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Forum: support.Amix 02 May 2022, 18:19
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
7 hour video by NCommander: "Commodore Had UNIX On Amiga?!"

This was streamed yesterday, it was a fascinating watch!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IL-MMSv5S-o
Forum: support.Amix 19 March 2022, 16:51
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
No sure, but I would try with blocksize of 512...

No sure, but I would try with blocksize of 512 instead, that's what old SCSI drives mostly default to (and most scsi2sd manuals suggest).
Forum: support.Amix 12 March 2022, 18:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks, and good luck with the assembly :) ...

Thanks, and good luck with the assembly :)

You need to replace the setclk utility with a patched one (https://www.amigaunix.com/doku.php/y2k-dst). It's in couple of places, but just basically...
Forum: support.Amix 12 March 2022, 17:44
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
amix DNS files named. root, local, hosts, boot

Does anyone here have copies of the named.root, named.local, named.hosts and named.boot?

These were available in the old amigaunix.com website as downloadables...
Forum: support.Amix 12 March 2022, 16:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Ok, great to hear! Did you get the...

Ok, great to hear!

Did you get the installation all the way thru? And the image file working in real machine with scsi2sd?

Would you like to share the FS-UAE config file here? I'd like to test...
Forum: support.Amix 12 March 2022, 12:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I am not sure if it's gonna work as a ZIP mounted...

I am not sure if it's gonna work as a ZIP mounted as an RDB hard drive.

I think the EAB thread talks about the old "HDD hack method" where the install media was replaced with another hard disk...
Forum: support.Amix 14 September 2021, 16:26
Replies: 11
Views: 15,087
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The chances are probably higher that the drives...

The chances are probably higher that the drives need attention, the floppies might well be Ok.

Some Amiga HD-floppy drives have known issues, fe. a Chinon FB-357A with either burnt resistors or...
Forum: support.Amix 30 August 2021, 22:08
Replies: 11
Views: 15,087
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Remember to Y2K patch the system first ;) ...

Remember to Y2K patch the system first ;)
https://www.amigaunix.com/doku.php/y2k-dst
Forum: support.Amix 30 August 2021, 18:16
Replies: 11
Views: 15,087
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Looks lovely! And great if it doesn't have...

Looks lovely! And great if it doesn't have battery leakage!

To get even more worlds included, you'll need a Bridgeboard added to the party :P
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2021, 19:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Hi there. Being PAL or NTSC shouldn't make a...

Hi there.

Being PAL or NTSC shouldn't make a different regarding the CIA chips, AFAIK.

The eBay link I had in my post was probably something very similar, perhaps more like this:...
Forum: support.Amix 26 January 2020, 17:34
Replies: 9
Views: 14,375
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Hi, most of the stuff from failsure.net should...

Hi,
most of the stuff from failsure.net should be in https://www.amigaunix.com/. I haven't gone thrue all the old text and checked that every file is there, but let me know if you find any errors.
...
Forum: support.Amix 01 September 2019, 16:43
Replies: 0
Views: 8,070
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
A3070 tape drive manual + Amix disk found

Hi,
Check this out: http://www.retro-commodore.eu/2019/09/01/commodore-3070-tape-drive-installation-guide/

Can anyone figure out what the disk is for?

Having a quick look in WinUAE, I believe...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2019, 16:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
And you were correct as usual :) I just...

And you were correct as usual :)

I just finished installing the mod; a traditional stacked-sockets -boot selector fitted there Ok, and I have a small switch mounted hidden inside the...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2019, 18:42
Replies: 9
Views: 3,331
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Hi Omolungo, I found another picture of my...

Hi Omolungo,

I found another picture of my repair, and yes, those are the points I used.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2019, 20:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
A1000 CIAs and fitting a boot selector

Hi.

I am doing a cleanup/recap/drive maintenance to my A1000. While there, I am hoping to install a DF0/DF1 selector (I found these a nice addition in my A500 with an exernal HxC drive). The...
Forum: support.Amix 02 April 2019, 21:58
Replies: 2
Views: 6,563
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I can confirm that the Wangtek 5150 does work in...

I can confirm that the Wangtek 5150 does work in Amix (does read/write without hacks), and that the Tandberg one did not work (drive did not react at all).

That's a very interesting thread,...
Forum: support.Amix 01 September 2018, 19:13
Replies: 7
Views: 9,648
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
See the other thread:...

See the other thread: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=94042, the www.amigaunix.com is now back in action :)
Forum: support.Amix 01 September 2018, 18:57
Replies: 5
Views: 10,620
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The Amiga Unix Wiki site reborn

Out of the earlier discussion (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=93404) about the old www.amigaunix.com wiki-site, it has now been re-worked (in cooperation with Tahoe) - and the site is now open...
Forum: support.Amix 25 July 2018, 14:25
Replies: 7
Views: 9,648
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Yeah, failsure was the email I used. I'll...

Yeah, failsure was the email I used.

I'll dig my mails about the amigaunix.com and ask if that would be staying and if we could setup a new site there. That would mean a new wiki-solution to be...
Forum: support.Amix 25 July 2018, 12:21
Replies: 7
Views: 9,648
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks for the link, I had also looked at...

Thanks for the link, I had also looked at archive.org but it wasn't there before. At least the latest version.

