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Forum: Coders. General 08 September 2017, 01:17
Replies: 220
Views: 10,500
Posted By matthey
Thread cleansed of my blasphemy against the...

Thread cleansed of my blasphemy against the untouchable of purity. I know where I'm not welcome. I have better stuff to do with my time too. I left amiga.org and amigaworld.net because of censorship...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2017, 03:43
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By matthey
As I recall, I used a CV64/3D with MMU libs and...

As I recall, I used a CV64/3D with MMU libs and the normal CV64/3D entries in ENVARC:MMU-Configuration (all 10 of them).
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 30 August 2017, 23:35
Replies: 51
Views: 1,835
Posted By matthey
-lm is for GCC using direct FPU instructions ...

-lm is for GCC using direct FPU instructions

-lm881, -lm040, -lm060 is for vbcc direct FPU instructions
-lmieee is for vbcc using C= math libraries
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 August 2017, 01:21
Replies: 164
Views: 12,780
Posted By matthey
@ross Good. I already sent an e-mail to Vince...

@ross
Good. I already sent an e-mail to Vince today but I linked to this thread in case any late changes were necessary. ;)

Update: Vince e-mailed me but he is busy with school starting.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 August 2017, 23:24
Replies: 164
Views: 12,780
Posted By matthey
Right. The code is for 020+ so 32 bit operations...

Right. The code is for 020+ so 32 bit operations are sometimes better performance, especially for 68060. Some programmers may use the code as a reference and it is nice to have it easy to...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 August 2017, 20:19
Replies: 164
Views: 12,780
Posted By matthey
I converted your LZSS code from Motorola syntax...

I converted your LZSS code from Motorola syntax to AT&T and inserted into the source needed by Vince Weaver (attached). I noticed that line 49 of your source is using an op.l while you converted most...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 August 2017, 01:58
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By matthey
Some programmers are using GCC 6 with vlink (vbcc...

Some programmers are using GCC 6 with vlink (vbcc linker) which should give Amiga HUNK format and allow BDebug (Barfly) and CPR (SAS/C) debugging. Maybe others have GDB working?



StormC v4 uses...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 23 August 2017, 00:37
Replies: 164
Views: 12,780
Posted By matthey
Thanks. I hope Vince will be able to use your...

Thanks. I hope Vince will be able to use your suggestions and code. He wouldn't have people trying to rewrite the inefficient decompression code if it had been better to begin with (some 6502 guys...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 August 2017, 03:00
Replies: 164
Views: 12,780
Posted By matthey
I e-mailed Vince Weaver the link to your post...

I e-mailed Vince Weaver the link to your post #138 on Saturday. It makes sense to have a more practical algorithm but it would be a lot of work to change it now as all architectures would need...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 August 2017, 00:55
Replies: 164
Views: 12,780
Posted By matthey
The code was originally used as a contest to...

The code was originally used as a contest to optimize for the x86. Yes, it was modified to run better on the x86. Yes, the big endian code has to do an endian swap for little endian static data....
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 August 2017, 16:18
Replies: 164
Views: 12,780
Posted By matthey
020 instructions and addressing modes are...

020 instructions and addressing modes are allowed.



Vince Weaver needs to know the initialization code/consts so they should be included but separating may be helpful as the initialization code...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 August 2017, 06:09
Replies: 164
Views: 12,780
Posted By matthey
Intel will lose because most of those "special...

Intel will lose because most of those "special purpose" instructions are not common enough to have an 8 bit encoding (see Vince Weaver's 8086 code). Where the 8086 is good at code density is fairly...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 August 2017, 13:24
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By matthey
Congrats! As I recall, this requires a...

Congrats!



As I recall, this requires a .fd file for matrix.library and a FD: assign to the location of the .fd files.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 18 August 2017, 07:59
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By matthey
Please remove the "-fpu=68882" when "-lmieee" is...

Please remove the "-fpu=68882" when "-lmieee" is specified.



http://server.owl.de/~frank/vbcc/docs/vbcc.pdf
Forum: support.Apps 18 August 2017, 00:16
Replies: 57
Views: 2,182
Posted By matthey
The Amiga has enough file managers. Opus Magellan...

