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Forum: Hardware mods 25 November 2019, 21:55
Replies: 518
Views: 118,249
Posted By demolition
You can fill up the memory space (>~12MB) if you...

You can fill up the memory space (>~12MB) if you use the CPU socket or the left-side expansion connector but if you mean only using the trapdoor connector, then a rev. 6 or older A500 will make it...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 November 2019, 12:19
Replies: 2,423
Views: 361,253
Posted By demolition
Yes, you do not seem to have preload enabled: ...

Yes, you do not seem to have preload enabled:
http://whdload.de/docs/en/opt.html#Preload

You can set it globally (my suggestion), in s:whdload.prefs or on the individual slave by adding it in the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 November 2019, 11:51
Replies: 2,423
Views: 361,253
Posted By demolition
It probably has a HD installer like most...

It probably has a HD installer like most adventure games, and that would make it work with 8MB RAM, unless the games has some issue with your CPU as well (some games were not tested on high end CPUs...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 November 2019, 10:50
Replies: 2,423
Views: 361,253
Posted By demolition
BaSS will run with 8 MB memory but it will run...

BaSS will run with 8 MB memory but it will run very slowly as it needs to switch the system in and out constantly to load new data.
Any ECS/AGA Amiga can run in both PAL and NTSC modes. Back in the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 November 2019, 07:40
Replies: 2,423
Views: 361,253
Posted By demolition
Wrt. CRT, you will not be able to get the same...

Wrt. CRT, you will not be able to get the same look on an LCD. Also, the latency on a CRT is practically 0 so they are ideal for games if you can live with the flickering. I don't think it's a major...
Forum: support.Games 18 November 2019, 07:39
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By demolition
Played it a lot on C64 but never seen it on Amiga...

Played it a lot on C64 but never seen it on Amiga either. What makes you think it should exist?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 November 2019, 07:31
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By demolition
If the pin count is the same, then it will work...

If the pin count is the same, then it will work fine.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 08 November 2019, 12:51
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By demolition
I have no idea what was used, however I had since...

I have no idea what was used, however I had since come across another copy (from a different source) of the same game which dumped quite similar, i.e. track 0 as DOS and the rest unknown, so perhaps...
Forum: News 27 October 2019, 17:53
Replies: 71
Views: 19,705
Posted By demolition
The bus in a 1200 is 32 bit wide while PCMCIA...

The bus in a 1200 is 32 bit wide while PCMCIA memory is only 16 bit. That makes it slower but since it is still recognized as fast mem it has higher priority than chip mem and will be used first.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2019, 16:19
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By demolition
A bad PSU could cause all sorts of errors. When a...

A bad PSU could cause all sorts of errors. When a CD32 will not read discs I would normally suspect the laser (a bad laser would also stop it from spinning since it will only start the motor if it...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2019, 15:09
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By demolition
Some of those cheap PSUs have a lot of noise...

Some of those cheap PSUs have a lot of noise which causes all sorts of problems. I used one with my 1541-II which shares the PSU connector with CD32, but when the drive was connected to a C64, there...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 October 2019, 12:35
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By demolition
If you wonder why it is called by that name, it...

If you wonder why it is called by that name, it is because the switch looks a bit like a space invaders character:
https://i.imgur.com/L0vGNNE.jpg
Forum: support.Hardware 20 October 2019, 12:07
Replies: 20
Views: 644
Posted By demolition
And I have one with a Danish keymap.

And I have one with a Danish keymap.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2019, 20:26
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By demolition
There was some discussion regarding the license...

There was some discussion regarding the license so 3.1.4 was pulled back for a few weeks shortly after the initial launch until they got it sorted. I think the only change in the relaunched version...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2019, 12:33
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By demolition
WB3.1 runs fine on KS3.0. If it hangs on startup...

WB3.1 runs fine on KS3.0. If it hangs on startup then WB is either not installed properly or some other software is causing it to hang.
KS3.1 contains a few useful fixes over 3.0 so it is generally...
Forum: project.EAB 18 October 2019, 17:16
Replies: 32
Views: 2,690
Posted By demolition
Firefox says that while the certificate is valid...

Firefox says that while the certificate is valid for the main page, it contains elements from outside *.abime.net which means that it could be leaking information. Hence it will not show a green pad...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2019, 15:46
Replies: 20
Views: 918
Posted By demolition
I have bought cheap 68010s a couple of times from...

I have bought cheap 68010s a couple of times from chinese sellers on ebay and so far they have all been genuine. I know that the more expensive CPUs are often fakes (68060 are probably >95% fakes),...
Forum: Member Introductions 15 October 2019, 21:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By demolition
Welcome to EAB, Jan. :) Oh, and you should...

Welcome to EAB, Jan. :)

Oh, and you should probably get rid of the signature as it is not allowed:
http://eab.abime.net/faq.php?faq=eab_rules#faq_eab_signature



I didn't even know that and...
Forum: project.EAB 13 October 2019, 09:35
Replies: 32
Views: 2,690
Posted By demolition
Sure there are 'safe' sites. Nothing is 100%...

Sure there are 'safe' sites. Nothing is 100% obviously but I'll take 99% over 1%. It's like saying you are going to die eventually anyway so you might as well step in front of a car to get it over...
Forum: support.Other 13 October 2019, 05:59
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By demolition
DblPAL should work with that monitor for 640x512...

