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Forum: News 08 July 2018, 16:37
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Posted By BlankVector
Not yet. But that will happen.

Not yet. But that will happen.
Forum: News 02 May 2018, 00:23
Replies: 211
Views: 42,097
Posted By BlankVector
If you are unfamiliar to Atari ST Operating...

If you are unfamiliar to Atari ST Operating Systems, you can have a look at my foss-north 2018 (http://foss-north.se/2018/) presentation. You will learn many things about EmuTOS, FreeMiNT, and much...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2018, 23:07
Replies: 63
Views: 2,300
Posted By BlankVector
I use a SEGA Master System joypad and the 2...

I use a SEGA Master System joypad and the 2 buttons work fine :)
See R-Type, Apidya, and Turrican there: (English subtitles available)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPgUdfkhc0I
Forum: News 05 January 2018, 11:33
Replies: 211
Views: 42,097
Posted By BlankVector
Happy new year! Indeed, EmuTOS 0.9.9.1 has been...

Happy new year!
Indeed, EmuTOS 0.9.9.1 has been released recently, but it does not contain anything new regarding to Amiga (due to lack of time). I plan to fix Amiga-specific bugs for next release.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 October 2017, 00:33
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By BlankVector
And here is the second part about transferring...

And here is the second part about transferring ADF files with floppies:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5OLnokV8KM

You can also follow me on the Vretrocomputing Facebook page...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 October 2017, 00:10
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By BlankVector
Thanks for your nice feedback :) Good...

Thanks for your nice feedback :)


Good illustration of my advice :great
Forum: Amiga scene 09 October 2017, 02:00
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By BlankVector
Floppy disk CrossDOS presentation + TransADF

Hi, I have just made a video demonstrating CrossDOS usage. That might help newcomers.
Speech is French, with English subtitles provided.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIks6msxSf8
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 22:38
Replies: 211
Views: 42,097
Posted By BlankVector
Oh. So we will have to debug EmuTOS IDE on your...

Oh. So we will have to debug EmuTOS IDE on your hardware. I will go back to you when I have some time.

About the Format menu option: in older EmuTOS versions, it was just a shortcut to run a...
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 14:53
Replies: 211
Views: 42,097
Posted By BlankVector
The best way to format a CompactFlash card is to...

The best way to format a CompactFlash card is to create a PC-style partition table, and create a small primary partition such as 500 MB.
Then format that partition using *FAT16* (FAT32 is...
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 12:59
Replies: 211
Views: 42,097
Posted By BlankVector
EmuTOS works perfectly on my A500+ with Vampire...

EmuTOS works perfectly on my A500+ with Vampire V2, including CompactFlash plugged on Vampire IDE port. That one is A600 compatible. So I don't see any good reason it would not work on ACA500 IDE. If...
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 12:14
Replies: 211
Views: 42,097
Posted By BlankVector
Many thanks, Toni, for this code review! This...

Many thanks, Toni, for this code review!
This really makes sense. I'm planning to improve the EmuTOS floppy driver with your hints. I will report progress here.
Forum: Hardware mods 13 September 2017, 12:03
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By BlankVector
Many thanks for your hints, that makes sense. I...

Many thanks for your hints, that makes sense.
I will check EmuTOS sources and report back.
Forum: News 12 September 2017, 12:44
Replies: 211
Views: 42,097
Posted By BlankVector
Indeed, this occurs occasionally. I always...

Indeed, this occurs occasionally. I always thought this was because of bad floppies. I had this problem a lot yesterday, then I formatted another floppy and it worked like a charm.


Oh. So you...
Forum: Hardware mods 11 September 2017, 22:11
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By BlankVector
DF0/DF1 inverter

Hello. I gladly own an A500+ with a DF0 Selector from AMIGAstore.eu (http://amigastore.eu/en/485-df0-selector.html) (using Gotek/HxC firmware as external drive).

The description of the switch...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 March 2017, 21:45
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By BlankVector
Use 7 data bits on RS-232

As an exercise, I'm trying to add support in EmuTOS for old Microsoft serial mouse plugged on Amiga RS-232 port. The protocol is described there (http://paulbourke.net/dataformats/serialmouse/). It...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 February 2017, 03:36
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By BlankVector
Damn! You are right :shocked Thanks for the hint....

Damn! You are right :shocked Thanks for the hint.
My cheap joypad, which used to work fine, is now broken for unknown reason :banghead
Additional hardware tests show that my code works perfectly :D...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 February 2017, 10:21
Replies: 5
Views: 1,452
Posted By BlankVector
Here it is.

Here it is.
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2017, 16:43
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Views: 1,452
Posted By BlankVector
I could, but the WinUAE config file alone would...

I could, but the WinUAE config file alone would not help much. I plan to publish a ready-to-use IDE disk image with all the required stuff, but first that requires to put everything together, deal...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2017, 12:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,452
Posted By BlankVector
Benchmark: ARAnyM vs WinUAE

As WinUAE is now able to run clean Atari software with decent video modes (see fVDI driver for WinUAE (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=85967)), the resulting environment is similar to the one...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2017, 03:27
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By BlankVector
Reading JOY1DAT fails on real hardware

I'm trying to implement joystick support in EmuTOS.

