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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 20:46
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Posted By mark_k
As far as I know the Retina memory doesn't appear...

As far as I know the Retina memory doesn't appear in the 8MB Zorro II fast RAM space so there shouldn't be a conflict there.

Have you tried doing CPU NOCACHE before running the Retina software?
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 October 2017, 21:35
Replies: 104
Views: 2,839
Posted By mark_k
I only had to wait 30 seconds for the download....

I only had to wait 30 seconds for the download. Maybe it varies depending on time of day? Anyway, in case downloading is faster/easier I uploaded it to (remove ! after pasting into your browser's URL...
Forum: Coders. System 18 October 2017, 21:30
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By mark_k
Digging into this subject some more... A...

Digging into this subject some more...

A thread from comp.sys.amiga.programmer in 1993 (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/comp.sys.amiga.programmer/mZUN6UudA8o/gA8IrIQwMf0J)

From postings...
Forum: Coders. System 18 October 2017, 16:37
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By mark_k
How system-legal are you wanting to be? You could...

How system-legal are you wanting to be? You could eat all mouse movement events and use SetPointer() (http://amigadev.elowar.com/read/ADCD_2.1/Includes_and_Autodocs_2._guide/node0255.html) to set the...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2017, 22:31
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By mark_k
Are you using double density (not HD with an...

Are you using double density (not HD with an extra hole) disks? Also, if the disk hasn't already been formatted for the Amiga, you can't use the QUICK option.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2017, 18:43
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By mark_k
SX32 Pro RAM addresses

Apparently WinUAE doesn't support all possible SX32 Pro RAM sizes. I took a lot at the SX32 ROM code. In case this isn't already known...

There are four byte-wide (what I assume are) memory...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2017, 19:59
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By mark_k
Yep to do it in a system-friendly way you'd need...

Yep to do it in a system-friendly way you'd need to at least write your own step-to-track-255 and track-writing code to tell the unit to "listen" on a different track number. Then you could maybe...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 October 2017, 16:28
Replies: 36
Views: 1,589
Posted By mark_k
You could look at the DirectX Toolkit (DirectXTK)...

You could look at the DirectX Toolkit (DirectXTK) (https://github.com/Microsoft/DirectXTK) (blog post (https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/chuckw/2012/03/02/directxtk/)).

That includes a kind of 2D...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 October 2017, 21:57
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By mark_k
Maybe this page...

Maybe this page (https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/364304-Virtual-dub-deleting-frames) has the solution?

"You need to use smart render instead of direct stream copy. Virtualdub (and most other...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 12 October 2017, 19:07
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mark_k
I think the provided track data is supposed to be...

I think the provided track data is supposed to be in (something like) PC/DOS 8-sector format. Having more sectors in the returned track data (e.g. the usual 9) wouldn't hurt.

amiga.c...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 12 October 2017, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mark_k
Thanks for all those answers. :) Most...

Thanks for all those answers. :)

Most questions were relevant for emulator support. If(/when?) that exists, developing Amiga programs to talk to Gotek/HxC will be much easier than having to test...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 October 2017, 22:14
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By mark_k
Another possible thing to check with Toshiba Gary...

Another possible thing to check with Toshiba Gary chip, would be the both-CIAs-selected-at-same-time behaviour. Same as MOS Gary or different?

There are two Toshiba-Gary machine variants: original...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 10 October 2017, 16:22
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mark_k
Thanks for that link! Some questions... In...

Thanks for that link! Some questions...

In direct_access_status_sector:
What are the power-on defaults for lba_base and number_of_sector?
What happens if a read/write is attempted that would...
Forum: Coders. System 09 October 2017, 21:50
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By mark_k
Offset is (-6) function_number So Func1 being...

Offset is (-6) function_number
So Func1 being the fifth function, offset is -30.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2017, 21:03
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By mark_k
The hardware does have the capability of...

The hardware does have the capability of reading/writing any sector of the USB drive from the Amiga. That's how the selector program can read the list of files.
Someone "just" needs to write a...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 09 October 2017, 18:04
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mark_k
Answering my own post... Source for the HxC...

Answering my own post...

Source for the HxC file selector is at https://github.com/jfdelnero/HXCFE_file_selector

From briefly looking at that, it seems the Amiga can read/write any sector on...
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 08 October 2017, 17:43
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By mark_k
Gotek/Cortex/HxC floppy emulator

Gotek/Cortex (https://cortexamigafloppydrive.wordpress.com/) and HxC (http://hxc2001.com/) floppy emulators can use an Amiga program to communicate (to some extent) with the unit, to select disk...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 October 2017, 21:26
Replies: 36
Views: 1,589
Posted By mark_k
Some more links, hopefully some are of some...

Some more links, hopefully some are of some use...

There are some Direct3D 11 tutorials at http://www.rastertek.com/tutdx11.html.
Tutorial 11 (http://www.rastertek.com/dx11tut11.html) covers 2D...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 October 2017, 19:13
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By mark_k
At least 60HzEmulator on Aminet...

At least 60HzEmulator on Aminet (http://aminet.net/package/util/misc/60HzEmulator) uses a vertical blanking interrupt routine to set the CIA timer, then the CIA interrupt routine writes to VPOSW.
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 October 2017, 18:58
Replies: 36
Views: 1,589
Posted By mark_k
I don't know enough to say whether it is helpful...

I don't know enough to say whether it is helpful at all, but take a look at Direct3D Tutorial Win32 Sample...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 October 2017, 17:11
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By mark_k
CIA interrupt is level 6 whereas copper is level...

