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Forum: project.EAB File Server 19 November 2017, 22:19
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Posted By rare_j
This is an excellent and very professional...

This is an excellent and very professional resource... We're not worthy!
Forum: project.EAB File Server 17 November 2017, 23:48
Replies: 1,774
Sticky: EAB File Server
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Posted By rare_j
Yep, all seems to work! Are we getting 50 credits...

Yep, all seems to work! Are we getting 50 credits per month? My page says
Download, this month: 85.023MB
Credits remaining this week: 47.68GB
This suggests we get 50gb a week - maybe a typo. And...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 November 2017, 04:24
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By rare_j
I think for a long time smb has supported...

I think for a long time smb has supported password encryption during authentication. So that would need to be broken as well.
Forum: Coders. General 16 November 2017, 00:11
Replies: 154
Views: 7,101
Posted By rare_j
Thanks to this thread I went back and played...

Thanks to this thread I went back and played Metal Slug properly. Not like last time, when I yawned my way through it spamming the insert credit button and dying every 2 seconds.
Playing it properly...
Forum: Coders. General 13 November 2017, 22:03
Replies: 154
Views: 7,101
Posted By rare_j
I wonder how many frames of animation per...

I wonder how many frames of animation per character you'd get. It could look pretty bad in motion.
Forum: Coders. General 12 November 2017, 12:45
Replies: 154
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Posted By rare_j
That's really interesting. But the loading breaks...

That's really interesting. But the loading breaks sound bad for game play. How much A1200 fast ram might be needed to play an entire level ( say, level one) without loading breaks?
Forum: project.EAB File Server 11 November 2017, 10:37
Replies: 1,774
Sticky: EAB File Server
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Posted By rare_j
The filelist.txt is useful but at 85mb just...

The filelist.txt is useful but at 85mb just parsing that alone would probably use more bandwidth than I was using before!
Did you change ftp server software or do something unusual to the...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 11 November 2017, 09:45
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Sticky: EAB File Server
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Posted By rare_j
Hi, no not the whole FTP, quite the opposite. My...

Hi, no not the whole FTP, quite the opposite. My bandwidth is metered, so I get updates to a couple of folders in coverdisks and a couple of folders in Retroplay's uploads. So after the initial few...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 11 November 2017, 01:30
Replies: 1,774
Sticky: EAB File Server
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Posted By rare_j
Hi, I noticed that timestamps on most files and...

Hi, I noticed that timestamps on most files and folders have gone missing sometime in the last few months (see screenshot) - is it possible to get them back?

I'm using filezilla with the...
Forum: Coders. General 10 November 2017, 22:10
Replies: 154
Views: 7,101
Posted By rare_j
Why not try and port it to an a1200 with 4mb fast...

Why not try and port it to an a1200 with 4mb fast ram?
This wasn't an unrealistic spec back in the day, and you would have some chance of creating a half decent port.
Forum: support.Apps 05 November 2017, 03:22
Replies: 101
Views: 13,555
Posted By rare_j
If the new version doesn't work with native jst...

If the new version doesn't work with native jst slaves anymore it is probably best to change the name of the program to avoid any confusion.
Forum: News 04 November 2017, 20:19
Replies: 87
Views: 8,926
Posted By rare_j
If there was a strip down guide for 3.9 I think a...

If there was a strip down guide for 3.9 I think a lot of people would like to try it.
Forum: News 02 November 2017, 20:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By rare_j
Sort of a fun story, but not really an...

Sort of a fun story, but not really an appropriate task for an A2000 though, is it.
I mean it's hardly a fate befitting a highly advanced pre emptive multitasking multimedia graphics workstation....
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 October 2017, 22:05
Replies: 67
Views: 4,616
Posted By rare_j
Mighty final fight looks utterly amazing for a...

Mighty final fight looks utterly amazing for a speccy game.
That single screenshot looks better than most game's loading screens.
Hope it plays as well.
Forum: Hardware mods 28 October 2017, 14:19
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By rare_j
Very impressive!

Very impressive!
Forum: support.Hardware 21 October 2017, 01:47
Replies: 22
Views: 589
Posted By rare_j
Out of interest, how much/often do you have to...

Out of interest, how much/often do you have to write to a usb stick to kill it?

I've never had a storage device fail on me, except that 2gb hard drive i dropped onto a wooden floor while it was...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 11 October 2017, 03:37
Replies: 11
Poll: Keep mirror?
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Posted By rare_j
Thank you for maintaining the mirror. Please keep...

Thank you for maintaining the mirror. Please keep it.
Forum: support.Games 09 October 2017, 13:30
Replies: 35
Views: 1,095
Posted By rare_j
If they are working for you, keep them. If you...

If they are working for you, keep them. If you come accross one that has a issue, check to see if it has an updated version on the whdload site. If it has, then re-download the newer version.
In...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 07 October 2017, 19:05
Replies: 57
Views: 3,330
Posted By rare_j
Single sign on is a pain to implement and...

Single sign on is a pain to implement and maintain. But if you want to restrict the ftp server to board members that's the only realistic option.
If it was an http server you could eliminate...
Forum: support.Apps 07 October 2017, 17:42
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By rare_j
I noticed that running Executive with default...

