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Forum: MarketPlace Yesterday, 13:37
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By ptyerman
That's because the Blizzard and similar cards are...

That's because the Blizzard and similar cards are CPU accelerators with 32 bit memory addressing. The Amitek is a memory expansion only, it only contains memory within the Zorro memory address.
Also...
Forum: MarketPlace Yesterday, 05:13
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By ptyerman
That's just a common Amitek Hawk RAM expansion,...

That's just a common Amitek Hawk RAM expansion, they was very popular back in the day. It can have a PLCC 68882 FPU fitted that runs at 20, 33 or 40 MHz.
Try Vesalia for the FPU and xtal, failing...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 19:52
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
Yeah, I too used my A500's for 4 years between 88...

Yeah, I too used my A500's for 4 years between 88 and 92 without any patches. Worked great!
Forum: support.Hardware 14 November 2018, 19:49
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By ptyerman
Something like that should be easy enough to make...

Something like that should be easy enough to make from a bit of plywood or solid wood surely!
Or print something off with a 3D printer.
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 18:11
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By ptyerman
EAB's ftp server is a LOT bigger than 10Gb! ...

EAB's ftp server is a LOT bigger than 10Gb!
There is a mirror on Google drive anyway.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 November 2018, 08:24
Replies: 263
Views: 112,230
Posted By ptyerman
That's great, there is life again! Thanks.

That's great, there is life again! Thanks.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 16:54
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
BeOS was an excellent OS. I still have a old PIII...

BeOS was an excellent OS. I still have a old PIII system with it installed and still use it from time to time.
It should have been the modern successor to AmigaOS, it was so similar and anyone used...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 14:38
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
Problem being, these "Settlement Agreements" are...

Problem being, these "Settlement Agreements" are usually worded in such a way to mean different things to opposing parties. Resulting in a expensive lawyer to even decode them followed by an even...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 05 November 2018, 14:19
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By ptyerman
A memory expansion is crucial really for WHDLoad....

A memory expansion is crucial really for WHDLoad. 4Mb total memory is a ideal minimum to aim for.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 12:15
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
@plasmab Yeah, I bet there's more than just you...

@plasmab
Yeah, I bet there's more than just you and me that are skipping it because of all the crap! It's just never ending court case after court case. What a waste of money and resources!
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 11:52
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
Decided to give this a miss and stick with 3.1. ...

Decided to give this a miss and stick with 3.1.
I was going to get it to support the devs but Hyperion aint having a penny off me! I'm not supporting this continuing bullshit!
For my use case...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 05 November 2018, 07:14
Replies: 106
Views: 23,662
Posted By ptyerman
He's possibly seen the thread and is too excited...

He's possibly seen the thread and is too excited and busy playing the game to reply! :laughing
Forum: support.Hardware 05 November 2018, 07:10
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By ptyerman
April is months away yet! :laughing

April is months away yet! :laughing
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 October 2018, 11:45
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By ptyerman
Don't bother downloading it, it's rubbish as a...

Don't bother downloading it, it's rubbish as a Amiga OS!
The 64 bit version is SolydXK which is Debian testing and KDE with a Workbench type theme and a few backdrops, that's it. There isn't even an...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 October 2018, 15:59
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
I may purchase it eventually just as support, but...

I may purchase it eventually just as support, but I can't see me using it to be honest. It does nothing for me I haven't already got with 3.1 plus patches. In fact looking through the various threads...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 October 2018, 15:52
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By ptyerman
Nice find! Downloading it now. Will install it on...

Nice find! Downloading it now. Will install it on a spare drive later.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2018, 22:17
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
Seeing as no one can buy anything from Hyperion's...

Seeing as no one can buy anything from Hyperion's site I don't think the problem will exist for long.
No need to be creating false news and rumours!
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2018, 22:07
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
Seems to be a connection problem with their...

Seems to be a connection problem with their payment processor site, it just sits there and won't complete.
All of their online purchases are doing the same thing. So unless OS4 has been "pulled" too...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 October 2018, 21:15
Replies: 375
Views: 28,479
Posted By ptyerman
Looks like a problem between their domain and...

Looks like a problem between their domain and their payment processor https://secure.2checkout.com
Maybe a DNS problem at the moment.
Forum: News 04 October 2018, 16:57
Replies: 587
Views: 57,177
Posted By ptyerman
I'm just getting old and it sux! :laughing

I'm just getting old and it sux! :laughing
Forum: News 01 October 2018, 10:51
Replies: 587
Views: 57,177
Posted By ptyerman
I'm also waiting for a physical release. This...

I'm also waiting for a physical release. This release seems more suited to emulation and those that have the means to burn their own Kickstart ROM.
Forum: request.Modules 28 September 2018, 16:55
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By ptyerman
You can listen to and download the DOS Adlib...

You can listen to and download the DOS Adlib versions here: http://www.vgmpf.com/Wiki/index.php?title=The_Legend_of_Kyrandia:_Book_One_%28DOS%29,
And the same for the mp3 version here:...
Forum: OT - Technical 22 September 2018, 18:05
Replies: 57
Views: 2,151
Posted By ptyerman
Winaero Tweaker...

