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Forum: support.WinUAE 17 October 2017, 09:25
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By thomas
In order to use an emulated IDE controller you...

In order to use an emulated IDE controller you have to configure a mainboard (chipset) which contains an IDE controller and use the matching Kickstart ROM.

It's easier to use the UAE controller...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2017, 10:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By thomas
All disk sets are equal. Only A4000T is different...

All disk sets are equal. Only A4000T is different because it requires workbench.library on disk. The other models have it in ROM.

If the install disk boots fine, then you should compare its setup...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 October 2017, 08:58
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By thomas
I think MigaTech has mixed up A2000 and A4000. ...

I think MigaTech has mixed up A2000 and A4000.

I don't think that more than 1 MB Chip-RAM is possible without major soldering work on the motherboard and replacing custom chips by more advanced...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2017, 19:22
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By thomas
You've got 1 MB Chip-RAM and 4 MB Fast-RAM. Hard...

You've got 1 MB Chip-RAM and 4 MB Fast-RAM. Hard disk space is not displayed in the screen title.

When you used this hard drive last time you probably also had a CD drive connected with SCSI ID...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 03 October 2017, 11:41
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By thomas
Use Restart + Ok instead of Reset.

Use Restart + Ok instead of Reset.
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 October 2017, 22:45
Replies: 98
Views: 16,955
Posted By thomas
Config with HDF configured as PCMCIA SRAM does...

Config with HDF configured as PCMCIA SRAM does not load correctly, it switches to UAE / DH0.

When set to SRAM, the config is saved correctly and the saved config can be loaded in 3.5.0.
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 October 2017, 09:03
Replies: 98
Views: 16,955
Posted By thomas
I can confirm that. If you hold down the mouse...

I can confirm that. If you hold down the mouse buttons before you press Ctrl-A-A in RTG fullscreen, the buttons are not recognised after the reset.

If you first press Ctrl-A-A and then the mouse...
Forum: support.Apps 01 October 2017, 20:39
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By thomas
Most likely because you used an inappropriate...

Most likely because you used an inappropriate program to unpack the archive.

There is a file in the archive which has a single space character as file name. You have to copy the MUI archive to...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 September 2017, 09:44
Replies: 1,522
Views: 177,008
Posted By thomas
Bitmap fonts(*) can be used out of the box, just...

Bitmap fonts(*) can be used out of the box, just copy them to the Fonts directory.

Intellifonts (.type files) need to be added by the Intellifont utility from the System directory.

Truetype...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 September 2017, 09:26
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By thomas
Sounds like a rather strange mechanism to me. All...

Sounds like a rather strange mechanism to me. All you need is winuae.exe and you can rename it to contain a version number. So you can keep all the exes at once in the folder and just run the version...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 September 2017, 09:16
Replies: 67
Views: 1,705
Posted By thomas
Theoretically unlimited. There are some physical...

Theoretically unlimited. There are some physical limits, though. First each partition occupies one block in the RDB area. Because HDToolbox always reserves two cylinders for the RDB area, the size is...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 28 September 2017, 21:47
Replies: 67
Views: 1,705
Posted By thomas
I'm not talking about buffers but about the...

I'm not talking about buffers but about the memory needed to build the bitmap. It's a one time job after formatting or when the disk-validator starts up. During normal operation the memory is not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2017, 21:37
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By thomas
Not sure what you mean. I tried to hint you...

Not sure what you mean. I tried to hint you towards the big red "How do I get access to the zone?" link on that page.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 28 September 2017, 08:43
Replies: 67
Views: 1,705
Posted By thomas
Add more RAM. Large partititons need a lot of...

Add more RAM. Large partititons need a lot of RAM. As a rule of thumb add 1 MB RAM per GB HDD.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 September 2017, 08:38
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By thomas
RTFM! http://eab.abime.net/faq.php

RTFM! http://eab.abime.net/faq.php
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 September 2017, 19:38
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By thomas
Boot with both connected, then run HDToolbox. If...

Boot with both connected, then run HDToolbox. If both are listed, the first one probably is shown as changed. Select it and save the changes. Then reboot.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 September 2017, 18:40
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By thomas
Here is a full working example. Not sure if it...

Here is a full working example. Not sure if it helps, it lacks any comments.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2017, 14:54
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By thomas
The PD specs allow higher voltages, but you...

The PD specs allow higher voltages, but you always needs an intelligent device which identifies itself to the USB hub and negotiates the required voltage and wattage.

Otherwise you only get the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 September 2017, 10:14
Replies: 19
Views: 565
Posted By thomas
There are not only crappy readers but also crappy...

There are not only crappy readers but also crappy cards.

Error 28 means no disk in drive, so it is clearly a hardware error and has nothing to do with PFS or file system in general.

It could...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2017, 10:45
Replies: 70
Views: 1,819
Posted By thomas
What won't work. Chipset access with 040+ is...

What won't work. Chipset access with 040+ is worse than with 030 or below.
Forum: support.Apps 03 September 2017, 20:55
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By thomas
/* rexx */ file =...

