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Forum: Coders. Scripting 20 May 2020, 12:12
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By daxb
Amiga DOS is very limited. If you want to do...

Amiga DOS is very limited. If you want to do something more advanced you soon start to search for a better solution because it will become complicated and workarounds are needed. A more comfortable...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 18 May 2020, 19:09
Replies: 22
Views: 737
Posted By daxb
As always it depend on what you want and your...

As always it depend on what you want and your goals. First, I would check the mainboard. Maybe it needs new caps. Is the power supply still ok?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2020, 11:28
Replies: 508
Views: 47,149
Posted By daxb
Maybe I had already requested this. RexxMast...

Maybe I had already requested this. RexxMast includes hard coded console window settings. Used by TCO for example. Would be nice to have a better solution like tooltype, env variable, argument or...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2020, 15:52
Replies: 28
Views: 1,636
Posted By daxb
If you write sample data direct to a Protracker...

If you write sample data direct to a Protracker mod file, does it mean that by this method the limit of loading samples > 64 kb can be bypassed? That would be really nice, because to use samples > 64...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 May 2020, 12:00
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By daxb
Does your install look like this?: PERMSSN ...

Does your install look like this?:
PERMSSN UID GID SIZE RATIO STAMP NAME
---------- ----------- ------- ------ ------------ --------------------
[Amiga] ...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2020, 11:53
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By daxb
Why does it need the CD in drive? The Readme says...

Why does it need the CD in drive? The Readme says that you just need to replace the four files on HD.
Forum: request.Music 11 May 2020, 13:58
Replies: 46
Views: 5,800
Posted By daxb
Yes, only small differences. If I remember right...

Yes, only small differences. If I remember right (I could check but too lazy ;) ) PT 2.x and 3.x differ in using command Axy when using note number or not. And there was something with commands used...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 May 2020, 12:48
Replies: 508
Views: 47,149
Posted By daxb
I think the biggest problem with such main...

I think the biggest problem with such main changes is that you introduce incompatibility. I tried both in the past and theoretical it sounds good but in practise I needed to remove them because of...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 May 2020, 13:20
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By daxb
Sorry, I can't find the source where I read it. I...

Sorry, I can't find the source where I read it. I just wondered that that zz9000 was responsible for games running to fast. Maybe you ask mntmn about this.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2020, 11:47
Replies: 188
Views: 11,468
Posted By daxb
I could guess now, but please tell what you mean.

I could guess now, but please tell what you mean.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 06 May 2020, 21:06
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By daxb
I read there is a ZZ9000 config/setting/... that...

I read there is a ZZ9000 config/setting/... that fix such problems. Check ZZ900 thread for details.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2020, 21:04
Replies: 188
Views: 11,468
Posted By daxb
You just need to adapt your old boot floppies if...

You just need to adapt your old boot floppies if you want to run them with new OS. Should be an easy task. If you don't like to, stick to the old. With a floppy only system you are limited in some...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 04 May 2020, 23:49
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By daxb
Ups, I did a test here and chose an empty drawer...

Ups, I did a test here and chose an empty drawer what lead me to the wrong assumption. :(
Forum: Coders. Scripting 04 May 2020, 18:35
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By daxb
If you want to get a file then you should leave...

If you want to get a file then you should leave the DRAWER argument.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 04 May 2020, 13:42
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By daxb
https://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/AmigaOS_Manual:_Amig...

https://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/AmigaOS_Manual:_AmigaDOS_Command_Reference#REQUESTFILE is what you need.
Forum: support.Apps 04 May 2020, 12:59
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By daxb
This question is asked several times. Do a forum...

This question is asked several times. Do a forum search and you should find the answer. :)
Forum: support.Apps 01 May 2020, 10:34
Replies: 79
Views: 9,939
Posted By daxb
Indeed. Choose the filesystem you like and make...

Indeed. Choose the filesystem you like and make backups is a good strategy.
Forum: support.Apps 27 April 2020, 14:20
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By daxb
Back in the days I used...

Back in the days I used http://aminet.net/package/disk/optim/PFS2DefragTry and a self made script to defrag files on PFS3 HD. Btw. if you use a flash based drive don't try to defrag. There is no need...
Forum: support.Apps 26 April 2020, 14:04
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By daxb
With FFS you should use a block size of at least...

With FFS you should use a block size of at least 4096 bytes.

@Leander:
You should mention that you are using the old FFS version.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 April 2020, 13:59
Replies: 508
Views: 47,149
Posted By daxb
Yes, such uninstaller isn't possible for...

Yes, such uninstaller isn't possible for everything. It had to be in the system from the beginning to work. Now it is too late. On the other hand, it is not that difficult to manually uninstall...
Forum: support.Apps 16 April 2020, 11:06
Replies: 23
Views: 1,831
Posted By daxb
I used this two commands on my A500 1.3 with...

