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Forum: News 17 May 2018, 15:05
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Nothing's changed in this regard in the latest...

Nothing's changed in this regard in the latest release. you still have to compile EmuTOS yourself with FDD support. Problem is, that it got broken in latest version and doesn't work (already reported...
Forum: News 05 January 2018, 11:58
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Thank you for an update BlankVector, looking...

Thank you for an update BlankVector, looking forward to it! :-)
Forum: News 04 January 2018, 11:45
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Hello Everyone in new year 2018! :) I see...

Hello Everyone in new year 2018! :)

I see that new version of EmuTOS got deployed, is floppy disk drive support fixed for Amiga?
From what I remember, the problem appeared first in 0.9.8 and...
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 23:22
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Oh, I see, thank you for an explanation regarding...

Oh, I see, thank you for an explanation regarding format.

As for debugging (IDE + floppy), it'll be my pleasure to help with tests, please send me a private message when there's proper time for...
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 21:59
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Unfortunately having tested with 16 MB and 2GB...

Unfortunately having tested with 16 MB and 2GB CompactFlash card, neither EmuTOS 0.9.8 nor 0.9.4 can use ACA500's IDE(CF) port, HDD is not detected. Kind of strange, as e.g. KCS Power PC Board (PC/XT...
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 15:19
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
I'll try that, thank you. I have 512MB card...

I'll try that, thank you. I have 512MB card already formatted FAT16 for use with my 486 retro-PC, hopefully that should work out of the box, then :)
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 13:18
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Great to hear that, what sort of partition does...

Great to hear that, what sort of partition does it expect to be on CF card? Simply FAT32 one? Are there any specific CF size requirements?
Forum: News 13 September 2017, 12:29
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
And I will be more than happy to test it when...

And I will be more than happy to test it when ready, thanks to both of You!

Btw. would there be a chance that EmuTOS makes use of ACA500 (A600 compatible) IDE/CF drive?
Forum: News 12 September 2017, 12:51
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Thank you for so quick response, BlankVector :)...

Thank you for so quick response, BlankVector :) Actually as a both Amiga and Atari fan, I have great interest in EmuTOS running on my ACA500 equipped A500 :)

Well, the drive itself in my A500 is...
Forum: News 12 September 2017, 11:48
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Apparently there's a problem with reading...

Apparently there's a problem with reading floppies under new version of EmuTOS, you have to repeat attempt to read many times before disk content gets shown (error windows popping up). Checked the...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2017, 14:02
Replies: 13
Views: 4,036
Posted By Jacques
Has anyone managed to successfully run KCS...

Has anyone managed to successfully run KCS non-plus version on Amiga 500+?
Forum: News 05 May 2016, 17:34
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
Nope, of course I will not :) I guess anyone who...

Nope, of course I will not :) I guess anyone who tries this modification is a grown-up and not expecting customer support from manufacturer or from fellow forum user if he somehow screws up the card...
Forum: News 05 May 2016, 16:33
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
Just confirms that having correct-spec CHIP is...

Just confirms that having correct-spec CHIP is all that matters, that's quite obvious and was already said, so 1 out of 5 users failed to use correct ones or had soldering problem or whatever, but...
Forum: News 05 May 2016, 10:57
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
That was an explanation in February 2015 when I...

That was an explanation in February 2015 when I first asked about possibility of adding second RAM chip to ACA500. To sum it up, in general and in chronological order:

1. Cost(?) only was pointed...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2016, 22:56
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Jacques
Thank you, looks like it's all v.4.5 anyway, so I...

Thank you, looks like it's all v.4.5 anyway, so I guess it should be fine for KCS+.

As for battery, is it vital indeed? In contrary to what manual says, it's hard to believe KCS/KCS+ is using it...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2016, 19:48
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Jacques
KCS Power PC Board Plus + A500 Plus - drivers & help needed

Hello Everyone,

since I already have A500 with standard KCS Power PC emulator (great piece of hardware), now I decided to buy KCS Power PC Board Plus for my A500Plus.
Problem is that while KCS+...
Forum: News 26 April 2016, 08:41
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
100 nF each will do, SMD type 603 capacitors. ...

100 nF each will do, SMD type 603 capacitors.
I attached photos of RAM chips on my ACA500: Siemens is the basic one, Mitsubishi is added. Of course would be nice to have exactly the same...
Forum: News 25 April 2016, 13:29
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
The whole methodology is explained in post #621....

The whole methodology is explained in post #621. Probably you won't be able to get the exactly same RAM-chip as original one, so it's basically looking for the one of the same specification, not...
Forum: News 25 April 2016, 11:35
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
It's in the link you pasted ;) ...

It's in the link you pasted ;)

File:Menu500beta.zip - ACA500 update with preliminary ACA1221 support. May require MapROM to be licensed before first use on ACA500.
...
Forum: News 25 April 2016, 10:45
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
Well, you can read the marking of the standard...

Well, you can read the marking of the standard ACA500 RAM, then look into the datasheet of the chip for specs and find/buy the same or some corresponding chip with appropriate parameters. They can be...
Forum: News 25 April 2016, 09:55
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
Works for me with both .99 and .106beta (this one...

Works for me with both .99 and .106beta (this one is even pictured).
Forum: News 25 April 2016, 09:44
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
Actually I haven't discovered it, just want to...

