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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 11:11
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Posted By kolla
MemoryX.com has all kinds of RAM.

MemoryX.com has all kinds of RAM.
Forum: Amiga scene Today, 11:05
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Views: 909
Posted By kolla
Norwegian ones (bokmål and nynorsk) will be on...

Norwegian ones (bokmål and nynorsk) will be on aminet when I am done.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 16:31
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By kolla
So what exactly prevents use of Reaction?

So what exactly prevents use of Reaction?
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 12:49
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Views: 909
Posted By kolla
3.1.4.1, and then 3.1.4.1.5, and...

3.1.4.1, and then 3.1.4.1.5, and...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 November 2018, 22:33
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By kolla
If you want to play all stuff on one machine,...

If you want to play all stuff on one machine, then a "real" Amiga may not be the best solution at all. The real difference between an A500 and an A1200 is not in CPU, but in the chipset architecture.
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2018, 13:27
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
AmigaOS 3.1.4 withdrawn from market after Amiga

More like same continent... if you are lucky.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 15 November 2018, 11:49
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By kolla
How playable Doom is on Amiga, depends entirely...

How playable Doom is on Amiga, depends entirely on what substance the player is under influence of.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 19:11
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By kolla
Not everyone use computers for just games, you...

Not everyone use computers for just games, you know...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 19:02
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Yeah, good luck with that argument. The only ones...

Yeah, good luck with that argument. The only ones who have spoken favorably about open source AmigaOS is Cloanto.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 17:08
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By kolla
The only way to get compatibility with software...

The only way to get compatibility with software that requires AGA, on an A500, is by using Vampire card and a so called "gold 3" core, that currently is in beta state.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 16:34
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
They show by example how we should regard license...

They show by example how we should regard license agreements and copyright issues in Amiga land... so feel free to follow their example.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 13:15
Replies: 375
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Posted By kolla
It's the fault of CBM and AmigaOS to not support...

It's the fault of CBM and AmigaOS to not support retargetable graphics out of the box (and ditto for retargetable audio). So, it was left to third party vendors, not to just develop graphic cards...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 13:08
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Oh, so this is it comes down to, throwing...

Oh, so this is it comes down to, throwing wikipedia urls at each other...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patch_(computing)#Hot_patching
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 09:30
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
MagicWB came with a patch that alters which pens...

MagicWB came with a patch that alters which pens are used for icons. Congrats, you patched the OS.
Forum: News 13 November 2018, 14:44
Replies: 39
Views: 4,331
Posted By kolla
So the "issue" here is that you are using zip...

So the "issue" here is that you are using zip files to pack BestWB, and not something "native", like lha.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 November 2018, 11:54
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Well, first thing one must do when installing OS...

Well, first thing one must do when installing OS 3.1 on any system, is restoring protection bits (http://aminet.net/package/util/boot/FixWB31).

How one experience "it just works" is very...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 11:01
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
AmigaOS 3.1.4 withdrawn from market after Amiga

So you didn't have a 060, graphics card, usb host controller or large hard drives, did you.

I didn't say that CBM gave away entire source code, but relevant parts, under NDA. One of the big...
Forum: Amiga scene 10 November 2018, 10:41
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
It's already in the same boat, consider all the...

It's already in the same boat, consider all the patches and unofficial updates people need to use to make even plain OS3.1 work on just about any Amiga hardware.

To find out how it treats...
Forum: Coders. System 09 November 2018, 22:30
Replies: 2,945
Views: 365,925
Posted By kolla
What is def_system supposed to catch anyways? In...

What is def_system supposed to catch anyways? In the prefs it looks more like a category than a filetype.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 November 2018, 17:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1,142
Posted By kolla
Huh, I have seen OS4 plans from 1996, long before...

Huh, I have seen OS4 plans from 1996, long before H&P was involved in doing OS development, Though they at some point were a candidate for writing OS4, that line of companies is rather long, and H&P...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2018, 16:45
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
The last "leak" was at new-year of 2016 and a few...