I used this two commands on my A500 1.3 with success.

Did you tried CrossFade from Aminet?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 April 2020, 10:43
Replies: 2,542
Views: 389,890
Posted By daxb
For DOpus5 there is an option to hold open a...

For DOpus5 there is an option to hold open a window. If DOpus4 doesn't have this option you can redirect the output to CON: and use the WAIT (and CLOSE?) option that should not close the window....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 April 2020, 11:23
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By daxb
I don't know if the WHDLoad installer does it but...

I don't know if the WHDLoad installer does it but it could be a good idea to merge old and new whdload.prefs file by hand. I did it several times in the past because of new options.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 14 April 2020, 21:34
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By daxb
Check: ...

Check:
http://aminet.net/package/comm/net/AMarquee
http://aminet.net/package/util/rexx/rmh
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2020, 15:47
Replies: 95
Views: 6,564
Posted By daxb
But A1200 users (Ax000 users too) were forced to...

But A1200 users (Ax000 users too) were forced to upgrade if they don't wanted to change the system and wanted to be "up-to-date", because there wasn't newer Amigas available.

On PC side buying...
Forum: News 12 April 2020, 16:24
Replies: 33
Views: 3,355
Posted By daxb
The last line (delete c:rename) in the script...

The last line (delete c:rename) in the script shouldn't work, because of renaming everything in C: first.
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 11 April 2020, 20:36
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By daxb
Tritus maybe?...

Tritus maybe? http://aminet.net/package/game/2play/Tritus HOL: http://hol.abime.net/4660
Forum: OT - Technical 07 April 2020, 13:25
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By daxb
I fear such a tool doesn't exists. There is too...

I fear such a tool doesn't exists. There is too much guessing while find the one and only loop point. How do you want to differ between normal loops in the music and song start/end loop?!

On the...
Forum: support.Other 06 April 2020, 19:56
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By daxb
What do you mean be display modes have gone? Is...

What do you mean be display modes have gone? Is Devs:Monitors/ empty now or they aren't started via startup-sequence?
Forum: OT - Technical 06 April 2020, 15:05
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By daxb
In such cases it would be a good idea to paly the...

In such cases it would be a good idea to paly the special song with the program it was done on.
Forum: OT - Technical 06 April 2020, 12:32
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By daxb
I would check the player for a stop or fade out...

I would check the player for a stop or fade out command. So after record you don't need to cut your WAV files.

Edit: There exits some "<module format> to <WAV|AIFF>" programs that might be an...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 April 2020, 17:34
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By daxb
If you type "readtest ?" it will print a usage...

If you type "readtest ?" it will print a usage template. The readme gives an example.

readtest <device> <unit>

Device should be "scsi.device" and unit is "0 to 3". Readme tells which unit is...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 April 2020, 19:56
Replies: 2,542
Views: 389,890
Posted By daxb
Line 4. :) Read again what Tomas wrote. Further,...

Line 4. :) Read again what Tomas wrote. Further, I would say that the word file isn't exactly correct too, because it doesn't need to be a file. You can redirect to a device or CON: for example.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 April 2020, 15:10
Replies: 508
Views: 47,149
Posted By daxb
AHI would already nee one extra disk. Roadshow 3...

AHI would already nee one extra disk. Roadshow 3 disks and P96 1 disk? I think such stuff is better for a distribution package like BestWB for example.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 April 2020, 13:00
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By daxb
FastATAdriver archive contains a test program...

FastATAdriver archive contains a test program (readtest) that should report errors if PIO mode is set to high. Long ribbons should be avoided. Shorter the better. Max 18 inches (46cm). Info from...
Forum: support.Apps 30 March 2020, 15:19
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By daxb
Why not upgrade some more RAM then?

Why not upgrade some more RAM then?
Forum: request.Music 30 March 2020, 11:31
Replies: 46
Views: 5,800
Posted By daxb
I did a check and it hast the VBLANK/CIA issue...

I did a check and it hast the VBLANK/CIA issue that buggs described. It seems it was made in VBLANK mode and it uses many speed commands (Fxx) and at pattern $20, track 4, position 63 there is F20...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 March 2020, 21:05
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By daxb
There is no parallel port sampler emulation?

There is no parallel port sampler emulation?
Forum: request.Music 28 March 2020, 21:00
Replies: 46
Views: 5,800
Posted By daxb
Yep. And further Protracker is not compatible in...

Yep. And further Protracker is not compatible in its different versions when it comes to how a command has to be interpreted. The best way to play a module correct is to play it on the program...
Forum: request.Music 28 March 2020, 17:24
Replies: 46
Views: 5,800
Posted By daxb
Choosing VBlank in Protracker was never a good...

Choosing VBlank in Protracker was never a good choice. Ok, maybe in the '80. I use CIA timing for 30 years now. ;) And yes, back in the days I also wondered why face another day 2 played at wrong...
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