I noticed that running Executive with default settings at the same time as running an ftp client seemed to make the transfers more stable. I don't know why this would be the case, or if it was even...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 05 October 2017, 04:10
Replies: 87
Views: 3,910
Posted By rare_j
Ok, I'll try to answer seriously. I don't think...

Ok, I'll try to answer seriously. I don't think that emulating windows 98 is feasible on an Amiga for a variety of reasons. The CPU architecture is quite different, as is the graphics technology. The...
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 04 October 2017, 23:18
Replies: 87
Views: 3,910
Posted By rare_j
Why don't you just emulate an amiga emulating a...

Why don't you just emulate an amiga emulating a mac emulating a windows 98 pc emulating a playstation?

Simples.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 October 2017, 04:29
Replies: 67
Views: 4,616
Posted By rare_j
Any tips for getting the +3 version of sword of...

Any tips for getting the +3 version of sword of ianna to load? I'm trying to get the side a\side b dsk files to load up in fuse but nothing starts. Other dsk files are working ok.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 September 2017, 18:34
Replies: 323
Views: 29,003
Posted By rare_j
Don't worry readonlycat, I totally believe you...

Don't worry readonlycat, I totally believe you can single handedly pull off an arcade perfect port of outrun on the a500.
Curse sega for not granting you a license.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 September 2017, 20:03
Replies: 37
Views: 2,969
Posted By rare_j
The xbox emulation scene started to die off when...

The xbox emulation scene started to die off when retroarch became a thing and now a raspberry pi with retropie outpaces the xbox quite a bit.
If you want to mod the xbox and play xbox games thats...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 August 2017, 00:07
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
I found what seems to be some relevent info here:...

I found what seems to be some relevent info here:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/howto-connect-a-very-old-rll-hdd-cylinders-heads-etc-4175497975/#post5143646

Is this...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2017, 23:34
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
So which hardware is at fault? The drives or the...

So which hardware is at fault? The drives or the adapters?
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2017, 01:23
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
I came across another very old hard drive, Conner...

I came across another very old hard drive, Conner CP2084.

BusType: 0x07
Vendor: 'Conner P'
Product: 'eripherals 84MB'
Revision: '1.62'
Serial: ''
Size: 0

INQUIRY:
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2017, 01:03
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
Yes the old one is the one that comes up as Myson...

Yes the old one is the one that comes up as Myson Century.
I'm not sure what's up with USBview, run as administrator, it works fine to view every other usb device on the system, including the 'easy...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2017, 00:12
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
OK, this is the old working ide adapter with the...

OK, this is the old working ide adapter with the old amiga drive.

BusType: 0x07
Vendor: 'ST9235A'
Product: ''
Revision: '06.0'
Serial: ''
Size: 0

INQUIRY:
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2017, 23:36
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
OK, with usbview I cant view the details in the...

OK, with usbview I cant view the details in the right hand pane, it (the x64 version) crashes:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: usbview.exe
...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2017, 23:00
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
How do I find out the usb id of the adapter in...

How do I find out the usb id of the adapter in windows?
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2017, 21:04
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
The USB/IDE adapter that 'worked' is much older. ...

The USB/IDE adapter that 'worked' is much older.
It is branded SOHOUSB EASYIDE, P/No.B407EASYIDE

The Startech adapter that couldn't even see the drive is a USB3 dual sata/ide adapter, a modern...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2017, 20:53
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
Correction: the drive info eventually returned! ...

Correction: the drive info eventually returned!

BusType: 0x07
Vendor: 'Generic'
Product: 'ATA/ATAPI Device'
Revision: ''
Serial: ''
Size: 0

INQUIRY:
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2017, 20:52
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
The second USB/IDE adapter is a Startech...

The second USB/IDE adapter is a Startech USB3SSATAIDE
Same hard drive.
USBView crashes when I try to view the details.
The drive comes up in device manager (and windows explorer) as a removable...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2017, 20:37
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
Drive: Seagate ST9235AG 210Mb ...

Drive: Seagate ST9235AG 210Mb

http://www.seagate.com/support/disc/manuals/ata/9235pmb.pdf

Windows 7 disk management cannot read the drive. Offers to 'initialise' it.
I don't want to...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2017, 20:28
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
USBView output: [Port2] : USB Mass...

USBView output:

[Port2] : USB Mass Storage Device


Device Power State: PowerDeviceD0

---===>Device Information<===---
English product name: "USB Mass Storage Device"
Forum: Amiga scene 11 August 2017, 03:00
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
I should be able to get some results this weekend.

I should be able to get some results this weekend.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2017, 01:05
Replies: 39
Views: 1,483
Posted By rare_j
What's the easiest way to tell what kind of...

What's the easiest way to tell what kind of bridge chip in in any given ide\usb adapter?
Forum: Coders. General 29 July 2017, 00:42
Replies: 220
Views: 11,551
Posted By rare_j
I didn't know that OS4 runs on a vampire.

I didn't know that OS4 runs on a vampire.
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