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Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 November 2018, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By demolition
I think that is very unlikely. Updated slaves...

I think that is very unlikely. Updated slaves usually just contain new features and/or improves compatibility with more platforms, e.g. by changing the number of copper-waits. The general performance...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2018, 23:08
Replies: 32
Views: 1,030
Posted By demolition
It seems to me that TSGUI doesn't format the disk...

It seems to me that TSGUI doesn't format the disk if you have the verify option enabled as well. The writing goes exactly as fast.


Many games were only designed for using DF0 so this is just how...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 November 2018, 18:37
Replies: 24
Views: 647
Posted By demolition
A500 with ACA500plus is good for your basic WB...

A500 with ACA500plus is good for your basic WB stuff and WHDLoad (except for AGA games), however it probably comes up short if you want to do more 'serious stuff' - whatever that implies.


I...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 November 2018, 16:44
Replies: 2,008
Views: 283,846
Posted By demolition
Which WB are we talking about here? 3.1 cannot do...

Which WB are we talking about here? 3.1 cannot do natively do what you ask, but 3.9 can.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 November 2018, 16:26
Replies: 24
Views: 647
Posted By demolition
Sounds to me like you need to look for an A1200...

Sounds to me like you need to look for an A1200 with some accelerator, maybe some 030 depending on what you mean with 'serious stuff'.

Stock A600+CF is not very useful for WHDLoad and the choice...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2018, 16:15
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By demolition
Since it is an A500, recapping isn't mandatory....

Since it is an A500, recapping isn't mandatory. It won't hurt to recap a 500 (if done right), but it is not the first place I would look for any problems. The first I would do, since all the large...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 16 November 2018, 17:47
Replies: 0
Views: 71
Posted By demolition
Help with checking content of raw dump

I am in the process of dumping some disks and came across some that doesn't seen to contain much as far as I can see. The three disks are supposedly containing the Hugo game, but they are not...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2018, 13:05
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By demolition
Just call it version 22/7 and be done with it?

Just call it version 22/7 and be done with it?
Forum: support.Hardware 12 November 2018, 18:24
Replies: 32
Views: 1,030
Posted By demolition
True, no point in using nibble copy for cracked...

True, no point in using nibble copy for cracked games since they are always DOS disks.

TSGUI has always worked fine for me as well but as others have pointed out, many games will not run properly...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 02 November 2018, 11:09
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By demolition
HDToolBox doesn't do a 'real' low level format....

HDToolBox doesn't do a 'real' low level format. It just means it zero-fills the drive which should not be a problem. It is sufficient to just do a quick format though (unless you intentionally want...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 02 November 2018, 10:59
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By demolition
Which partition format did you set for your...

Which partition format did you set for your partition? And are you using KS1.3 (seeing as you mention WB1.3)? AFAIK, KS1.3 require the file system handler to be in ROM (KS or external ROM) and will...
Forum: News 01 November 2018, 21:47
Replies: 1,152
Views: 207,202
Posted By demolition
Why does it matter which folder it is in? It...

Why does it matter which folder it is in? It simply means that it hasn't been fully verified yet. You should just try it, and I would be 99.9% certain that it wouldn't cause your Gotek to explode. :)...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 November 2018, 16:04
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By demolition
I tried Noobs once when I got the RPi3 but did...

I tried Noobs once when I got the RPi3 but did not see Win10 as a choice, but this was a while ago so perhaps that was added since.



Yes, that is exactly the tool that I used to prepare the SD...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 November 2018, 10:09
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By demolition
I wanted to try out Win10 IoT on my RPi3, but...

I wanted to try out Win10 IoT on my RPi3, but despite several attempts I could never get it to even boot.. The tool to format and prepare the SD card verified and said it was good, but no luck.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2018, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By demolition
Yep, just bake them first to make sure they are...

Yep, just bake them first to make sure they are dry in case they have been left out for a while.
https://sciencing.com/dry-desiccant-5939321.html

A floppy disk's worst enemy is moisture so a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 October 2018, 11:53
Replies: 5,853
Views: 946,503
Posted By demolition
Yeah, the OSSC is a great thing once you've done...

Yeah, the OSSC is a great thing once you've done setting it up properly. Remember to flash the firmware before spending too much time on it as you'd have to start over if you decide you want to...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 October 2018, 11:44
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By demolition
I normally see the -12V rail measuring between...

I normally see the -12V rail measuring between -15V to -16V when not loaded, and while -17V is a little lower I don't think it should be a problem, at least briefly while you measure the voltage...
Forum: support.Other 27 October 2018, 16:58
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By demolition
KS 3.0 does not exist for 500(+), at least not...

KS 3.0 does not exist for 500(+), at least not originally. KS 3.1 is available as a single chip for A500/600.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 October 2018, 07:37
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By demolition
Think of it this way - most Amiga games were...

Think of it this way - most Amiga games were designed specifically to run on an A500 with a 7 MHz 68000 so there's little point in having a faster CPU. Actually with WHDLoad, many games have delays...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By demolition
Are you sure that you need something that can run...

