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Forum: project.IRC Yesterday, 18:58
Replies: 9
Views: 9,169
Posted By jPV
That doesn't sound that good reason, comparing to...

That doesn't sound that good reason, comparing to the loss of users who don't bother with private networks (me included). I know it was cool at time to tinker with own servers, but meh, they really...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 August 2018, 19:04
Replies: 88
Views: 3,459
Posted By jPV
That I'm still using Amiga compatible OS and even...

That I'm still using Amiga compatible OS and even my old classic Amiga software favourites as my daily primary setup, and how polished it actually is and how cool it has became since the 68k days!...
Forum: support.Apps 28 July 2018, 19:37
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By jPV
Hmm.. does that Execute button use the Execute...

Hmm.. does that Execute button use the Execute command, which is meant to run script files? Can it be used for executables too? :)

Or is the button just called Execute, but it does it in some...
Forum: News 22 July 2018, 18:24
Replies: 146
Views: 9,931
Posted By jPV
Hey, this is really great little game! I bought...

Hey, this is really great little game! I bought the download copy some days ago, and tried the ADF quickly under E-UAE... and couldn't resist to play few levels with that before even copying it to...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2018, 06:53
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By jPV
Yes that's correct and a perfectly fine solution....

Yes that's correct and a perfectly fine solution.


I don't think it's any bigger waste with only two partitions, as he suggested. Or even with third big partition some day.

CF cards working on...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2018, 07:38
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By jPV
Yes, it's possible. There are many solutions and...

Yes, it's possible. There are many solutions and it depends if you want to use the Amiga or the modern computer to handle the transfers. In any case you need a TCP/IP stack installed, and if your...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2018, 13:23
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By jPV
Why would it be 32GB? FAT32 can be much bigger...

Why would it be 32GB? FAT32 can be much bigger (2TB - 16TB depending the sector sizes). I have a 2TB FAT32 backup drive myself.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 July 2018, 13:14
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By jPV
And in my experience it's not always a "physical"...

And in my experience it's not always a "physical" thing, it may depend how the card is initialized/formatted. And some non-working cards can be get to working ones.

For example, I have an old...
Forum: OT - Sports 09 July 2018, 10:40
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By jPV
Mistake obviously. Hamilton had really bad start...

Mistake obviously. Hamilton had really bad start and Kimi was even on side of him, but pulled back then, and missed the following corner a bit, but tried to avoid it anyway.. if Hamilton would have...
Forum: support.Other 08 July 2018, 19:30
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By jPV
Remove the "set mychoice 1" line from the...

Remove the "set mychoice 1" line from the previous script and then do:
Echo "1" > ENVARC:mychoice
This works if you're not going to use the script before ENV: has been set.

If you want to change...
Forum: News 07 July 2018, 18:45
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By jPV
Public Release of MorphOS 3.11

News taken from MorphZone (https://morph.zone/modules/news/article_storyid_2414.html):

The MorphOS development team is proud to announce the immediate availability of MorphOS 3.11. In addition to...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2018, 15:52
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By jPV
Hehe, for curiosity, I scanned it with my almost...

Hehe, for curiosity, I scanned it with my almost 20 years old scanner with SCANdal on MorphOS, and then batch cropped/rotated and PDF converted it with my own yet unreleased image processing program...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2018, 12:41
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By jPV
Yeah, not much in it, but here's a quick scan...

Yeah, not much in it, but here's a quick scan anyway:
http://amiga.unikko.org/Misc/Amiga-M1438S-UserGuide.pdf

It's a multilingual guide... the last page has information about connector pins.
Forum: Coders. General 21 June 2018, 10:47
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By jPV
How about a SYS:Prefs/YourGame/ directory? It...

How about a SYS:Prefs/YourGame/ directory? It seems some programs/system components use that kind of solution nowadays...

Or SYS:Storage/YourGame/ even though Storage has traditionally been for...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2018, 07:43
Replies: 10
Views: 341
Posted By jPV
I have the user manual which came with the...

I have the user manual which came with the monitor. Let me know if you want it and can't find it anywhere else, I can scan it then. I don't think it has schematics though.
Forum: request.Demos 16 June 2018, 21:24
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By jPV
Start with Smoke Bomb by Ozone...

Start with Smoke Bomb by Ozone (http://www.pouet.net/prod.php?which=170) :)
Forum: request.Demos 06 June 2018, 12:32
Replies: 18
Views: 5,281
Posted By jPV
Practically all AGA demos are meant to be run...

Practically all AGA demos are meant to be run from HD, so no floppies involved.



Exes are normal executables which start the demo, they aren't archives. Usually you just unarchive the LHA and...
Forum: News 03 June 2018, 18:09
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By jPV
Vectorama 2018 continues Finnish Amiga Users Group's 25th anniversary

The 25th anniversary of the Finnish Amiga Users Group continues! For the seventh year in a row we are participating in Vectorama 2018 from the 7th to the 10th of June at the Oulu ice hockey arena....
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2018, 17:46
Replies: 106
Views: 4,102
Posted By jPV
I personally would recommend to pay some extra if...