Actually I haven't discovered it, just want to spread the knowledge after I was able to test it myself :)
Forum: News 25 April 2016, 01:33
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
There's just A504+ expansion in the trapdoor, but...

There's just A504+ expansion in the trapdoor, but it adds 1 MB of Chip memory, so I have 2 MB Chip in total (MoBo 8a.1).

Soldering-in missing 2MB to ACA500 simply makes it provide 4MB Fast onboard...
Forum: News 24 April 2016, 23:59
Replies: 674
Views: 123,707
Posted By Jacques
For those who are not afraid of soldering and...

For those who are not afraid of soldering and don't bother losing warranty or their warranty-period is already over...

You can add "missing" 2 MB on top of the card, thus giving ACA500 4MB...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 08 February 2016, 22:50
Replies: 40
Views: 5,451
Posted By Jacques
Really nice effort, thanks for porting ST...

Really nice effort, thanks for porting ST Karateka to Amiga.
It runs fine on A1200, E-UAE (under MorphOS), but is not really playable on Amiga 600 (9.5 MB Fast), in fact starting from intro, it's...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 February 2016, 11:05
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By Jacques
WTB: KCS+ ram expansion/emulator for Amiga 500+

I'm looking for KCS Power PC Board Plus for my Amiga 500+ (not regular KCS, only Plus version).
Could anyone offer one, please? :)
Forum: MarketPlace 31 January 2016, 16:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By Jacques
Hello Everyone, Duddie asked me to inform you...

Hello Everyone,
Duddie asked me to inform you all that new types of dust covers are coming:

- Amiga 600
- Commodore 64 "Breadbin" / C-16 / VIC-20
- ZX Spectrum+

You can have a look at them...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 January 2016, 22:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By Jacques
OK, I see. So launcher is a no go on my machine,...

OK, I see. So launcher is a no go on my machine, but what about configuration files? Running FS-UAE you've uploaded to the zone, FS-UAE starts with A500 emulation, created all it's directgories under...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 20 January 2016, 16:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By Jacques
Sorry to bother again... ;) What about...

Sorry to bother again... ;)

What about configuration GUI/launcher that would work on 10.5 MacOS X PPC?
It's not included with uploaded FS-UAE versions.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 17 January 2016, 22:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By Jacques
Thank you! :)

Thank you! :)
Forum: support.FS-UAE 15 January 2016, 13:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By Jacques
FS-UAE on MacOS X 10.5 (PPC G4/G5)

Hello everyone,
what's the best, quickest and most stable version of FS-UAE to be used on PowerPC Mac (e.g. PowerBook G4) with MacOS X 10.5 (Leopard)? PPC Amiga emulation is not required, just...
Forum: MarketPlace 10 July 2015, 22:58
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By Jacques
That's right, but the photo was taken on the...

That's right, but the photo was taken on the prototype and in a hurry, Duddie promised to make new photos during coming weekend. All offered covers don't have even a single scratch.
Forum: MarketPlace 10 July 2015, 00:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By Jacques
brand new DUST COVERS for Amiga 1200

Hi Amiga fans,

maybe some of you have got to know it already, our fellow classic-computers fan Duddie, started producing professionally designed and manufactured brand new dust covers for C64C,...
Forum: request.Apps 12 June 2015, 15:59
Replies: 31
Views: 7,525
Posted By Jacques
Thanks a lot for quick upload!

Thanks a lot for quick upload!
Forum: request.Apps 12 June 2015, 10:41
Replies: 31
Views: 7,525
Posted By Jacques
Could someone please put DiskMaster versions 1.x...

Could someone please put DiskMaster versions 1.x (preferrably all, but at least 1.4) into the zone? :)
Forum: News 16 April 2015, 00:43
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
You're welcome :) Apart from A500 + ACA500...

You're welcome :)

Apart from A500 + ACA500 reported IDE issue, I tested EmuTOS a bit more and there are following issues I faced:

1) A1200 + Blizzard 1230-IV + 64 MB FAST: no Fastram detected...
Forum: News 14 April 2015, 19:13
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
@BlankVector I recompiled EmuTOS with has_ide =...

@BlankVector
I recompiled EmuTOS with has_ide = 1 but it hasn't helped, actually it behaves the same way as described in post #152.
Forum: News 14 April 2015, 10:18
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
After today's work, I'll recompile EmuTOS with...

After today's work, I'll recompile EmuTOS with forcing has_ide = 1 and will check.

As it is now it behaves following way with ACA500 and AROS=1:
- no CF card in either ACA500 slot: EmuTOS starts...
Forum: News 14 April 2015, 02:04
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Unfortunately while A: disk drive is now working...

Unfortunately while A: disk drive is now working for me on Amiga500 with ACA500, I can't make it see CF card in ACA500's A600-compatible IDE port.
I've prepared CF card with single FAT16 partition,...
Forum: News 13 April 2015, 16:12
Replies: 211
Views: 42,013
Posted By Jacques
Thank you for news, BlankVector. I intended to...

Thank you for news, BlankVector.
I intended to run it on unexpanded A600 using SKICK, but with that still not possible, I successfuly managed to run it on ACA500-equipped A500.

However the...
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