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Forum: project.CD32 Conversion Yesterday, 23:15
Replies: 137
Views: 20,980
Posted By jotd
Using a script to compute data & chipmem...

Using a script to compute data & chipmem requirement of slaves, I estimated that more than 300 games (!) can run on an unexpanded 1MB CDTV.

Of course, some are 1-file games that already run on...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified Yesterday, 19:37
Replies: 57
Views: 4,730
Posted By jotd
yes, please provide Wheelspin & Tornado AGA. I'll...

yes, please provide Wheelspin & Tornado AGA. I'll put them on my priority list.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 17:43
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By jotd
No problem. It's just that I'm not a hardware...

No problem. It's just that I'm not a hardware expert just a games/software "expert" (more a whdload expert), and I'm trying to solve your problem based on your requirements.

Personally the only...
Forum: Games images which need to be WHDified Yesterday, 09:48
Replies: 57
Views: 4,730
Posted By jotd
Zool 2 CD32 whdload is sitting on my hard drive...

Zool 2 CD32 whdload is sitting on my hard drive for a while now (may...). Time for a release I guess.

But first there are some small details to fix.
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 00:27
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By jotd
okay: - you can get rid of AGA chipset with...

okay:

- you can get rid of AGA chipset with "setchiprev" command, and turn off cache with "CPU" command
- there are anticlick programs for floppy drives or probably even programs that are able to...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 00:14
Replies: 10
Views: 184
Posted By jotd
probably stupid question: why do you need the...

probably stupid question: why do you need the boot menu?

If this is the only issue, my answer is: find a way not to need the boot menu.
Forum: support.Games 30 October 2020, 22:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By jotd
I also had a corrupted cracked version more than...

I also had a corrupted cracked version more than 26 years ago. Only track 4 of "hard" levels was corrupt. Other tracks were okay. This was a particularly vicious corruption since most players didn't...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 29 October 2020, 19:07
Replies: 137
Views: 20,980
Posted By jotd
I've published JST 6.4 on my github. Zoned...

I've published JST 6.4 on my github.

Zoned files for Arkanoid 2 working with 1MB kick 1.3 :)

(I shortened the disk file because the end contains just DOSx patterns, so it fits in 400k)

The...
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 29 October 2020, 09:57
Replies: 137
Views: 20,980
Posted By jotd
time for another google spreadsheet soon ;)

time for another google spreadsheet soon ;)
Forum: project.CD32 Conversion 28 October 2020, 22:54
Replies: 137
Views: 20,980
Posted By jotd
with a modified diskimage (400k, shortened) and...

with a modified diskimage (400k, shortened) and new version of JST (with MEMF_REVERSE emulation flag for kickstart 1.3) I was able to run Arkanoid 2 on a CDTV machine with 1 Mb memory :) Of course,...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 28 October 2020, 22:34
Replies: 35
Views: 4,188
Posted By jotd
there are at least 6 versions of this game (a lot...

there are at least 6 versions of this game (a lot of different 2 disk copylock versions)... a nightmare to support them all in whdload.

Not sure at all that 1-disk, custom *very* long tracks +...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 27 October 2020, 23:19
Replies: 35
Views: 4,188
Posted By jotd
you can use RNCopy (an old program dedicated to...

you can use RNCopy (an old program dedicated to PDOS/RN 12-track format) to backup PDOS disks (non copiable using nibble) into PDOS-like disks (reduces the gap too, disks can be written & copied)
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 27 October 2020, 22:44
Replies: 35
Views: 4,188
Posted By jotd
it's possible to copy those disks using RNCopy, a...

it's possible to copy those disks using RNCopy, a program which is able to shorten the gap of RN protected tracks.

I remember being able to make a copy of Xenon II back in the day. This copy...
Forum: Coders. General 27 October 2020, 12:54
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By jotd
they also hold IP for Bitmap Bros games...

they also hold IP for Bitmap Bros games https://rebellion.com/rebellion-acquires-the-bitmap-brothers-brand-and-portfolio/
Forum: Hardware mods 27 October 2020, 00:50
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By jotd
Earlier this year, Musashi author allowed me to...

Earlier this year, Musashi author allowed me to contribute to the emulator to fix 68040 features (missing/wrong instructions, FPU stuff), and I also suggested a few optimizations.

So if there are...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 October 2020, 00:19
Replies: 23
Views: 1,025
Posted By jotd
20+ years ago, I sold a high-density amiga...

20+ years ago, I sold a high-density amiga external drive. I don't know why. But for other HW I had such a hard time getting a A1200 that I never sold anything.

I almost sold my A1200 Tower at...
Forum: request.Apps 26 October 2020, 22:11
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By jotd
oh go ahead I've got tons of projects already!

oh go ahead I've got tons of projects already!
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2020, 19:54
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By jotd
there's a link for the st-xx disks somewhere too:...

there's a link for the st-xx disks somewhere too: https://forum.renoise.com/t/the-original-amiga-soundtracker-sample-disks/39473
Forum: Amiga scene 26 October 2020, 15:15
Replies: 203
Views: 13,484
Posted By jotd
Cyberpunks! How could I miss that game.