The last "leak" was at new-year of 2016 and a few months later a certain piece of software came out that has been become the de-facto tool to help people build Amiga hardware. Coincidence? You decide!
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2018, 13:32
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Yes they were, that's how they were "re-leaked"...

Yes they were, that's how they were "re-leaked" as it were. Availability improved a lot a couple of years ago though.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2018, 08:15
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
AmigaOS 3.1.4 withdrawn from market after Amiga

Yes, and force you upgrade at gun point, or something.




The version with most bugs and compatibility issues - good choice!

The point of open sourcing would be for academic reasons mostly,...
Forum: News 07 November 2018, 21:35
Replies: 587
Views: 57,007
Posted By kolla
Yes, you can do that.

Yes, you can do that.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 November 2018, 18:26
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Well, we're actually at a point where we can do...

Well, we're actually at a point where we can do it the other way around, use AROS and just add AmigaOS components when needed.
Forum: News 07 November 2018, 14:18
Replies: 63
Views: 4,397
Posted By kolla
WicherCD32

And what risers are supported? I suppose all risers that also work with TF328.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 November 2018, 13:47
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
I agree with this, everything in tools, utilities...

I agree with this, everything in tools, utilities and prefs for example, lots of libs, devices and cli tools.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 23:14
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
My old "blog" speaks for itself, I suppose... heh...

My old "blog" speaks for itself, I suppose... heh

http://amiga.nvg.org/news.php#19973105

First Linux kernel I booted, from what I recall, was 0.87 for 68k, back around the same time CBM went...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 22:36
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
@nobody Yes it did, stop being so ignorant and...

@nobody
Yes it did, stop being so ignorant and try Wikipedia or something.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 22:34
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Yeah well, doing stuff with binary distros is...

Yeah well, doing stuff with binary distros is very often tricky, when everything is built for "most users" instead of what you need it for. Building from source is so fast and easily automated these...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 22:29
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
I happily compile all Linux software and kernels...

I happily compile all Linux software and kernels myself, bonus is that I can then decide what to include or not, and build for any arch, also those not supported by any specific distro.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 20:14
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Organise your decades already, lol

Organise your decades already, lol
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 17:11
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
I was referring to this: ...

I was referring to this:
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1278045&postcount=18
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 15:56
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Funny, I have a BeBox right here in my office,...

Funny, I have a BeBox right here in my office, someone decided to give me as wedding gift last month, lol

Today BeOS in the form of Haiku, is open source and better than ever :)
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 15:39
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Hm. NeXTSTEP took over Apple in 1996, Rhapsody...

Hm. NeXTSTEP took over Apple in 1996, Rhapsody came in 1997 on x86 and PowerPC, PowerPC-only from 1998 and in 2006 Apple swiftly took OSX "back" to x86. Why on earth would Apple internally not keep...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 14:34
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
And the first NeXTSTEP release for i386 was in...

And the first NeXTSTEP release for i386 was in 1993 - that was when the "port of OSX to x86" was done.
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 12:58
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
PPC was a logical step at the time due to...

PPC was a logical step at the time due to endianess, porting to x86 would have meant no integrated 68k emulation, and no smooth transition - not a logical step. When NeXT took over at Apple, they...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 12:10
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
You gave the impression the other day that you...

You gave the impression the other day that you knew something about this, but could not tell due to whatever... so what was that about? :)
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 20:51
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Well, there is also the interesting aspect of...

Well, there is also the interesting aspect of what happens with OS 3.1.4 when (not if) Hyperion vanishes, which may very well happen long before the court case :)
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 18:06
Replies: 375
Views: 28,404
Posted By kolla
Well... * Cloanto is apparently not behind...

Well...
* Cloanto is apparently not behind taking down OS 3.1.4.
* Hyperion have been distributing earlier releases of the OS, for use with emulators, this is what they are in court over.
*...
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