Winaero Tweaker (https://winaero.com/comment.php?comment.news.1836) is the one tool needed and a must for a Windows 10 install!
With it you can turn off and disable almost anything, including...
Forum: News 21 September 2018, 09:00
Replies: 341
Views: 52,512
Posted By ptyerman
Think you missed the why he was chastised. Hint:...

Think you missed the why he was chastised. Hint: Piracy of it.
Forum: project.EAB 20 September 2018, 12:12
Replies: 38
Views: 2,350
Posted By ptyerman
Agreed. OT-Technical and OT-Gaming are definitely...

Agreed. OT-Technical and OT-Gaming are definitely worth keeping around even if they're moved to an archive instead of being pruned after the specified time.
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 13 September 2018, 16:30
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By ptyerman
Yep, that's the one. Scan in A4 lumps then stitch...

Yep, that's the one. Scan in A4 lumps then stitch together to whatever size is needed. I needed to scan some large posters and documents back in the day and that was the only way to do it.
Forum: OT - Gaming 12 September 2018, 12:16
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By ptyerman
No, not so much now. It was when first released...

No, not so much now. It was when first released and was causing plenty of crashes to desktop due to memory constraints, this was soon dealt with by a community patch to begin with and was officially...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 11 September 2018, 15:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By ptyerman
I never have need for bigger than my A3 scanner...

I never have need for bigger than my A3 scanner these days, but back when I did I found it easier and got better results by using a handheld scanner. These can be had new quite cheaply now, there's...
Forum: OT - Gaming 11 September 2018, 03:53
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By ptyerman
I have both versions and the normal Skyrim is the...

I have both versions and the normal Skyrim is the better choice. The special edition is Bethesda's attempt to inflict a store like interface on to the mods and addons. It sux!
Forum: MarketPlace 02 September 2018, 07:42
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By ptyerman
Never seen mission disk 2 in a retail scene...

Never seen mission disk 2 in a retail scene either. I still have my boxed retail Megafortress that I purchased back in the day but my mission disks 1 and 2 are adf's.
If they was available retail...
Forum: MarketPlace 21 August 2018, 03:03
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By ptyerman
Cool. I have the 2 disk adf's of this somewhere...

Cool. I have the 2 disk adf's of this somewhere on a hard drive but I've never seen the retail version advertised anywhere before.
Nice artwork on the box, I wouldn't pay that price for it though.
Forum: support.Apps 15 August 2018, 23:08
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By ptyerman
Which TCP stack are you running? MiamiDX doesn't...

Which TCP stack are you running? MiamiDX doesn't handle directories well no matter which ftp program you use, it is a known bug. AmiTCP has no problems though and I don't think Roadshow does either.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2018, 17:51
Replies: 36
Views: 1,399
Posted By ptyerman
I still use cassette tapes in some circumstances,...

I still use cassette tapes in some circumstances, bought a new pack of C90's last week.
I have several tape decks for music tapes and a cassette loader for my Atari 600 and 800XL's that get used...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 August 2018, 13:58
Replies: 128
Views: 49,797
Posted By ptyerman
I've just read it using Google Translate. Not...

I've just read it using Google Translate. Not brilliant but does a good enough job that you can read and understand it.
Forum: OT - Technical 31 July 2018, 20:57
Replies: 49
Views: 2,847
Posted By ptyerman
Installed Makulu Linux Flash on a oldish machine...

Installed Makulu Linux Flash on a oldish machine today, I'm pretty impressed!
Debian base and none of this latest flat theme craze.
I used Makulu back on version 7 a few years ago but it was Ubuntu...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 July 2018, 06:29
Replies: 147
Views: 7,756
Posted By ptyerman
What a twonk! Going round in circles here with no...

What a twonk! Going round in circles here with no ending! Full story, Amigo79 is a Mac & Avid fanboy that twists and alters history to suit his delusions. The end!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 July 2018, 08:09
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By ptyerman
Hmm, different to mine. Mine is 75mm, just...

Hmm, different to mine. Mine is 75mm, just checked again. Maybe those don't wrap over the disk? I was measuring a label that's already on a disk though. I'm pretty sure I have at least a couple...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 July 2018, 18:10
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By ptyerman
The measurement I get is 70mm wide x 75mm long,...

The measurement I get is 70mm wide x 75mm long, the extra 5mm length being the foldover at the top of the disk.
Forum: support.Games 17 July 2018, 14:33
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By ptyerman
Stop trolling! I am not going to pollute this...

Stop trolling! I am not going to pollute this thread discussing semantics with you! Your attempts at starting a argument will not work here so move along.
Forum: support.Games 17 July 2018, 14:14
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By ptyerman
Of course, that's just stating the obvious. The...

Of course, that's just stating the obvious. The poster mentioned he wanted to back up some "original" games, most of which had on-disk protection of some sort. Some could even be copied with software...
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