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Forum: support.Apps 13 January 2018, 15:44
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By ptyerman
Yes, Miami DX will do you fine and can be found...

Yes, Miami DX will do you fine and can be found almost anywhere. It is very easy to setup using the Miami Init setup.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2018, 16:39
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By ptyerman
Yeah, Spectre is the real monster in the room. A...

Yeah, Spectre is the real monster in the room. A browser can be affected by it or anything else that uses javascript. Also there's no known way currently of fully protecting against it.
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2018, 16:06
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By ptyerman
No, they'll probably have little effect on the...

No, they'll probably have little effect on the normal user at all, just a minor slowdown with some software.
The biggest headaches are for the likes of Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon and such,...
Forum: project.EAB 08 January 2018, 15:27
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By ptyerman
Will need a new one after the Meltdown patches...

Will need a new one after the Meltdown patches are applied on the old, they're not too kind on servers looking through the benchmarks!
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2018, 14:06
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By ptyerman
From all the results I've read up on, gaming is...

From all the results I've read up on, gaming is about the least effected, in some cases with no noticeable differences between KPTI enabled or disabled.
I/O is the worst effected on heavy loads such...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2018, 13:41
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By ptyerman
That's not too bad then. It certainly could be...

That's not too bad then. It certainly could be worse with some use cases reporting as much as 25-30% slowdown.
It seems to effect I/O processes the most so servers are hit particularly hard, it's...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 January 2018, 11:50
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By ptyerman
Only way to find out is to try it and see....

Only way to find out is to try it and see. Benchmarks are throwing out different results for different use cases currently so it's a case of carry on and see what happens.
Intel CPU's are hit the...
Forum: project.EAB 08 January 2018, 11:45
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By ptyerman
I get it myself sometimes, or a message that "the...

I get it myself sometimes, or a message that "the site is too busy at the moment, try again later".
It's either the bandwidth or the server that's getting swamped and bogged down I think.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2018, 15:50
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By ptyerman
Probably yes, I came across the WD naming in a...

Probably yes, I came across the WD naming in a post somewhere, I presumed it meant Western Digital. That is just guesswork on my part though.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2018, 00:50
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By ptyerman
From info gathered across the net, including the...

From info gathered across the net, including the "Amiga Hardware Database", it uses the WD 53C96 controller IC. I have seen pics of the circuit board knocking around but can't remember where, I...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2018, 07:16
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By ptyerman
2018 Amiga Calender

A little update to last years Calender. Nothing fancy, it's basically last years Calender but updated for 2018.
I may make a new one in the near future but need some new pictures first.
Again it's...
Forum: request.Other 03 January 2018, 19:14
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By ptyerman
There's http://www.amiga-look.org/ as a place to...

There's http://www.amiga-look.org/ as a place to start.
Then amigaworld.net have a image album you can look through and download, http://amigaworld.net/modules/myalbum/index.php.
As for resolution,...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 25 December 2017, 00:28
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By ptyerman
Yes they modify both, and making a worse job of...

Yes they modify both, and making a worse job of it year after year!
Like you I bought AF to help support further development, but the way they have treated customers by ignoring them and totally...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 24 December 2017, 16:43
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By ptyerman
Cloanto have been f*cking up the ROM's and...

Cloanto have been f*cking up the ROM's and Workbench more and more each release of AF. They really do need to supply original unmodified ADF's in Amiga Forever as well as the clusterf*cks they've...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 December 2017, 02:43
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By ptyerman
Doesn't need any registration. Needed name and...

Doesn't need any registration. Needed name and password for downloads is listed on the web site.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 December 2017, 18:59
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By ptyerman
Nice! Thanks for the heads up, have grabbed a few...

Nice! Thanks for the heads up, have grabbed a few to try out in DosBox and Wine over Christmas. :great
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 December 2017, 10:44
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By ptyerman
Another one here for Eagleplayer to test audio is...

Another one here for Eagleplayer to test audio is OK, also Directory Opus.
If it's a game I'm trying, usually SuperFrog or Pinball Dreams.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 December 2017, 10:32
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By ptyerman
There is a project for the A1000 called TwinKick,...

There is a project for the A1000 called TwinKick, it puts two Kickstart ROM's on a single floppy disk so you can boot to Kick 1.3 or 3.1 for example.
I don't know anything about it other than the...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2017, 14:16
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By ptyerman
They are pretty easy to get if you look around....

They are pretty easy to get if you look around. You would have to look at the LOPT for the part number, it is usually on a label stuck on the side of it, it could be a HR7533 or a HR7506, the...
Forum: request.Apps 10 December 2017, 14:29
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By ptyerman
If you contact the author he will probably supply...

If you contact the author he will probably supply you with a burned ROM for cost + shipping.
He has done it for others AFAIK.
Forum: request.Apps 10 December 2017, 12:35
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By ptyerman
Yeah, one of those hardware testers sold on eBay...

Yeah, one of those hardware testers sold on eBay a couple years ago. The seller was an ex Amiga repair shop owner and was selling his old stuff off, I can't remember the amount but it sold for a...
Forum: support.Other 09 December 2017, 10:56
Replies: 25
Views: 721
Posted By ptyerman
Aminet is your friend....

