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Forum: Amiga scene 16 February 2020, 13:21
Replies: 22
Views: 3,440
Posted By steve_mynott
I've had great service from AmigaKit (very...

I've had great service from AmigaKit (very responsive).
Forum: support.Apps 29 January 2020, 19:55
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By steve_mynott
Visio for Amiga?

Well not really but I was wondering if there was any sort of diagramming tool?
Forum: support.Apps 28 January 2020, 21:29
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By steve_mynott
wordperfect 5 download?

Does anyone have a download link? I tried some web searches and failed to find one?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 25 January 2020, 15:42
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By steve_mynott
action_warp?

How are people using "action_warp"?

Can I bind it to a function key? Does it toggle warp on and off?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 October 2019, 11:46
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By steve_mynott
Mount ADFs on LInux?

I can mount Amiga FFS hard disk images on linux easily but wondered how to do the same for ADFs?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 12 July 2019, 22:35
Replies: 34
Views: 4,206
Posted By steve_mynott
Thanks for the great explanation! Is it still...

Thanks for the great explanation! Is it still possible to buy AmigaOS 3.9? Sadly it's out of stock on the links I found.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 11 July 2019, 20:00
Replies: 34
Views: 4,206
Posted By steve_mynott
AmigaOS 3.1.x v 3.9

What are the main pros and cons of 3.1.x (the new ones) and 3.9 on an A1200 and running emulation?
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 May 2019, 22:48
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By steve_mynott
How to use 68060 in FS-UAE?

I have



and I can't boot ("left hand mouse button" crash). Works with 68040 fine.

How do I fix this?
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 December 2018, 14:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By steve_mynott
I played with it and it seems to work fine just a...

I played with it and it seems to work fine just a bit noisy sometimes!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 December 2018, 19:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By steve_mynott
Creaking zipstick

I just bought one off ebay and it makes a creaking noise!


Did they do that new and is there anyway of fixing it?
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2018, 00:57
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By steve_mynott
I've just found...

I've just found http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=86634 which seems similar.

"However IF I boot and briefly press down the 2 mouse buttons for about a second, it boots up normally."

This...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2018, 01:07
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By steve_mynott
CF boot issue with AC1221EC?

I've got a AC1221EC in a 1200 with CF and usually it doesn't boot off it. If I boot a few times I get get it to work but this is annoying.

I believe its supposed to some timing issue with the...
Forum: support.Games 11 June 2018, 12:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By steve_mynott
Thanks for the suggestions both Cybernetix and...

Thanks for the suggestions both Cybernetix and your Quasarius were exactly what I was looking for!

I shall give the others a go and look for more shareware shootem ups.
Forum: support.Games 10 June 2018, 19:01
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By steve_mynott
Easy, Short Attention Span Games

Any recommendations for fairly easy games for the attention deficient?

Ideally something which could be played for a few minutes fun?
Forum: Coders. Language 21 November 2017, 20:50
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
I suspect the % does something although I'm not...

I suspect the % does something although I'm not sure what!

A guess might be that "%" is something like the -D option to C?

Yes the doubled up $$ are basically escaped so they are passed to the...
Forum: Coders. Language 19 November 2017, 19:20
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
I managed to compile "hello world" fine and then...

I managed to compile "hello world" fine and then link with alink to produce an executable which worked. Interestingly BCPL was apparently the first language to use this sort of example.

I also...
Forum: Coders. Language 18 November 2017, 22:59
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
There are the QL manuals for MCC BCPL and LISP at...

There are the QL manuals for MCC BCPL and LISP at

http://sinclairql.speccy.org/archivo/docs/docs.htm

although the quality isn't great. Probably similar to Amiga version.
Forum: Coders. Language 18 November 2017, 22:20
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
Thanks! That's great! I'll give it ago.

Thanks! That's great! I'll give it ago.
Forum: Coders. Language 17 November 2017, 23:12
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
Yes but I'm guessing the disk should be...

Yes but I'm guessing the disk should be partitioned in a similar way! They are probably quite similar.

I think we were seeing the same error from the Sun Openboot.
Forum: Coders. Language 17 November 2017, 21:34
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
Image created with dd if=/dev/zero...

Image created with

dd if=/dev/zero of=my-sun3-disk.img bs=1 count=1 seek=201326592

(This is something like 200MBi which was OK for NetBSD anyway)

A screenshot of the (very basic) NetBSD...
Forum: Coders. Language 17 November 2017, 20:41
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
There are Sun date strings in bassem suggesting...

There are Sun date strings in bassem suggesting its a *really* old "METACOMCO ASSEMBLER". Maybe SunOS 1 or 2?

I can't execute it either but guess it might still work on a later Sun 3 (?) just not...
Forum: Coders. Language 17 November 2017, 19:36
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
I got TME to work with NetBSD/sun3 7.1. I think...

