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Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2021, 16:39
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By stevelord
Fat32 Size Limits

I was thinking of running a 32Gb Toshiba FlashAir drive off my FastATA. This would let me move files between the Amiga and elsewhere without having to start a TCP/IP stack or even boot AmigaOS.


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Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 April 2021, 17:19
Replies: 25
Views: 1,126
Posted By stevelord
6 Can be ported. It'd just be a lot of work....

6 Can be ported. It'd just be a lot of work. Older versions may or may not require less work.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 07 April 2021, 21:36
Replies: 25
Views: 1,126
Posted By stevelord
Yes. There's code for 2.4a. You should probably...

Yes. There's code for 2.4a. You should probably start by getting that to compile, then hitting 6 with hammers till it works. I wouldn't expect it to be easy though.

I notice 2.4 used SAS-C and...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 March 2021, 19:49
Replies: 52
Views: 4,507
Posted By stevelord
Lots of games need substantial tweaking to work....

Lots of games need substantial tweaking to work. Robocop 3 for example needs various options set to run on my Amiga, which I had to hunt down. Civilization randomly out of memory'd on me earllier...
Forum: support.Apps 10 March 2021, 18:38
Replies: 3
Views: 1,262
Posted By stevelord
Nice tool! Going to try it later.

Nice tool! Going to try it later.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 March 2021, 17:24
Replies: 50
Views: 3,382
Posted By stevelord
I use my Amiga with an 060/50 for a load of...

I use my Amiga with an 060/50 for a load of different things. I play games (and it's nice to not have to worry about speed for games generally). I play a lot of music (90% of the time I'm running...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2021, 15:54
Replies: 33
Views: 1,417
Posted By stevelord
Yes it can. I've found it really good for Neogeo...

Yes it can. I've found it really good for Neogeo games I've played but I never had the original.


The minimig core is pretty flexible and can be configured several different ways for better...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2021, 12:01
Replies: 33
Views: 1,417
Posted By stevelord
As someone who owns a few Amigas, including an...

As someone who owns a few Amigas, including an A4000 and most recently added a MiSTer setup to their collection:

1. The Vampire and MiSTer are similar in some ways each with different goals. If...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2021, 16:31
Replies: 33
Views: 1,994
Posted By stevelord
That would be great, thanks!

That would be great, thanks!
Forum: Amiga scene 20 January 2021, 15:54
Replies: 33
Views: 1,994
Posted By stevelord
Pollock, could you upload the hi-res laced to the...

Pollock, could you upload the hi-res laced to the Zone or FTP?
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2021, 14:13
Replies: 122
Views: 7,769
Posted By stevelord
Just chipping in my tuppence. I don't have a...

Just chipping in my tuppence.

I don't have a Vampire but I did look into them extensively before getting an A4000. A standalone Vampire is obviously not an Amiga but an Amiga compatible, just like...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 January 2021, 13:42
Replies: 88
Views: 6,214
Posted By stevelord
For me, these are what I would say are the best...

For me, these are what I would say are the best overall for 1mb A500s. Not necessarily the ones I constantly come back to, but certainly in terms of overall brilliant games I don't think there's any...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 January 2021, 19:40
Replies: 39
Views: 2,355
Posted By stevelord
I enjoyed Shanghai and Ishido. I also play...

I enjoyed Shanghai and Ishido. I also play Archipelagos now and again but the music really scared the crap out of me as a kid so I can't play it for too long without freaking out unless I turn the...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2021, 19:38
Replies: 284
Views: 51,267
Posted By stevelord
My god this is freaking excellent. Screen...

My god this is freaking excellent. Screen dragging and the full 256mb. *Chef's kiss*. I've got 530mb of RAM in this beast now!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 January 2021, 21:23
Replies: 39
Views: 2,355
Posted By stevelord
I quite enjoyed High Seas Trader a few months...

I quite enjoyed High Seas Trader a few months back. Gets a bit samey after a while but definitely reasonably paced and one you can sometimes play while doing something else.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2021, 21:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,996
Posted By stevelord
Wow thanks for necroing! I stuck an ear out on a...

Wow thanks for necroing! I stuck an ear out on a few SDRs around Europe but couldn't hear anything on 14.205 this evening. I've had to pull my setup down due to the weather earlier so I couldn't...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 January 2021, 21:24
Replies: 31
Views: 1,675
Posted By stevelord
I use a ZZ9000 on the Amiga 4000. I've used a...

I use a ZZ9000 on the Amiga 4000. I've used a serial link with pppd at the other end on a Rasbperry Pi before that. I use Roadshow for the ZZ9000, I used Miami on the serial connection prior.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 December 2020, 21:33
Replies: 153
Views: 9,702
Posted By stevelord
No.

No.
Forum: support.Apps 13 December 2020, 15:42
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By stevelord
Last update was June 2020. That you have some...

Last update was June 2020. That you have some alternative idea of what constitutes an update isn't relevant.






You weren't talking about speed. You mentioned advanced. IBrowse is the most...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 December 2020, 02:38
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By stevelord
64G is good. 128Gb can get a bit messy with...

64G is good. 128Gb can get a bit messy with filesystems and drivers. I was good up to 128gb, but had a 256gb card. Then I switched to a FastATA and anything over 64Gb goes south.
Forum: support.Apps 13 December 2020, 02:31
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By stevelord
Netsurf is pretty good if your Amiga is fast...