DblPAL should work with that monitor for 640x512 (which will also scale nicely by 2x to 1280x1024) without flickering and you could also try HighGfx.
Forum: support.Other 13 October 2019, 04:41
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By demolition
Well, there is this one: ...

Well, there is this one:
http://aminet.net/package/driver/moni/HighGFX40_6

You also got SuperPlus and Xtreme if you are using a compatible Indivision scandoubler. Not sure if those modes work...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 02 October 2019, 23:23
Replies: 2,423
Views: 361,253
Posted By demolition
Take them apart and clean the parts with soap and...

Take them apart and clean the parts with soap and water. I assume it is only on the plastic parts. If it has been there a while then it may have become discolored due to the acid but then you can...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 October 2019, 22:53
Replies: 2,423
Views: 361,253
Posted By demolition
Yeah, I know it is boring to just post a link to...

Yeah, I know it is boring to just post a link to wikipedia, but the first paragraph explains it very well:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byte

In essence; a byte was not always 8 bits. It started...
Forum: support.Other 29 September 2019, 12:02
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By demolition
If I need to attach archives to emails I...

If I need to attach archives to emails I sometimes remove the file extension completely from the attached archive which generally prevents any mail services from identifying the file as an archive....
Forum: OT - Gaming 25 September 2019, 22:48
Replies: 849
Views: 128,763
Posted By demolition
Freespace 2 for free: ...

Freespace 2 for free:
https://www.gog.com/game/freespace_2
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 18:18
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By demolition
I normally use MBRTEST-2 to test memory: ...

I normally use MBRTEST-2 to test memory:
ftp://ftp:any@grandis.nu/TheZone/files/_2013/M1230XA-101%20[MBRtest%20memory%20test%20software%20for%20Akira].zip

Regarding endianness, I thought that...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 16:00
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By demolition
I would think it could be faulty memory/bus/Lisa,...

I would think it could be faulty memory/bus/Lisa, at least for the AGA error. The RTG problem looks kinda like the data was flipped byte-wise. Is it possible some big/little endian switch needs to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 14:39
Replies: 28
Views: 1,448
Posted By demolition
There is a PWR-ON wire that needs to be shorted...

There is a PWR-ON wire that needs to be shorted to ground for the PSU to start, but this is connected to the spades on the AmigaKit adapter so it is wired to the power switch.
Modern PSUs have a...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 September 2019, 12:27
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By demolition
I also got myself an A500+ in 1991, and I never...

I also got myself an A500+ in 1991, and I never regret choosing it over the 500. Yes, there was a few compatibility issues but they could usually be worked around in some way, and since I also used...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2019, 21:00
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By demolition
Yes, it was mainly due to the kickstart, however...

Yes, it was mainly due to the kickstart, however using SW like ReLoKick solved most of those issues.
Apart from the KS issues, some older games also required memory to be present in the $c00000 area...
Forum: Collections 10 September 2019, 19:59
Replies: 618
Views: 81,932
Posted By demolition
The page says 50%.

The page says 50%.
Forum: project.EAB 08 September 2019, 16:26
Replies: 32
Views: 2,690
Posted By demolition
HTTPS used to be quite server-heavy due to the...

HTTPS used to be quite server-heavy due to the extra CPU loading but today that is no longer much of an issue. I see no reason not to support HTTPS today on all sites even hobbyist sites like this...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2019, 16:06
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By demolition
After C= launched A500+, they kept selling the...

After C= launched A500+, they kept selling the old A500 but C= reduced the manufacturing costs by using the same board in both models, so that is why all the latest A500s have A500+ boards inside....
Forum: News 05 September 2019, 00:08
Replies: 296
Views: 56,415
Posted By demolition
Perhaps he tapped out from all Amiga related...

Perhaps he tapped out from all Amiga related stuff, including this site?:
Forum: News 04 September 2019, 23:29
Replies: 296
Views: 56,415
Posted By demolition
Guess you should ask the guy behind the original...

Guess you should ask the guy behind the original http://amiga-manuals.xiik.net/ site? :-)
They probably came from a variety of different places.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 September 2019, 15:36
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By demolition
You need an A1200/A4000/CD32 to run AGA software....

You need an A1200/A4000/CD32 to run AGA software. As far as I know, the only way to do that in a 2000 is by using a Vampire accelerator with the beta Gold 3 core which has an AGA core. This is not...
Forum: OT - Technical 04 September 2019, 14:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,377
Posted By demolition
But if something happens with the motherboard or...

But if something happens with the motherboard or the Optane drive, then I think the HDD can still be used, just slowly? Optane drives should be quite solid, however I would also be mostly worried...
Forum: request.Apps 03 September 2019, 23:11
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By demolition
I looked at disk A and the boot block was empty...

I looked at disk A and the boot block was empty so it is not a bootable disk. Is that what you were trying to do? Perhaps you need to boot into WB first.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 September 2019, 23:08
Replies: 46
Views: 1,302
Posted By demolition
Yes, a higher value means that you are measuring...

Yes, a higher value means that you are measuring through pull-up resistors, ICs or other components where the current can flow. If the schematic says that those points are directly connected, the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2019, 17:57
Replies: 2,423
Views: 361,253
Posted By demolition
The header is called a clock port because it is...

The header is called a clock port because it is the place to add... an RTC. :) It cannot be used for fast RAM. And the header is not always fitted. Some motherboards have it, some don't.
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