I got TME to work with NetBSD/sun3 7.1. I think the bus error is just a generic "things broken" error. I was a lot more careful with partitioning (using powers of 2) and made sure partitions were...
Forum: Coders. Language 16 November 2017, 20:12
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
I was trying...

I was trying https://people.csail.mit.edu/fredette/tme/sun3-150-nbsd.html using NetBSD 7.1 on a tme on Ubuntu 16.04.

halted
>b sd(,,1) -s
Boot:(0,0,1) -s
Invalid Page Bus Error PC Fetch at...
Forum: Coders. Language 16 November 2017, 02:01
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
Video is available at...

Video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CV0sdzHtKa0
Forum: Coders. Language 16 November 2017, 01:52
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
Thumbs up That looks a simpler route than NetBSD!

That looks a simpler route than NetBSD!
Forum: Coders. Language 16 November 2017, 01:41
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
I've found that src under...

I've found that src under "os-source/v40/tools/src/bcpl" and notice some of the filenames are the wrong case for the "bcpl.ld" target (so clearly the src was copied off an Amiga and not a Sun!).
...
Forum: Coders. Language 14 November 2017, 15:48
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
Yes that would make a lot of sense since...

Yes that would make a lot of sense since prototype Amiga hardware would have been in short supply (particularly in the UK) and probably buggy then and the Suns at the time were 68K based.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 November 2017, 15:09
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By steve_mynott
CF Card doesn't boot in Amiga

I can boot another card fine in my 1200 (although there are timing issues with a AC1221EC which means I need to reboot a few times for it to work).

But with a new 4GB Transcend 133x I just get...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 14 November 2017, 12:25
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By steve_mynott
D'uh ALT-UP works! Sorry for the noise.

D'uh ALT-UP works! Sorry for the noise.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 14 November 2017, 12:23
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By steve_mynott
Cursor up arrow on Ubuntu FS-UAE?

Anyone know how to fix the cursor up arrow on Ubuntu FS-UAE for command line history?

It works fine on WinUAE under Wine!
Forum: Coders. Language 14 November 2017, 12:08
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
Yes please upload the Metacomco tools! I'm...

Yes please upload the Metacomco tools!

I'm starting to wonder whether the Amiga BCPL compiler was ever made available.

I've found ads from Feb 86 listing QL and ST tools but not a MMC Amiga ad.
Forum: Coders. Language 13 November 2017, 20:57
Replies: 48
Views: 12,930
Posted By steve_mynott
Native code BCPL compiler for Amiga?

Is (or was) a native code compiler for BCPL available?

I assume MetaComCo must have one and I remember they advertised dev tools in the early 80s (although I've failed to find a copy of their ad...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 October 2017, 19:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By steve_mynott
I'm getting RGB->SCART in the hope one of my...

I'm getting RGB->SCART in the hope one of my current panels syncs ok to it.

Thanks for the NEC multi-sync VGA recommendation I'll keep an eye open for one.

If all else fails I'll get myself a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 October 2017, 17:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By steve_mynott
New monitor for A1200

Any suggestions for a decent but cheap monitor which would work with a A1200?

I was using composite -> SCART into a LCD panel and it looks utterly shit.

S
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 July 2017, 17:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,177
Posted By steve_mynott
I have been experimenting with "degraders" which...

I have been experimenting with "degraders" which are supposed to turn off processor caches etc.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 July 2017, 14:37
Replies: 13
Views: 3,177
Posted By steve_mynott
I've got a CF SSD fitted and was thinking about...

I've got a CF SSD fitted and was thinking about the floppy based games which didn't easily WHDLoad and needed rekick support for 1.3 but yes a A500 would probably be best for that use case.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 July 2017, 10:21
Replies: 13
Views: 3,177
Posted By steve_mynott
Gotek in 1200?

What's the easiest (and cheapest!) way of getting a Gotek FD emulator working on an A1200?

I understand that the external version is on DF1 which maybe isn't too useful and there are reports to...
Forum: request.Apps 21 July 2017, 00:56
Replies: 27
Views: 7,718
Posted By steve_mynott
In case anyone still needs this (like I did!)...

In case anyone still needs this (like I did!) it's at /TheZone/files/_2014/Amiga%20Transformer%20%5Bfor%20Amiga_CDTV%5D.zip
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2016, 10:19
Replies: 12
Views: 3,425
Posted By steve_mynott
Hmmm just noticed the ACA 1221 Accelerator is...

Hmmm just noticed the ACA 1221 Accelerator is actually in stock!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2016, 10:06
Replies: 12
Views: 3,425
Posted By steve_mynott
ACA 1220 128MB Accelerator?

Stupid question but does this fit in the trapdoor slot?

http://amigakit.leamancomputing.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1100


I've read a bit about "timing issues". Is this likely to...
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