Are you sure that you need something that can run 3D well? There are very few 3D games for the Amiga and it seems excessive to pay an extra 200 EUR just to be able to run a couple of games.. Notice...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2018, 18:06
Replies: 401
Views: 345,834
Posted By demolition
Yes sorry, that was exactly what I was thinking.

Yes sorry, that was exactly what I was thinking.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 18:03
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By demolition
The ACA1221ec is a quite nice little accelerator...

The ACA1221ec is a quite nice little accelerator and will suit you well for WHDLoad and other basic WB usage. Do you expect to be running any other kind of programs or perhaps 3D games?

An 020...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 16:44
Replies: 13
Views: 624
Posted By demolition
Yes, WinUAE will work fine with IPF files if you...

Yes, WinUAE will work fine with IPF files if you provide it with the DLL from http://www.softpres.org/download.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2018, 14:13
Replies: 401
Views: 345,834
Posted By demolition
The head on an HD drive is narrower than the one...

The head on an HD drive is narrower than the one in a DD drive so alignment needs to be more accurate for the head to hit the track. This also means that a HD drive will have a hard time...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 24 October 2018, 11:40
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By demolition
The typical setup is a CF HDD and 16GB should be...

The typical setup is a CF HDD and 16GB should be plenty of space. People often use 4 or 8GB cards. KS 3.1 and WB 3.1 is a good place to start. ClassicWB is a popular choice as it is already setup up...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2018, 10:34
Replies: 401
Views: 345,834
Posted By demolition
Format as Amiga 880kB disk? Converted HD drives...

Format as Amiga 880kB disk? Converted HD drives should have the DD/HD switch fixed to DD. Else you need to cover the hole on any HD disks you want to use. Even then, using HD disks with DD format...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2018, 16:10
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By demolition
The dual one I got with my RapidRoad fits just...

The dual one I got with my RapidRoad fits just fine in the A1200 case cutout. I ordered another one from ebay that looked identical, but I received a 2x single instead. :/ At least I got my money...
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 22:02
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By demolition
I think you could use this: ...

I think you could use this:
http://www.retro-commodore.eu/cf-rescue-disk-for-a600a1200/


It has LoadWB on it so you can start your WB installation from there.
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 16:31
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By demolition
FAT95 is the handler for reading FAT32...

FAT95 is the handler for reading FAT32 filesystems, which you will probably be using on those CF cards. I don't know of any alternative to compactflash.device which is able to access CF cards on the...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 13:46
Replies: 252
Views: 14,224
Posted By demolition
Perhaps the sizes are available, but are they...

Perhaps the sizes are available, but are they also available with the correct angle, that is for the row they are used?
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 11:40
Replies: 252
Views: 14,224
Posted By demolition
Wrt. caps lock, you are right. I have been using...

Wrt. caps lock, you are right. I have been using the C64 too much I guess. :)
A transparent lens for the caps lock LED would be nice, however just having the light shine around the key would also be...
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2018, 11:20
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By demolition
To mount a CF card you only need these three...

To mount a CF card you only need these three files:
CF0 + compactflash.device from
http://aminet.net/package/driver/media/CFD133

fat95 from
http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/fat95

In total...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 11:12
Replies: 261
Views: 72,651
Posted By demolition
Many people seem to be happy with their Furia...

Many people seem to be happy with their Furia accelerator, but as you mention some people have issues with it. I guess it pushes the envelope a bit hard in regards to CPU/mem/CF so it needs the right...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 10:25
Replies: 252
Views: 14,224
Posted By demolition
This sounds awesome - I just got a mechanical...

This sounds awesome - I just got a mechanical keyboard for my C64 (MechBoard 64) and now there will soon be one for the Amiga as well. :)

The MechBoard 64 use 3D-printed adapters which makes it...
Forum: News 14 October 2018, 08:09
Replies: 43
Views: 8,796
Posted By demolition
I see no reason why it shouldn't work with 3.1.4....

I see no reason why it shouldn't work with 3.1.4. It doesn't care how you program each bit inside. :)
Forum: News 13 October 2018, 06:51
Replies: 1,152
Views: 207,202
Posted By demolition
Yes, OLED will wear out eventually, but I doubt...

Yes, OLED will wear out eventually, but I doubt you need to worry about it unless you keep the Amiga running 24/7 for years. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2018, 23:54
Replies: 22
Views: 766
Posted By demolition
Did you check the Help page like Toni said? He's...

Did you check the Help page like Toni said? He's the one who made the software so if anyone knows how it was designed, he would be the one..
Forum: support.Apps 10 October 2018, 07:24
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By demolition
Notice that ClassicWB != Classic Workbench....

Notice that ClassicWB != Classic Workbench. ClassicWB is a fully loaded compilation so you should not be missing much.
I would suggest looking at the FULL pack:...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2018, 15:34
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By demolition
Not a big deal if it is soaked. Any excess...

Not a big deal if it is soaked. Any excess alcohol will evaporate quickly. Wipe the head thoroughly but be careful not to push hard on them or they may be damaged.

With regards to the floppy, it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 October 2018, 15:21
Replies: 39
Views: 2,138
Posted By demolition
Sorry, I was talking about JP2 as mentioned in...

Sorry, I was talking about JP2 as mentioned in the first post. :)
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