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Forum: MarketPlace Yesterday, 23:17
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By alewis
If you get no joy for a motherboard, would you be...

If you get no joy for a motherboard, would you be willing to sell a case?
Forum: MarketPlace Yesterday, 12:31
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By alewis
Non-working or (cheap) working A600 considered.

Non-working or (cheap) working A600 considered.
Forum: MarketPlace Yesterday, 02:36
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By alewis
WTB - A600 case

Looking to buy an A600, with keyboard if possible, cheap as possible.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2018, 02:51
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By alewis
Installer disks ...

Installer disks

http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/a2090
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2018, 02:44
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By alewis
Some info that might help ...

Some info that might help

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~jmcm/info/a2090.txt

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=74367


some info regarding the small card (4th pic you posted)
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Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2018, 02:31
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By alewis
I can't help much with the problem, but I would...

I can't help much with the problem, but I would advise that you forget about the ST-506 drive.

Instead, buy a SCSI drive cheap from ebay, 80mb to 200mb is fine.

Why? ST-506 is slow, slow,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 December 2017, 20:52
Replies: 147
Views: 14,206
Posted By alewis
Fingeritus on my part, trying to use an iPad for...

Fingeritus on my part, trying to use an iPad for writing is not recommended.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 December 2017, 15:56
Replies: 147
Views: 14,206
Posted By alewis
Actually, the A1000 was a budget computer...

Actually, the A1000 was a budget computer compared to likes of Kaypro and Compaq 286s at the time. From the August 1985 issue of PCW, which had the first A1000 review, here are two 286s

Kaypro...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 October 2017, 05:35
Replies: 50
Views: 4,533
Posted By alewis
So, started from scratch, clean OS3.1 install....

So, started from scratch, clean OS3.1 install. bsdsocket.library emultion enabled.

extracted 'ping' and 'telnet' from amitcp3.2 archive to c:
ping 192.168.1.254 (local router)
ping: socket:...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 October 2017, 16:03
Replies: 50
Views: 4,533
Posted By alewis
<sighs>:banghead Then perhaps you can tell...

<sighs>:banghead

Then perhaps you can tell me why it DOESNT work!

Look, the root cause is a total lack of any documentation explaining which WinUAE option is required for a given scenario.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 October 2017, 15:54
Replies: 50
Views: 4,533
Posted By alewis
Cheers noggin :-) But... what do I use for a...

Cheers noggin :-)

But... what do I use for a device? (Both AmiTCP and Miami want a device to use... I'm not using uaenet.device, just bsdsocket.library)

I'm a networking guy. Most OS's have an...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 October 2017, 16:28
Replies: 50
Views: 4,533
Posted By alewis
Cheers, brilliant, thank-you... except How...

Cheers, brilliant, thank-you... except

How does one configure IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, DNS?
Does a browser "just work" then? It needs an IP address.
AmigaOS has no tools such as...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 October 2017, 23:56
Replies: 50
Views: 4,533
Posted By alewis
Um, ok, so going back to the orginal question, is...

Um, ok, so going back to the orginal question, is there a step by step guide anywhere? Enabled bsdsocket.library, installed MUI3.8, installed MiamiDX... and its asking me for the device and unit...
Forum: support.Apps 01 October 2017, 20:08
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By alewis
SnoopDOS, thats the bugger :-) Many...

SnoopDOS, thats the bugger :-)

Many thanks

Trying to install MUI, and it's failing on line 299.... not that SnoopDOS shows why either... bugger :/
Forum: support.Apps 01 October 2017, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By alewis
Amiga system monitor thingy

Many moons ago, like the early 90's, there was a superb system level monitor for the Amiga. For the life of my I can't remember what it was called, and despite searchign Aminet with different...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 September 2017, 04:39
Replies: 50
Views: 4,533
Posted By alewis
Amiga networking under winuae

Anyone got a simple guide to networkimg an A4000 under winuae?

Unsure if I need to add an emulated card (and if so, which one), or if just using the virtual bsdsocket library would work.

I...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 September 2017, 02:28
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By alewis
cancel the above - not needed.

cancel the above - not needed.
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 September 2017, 02:15
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By alewis
Cyberstorm ROMs needed

As message header, Cyberstorm MKII/III/PPC required. Assuming this is ok, as documentation on net makes reference to them being available in the zone?

TVMIA
moi - still pulling my hair out trying...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 September 2017, 00:27
Replies: 158
Views: 11,554
Posted By alewis
An alternate timeline? Simples. Commodore...

An alternate timeline?

Simples. Commodore management do three things differently:

1. They support developers; ensure there is accurate system documentation, and that it is available to all...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 September 2017, 00:54
Replies: 147
Views: 14,206
Posted By alewis
Some people need to read up on the history of the...

