 60Hz vertical up.

The Amiga outputs 15kHz horizontal, so...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 08:26
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Jope
Use a multimeter in continuity test mode, then...

Use a multimeter in continuity test mode, then you can beep out the D23 to the 26-pin connector.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 08:14
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Jope
The X-RGB Mini Framemeister definitely has RGB...

The X-RGB Mini Framemeister definitely has RGB in, it's basically the reason for its existence. :-)
...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2018, 07:23
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Jope
If you already have a framemeister, then...

If you already have a framemeister, then definitely use that for the Amiga too via RGB.

Most TVs have an aspect ratio selection, just select 4:3 with that? :-) HDMI usually means 50Hz support, but...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 January 2018, 12:30
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Jope
Were those the original stickers? :-) Some...

Were those the original stickers? :-) Some hardcore collector will be committing seppuku somewhere if you modified a genuine silver label. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 01 January 2018, 17:16
Replies: 52
Views: 9,852
Posted By Jope
Seriously, you don't need a scsi equipped 1.3.....

Seriously, you don't need a scsi equipped 1.3.. :-)
Forum: support.Hardware 31 December 2017, 18:46
Replies: 52
Views: 9,852
Posted By Jope
I recommend going with scsi.device 43.45.. You...

I recommend going with scsi.device 43.45.. You can get it from the classicwb system.hdf.

LargeHD/128GB_Support/SCSI_v43_45_ChrisToni/A1200IDE.scsi.device.43.45
Forum: support.Hardware 31 December 2017, 08:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,817
Posted By Jope
If Prepcard can obtain legible ID strings from...

If Prepcard can obtain legible ID strings from the card, then it shouldn't be a hardware issue. Is the CF card you are trying to use in the PCMCIA adapter fat32 formatted and readable in Windows?
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2017, 09:46
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By Jope
Really depends on the Amiga. The fastest SCSI...

Really depends on the Amiga. The fastest SCSI adapters from the mid 90s might see a difference. CyberSCSI mk2 or CyberStorm MK3/PPC.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2017, 09:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,817
Posted By Jope
Did you perhaps use a workbench distribution,...

Did you perhaps use a workbench distribution, that has the driver+handler already installed for you in the A1200?
Forum: Hardware mods 29 December 2017, 22:23
Replies: 21
Views: 1,233
Posted By Jope
Heh, nothing spoiled, it will help others here,...

Heh, nothing spoiled, it will help others here, as the thread is not yet stuck. :-)

This is just the "no blind tutorials" person that I am.. A tutorial is ok, but it must also explain what you are...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 December 2017, 22:02
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Jope
CD / CM seems to be the clock source. Jumpered to...

CD / CM seems to be the clock source. Jumpered to CM with a trace on the solder side, connecting directly to the output pin of the oscillator.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2017, 21:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,817
Posted By Jope
You're not supposed to be able to do anything to...

You're not supposed to be able to do anything to it with prepcard, but perhaps view its model number and such.

You need the fat95 package and the cfd package from aminet.
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