The Amiga has enough file managers. Opus Magellan is open source and sometimes replaces Wanderer blurring the lines between Workbench and a file manager (not using MUI with MorphOS Ambient being the...
Forum: support.Apps 17 August 2017, 17:43
Replies: 57
Views: 2,182
Posted By matthey
I could not duplicate either. It has been years...

I could not duplicate either. It has been years and I could be remembering wrong. MUI does some automatic registering with commodity.library (MUI apps automatically are commodities and have ARexx...
Forum: support.Apps 17 August 2017, 01:52
Replies: 57
Views: 2,182
Posted By matthey
Windows is one big vulnerable hacking target. XP...

Windows is one big vulnerable hacking target. XP has more vulnerabilities than later versions but there can still be several layers of protection including updated software, google e-mail filtering...
Forum: support.Apps 17 August 2017, 00:19
Replies: 57
Views: 2,182
Posted By matthey
Ya, if you are doing anything more than popping...

Ya, if you are doing anything more than popping in a game then a stock 68000 Amiga feels almost unbearable. I don't think I could go back.



XP runs perfectly fine and an anti-virus program...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2017, 23:27
Replies: 89
Views: 8,319
Posted By matthey
Requesting removal of patched 68k AmigaOS modules...

Requesting removal of patched 68k AmigaOS modules is going to meet resistance until better and proper alternatives are available. This includes bug fixed modules, 68000 compiled modules (for MiniMig...
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2017, 22:55
Replies: 57
Views: 2,182
Posted By matthey
Throw a 3.1 ROM in the 2000 and install AmigaOS...

Throw a 3.1 ROM in the 2000 and install AmigaOS 3.1 and I bet you like it better. AmigaOS found its direction and came together with 3.0 and then bug fixes created the solid and great 3.1.
...
Forum: support.Apps 16 August 2017, 16:06
Replies: 57
Views: 2,182
Posted By matthey
ThoR did the shell and the last update was only a...

ThoR did the shell and the last update was only a couple of months ago.

http://aminet.net/package/util/boot/ShellUpdate



Not that I'm aware of. There is a 3rd party version based on ...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 August 2017, 23:28
Replies: 89
Views: 8,319
Posted By matthey
I wouldn't say Gunnar is "impossible to...

I wouldn't say Gunnar is "impossible to negotiate" with. He is just very stubborn, opinionated and not open minded. I believe Olaf is dealing with similar personalities in his negotiations. You...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 August 2017, 20:20
Replies: 89
Views: 8,319
Posted By matthey
No sympathy for thousands of 68k AmigaOS users...

No sympathy for thousands of 68k AmigaOS users who refuse being forced down the PPC path but Hyperion is at least loyal to people who scratched their back?



I guess Jens didn't do enough back...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 15 August 2017, 19:32
Replies: 262
Views: 8,542
Posted By matthey
Your test shows that the Disk2_rom array...

Your test shows that the Disk2_rom array endianess did not change by the memcpy(). It is possible for static data to be stored in little endian order but this is unlikely for the ROM of an 8 bit CPU...
Forum: support.Apps 15 August 2017, 16:59
Replies: 57
Views: 2,182
Posted By matthey
The old MUI 3.8 is stable and the way it is added...

The old MUI 3.8 is stable and the way it is added is not "hacky". I'm not a fan of the MUI philosophy or performance either. Problems usually come from 3rd party Libs (bugs or wrong CPU flavors...
Forum: support.Apps 15 August 2017, 02:29
Replies: 57
Views: 2,182
Posted By matthey
If BetterWB is using a patched version of the...

If BetterWB is using a patched version of the AmigaOS 3.9 workbench.library to work with earlier versions of AmigaOS then the legality may be in question unless the user owns a copy of AmigaOS 3.9....
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 14 August 2017, 18:16
Replies: 69
Views: 13,356
Posted By matthey
The Apollo-core ISA practically can *not* upgrade...