Cyberpunks! How could I miss that game.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 23:33
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
note that some people (*cough*) have a copy of...

note that some people (*cough*) have a copy of all Amiga ROM source code. But even with the source it's not easy.

I remember Toni noting that the hardware of the CDTV can deliver "cooked" CD...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 23:15
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
The aim of the TF is to convert an old machine to...

The aim of the TF is to convert an old machine to a hard drive + memory powered machine.

The hardware of the CDTV is specific, and the software that supports it hasn't been designed for non-DMA...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 19:35
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
Yeah, I was trying to boot from HD with Z2...

Yeah, I was trying to boot from HD with Z2 capable RAM. So looking for memory allocations in extended ROM is probably not enough.

The "ideal" CDTV system should boot from HD with non DMA capable...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 19:10
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
I've traced the allocmem calls that the extended...

I've traced the allocmem calls that the extended rom does, and all extended ROM calls to AllocMem during the boot are properly redirected to chipmem.

There are one or 2 possible allocs without...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 18:41
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
Thanks Toni. Unticking "dma capable" on Z2 ram...

Thanks Toni. Unticking "dma capable" on Z2 ram makes "non-dos disk in drive 1" which means that the ROM allocates wrong memory type => WinUAE now makes it possible to test the new ROM!

But problem...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 16:03
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
thanks Toni. That will be super helpful to...

thanks Toni. That will be super helpful to simulate the TF since the "addmem" fix that you suggested first doesn't emulate TF behaviour properly, and we could not test the patched rom with that,...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 11:37
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
yes, Z3 memory is not mapped. avail reveals no...

yes, Z3 memory is not mapped. avail reveals no fast memory at bootup...

winuae memory settings show:

Configured 32-bit address space: 0M, reserved: 1792M, Z3 available: 1728M (UAE), 960M (Real)...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 October 2020, 01:18
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
one thing I wanted to test is using a CDTV + HD...

one thing I wanted to test is using a CDTV + HD configuration + CD drive on winuae

With 1.3 and extended 1.0 ROM (unpatched, of course!), using a 68030 + Z3 fast allows to boot from HD and read a...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 23:57
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
problem is: you can't split a patched ROM. You...

problem is: you can't split a patched ROM. You can only split unpatched ROM, and in that case, identify original hex strings in the ROMs using the offsets and find some in cdtv.device (cdfs.library...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 19:33
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
I've pushed a change in my python rom patcher....

I've pushed a change in my python rom patcher. All offsets from the list are now supported (to patch a full ROM). I guess cdfs.library patch is kind of useless...


patch_cdtv_rom.py "CDTV...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 19:04
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
given the number of patches, the best way would...

given the number of patches, the best way would be to burn a patched rom, true.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 17:54
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
But then goal #2 is the same without burning any...

But then goal #2 is the same without burning any rom right? with patched cdfs.library.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 17:52
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
my python tool is now updated to be able to patch...

my python tool is now updated to be able to patch cdfs.library. The patch address is $31E6 after cdfs.library is extracted from a 2.3 rom
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 17:38
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
the goal of rom patch is to use the rom as is....

the goal of rom patch is to use the rom as is. Not to try to extract it. I admit I didn't try to fix the rom checksum.

In that case, I should provide a fix for extracted cdtv.device.

People in...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 11:55
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
if you know another valid rom hash please provide...

if you know another valid rom hash please provide it. Is it necessary to add patch support for 1.0 ?
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 October 2020, 11:13
Replies: 206
Views: 21,439
Posted By jotd
to be honest with old game devs, mcgeezer is...

to be honest with old game devs, mcgeezer is talented and works hard, no doubt, but he also benefits from modern tools, emulator, cross assembler, debugger, plus internet, MAME & ripping tools, EAB...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2020, 11:08
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
I've created a python script which changes memory...

I've created a python script which changes memory type for 2.3 ROM

https://github.com/jotd666/amiga68ktools/tree/master/tools

patch_cdtv_rom.py

There are no checksums, I could boot a game...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2020, 23:46
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
Don you may be right. But I think OP wanted to...

Don you may be right. But I think OP wanted to disable extended rom and only boot on IDE HD from normal rom + ripped cdtv.device + cdfs.device.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2020, 23:23
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
or maybe without burning a new rom only by...

or maybe without burning a new rom only by software, patch allocmem to block fast memory (anymem from http://aminet.net/util/boot/AnyMEM_v14.lha mentionned in...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2020, 23:01
Replies: 99
Views: 2,308
Posted By jotd
why not just patch the extracted cdfs.device file...

why not just patch the extracted cdfs.device file and disable the extended ROM? Should be much simpler
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2020, 22:32
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By jotd
040 isn't uncommon now. If this sees the light of...

040 isn't uncommon now. If this sees the light of day this is great!
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