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Forum: Coders. Scripting 23 February 2018, 22:29
Replies: 11
Views: 155
Posted By mark_k
There's the Ask command which sort-of does what...

There's the Ask command which sort-of does what you want. Just have this in a script:
Ask "Press Return to continue."

Ask is intended for Yes/No responses though. So it accepts either Y, yes, N,...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 February 2018, 17:06
Replies: 160
Views: 11,620
Posted By mark_k
Or maybe some other partitioning tool?...

Or maybe some other partitioning tool? devices/hardblocks.i says "... this proposal tries to be forward-looking by making the block size explicit, and by using only the first 256 bytes for all blocks...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 February 2018, 22:41
Replies: 160
Views: 11,620
Posted By mark_k
Whoops, typo. I meant to write fhb_SummedLongs.

Whoops, typo. I meant to write fhb_SummedLongs.
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 February 2018, 20:50
Replies: 160
Views: 11,620
Posted By mark_k
Not sure whether it matters, but the...

Not sure whether it matters, but the recently-added filesystem-in-virtual-RDB support puts 512/4 (for 512-byte or larger sectors) in fhb_BlockBytes field. It seems most(?) partitioning software puts...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 February 2018, 14:53
Replies: 111
Views: 5,139
Posted By mark_k
Do you "wrap around" the MFM data? Trackdisk will...

Do you "wrap around" the MFM data? Trackdisk will start reading (probably) when the head is in the middle of a sector's data. It reads more than one revolution in order to ensure all sectors are...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2018, 16:56
Replies: 29
Views: 578
Posted By mark_k
A related issue I just noticed... Run WinUAE,...

A related issue I just noticed... Run WinUAE, load a config which has an HDF. In CD & Hard drives page double-click the entry for the HDF to open Hardfile settings. Assuming the config has Manual...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 February 2018, 22:30
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By mark_k
Virtual RDB and non-512-byte sectors

Looking at the changes for WinUAE 3.6.1b5, there is this:
- Virtual RDB is now supported with dynamic (VHD) hardfiles. (Virtual RDB: if partition hardfile is mounted to any hardware emulated IDE or...
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 February 2018, 15:20
Replies: 76
Views: 14,113
Posted By mark_k
I came across this article: Finally Windows 10...

I came across this article: Finally Windows 10 could support audio! (https://m.facebook.com/notes/vb-audio-software/finally-windows-10-could-support-audio/1646244165445117/)
And a couple of threads...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2018, 22:00
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By mark_k
Thanks for that! Does it look like the top of the...

Thanks for that! Does it look like the top of the chip has been scratched or ground down to remove whatever printing was there originally?

My guess is, for the first hardware KCS got the chips...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2018, 20:02
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By mark_k
KCS Power PC Board, pics wanted

Does anyone have a KCS Power PC Board (http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/powerpc)? The pictures on amiga.resource.cx show a large square 84-pin PLCC chip. The "rev 1" pic...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 February 2018, 16:31
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By mark_k
Recent configs in drop-down list suggestion

When selecting an ADF in Floppy Drives settings, you can either type a filename in the box manually, or click the down arrow button to show a drop-down list of recently-used ADFs.

It would be nice...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 February 2018, 18:02
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By mark_k
While playing around with Scala MM400—well,...

While playing around with Scala MM400—well, pretty much just playing one of the included scripts—I got a software failure alert after a while. Anyone else see that? I'm wondering whether the crack is...
Forum: Amiga scene 04 February 2018, 17:57
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
You don't need/want any Amiga-side software for...

You don't need/want any Amiga-side software for accessing raw dumps in WinUAE. Kryoflux FREE is for creating raw dumps using an actual Amiga.

If you download the latest Windows user library in...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 February 2018, 00:32
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By mark_k
OK, so I installed Scala MM400 so now I know a...

OK, so I installed Scala MM400 so now I know a little bit of what I'm talking about... :)

"Remove interlace artifacts" doesn't seem to work perfectly but is worth trying.

I tried double,...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 03 February 2018, 15:35
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By mark_k
I'm not really familiar with FS-UAE, but WinUAE...

I'm not really familiar with FS-UAE, but WinUAE has a "Remove interlace artifacts" option which might do what you want. Depending on how Scala is coded though, it might not help.

You could also...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2018, 22:58
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
Some random notes... Part 62: Rules Disk 2.adf...

Some random notes...
Part 62: Rules Disk 2.adf is "Rules of Engagement: Mission Disk 1"

Part67: Soundfactory.adf and Instr.adf are a 2-disk set.
Soundfactory d1.adf and Soundfactory d2.adf are...
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 February 2018, 18:53
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By mark_k
In display settings, do you have "VGA mode...

In display settings, do you have "VGA mode resolution autoswitch" enabled?
Forum: support.WinUAE 02 February 2018, 16:29
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By mark_k
Can you post a screenshot of the problem?

Can you post a screenshot of the problem?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2018, 16:27
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
The second and third PhonePak disks in part 56...

The second and third PhonePak disks in part 56 are "Messages 1 lha.adf" and "Messages 2 lha.adf"
(Sorting ADFs by file date can give clues as to what's part of a set when they're not well-named.)
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 January 2018, 20:13
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By mark_k
Try different buffering settings (none, double,...