I personally would recommend to pay some extra if you know that machine will be in good condition, because we know that it can be in good use for years in our hobby, it's not going to get obsoleted...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2018, 14:13
Replies: 106
Views: 4,102
Posted By jPV
I wouldn't say you hit the expensive hw problem...

I wouldn't say you hit the expensive hw problem with MorphOS that easily :) Practically any of the supported (https://library.morph.zone/Supported_Computers) Macs can be found for under 100e...
Forum: News 25 May 2018, 07:11
Replies: 46
Views: 4,080
Posted By jPV
I am.

I am.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 18:42
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
It's just that they had to fix/rewrite everything...

It's just that they had to fix/rewrite everything they got from AROS, so a quality issue basically. In the end is was more efficient to write everything from scratch than share and fix.
Forum: Amiga scene 24 May 2018, 07:42
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
Heh, ask MorphOS developers why they don't do...

Heh, ask MorphOS developers why they don't do code exchange with AROS anymore :D
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2018, 18:22
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
MorphOS calculator does that right too :) And...

MorphOS calculator does that right too :) And might be quite similar to that SpeedCrunch (which I haven't tried). I'm not sure if there is 68k version of this, might be?
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2018, 07:27
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
Yeah, that is beyond me too, for example, when I...

Yeah, that is beyond me too, for example, when I read comments that MorphOS isn't at all as "Amiga" as OS4, because its default skin doesn't look like Workbench. While internally everything works in...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2018, 18:31
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
Depends how it's implemented, see the MorphOS...

Depends how it's implemented, see the MorphOS implementation for example:
https://library.morph.zone/Getting_Started_with_Lua


As can be done with Lua too. In MorphOS implementation you can do...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 May 2018, 18:05
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
MorphOS has a nice Amiga style integration of Lua...

MorphOS has a nice Amiga style integration of Lua with ARexx support commands. I've rewritten many of my ARexx scripts to Lua scripts, and also written new scripts in both Lua and Arexx versions.
...
Forum: News 14 May 2018, 16:31
Replies: 20
Views: 2,533
Posted By jPV
It would still be misleading, because it also...

It would still be misleading, because it also works on MorphOS and AROS. Executables for these three platforms are distributed in the same archive and all get installed at once. So, developers simply...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2018, 09:35
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
And this is what can already be done on current...

And this is what can already be done on current NG systems. About.. a bit variation can be between NG systems, but I pretty much do that all on my MorphOS setup. And NG setups are quite...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2018, 07:12
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By jPV
You have never visited Wikipedia page...

You have never visited Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Dotcom) of him? :) And especially seen this picture...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2018, 13:45
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
Erm, seriously? 1) Tabor isn't available...

Erm, seriously?

1) Tabor isn't available (who knows if it'll ever be at this rate)
2) It's just a _single_ motherboard for a _single_ NG operating system

...and you base your generic claim to...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 May 2018, 06:56
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
NG is way better for 3D than classics/fpga. And...

NG is way better for 3D than classics/fpga. And is there some problem with FPU with available NG systems? I haven't heard at least...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 17:24
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
APDF is also based on those, but yet is totally...

APDF is also based on those, but yet is totally different program from user point of view. Programs just tend to use common libraries and engines nowadays and not everything is written from scratch...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 May 2018, 14:31
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
It's impossible to list them all without spending...

It's impossible to list them all without spending a good amount of time to go through all the archives etc from all these 15-20 years the NG scene has been active, but naturally there are lots of "NG...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 May 2018, 22:42
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
Yes. Why not? There are more modern...

Yes.



Why not? There are more modern programs and better hardware when comparing to 68k systems. Of course nothing that wouldn't have equivalents on mainstream systems, but if somebody wants to...
Forum: support.Apps 02 May 2018, 20:36
Replies: 71
Views: 3,984
Posted By jPV
@ is fine on Amiga AFAIK, and there are many...

@ is fine on Amiga AFAIK, and there are many other characters besides the listed ones which do work too, but IMHO it's best to avoid any special characters and keep it simple :) You never know when...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 April 2018, 06:48
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
Yes, we get your point, but could you also...

Yes, we get your point, but could you also understand that some of us enjoy using more modern versions of AmigaOS on way faster machines, which isn't possible on PC still (you can't get modernized...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 April 2018, 08:54
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
OS4 and MorphOS are pretty much the same from...

OS4 and MorphOS are pretty much the same from technical point of view. And I already tried to explain it here in this very thread:
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1228031&postcount=22

...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2018, 10:55
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
Or even 2.7GHz machine. PPC Mac prices have...

Or even 2.7GHz machine. PPC Mac prices have really dropped in last couple years and soon anything over 100e is too much, even of the fastest models :)
Forum: Amiga scene 19 April 2018, 07:46
Replies: 625
Views: 28,001
Posted By jPV
Yeah, that's the area where OS4 and MorphOS are...

Yeah, that's the area where OS4 and MorphOS are trying to improve from the 68k systems. For example, both operating systems have replaced the traditional layers.library with an accelerated version...
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