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Forum: support.Hardware 12 July 2019, 14:21
Replies: 94
Views: 11,729
Posted By Locutus
Picasso96 requires a 020 at minimum, but even...

Picasso96 requires a 020 at minimum, but even disregarding that i dont know useful RTG etc is with a plain 7MHz 68000......
Forum: Amiga scene 04 July 2019, 09:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By Locutus
Best advice with Vesalia, give him a phone call....

Best advice with Vesalia, give him a phone call. Usually things clear up pretty fast then.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2019, 20:01
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By Locutus
Deneb's go for what nowadays? 500 Euros? Insane :D

Deneb's go for what nowadays? 500 Euros? Insane :D
Forum: support.Apps 01 July 2019, 15:40
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Locutus
Almost nobody offers POP3 access anymore though.

Almost nobody offers POP3 access anymore though.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 June 2019, 16:40
Replies: 169
Views: 16,151
Posted By Locutus
I'm at loss how that blocks one from writing code...

I'm at loss how that blocks one from writing code in non-ASCII, on the contrary. The code standard library being *by convention* only in ASCII makes sense as it has a diverse base of contributors and...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 June 2019, 09:12
Replies: 169
Views: 16,151
Posted By Locutus
Just for you: ...

Just for you:


https://github.com/gasolin/zhpy/blob/master/zhpy3/examples/teashop/teashop.tw.py
https://github.com/renyuanL/pythonTurtleInChinese/blob/master/turtle_tc.py#L504


<3
Forum: support.Games 19 June 2019, 18:00
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Locutus
The whole game is 8 bit Paletized anyway, so what...

The whole game is 8 bit Paletized anyway, so what do you expect to gain from running in 24bits?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 June 2019, 17:52
Replies: 440
Views: 17,174
Posted By Locutus
I managed to source a A-bit BP6 board...... now i...

I managed to source a A-bit BP6 board...... now i just need a Voodoo5500.... (so does the rest of the oldschool PC nerd world)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 June 2019, 19:15
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By Locutus
I have no idea what i would want from a physical...

I have no idea what i would want from a physical computer shop.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2019, 10:18
Replies: 32
Views: 3,875
Posted By Locutus
Ahhhh right! Thanks for explaining, i was...

Ahhhh right!

Thanks for explaining, i was confused for a moment. Makes sense now.

And yes its a massive shame we didn't get the AA3000 :(
Forum: Amiga scene 12 June 2019, 18:35
Replies: 32
Views: 3,875
Posted By Locutus
Sorry if i'm confused, but is the same project as...

Sorry if i'm confused, but is the same project as Hese's AA3000?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 June 2019, 12:46
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Locutus
Rust is perfectly portable to any modern...

Rust is perfectly portable to any modern development host.


Also, suggestion: if you want to use this for CI integration, take a look if some bare bones xUnit generation is feasible or worth the...
Forum: support.Apps 11 June 2019, 12:43
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Locutus
https://archive.org/details/amigaformatmagazine-13...

https://archive.org/details/amigaformatmagazine-134
https://archive.org/details/cdrom-amigaformatcd50

Fun read!
Forum: Hardware mods 10 June 2019, 18:46
Replies: 49
Views: 6,515
Posted By Locutus
This is seriously cool :D The choice of the...

This is seriously cool :D

The choice of the original AT&T DSP feels a bit strange, i dont think any Amiga software using it ever existed and with a cursory look i cannot even find a assembler for...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 June 2019, 08:51
Replies: 34
Views: 1,706
Posted By Locutus
Probably an unpopular opinion for this board: ...

Probably an unpopular opinion for this board:

Learning on old hardware is a /terrible/ idea, modern development environments are much better (integrated docs, direct linting and analysis,...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2019, 16:56
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By Locutus
nobody? :)

nobody? :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 May 2019, 20:04
Replies: 2,277
Views: 335,430
Posted By Locutus
If you want a truely hilarious retro experience,...

If you want a truely hilarious retro experience, try RetroBSD:


https://github.com/RetroBSD/retrobsd


BSD2.11 for MIPS based PIC32 Microcontrollers.


One of the nice things is that the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 May 2019, 15:28
Replies: 2,277
Views: 335,430
Posted By Locutus
'UNIX Certification' is pretty much meaningless

'UNIX Certification' is pretty much meaningless
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2019, 08:14
Replies: 169
Views: 16,151
Posted By Locutus
LOL, forum code isn't utf8 safe? :D

LOL, forum code isn't utf8 safe? :D
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2019, 08:14
Replies: 169
Views: 16,151
Posted By Locutus
???? ?? ?? ?? ???? ???? ???? ?? ?? ?? ????...

???? ?? ?? ?? ???? ????

???? ?? ?? ?? ???? ????
Forum: Hardware mods 20 May 2019, 10:10
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Locutus
Tower kits used to be quite a thing (and Elbox in...