I believe the site was originally at amigaunix.com, then it went down and it was long...
Forum: support.Amix 22 January 2018, 16:39
Replies: 7
Views: 8,971
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
gcc-2.4.5 zoned! :) As long as the patches...

gcc-2.4.5 zoned! :)

As long as the patches fit to a floppy image, a separate patch disk might be a nice approach. It would also work nicely for the real machines (except for the network settings)....
Forum: support.Amix 21 January 2018, 13:15
Replies: 7
Views: 8,971
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Huge thumbs up for your efforts Noth :) This...

Huge thumbs up for your efforts Noth :)

This postinstall-package is just what is direly needed; the whole routine of installing and doing all the patching is a pain, especially when you accidently...
Forum: support.Amix 06 May 2017, 13:32
Replies: 16
Views: 13,254
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The Using Amiga Unix manual link at...

The Using Amiga Unix manual link at amix.failsure.net seemed to be broken. I re-uploaded it (I presume it's the same version), this time searchable version. (It's first in the Documentation and...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2017, 21:34
Replies: 9
Views: 3,331
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks for the information here (in this oldish...

Thanks for the information here (in this oldish thread)!

I found myself attempting a repair of an identical case of a Chinon FB-357A with two burnt SMD resistors, and this thread was of great...
Forum: support.Amix 16 March 2017, 17:09
Replies: 13
Views: 13,787
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
atariunix.com seems to be up again now (at least...

atariunix.com seems to be up again now (at least works for me).

Can't add anything that would help, but thanks for trying and it sounds pretty cool if we could squeeze something usable from a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2017, 19:18
Replies: 953
Views: 216,940
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The new logo of the finnish gaming/gambling...

The new logo of the finnish gaming/gambling company Veikkaus (https://www.veikkaus.fi/fi/yritys?lang=en) always make me smile, especially in TV adverts.
Forum: support.Amix 04 January 2017, 07:40
Replies: 45
Views: 32,445
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Still it's only couple of mouse clicks to do,...

Still it's only couple of mouse clicks to do, it's seriously cool that you can dualboot a machine from early 90's that easily.

If both Amix and Workbench are installed...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 December 2016, 21:00
Replies: 47
Views: 12,640
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks for this release! I just tried it on...

Thanks for this release!

I just tried it on my CD32 (with mouse). The early levels are indeed hard, I finally managed to reach level 5! I hope there are some easier levels ahead... But it is...
Forum: request.Apps 24 November 2016, 20:29
Replies: 16
Views: 5,335
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I thought this was an interesting idea when I...

I thought this was an interesting idea when I first saw this thread.

I didn't comment as I had nothing to add... until today as I (totally by chance) noticed that my Amiga Logo (programming...
Forum: News 25 October 2016, 16:05
Replies: 101
Views: 22,047
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Ok, thanks Olaf. It's not really a problem but I...

Ok, thanks Olaf. It's not really a problem but I have wondered why it does that.

I'll try to find out if I have anything running in the background that is using the network. Is there any easy way...
Forum: News 23 October 2016, 17:46
Replies: 101
Views: 22,047
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I am late for the party... but still: thanks for...

I am late for the party... but still: thanks for the update! :great

I have a small problem (was there before 1.12 and still present after updating) with Roadshow.

Every time I try to run...
Forum: support.Games 31 August 2016, 18:25
Replies: 12
Views: 2,411
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Myst V1.1 patch...

Myst V1.1 patch (http://aminet.net/package/game/patch/MYST_v1.1) in Aminet.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2016, 21:36
Replies: 134
Views: 20,457
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
On a related note... I had a look on eBay, didn't...

On a related note... I had a look on eBay, didn't know that PAL/NTSC converters can be bought this cheap (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/252467544338) nowadays.

Probably not comparable with the quality...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2016, 17:58
Replies: 134
Views: 20,457
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I thought I heard that somebody had tried and...

I thought I heard that somebody had tried and found out that NewTek wouldn't support these anymore? I know they used to support those for a long time, but stopped it just year or two ago?

Sorry to...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 August 2016, 11:39
Replies: 134
Views: 20,457
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I did try to boot in NTSC mode (from Early...

I did try to boot in NTSC mode (from Early Startup Menu), I had the machine's case already closed after installing the board (which wasn't an easy fit!) but I guess selecting it by the jumper does...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2016, 18:55
Replies: 134
Views: 20,457
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I bought and installed a Toaster 4000 board in my...

I bought and installed a Toaster 4000 board in my A4000T. It didn't work (Toaster switcher couldn't find it) - I don't know if it was because of a PAL machine or if the board itself was a dud one...
Forum: support.Amix 26 July 2016, 18:30
Replies: 13
Views: 13,787
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
We must be getting desperate to resort to Atari...

We must be getting desperate to resort to Atari Unix ;)

I found this old thread (http://www.atari-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=9629&start=75#p233794) and was able to mount the asv-mark-fixed...
Forum: support.Amix 11 May 2016, 19:18
Replies: 1
Views: 6,082
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
We are watching ;) What can we actually do...

We are watching ;)

What can we actually do with it that we couldn't have done before? Thanks anyway! :bowdown
Forum: support.Amix 24 April 2016, 17:02
Replies: 13
Views: 16,671
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
That's the best part, installing it again and...

That's the best part, installing it again and again :D

Some more discoveries: in amixadm's menu of X windows graphical login, it mentions following window managers: OpenLook, Twm, TvTwm and Motif...
Forum: support.Amix 24 April 2016, 14:58
Replies: 13
Views: 16,671
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Yeah, something to run would be great. Any kind...

Yeah, something to run would be great. Any kind of a web browser would be cool, but probably not of any real use today.

As a sidenote, there is a short clip about OpenLook on YouTube: Computer...
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