For that, I read JOY1DAT. It works fine with WinUAE, but fails on real hardware: nothing is read. I suspect something related to POTGO. Some...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2017, 23:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By BlankVector
I have just found my 3 years old notes about that...

I have just found my 3 years old notes about that "exec emulation". The only function I had implemented was MakeLibrary, as callback. This way I got the addresses of openfunc, closefunc, expungefunc,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2017, 19:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By BlankVector
Sure, this would be very easy :great While 0 as...

Sure, this would be very easy :great
While 0 as NULL pointer would also be a good option.
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2017, 17:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By BlankVector
That would be a nice cooperation :great You...

That would be a nice cooperation :great
You could also properly detect the EmuTOS ROM. There is the string 'ETOS' at offset 0xfe. Long ago, I moved the entry point to 0xd2 for BlizKick...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2017, 17:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By BlankVector
Currently, I call everything through...

Currently, I call everything through uaelib_demux(), and it works fine with the EmuTOS ROM (with AROS/AUTOCONFIG enabled).
I also tried the EmuTOS floppy with an Amiga Kickstart. I expected that to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2017, 14:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By BlankVector
fVDI driver for WinUAE (Atari / EmuTOS)

Hello.

You may remember EmuTOS. It is an alternate operating system for Atari computers, which also works on Amiga hardware. It is compatible with Atari TOS, so it is able to run some Atari ST...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 January 2017, 21:26
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
Strangely, WinUAE can access the FAT16 partition...

Strangely, WinUAE can access the FAT16 partition of my CompactFlash/USB drive without Administrator privileges. Maybe a strange Windows rule about removable drives.

On the other hand, my second...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 January 2017, 22:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,499
Posted By BlankVector
:great

:great
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 January 2017, 11:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,499
Posted By BlankVector
You can easily reproduce the problem like this: ...

You can easily reproduce the problem like this:
- Run winuae.exe -log
- Quickstart > Model A500
- RAM > Chip 8 MB, Slow 1 MB
- Start

Then observe the "Broken mapping" message at the end of the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 January 2017, 23:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,499
Posted By BlankVector
8 MB Chip + some slow ram fails

I have just tried this configuration:
8 MB Chip + some slow ram

Early at startup, the WinUAE log displays:

CPU tracer enabled
PAL mode V=50.0804Hz H=15625.0881Hz (227x312+0) IDX=10 (PAL) D=0...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 January 2017, 22:28
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
Now I understand: you fear that the user trashes...

Now I understand: you fear that the user trashes his Windows partitions by mistake with WinUAE, right?

There are actually 2 different notions:

1) Mounting
Of course, it's up to you to decide...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 January 2017, 21:55
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
By thinking twice, you should lock all partitions...

By thinking twice, you should lock all partitions when WinUAE is running, not only FAT ones. That would ensure that no one will write to the disk when it is mounted in WinUAE. Including if someone...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 January 2017, 22:27
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
The current "lock at startup" behaviour already...

The current "lock at startup" behaviour already looks perfect for normal usage. I don't think that delayed locking would improve any real-world scenario.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 January 2017, 20:00
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
It works! Oh, Toni, to are great :great :great ...

It works! Oh, Toni, to are great :great :great

If I keep the windows Explorer opened, with the file tree on the left, then when the emulation starts, the label of my FAT16 drive disappears: it is...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 January 2017, 16:58
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
BTW, my drive has: - an MBR partition table -...

BTW, my drive has:
- an MBR partition table
- fist primary partition is FAT16
- second primary partition is ext2

Maybe the presence of the second partition matters...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 January 2017, 16:37
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
Sorry, I didn' see that you changed winuae.7z,...

Sorry, I didn' see that you changed winuae.7z, due to some cache illness. Anyway.

I see the new Lock check box in Add hard drive dialog. There are 2 issues:
- If I check it, that's not better....
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 January 2017, 16:17
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
Do you expect me to test something new??

Do you expect me to test something new??
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 January 2017, 11:50
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
Thanks for the effort. However, it does not...

Thanks for the effort.

However, it does not work better. IDE writes to hard disk are still ignored. And while WinUAE is running, I can still access my FAT16 partition, this is the proof that it is...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 January 2017, 11:48
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
I tried all compatibility modes, nothing works...

I tried all compatibility modes, nothing works with Windows 10.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 January 2017, 02:05
Replies: 29
Views: 4,438
Posted By BlankVector
Unfortunately, I can't find any workaround to...

Unfortunately, I can't find any workaround to write to physical hard disks containing FAT16 partitions from WinUAE, except using Windows XP :help
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 December 2016, 00:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By BlankVector
I found a workaround: Settings > Host >...

I found a workaround:
Settings > Host > Miscellaneous > Don't show notification icon

Problem solved. I'm very happy with that :)
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