Netsurf is pretty good if your Amiga is fast enough. Although at that point it might not strictly be an Amiga anymore.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 December 2020, 21:47
Replies: 51
Views: 5,380
Posted By stevelord
Easily the best thing on YouTube.

Easily the best thing on YouTube.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 December 2020, 20:16
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By stevelord
I'd stick with the 1500. They're rarer...

I'd stick with the 1500. They're rarer internationally, but ISTR there was only one specific board revision (which was a later 2000 board) whereas the 2000 I think had several versions. This is all a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 November 2020, 12:43
Replies: 22
Views: 2,087
Posted By stevelord
Fair enough. For some reason I was of the view...

Fair enough. For some reason I was of the view that the C2P overhead was significant on an 030/50 (which was what my A1200 had), think I read it in a magazine somewhere about AB3D or similar. Thanks...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 27 November 2020, 04:22
Replies: 22
Views: 2,087
Posted By stevelord
On paper yes. In practice with AGA no. The C2P...

On paper yes. In practice with AGA no. The C2P issue was too much. The C2P issue wasn't the problems with C2P - it was a lack of equivalent algorithms for 'P'. Akiko would've helped - An 040/25 A1200...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 25 November 2020, 13:11
Replies: 52
Views: 4,507
Posted By stevelord
I have an Amiga 4000 tricked out to the max. As...

I have an Amiga 4000 tricked out to the max. As such it's not that good for playing games (some games like an 060, some don't) but for productivity it's ace. I use UAE4ARM on an RG-350 handheld for...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2020, 12:56
Replies: 91
Views: 6,695
Posted By stevelord
It's not solely a product of the 060, more of the...

It's not solely a product of the 060, more of the encoding mechanisms. AGAConv can happily do FMV on lower motorola CPUs if the throughput rate is high enough. Sorenson, Cinepak, MPEG are all...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2020, 19:09
Replies: 10
Views: 929
Posted By stevelord
Big grin Here's a screenshot from my Amiga taken just now,...

Here's a screenshot from my Amiga taken just now, with my VVA tooltypes and TightVNC Server settings. Hope this is helpful.


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Forum: request.Other 05 November 2020, 17:53
Replies: 48
Views: 11,022
Posted By stevelord
There's also a UPD iso set up on archive.org in...

There's also a UPD iso set up on archive.org in case people don't want to faff with wget: https://archive.org/details/upd-gold
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2020, 02:13
Replies: 284
Views: 51,267
Posted By stevelord
Greg Donner's site is one of the best ZZ9000...

Greg Donner's site is one of the best ZZ9000 resources around. See here: http://gregdonner.org/zz9000/appsnarms.html
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2020, 18:00
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By stevelord
Should be feasible to build something comparable...

Should be feasible to build something comparable for maybe an A1200 spec or 030/50 (see ZZKJ's Super Hang on for an A500 equivalent - not quite as fast but it's all there). Not sure about reproducing...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 October 2020, 18:43
Replies: 87
Views: 6,675
Posted By stevelord
Absolutely (and also hi, lovely to see you here...

Absolutely (and also hi, lovely to see you here Quazar!), although I do remember him claiming a lot more than that in the Sam Facebook group (I left FB around that time). How did all that end?
Forum: Amiga scene 23 October 2020, 18:39
Replies: 22
Views: 2,686
Posted By stevelord
Who has the rights to ARM AmigaOS?

Hi all,


I was catching up on some of the Cloanto/Hyperion stuff as I'd ignored it for years and it seems to me that Aeon have the rights to produce a new Amiga OS, and Cloanto have the rights to...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 October 2020, 12:43
Replies: 48
Views: 3,111
Posted By stevelord
It doesn't need to be that expensive. Here in the...

It doesn't need to be that expensive. Here in the UK a 1Mb Amiga 500 in good ocndition can be had off fleabay for £50-£80 with cables, power, joysticks etc.
AFAICT 500s aren't affected by the cheap...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 October 2020, 19:33
Replies: 87
Views: 6,675
Posted By stevelord
Such lovely people, trademarking words for...

Such lovely people, trademarking words for products they had nothing to do with (https://trademarks.ipo.gov.uk/ipo-tmowner/page/search?id=1365606&domain=1&app=0&mark=UK00003509554). But no, lets give...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 October 2020, 14:35
Replies: 87
Views: 6,675
Posted By stevelord
Or in this case, don't let perfect be the enemy...

Or in this case, don't let perfect be the enemy of an obvious low quality cash grab.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 October 2020, 22:01
Replies: 30
Views: 4,217
Posted By stevelord
@Pyromania the Scoopex tutorial I linked earlier...

@Pyromania the Scoopex tutorial I linked earlier is the best Amiga asm coding tutorial I've seen but it's quite long and very demo focused.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2020, 11:30
Replies: 87
Views: 6,675
Posted By stevelord
Not a 286 but there's a Mini-ITX 8088-based...

Not a 286 but there's a Mini-ITX 8088-based super-PC with one of those amazing graphics cards called the NuXT...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 October 2020, 12:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,305
Posted By stevelord
Minor update, I've managed to get things playing...

Minor update, I've managed to get things playing more nicely with the repulse. It seems the sweet spot is 22khz 16bit stereo ADP4, with the Repulse set to 16-bit HIFI++ quality and 48khz output in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 October 2020, 12:47
Replies: 30
Views: 4,217
Posted By stevelord
Just by way of an update to my earlier post,...

Just by way of an update to my earlier post, having spent more time with my A4000 I'm using it for serious writing, I wrote a resignation letter not too long ago and I write parts of my fortnightly...
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