Aminet is your friend. http://aminet.net/search?query=ImageMount :)
Forum: support.Other 08 December 2017, 12:58
Replies: 25
Views: 721
Posted By ptyerman
Someone's been naughty uploading that. Stand in...

Someone's been naughty uploading that. Stand in the corner wearing a big pointy hat for a day! ;)
Forum: project.EAB File Server 08 December 2017, 08:57
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By ptyerman
Can't help with what the password is but, there...

Can't help with what the password is but, there is password recovery software available that is pretty efficient at what it does. I've used it a few times to find the password on some zips, depending...
Forum: project.Green Amiga Alien GUIDES 06 December 2017, 17:28
Replies: 1,152
Views: 264,176
Posted By ptyerman
Yeah, Amithlon can be hit and miss if it fully...

Yeah, Amithlon can be hit and miss if it fully works or not and even when it does it can take some fiddling around to set it up right. Fortunately you do have alternatives, if your happy enough with...
Forum: project.Green Amiga Alien GUIDES 06 December 2017, 12:34
Replies: 1,152
Views: 264,176
Posted By ptyerman
If you're having no luck with Amithlon, give...

If you're having no luck with Amithlon, give X-Amiga or Kxlight a try, they are more forgiving when it comes to hardware and give you the same result. You could even put WinXP on it and replace...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2017, 07:07
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By ptyerman
There is a thread about this exact subject over...

There is a thread about this exact subject over at Amibay from a couple years ago, I took part in it as I had a GVP 040 Combo card at the time.
A few of the jumpers functions was identified...
Forum: request.Music 05 December 2017, 16:25
Replies: 23
Views: 1,758
Posted By ptyerman
Eagleplayer is open source, however it is written...

Eagleplayer is open source, however it is written in ASM so any porting attempt would be extremely problematic if not impossible.
Forum: project.EAB File Server 04 December 2017, 13:34
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By ptyerman
X-Amiga Uploaded

I had a PM expressing interest and as it's something I've been meaning to do for a while, I've uploaded the X-Amiga iso to the ftp. It can be found in /uploads/ptyerman as a zip file.
The web site...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 December 2017, 08:09
Replies: 34
Views: 2,738
Posted By ptyerman
Yeah, sometimes a risk is worth taking. This time...

Yeah, sometimes a risk is worth taking. This time apparently not! Hope you get it resolved, although with that dude's attitude it will be a slog!
Him and his ilk need hanging from a lamp post and...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 December 2017, 06:54
Replies: 34
Views: 2,738
Posted By ptyerman
I can't believe anyone fell for this scam and...

I can't believe anyone fell for this scam and sent him money in the first place! Should have known better.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 December 2017, 06:49
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By ptyerman
My A2000 uses a IDE DVD/RW drive connected...

My A2000 uses a IDE DVD/RW drive connected through a Acard SCSI to IDE bridge. SCSI DVD drives are hard to find and require a mortgage when you do find one!
You can read and write DVD's with Amiga...
Forum: support.Other 04 December 2017, 06:19
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By ptyerman
Nope. As already stated GigaMEM will only use...

Nope. As already stated GigaMEM will only use FFS, it won't patch any other filesystem. Its in the documentation if you want to have a browse of it.
I can't speak for any other implementation as I...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 30 November 2017, 15:56
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By ptyerman
WinUAE: E-UAE: Amithlon: As already said, a...

WinUAE:
E-UAE:
Amithlon:
As already said, a complete Amithlon system can be built for next to nothing.
X-Amiga:
Similar to Amithlon but better in some ways, it also emulates the Amiga chipset...
Forum: MarketPlace 26 November 2017, 17:31
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By ptyerman
The only thing closer to home is what you already...

The only thing closer to home is what you already linked to AFAIK.
You could look on eBay and Amibay and see if there's anything going. I picked up a Goliath 300w PSU on Amibay for 40, although...
Forum: MarketPlace 26 November 2017, 12:36
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By ptyerman
Ray Carlson's web site....

Ray Carlson's web site. http://personalpages.tds.net/~rcarlsen/
Ian Steadman's web site. http://www.ianstedman.co.uk/index.html
Forum: MarketPlace 26 November 2017, 12:27
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By ptyerman
You've already linked to the more easily...

You've already linked to the more easily available option. There is also a fellow called Ray Carlson that makes replacement Amiga PSU's, they are nice but a lot more expensive than the one you linked...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2017, 09:47
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By ptyerman
Many archive programs will handle lha files, the...

Many archive programs will handle lha files, the already mentioned 7-zip, also Izarc is another freeware one, I think WinRAR also handles lha files.
But as s2325 said, it's best to do these under...
Forum: AMR contributions 25 November 2017, 09:33
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By ptyerman
Just to add. After you have ADF'd them and before...

Just to add. After you have ADF'd them and before you throw them away, it may be worth offering the disks for the cost of postage.
I'm pretty sure some users would be interested in them and its...
Forum: AMR contributions 24 November 2017, 17:30
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By ptyerman
Great, will look through it and see if I have...

Great, will look through it and see if I have anything to contribute. I bought a job lot of Amiga stuff 3 year ago which included 2 big boxes full of floppy disks, must be a couple thousand of them...
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