The Apollo-core ISA practically can *not* upgrade the SIMD unit to 128 bit wide registers (integer unit registers become 128 bits wide) or floating point (integer unit registers contain integer and...
Forum: News 12 August 2017, 22:12
Replies: 157
Views: 15,127
Posted By matthey
Your link is broken. The Turtle Board should...

Your link is broken.

The Turtle Board should be capable of running part of the code for Minimig (Amiga chipset) with a 68k FPGA CPU core (it should be capable of 68020 features and performance at...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 August 2017, 19:30
Replies: 44
Views: 2,914
Posted By matthey
I tried to promote AnimFX with ModePro. AnimFX by...

I tried to promote AnimFX with ModePro. AnimFX by default asks for an ID of 0xa1000 which is a DBLPALLORES_KEY. I selected to promote by screen mode using this ID. For Promotion, I selected...
Forum: News 09 August 2017, 10:29
Replies: 157
Views: 15,127
Posted By matthey
There are both advantages and disadvantages of a...

There are both advantages and disadvantages of a off the shelf board.

+ cost
- the board is probably not exactly what is wanted
- the board could be changed or discontinued at any time


...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2017, 17:07
Replies: 44
Views: 2,914
Posted By matthey
Sure. Software display of 32 bit images...

Sure. Software display of 32 bit images compressed with HSV HAM would show us what it looks like in comparison to RGB HAM but that is the easy part. Tools are needed to convert and dither true color...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 August 2017, 02:23
Replies: 44
Views: 2,914
Posted By matthey
Yes, I think the original car video was cleaner...

Yes, I think the original car video was cleaner and more professionally edited. The music video could have had the brightness toned down as well as better focus (not to mention better camera...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 August 2017, 18:33
Replies: 176
Views: 7,560
Posted By matthey
I believe fordav1 was trying to be constructive...

I believe fordav1 was trying to be constructive and *not* negative. Perhaps there is a bit of frustration for lack of 040/060 big box accelerators thrown in. He has some reasonable suggestions even...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2017, 18:04
Replies: 44
Views: 2,914
Posted By matthey
The HAM8 video looks more colorful or at least...

The HAM8 video looks more colorful or at least has more brightness variation (I wonder how a HSV HAM8 would have looked). I did notice some minor banding in the sky and on the girls face rarely....
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2017, 01:23
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By matthey
The 68060 draws less power than most laptop CPUs....

The 68060 draws less power than most laptop CPUs. Your computer fan probably uses more electricity.

68060@50MHz 0.6um, 3.3V, 1.2A, 3.9W max
68060@66MHz 0.6um, 3.3V, 1.5A, 4.9W max
68060@75MHz...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2017, 00:56
Replies: 158
Views: 6,923
Posted By matthey
The 68000 was available in September 1979 and the...

The 68000 was available in September 1979 and the IBM PC in August 1981. From what I have read, the IBM PC project was a fast track project completed in about 12 months (project start would have been...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 24 July 2017, 01:43
Replies: 158
Views: 6,923
Posted By matthey
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1167797&postco...

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1167797&postcount=120



Right. I just added what I thought were a few major reasons for the failure. I see you agree with lack of bundling for mass produced...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 July 2017, 00:02
Replies: 199
Views: 40,886
Posted By matthey
It doesn't hold a physical ROM. You transfer a...

It doesn't hold a physical ROM. You transfer a kickstart and/or modules through the Zorro II/III bus into the flash memory which can then be booted. The flash memory in the newest version is 1MB so...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 22 July 2017, 23:48
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By matthey
The Geek Gadgets Amiga "unofficial" GCC 2.95.3...

The Geek Gadgets Amiga "unofficial" GCC 2.95.3 and GCC 3.4.0 output Amiga hunk format. There are people experimenting with using later versions of GCC with vlink to generate Amiga hunk format as...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 July 2017, 22:53
Replies: 2,676
Views: 155,977
Posted By matthey
That's not very convenient. 8MB of memory is...

That's not very convenient. 8MB of memory is quite a bit for a retro Amiga game machine. I thought about telling plasmab that 2MB of SRAM would be enough for a fast ram performance boost, HD buffers...
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