CIA interrupt is level 6 whereas copper is level 3 (along with vblank and blitter done). Audio and disk sync interrupts are higher priority than copper, maybe that explains why programmers used CIA??
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 07 October 2017, 15:12
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By mark_k
Fake 60Hz with ECS Agnus?

A few games use a CIA interrupt to write to VPOSW to achieve a "fake 60Hz" display. That works even with OCS Agnus. [The resulting refresh rate can be quite far from 60Hz depending on how many...
Forum: Coders. System 06 October 2017, 21:36
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By mark_k
There's assembly source for a sample library...

There's assembly source for a sample library (http://amigadev.elowar.com/read/ADCD_2.1/Libraries_Manual_guide/node0534.html) in the Amiga ROM Kernel Reference Manual: Libraries...
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 October 2017, 19:04
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By mark_k
I couldn't reproduce the slow-unpacking with...

I couldn't reproduce the slow-unpacking with 3.6.0b5, but then I went back and tried with b4 and didn't see the issue there either. :banghead

However the slow scrolling in SimpleText is still...
Forum: support.WinUAE 05 October 2017, 20:17
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By mark_k
I couldn't get PrepareEmul to work in emulation,...

I couldn't get PrepareEmul to work in emulation, just got a very fast reset/reboot loop. Didn't bother looking into that, instead I patched Kickstart so chip memory starts at $2000. No need for...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 October 2017, 21:54
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By mark_k
In case it's possible to have non-vsynced output...

In case it's possible to have non-vsynced output in windowed mode. DWM can't be disabled on Windows 8 or later, so there would be no other way to achieve that in windowed mode. Non-vsynced means...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 October 2017, 20:51
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By mark_k
D3D9Ex overlay support?

I read about Hardware Overlay Support (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd797814(v=vs.85).aspx) on MSDN.

"Starting in Windows 7, Direct3D 9 supports hardware overlays. This...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 04 October 2017, 20:13
Replies: 29
Views: 1,388
Posted By mark_k
That may not be the best method. Is it possible...

That may not be the best method. Is it possible (depending on the TCP/IP software I guess) that opening bsdsocket.library could enable network card interrupts?

Better would be to do something like...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 October 2017, 19:15
Replies: 98
Views: 17,457
Posted By mark_k
At a guess, could it be something to do with this...

At a guess, could it be something to do with this change in 3.6.0b1?
- Don't support 360k floppy images in Amiga drive unless it is configured as 5.25" drive. (Fixes 360k DS vs 720k SS misdetection)
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 October 2017, 19:09
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By mark_k
Something which may (or may not) help... Go into...

Something which may (or may not) help... Go into Device Manager, right-click the entry for your card reader and choose Properties. In the Power Management tab, make sure "Allow the computer to turn...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 October 2017, 18:39
Replies: 163
Views: 17,504
Posted By mark_k
Can you configure the Picasso IV to Zorro II...

Can you configure the Picasso IV to Zorro II mode? That should allow 1GB Zorro III RAM. (Assuming AmigaOS 4 works with the PIV in Zorro II mode, of course.)
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 October 2017, 17:38
Replies: 104
Views: 2,839
Posted By mark_k
Were there any other lines in the log around the...

Were there any other lines in the log around the same time as the split? I'm thinking of anything related to graphics like a mode change, even a tiny one. (E.g. Amiga changes from outputting all long...
Forum: News 01 October 2017, 16:02
Replies: 32
Views: 3,150
Posted By mark_k
For anyone brave enough to test the long filename...

For anyone brave enough to test the long filename support...

DOS\8 is identical to DOS\3 (international FFS) when there are no files with long names. So you can in-place convert an existing DOS\3...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 October 2017, 15:58
Replies: 104
Views: 2,839
Posted By mark_k
I wonder... when you save a state, does WinUAE...

I wonder... when you save a state, does WinUAE always delay the "snapshot" until the next vertical blanking period, or can the state correspond to when the Amiga is half-way through a frame? If the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 September 2017, 16:56
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By mark_k
I've uploaded an archive (~34MB) to...

I've uploaded an archive (~34MB) to https://www.media!fire.com/file/n3zthtxtlrds8zh/SS_test_for_upload.tar.7z

That contains 20MB HDF, WinUAE config, and two Mac hardfiles (to be put in shared...
Forum: support.WinUAE 27 September 2017, 15:53
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By mark_k
Can you upload an ADF file of the "problem" disk?...

Can you upload an ADF file of the "problem" disk?

I suspect you formatted it as international OFS. Try formatting a disk using this command:
Format DRIVE DF0: NAME Whatever OFS NOINTL NODIRCACHE...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 September 2017, 13:24
Replies: 104
Views: 2,839
Posted By mark_k
Wings of Death is one of the few games that use...

Wings of Death is one of the few games that use "fake 60Hz" code which allows a ~60Hz display on PAL machines without needing the ECS Agnus chip. BC Kid and Dyna Blaster are two others like that.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 September 2017, 19:04
Replies: 36
Views: 1,589
Posted By mark_k
Here's a tiny program (104 bytes long) with...

Here's a tiny program (104 bytes long) with source which could possibly be used for display/input latency comparison.https://www.media!fire.com/file/97fgadd6go7ka5j/LatencyTest.lha

It disables...
Forum: support.WinUAE 23 September 2017, 21:54
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By mark_k
The bootblock installed by C:Install on Workbench...

The bootblock installed by C:Install on Workbench 2.0 & later is compatible with Kickstart 1.x.

The difference being, when booted on Kickstart 2.0 or later, the initial CLI only opens when a...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 September 2017, 16:37
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By mark_k
What is the TV make and model?

What is the TV make and model?
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