Some people need to read up on the history of the Amiga's development ;)

Commodore made no bad decisions regarding the A1000, as C= didn't develop it. The original Lorraine - or "Joyboard" - was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 September 2017, 01:23
Replies: 28
Views: 2,575
Posted By alewis
Well EU PS3's shipped with HDMI as standard......

Well EU PS3's shipped with HDMI as standard... composite video wouldn't have carried a 1080p signal, hence rendering Blueray playback impossible.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2017, 01:16
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By alewis
Do you have a spare machine on which you can run...

Do you have a spare machine on which you can run a packet sniffer, and does your switch support port spanning?

If so, span the traffic from the Amiga port to the the packet sniffer, repeat the...
Forum: MarketPlace 30 November 2016, 20:10
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By alewis
I've got Amiga Disk Drives Inside and Out. Not...

I've got Amiga Disk Drives Inside and Out. Not sure if it still has the disk that came with it. It needs a good home, as I haven't owned an Amiga for almost 10 years now.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 October 2016, 01:08
Replies: 115
Views: 16,645
Posted By alewis
I miss JAM... And a true pre-emptive...

I miss JAM...

And a true pre-emptive multi-tasking OS.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2016, 00:11
Replies: 26
Views: 4,633
Posted By alewis
Did you try what I suggested? Can you paste the...

Did you try what I suggested? Can you paste the requested information?
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 December 2015, 16:21
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By alewis
WinUAE - getting it going

Ok, I'm stumped. I can't get WinUAE configured. And I'm confused with some of the options.

First up, although not a "newbie" (I've played with WinUAE in some incarnation since at least 2002)...
Forum: MarketPlace 27 November 2015, 20:55
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By alewis
Taken to PM

Taken to PM
Forum: support.Hardware 26 November 2015, 19:56
Replies: 16
Views: 2,203
Posted By alewis
Sorry, have to comment here; SCSI is a vastly...

Sorry, have to comment here; SCSI is a vastly superior solution to IDE.

The bus can have up to 7 ('narrow' 8-bit SCSI) or 14 ('wide' 16-bit) devices per interface. IDE is limited to two devices...
Forum: MarketPlace 26 November 2015, 19:00
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By alewis
FS: Misc Amiga software and SCA II

Just moved house, and found some old Amiga stuff:

Original, boxed X-Copy II and CV Parameter Copier (1989)
X-Copy Professional (might have the Cyclone hardware somewhere)
Project D copier...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 February 2015, 21:48
Replies: 22
Views: 2,258
Posted By alewis
Bah, we had a teletype terminal connected to an...

Bah, we had a teletype terminal connected to an ICL 2903 via acoustic coupler when I was at school. 132 column (I think) teleprinter for output, and papertape storage.

We finally got a CBM4032...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 February 2015, 21:43
Replies: 95
Views: 14,887
Posted By alewis
All this concentrating on hardware, and (bar one...

All this concentrating on hardware, and (bar one poster) barely touching on the real reason that C= failed.

Poor management.

The Amiga never had the software it needed to compete outside of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2015, 22:18
Replies: 26
Views: 4,633
Posted By alewis
No?

No?
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2015, 22:16
Replies: 13
Views: 2,618
Posted By alewis
The GoldenGate.. Lovely card. I reviewed it for...

The GoldenGate.. Lovely card. I reviewed it for Amiga User International. No problems at all using ISA modem card, serial card, and a hard disk. IIRC John Kennedy couldn't get a hard disk to work,...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2015, 00:23
Replies: 26
Views: 4,633
Posted By alewis
Any joy yet?

Any joy yet?
Forum: support.Hardware 27 January 2015, 00:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By alewis
Do you have either a SCSI or IDE interface? I...

Do you have either a SCSI or IDE interface? I have surplus DVD drives - and maybe a CD drive - coming out of my ears. Welcome to one for the cost of postage.
Forum: MarketPlace 21 January 2015, 01:20
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By alewis
Interested in the velociraptor... when I can find...

Interested in the velociraptor... when I can find the PM button!
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2015, 00:35
Replies: 26
Views: 4,633
Posted By alewis
Also, please paste the contents of the host...

Also, please paste the contents of the host manager file here from EasyTCP. But first, change all IP addresses to fixed.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 January 2015, 00:26
Replies: 26
Views: 4,633
Posted By alewis
Sorry for long delay in getting back... ...

Sorry for long delay in getting back...



Yes, because it narrows down the troubleshooting. Always always always troubleshoot from the 'wire up', even more so when wireless is involved.


...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 November 2014, 00:59
Replies: 2,007
Views: 283,163
Posted By alewis
Where do babies come from?

Where do babies come from?
Forum: OT - Entertainment 10 November 2014, 00:19
Replies: 2,323
Views: 347,955
Posted By alewis
If you liked Edge of Tomorrow - and it's not a...

If you liked Edge of Tomorrow - and it's not a bad film - read the book it is very much loosely based on, "All you need is Kill". Obviously it has more detail, but a MUCH better ending.

Spoiler:...
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