Try different buffering settings (none, double, triple) too, one may give better results than others when using D3D11.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 January 2018, 15:03
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
Be careful when copying files, since filenames...

Be careful when copying files, since filenames are not unique among all parts. E.g. "Empty.adf" could be present in several parts. Same names, but each contains different contents. If you copy all...
Forum: support.WinUAE 28 January 2018, 21:26
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By mark_k
Do you have the same sound glitches when you use...

Do you have the same sound glitches when you use Direct3D 9 mode instead of D3D11?
Forum: Amiga scene 27 January 2018, 15:04
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
You can dump disks using what they now call...

You can dump disks using what they now call KryoFlux FREE (https://forum.kryoflux.com/viewtopic.php?t=797), their old Amiga-based software. So no need for any extra hardware.


Another disk...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 January 2018, 00:08
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
In part 50 there is "Amiga bestand 16-06-94.adf" ...

In part 50 there is "Amiga bestand 16-06-94.adf"
That contains PenPal and several databases with lists of disks, totalling maybe ~5000? Is that the BS1 set or some other person/group's collection?
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 January 2018, 22:04
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By mark_k
Apart from confirming that the card isn't fake...

Apart from confirming that the card isn't fake (you can use h2testw (https://www.heise.de/download/product/h2testw-50539) for that), could your problems be due to the 8GB limit?

Apparently the ROM...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 24 January 2018, 23:47
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By mark_k
Grand Monster Slam??? Monsters-on-columns bit at...

Grand Monster Slam??? Monsters-on-columns bit at 07:30 in the video.
https://youtu.be/Bk9wQFy0rmI?t=453
Forum: Hardware mods 24 January 2018, 20:34
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By mark_k
Check this thread: IBM/Teac external floppy -...

Check this thread: IBM/Teac external floppy - modding possible?

The drive itself would (if it works like the others) have been modified for Amiga HD use.
Forum: Coders. System 24 January 2018, 15:42
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By mark_k
If you don't care about getting further than the...

If you don't care about getting further than the insert WB screen, shouldn't you have the disk change (ciaapra bit 2) always be 0? Otherwise the Amiga thinks a disk is inserted and will try reading...
Forum: Coders. System 24 January 2018, 13:12
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By mark_k
It clears the disk block and disk sync bits in...

It clears the disk block and disk sync bits in intreq (not intena), then it enables disk block interrupt, then writes to dsklen to start disk DMA. You need to generate an interrupt when disk DMA is...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 January 2018, 23:39
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
In part 43, "Lijst BS1 (early version).adf"...

In part 43, "Lijst BS1 (early version).adf" contains what seems to be a partial list/database of the BS1 collection. Quite old since the files are dated September 1988. Run HyperCat and load "games"...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2018, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By mark_k
Do you specifically need the Amiga end to be just...

Do you specifically need the Amiga end to be just flush with the case, or can it be the same length as a normal PCMCIA card (i.e., longer than that)?
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2018, 22:26
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
Another not-obvious-from-filenames set of disks...

Another not-obvious-from-filenames set of disks from part 39, again sorting by date helped to find them.
These are all part of/related to AmigaTeX:
Latex Final disk 1.adf to Latex Final disk 4.adf,...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2018, 16:10
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
For preservation purposes, you lose some...

For preservation purposes, you lose some "metadata" going from DMS to ADF.

(I'm assuming DMS files are all you have, no original disks. Or that maybe the DMS files are scene releases?)

When...
Forum: support.Apps 21 January 2018, 00:24
Replies: 38
Views: 1,077
Posted By mark_k
There is more than one trashcan icon (one on each...

There is more than one trashcan icon (one on each drive/partition) so it wouldn't be appropriate to link all drives' trashcan icons to the same file.
Forum: support.Other 18 January 2018, 23:45
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By mark_k
If there was mould on the disc surface underneath...

If there was mould on the disc surface underneath the shutter window (but only around that part, not spread all over the surface), when that part moves under the drive head you may hear it, and being...
Forum: support.Other 18 January 2018, 23:04
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By mark_k
Maybe mould or other debris on the disc surface?...

Maybe mould or other debris on the disc surface? Try pulling back the shutter and see whether the surface looks smooth or if there are matt blotches on it (which would be mould).
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 January 2018, 21:56
Replies: 40
Views: 2,132
Posted By mark_k
Suggestions for future improvements to this nice...

Suggestions for future improvements to this nice feature:

Many cheap USB-IDE/SATA adaptors which look like this one (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/282772752992) use a JMicron USB-IDE chip. At least,...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2018, 23:43
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
It would be great if when dumping future disks,...

It would be great if when dumping future disks, some kind of unique ID could be part of each filename. For example BS1-07-065_whatever.adf for the 65th disk from box #7. Currently many ADF filenames...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2018, 23:01
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By mark_k
Is the hosting problem only related to bandwidth...

Is the hosting problem only related to bandwidth costs? Because you could change large-file links to copies already present on archive.org. For example this URL for Worms CD32 ISO:...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2018, 13:50
Replies: 433
Views: 30,601
Posted By mark_k
What difference is there between the old and new...

What difference is there between the old and new 22 torrents? I downloaded and am seeding it but maybe I got the old one? [Edit: Re-downloaded, did have the newer one.]
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