/* rexx */

file = "Public:Documents/WinUAE/hdf/test.hdf"
size = 256*1024*1024

bufsz = 32*1024
buffer = left('',bufsz,'00'x)

count = 0
if Open(out,file,write) then do
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 August 2017, 22:24
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By thomas
Chipset A4000 and Kickstart 3.1 for A4000 or...

Chipset A4000 and Kickstart 3.1 for A4000

or

Chipset A1200 and Kickstart 3.1 for A1200

or

Chipset A600 and Kickstart 3.1 for A500/A600/A2000
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 August 2017, 22:00
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By thomas
You need chipset with IDE controller (A600, A1200...

You need chipset with IDE controller (A600, A1200 or A4000) and kickstart which matches chipset. Otherwise you try to connect the HDD to a controller which does not exist.
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 August 2017, 19:39
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By thomas
No. copy ram:lha_68020 c:lha if a...

No.

copy ram:lha_68020 c:lha

if a drawer c:lha exists, it will copy the file as c:lha/lha_68020

if c:lha does not exist it will create a file c:lha

if c:lha is already a file it will be...
Forum: Coders. System 24 August 2017, 22:38
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By thomas
You cannot write to a file opened with...

You cannot write to a file opened with MODE_OLDFILE. (At least you should not expect to be able to.)

MODE_READWRITE is the only legal way to write to an existing file without erasing it. To write...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 August 2017, 19:22
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By thomas
Just use whatever suits best your needs. They are...

Just use whatever suits best your needs. They are options. Neither is "the best" or "the worst", they serve different purposes.

UAE is the fastest and can be used with every config.
IDE and SCSI...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2017, 07:43
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
Right-click WinUAE and select Run as...

Right-click WinUAE and select Run as Administrator.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2017, 10:34
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
You should try the program from this post first:...

You should try the program from this post first: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=917424#post917424

RDBrecov might be overkill. If you want to try it please use the latest version from my...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2017, 01:08
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
Quick format? Yes -> quite easy, almost...

Quick format?

Yes -> quite easy, almost nothing is lost
No -> don't know, haven't tested myself yet. At least I am quite sure that non-quick format in Windows is less destructive than non-quick...
Forum: support.Other 13 August 2017, 23:32
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By thomas
Use su or sudo to extract the archive and change...

Use su or sudo to extract the archive and change permissions of the extracted files.

Use Amiga lha (inside WinUAE) to create the archives.

Use ZIP archives instead of LHA. It does not make...
Forum: support.Apps 13 August 2017, 08:50
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By thomas
Obvious, isn't it? RTFM!

Obvious, isn't it?


RTFM!
Forum: support.WinFellow 12 August 2017, 09:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By thomas
You have to configure the path to rom.key. Unlike...

You have to configure the path to rom.key. Unlike WinUAE it does not load the key file automatically from the same directory as the rom file but it needs the path of the key file in the configuration.
Forum: support.Apps 11 August 2017, 15:11
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By thomas
I am not familar with the RaspberryPi OS, but...

I am not familar with the RaspberryPi OS, but AFAIK it is Linux-like, so you probably have to edit something in the X-Windows config.

However, modern gfx drivers get the supported modes from the...
Forum: support.Apps 11 August 2017, 10:46
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By thomas
Picasso96Mode does not work for UAEGFX. ...

Picasso96Mode does not work for UAEGFX.

UAEGFX presents all modes which are available on the host system. If you miss a mode you have to create it on the host system. UAE does not allow to add...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2017, 18:12
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By thomas
This page shows the pinout of the Amiga's game...

This page shows the pinout of the Amiga's game port: http://old.pinouts.ru/Inputs/AmigaMouseJoy_pinout.shtml

If you could somehow utilise the PotX input to simulate an analogue signal, you could...
Forum: support.Apps 09 August 2017, 19:52
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By thomas
Well, just put the PC's name and IP into...

Well, just put the PC's name and IP into Devs:Internet/hosts, then it doesn't need the DNS.
Forum: support.Apps 08 August 2017, 13:47
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By thomas
Probably the 135 was your old dongle and your...

Probably the 135 was your old dongle and your router still has it cached with the name of the PC. Try to reboot your router.
Forum: support.Apps 06 August 2017, 22:44
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By thomas
Actually the message says it all: make sure that...

Actually the message says it all: make sure that there is a file called TransferAnimation in the images directory of IBrowse and make sure that Multiview can show it.

If it can't be shown, copy...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 August 2017, 07:45
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By thomas
More details needed. I suppose that you...

More details needed.

I suppose that you removed the CF card from the Amiga and added it to WinUAE for a reason. Most likely you wanted and probably did save some new files on the card.

My guess...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 August 2017, 22:19
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By thomas
You must be extremely unlucky if all of them are...

You must be extremely unlucky if all of them are faulty.

Mybe it is someting more essential like the USB subsystem or drivers of your PC.

Is it USB 2 or USB 3? Maybe you should stick with USB...
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