Tower kits used to be quite a thing (and Elbox in Poland still makes them new)

Most likely you will need a new backplate for your case with cutouts as all slot positions etc are in the wrong...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2019, 10:00
Replies: 92
Views: 8,158
Posted By Locutus
Its also a terrible idea, loading kernel code on...

Its also a terrible idea, loading kernel code on transferring a storage device...


Great way to spread malicious code with removable media.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 May 2019, 11:19
Replies: 56
Views: 2,240
Posted By Locutus
Drinking

Drinking
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 14 May 2019, 17:51
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By Locutus
OP, Answer: No Sideline: Didn't MorphOS have...

OP, Answer: No

Sideline: Didn't MorphOS have a Scintilla based editor actually?
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2019, 12:20
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By Locutus
Just plain throughput isn't the only item to...

Just plain throughput isn't the only item to worry about.

You mention a 10GB SCSI drive, what controller do you have that attached to?

IDE on a A4000 (same for FastATA) is all PIO, so the CPU...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 May 2019, 20:21
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Locutus
I thought the 'Do you think that you're a...

I thought the 'Do you think that you're a pathological liar' interview was far more interesting :-D
Forum: MarketPlace 01 May 2019, 21:05
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Locutus
Why dont you just download it from:...

Why dont you just download it from: http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/gvp530

That said, i'm not even sure what you need the install floppy for do you require FaastPrep?
Forum: support.Hardware 16 April 2019, 09:48
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By Locutus
I'm not sure why this should be solved in...

I'm not sure why this should be solved in hardware...

Once you have a modern machine that can load device drivers and applications access it through that (read: not a console...) this is far...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 April 2019, 14:57
Replies: 2,277
Views: 335,430
Posted By Locutus
I think the conclusion with the Coldfire card was...

I think the conclusion with the Coldfire card was that it was in practice too slow when running a whole 68k OS using CF68KLib.

They did run a demo of it (i think you can probably still find a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 April 2019, 07:28
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By Locutus
The Cyberstorm MKI has a connector for a L2 Cache...

The Cyberstorm MKI has a connector for a L2 Cache card, but no such card was ever released.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 29 March 2019, 14:27
Replies: 20
Views: 1,681
Posted By Locutus
hows the gentoo release tarball doing? >:)

hows the gentoo release tarball doing? >:)
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 28 March 2019, 08:49
Replies: 43
Views: 2,863
Posted By Locutus
Even if you could port this, it takes 15% CPU...

Even if you could port this, it takes 15% CPU time idling at the BIOS screen on a reasonably modern i5-6300U laptop.

So how do you expect to even use this?
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2019, 08:24
Replies: 28
Views: 3,193
Posted By Locutus
yes, 060 prices aren't actually that bad when you...

yes, 060 prices aren't actually that bad when you look at actual sales.

Keep in mind 2 things:

Ebay, selling prices are not buying prices.
Part brokers, they supply companies that /need/ some...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2019, 15:45
Replies: 28
Views: 3,193
Posted By Locutus
Exactly this, DDR3 for a 060 might be a really...

Exactly this, DDR3 for a 060 might be a really bad idea if there is no caching.


For reference, this is exactly why boards like the MiSTer have addon's with plain old DRAM's.
Forum: support.Apps 20 March 2019, 22:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By Locutus
Maybe its worth it to take a step back and not...

Maybe its worth it to take a step back and not reinvent the wheel here as this is a fairly typical monkey testing approach.

Most filesystems have test suites, so there's tests for this out there...
Forum: Coders. Language 18 March 2019, 19:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,956
Posted By Locutus
My guess would be that Rust Static Mutables would...

My guess would be that Rust Static Mutables would be the solution for that.

Take a peek in the Redox-OS tree, they are used there for very similar things when having to access direct memory...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 March 2019, 10:33
Replies: 48
Views: 2,991
Posted By Locutus
If i want to run TFX now on a 4000/060, exactly...

If i want to run TFX now on a 4000/060, exactly which version/patches is recommended?
Forum: Coders. General 15 March 2019, 13:37
Replies: 489
Views: 36,653
Posted By Locutus
Why not just get started with some placeholder...

Why not just get started with some placeholder wirebox assets?
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2019, 09:16
Replies: 34
Views: 5,558
Posted By Locutus
I have one of these AG Neovo CCTV Monitoring...

I have one of these AG Neovo CCTV Monitoring screens (17" 1280x1024, supports 15KHz, Composite, SVideo, HDMI, VGA, great retro screen) and its actually very fast to resync by itself.

Difference in...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 March 2019, 08:23
Replies: 34
Views: 5,558
Posted By Locutus
I have both a OSSC and a Invision AGAmk2...

I have both a OSSC and a Invision AGAmk2 connected to my 4k at the moment. And for games the OSSC is far better.

OSSC -> No tearing or lag, setup is far easier and it resyncs faster on mode...
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