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Forum: Amiga scene 04 January 2020, 15:57
Replies: 129
Views: 6,291
Posted By mr.spiv
I uploaded the fixed intro. It's been lingering...

I uploaded the fixed intro. It's been lingering around for few days already:
http://eab.abime.net/zone/scx_intro1_fix
Forum: Coders. General 02 January 2020, 01:07
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By mr.spiv
Another thing.. I noticed that sometimes when...

Another thing.. I noticed that sometimes when them assembling aborts due issues in the source DevPac does not free the memory needed by the assembled program. Is this a known issue? I still yet need...
Forum: Coders. General 02 January 2020, 00:36
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By mr.spiv
AsmOne is so great to code abs addressed stuff...

AsmOne is so great to code abs addressed stuff :crazy
Forum: Coders. General 02 January 2020, 00:23
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By mr.spiv
Grrr.. ok it compiled. Got a bunch of other weird...

Grrr.. ok it compiled. Got a bunch of other weird compilation errors that got solved by rearranging codes & comments. Did not make me feel comfortable ;-)
Forum: Coders. General 02 January 2020, 00:10
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By mr.spiv
DevPac and PC-relative addressing..

Hmm, this might be discussed before.. but am I doing something wrong but the following code just does not assemble with DevPac 3.14?


lea 2+stuff(pc),a0
stuff:
...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2019, 13:39
Replies: 129
Views: 6,291
Posted By mr.spiv
Superb! Good finding. Gonna swing out a fix...

Superb! Good finding. Gonna swing out a fix tonight for the intro! (including some typo fixes in the scroller, heh)
Forum: Amiga scene 30 December 2019, 10:37
Replies: 129
Views: 6,291
Posted By mr.spiv
It seem the cracktro leaves ADKCON MFMPREC & FAST...

It seem the cracktro leaves ADKCON MFMPREC & FAST cleared when it exits. Maybe this has a side effect? I have not tried myself yet..
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2019, 20:11
Replies: 129
Views: 6,291
Posted By mr.spiv
startup code trashes ADKCON it seems..

startup code trashes ADKCON it seems..
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2019, 00:04
Replies: 129
Views: 6,291
Posted By mr.spiv
Resembles Datastorm on Amiga to me :nervous

Resembles Datastorm on Amiga to me :nervous
Forum: support.Hardware 20 November 2019, 23:48
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By mr.spiv
I am running a setup like this - a600 but anyway...

I am running a setup like this - a600 but anyway works:
http://deadcoderssociety.net/pics/pico2.JPG and later also added a power switch
http://deadcoderssociety.net/pics/a600_picopsu.JPG
Forum: News 12 November 2019, 23:03
Replies: 130
Views: 17,044
Posted By mr.spiv
I would go with all headers at the end.

I would go with all headers at the end.
Forum: News 09 November 2019, 21:26
Replies: 130
Views: 17,044
Posted By mr.spiv
I am kinda tempted to use that extra 27.5KB but...

I am kinda tempted to use that extra 27.5KB but if none of the widely used "standard" formats use it, then it does not exists in practise.
Forum: News 09 November 2019, 16:12
Replies: 130
Views: 17,044
Posted By mr.spiv
Slightly unrelated question.. any of these...

Slightly unrelated question.. any of these "friendly" formats support 16 byte "Sector Label Area" that is available for OFS/FFS trackdisk device?
Forum: News 05 October 2019, 19:59
Replies: 507
Views: 73,436
Posted By mr.spiv
Whoa.. where can I order one of these A600MX...

Whoa.. where can I order one of these A600MX goodies? Did not see them on AOTL.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 October 2019, 17:27
Replies: 31
Views: 2,233
Posted By mr.spiv
Also, depending on the definition of "being the...

Also, depending on the definition of "being the best" it does not matter how uber cool someone is optimizing code for m68k if the algorithms he/she uses for solving some problem are bad. Coding...
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 26 September 2019, 03:42
Replies: 40
Views: 2,291
Posted By mr.spiv
If the disk is used for anything else than just...

If the disk is used for anything else than just to show off the 2KB boot you want to reserve space for the additional 2 sectors from the disk bitmap. Otherwise the chances are that some random file...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2019, 13:53
Replies: 103
Views: 5,424
Posted By mr.spiv
Probably 1K chess on ZX-81 ;) Then later games...

Probably 1K chess on ZX-81 ;) Then later games that came with Spectrum 48K (Hungry Horace et al).
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2019, 23:30
Replies: 88
Views: 12,157
Posted By mr.spiv
Master Blaster (Jungle Command), Fred...

Master Blaster (Jungle Command), Fred (Ackerlight), Banana (TEK.. for the love of mod.echoing), SLL (Kefrens)... there are/were so many great composers out there.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 31 July 2019, 23:04
Replies: 97
Views: 15,912
Posted By mr.spiv
Xmas 1988 A500 512K & 1.3.. happy times.. First...

Xmas 1988 A500 512K & 1.3.. happy times.. First saved money to buy a CM8833 as using our living room TV wasn't really an option in a long run. Sold it probably around -90 to pay phone bills (kept the...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 July 2019, 20:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Posted By mr.spiv
Still coding stuff but at very low pace and not...

Still coding stuff but at very low pace and not that great "quality". I am stuck at my 89-91 style stuff where my heart belongs. My latest release was for ZX Spectrum under Scoopex though as that was...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 December 2016, 00:24
Replies: 40
Views: 7,539
Posted By mr.spiv
I got my A500 (with b&w telly) for Xmas -88 (I...

I got my A500 (with b&w telly) for Xmas -88 (I consider end of -88 late.. I wish I had been there early -86). I had to rely on my friends to see stuff I did in color. Took a while to save for cm8833,...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 August 2016, 18:52
Replies: 76
Views: 18,259
Posted By mr.spiv
A question about this Furia.. how does it compare...

A question about this Furia.. how does it compare stability wise to aca020? Is it as picky as aca? After all tweaks, recaps, grounding etc my a600 still freezes after some time when aca020 is in use..
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 June 2016, 07:58
Replies: 46
Views: 11,203
Posted By mr.spiv
Actually.. Chaos once explained the rotozoomer to...

Actually.. Chaos once explained the rotozoomer to me during one As^H^HBoozembly but I was not too much in a condition to remember the details of it afterwards :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 May 2016, 21:55
Replies: 526
Views: 62,604
Posted By mr.spiv
Now this was clever! :D

Now this was clever! :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 May 2016, 08:49
Replies: 526
Views: 62,604
Posted By mr.spiv
Couldn't resis :o ; d0 = 16 bit int...

Couldn't resis :o

; d0 = 16 bit int (scratch)
; d1 = reversed int
;
reverse
moveq #1,d1
.loop
lsr.w #1,d0
addx.w d1,d1
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 May 2016, 23:51
Replies: 86
Views: 11,209
Posted By mr.spiv
This definitely should be multiple choices vote...

This definitely should be multiple choices vote thingy ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 April 2016, 04:22
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By mr.spiv
Can't remember but the PSU came with the Minimig...

Can't remember but the PSU came with the Minimig I bought (from ACube afair). Anyway, I doubt that infinitely repeating ghost keystrokes or random control sequences were because of PSU. There's a bit...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 March 2016, 05:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By mr.spiv
Actaully.. I had to iterate a number of old and...

Actaully.. I had to iterate a number of old and new standard PS/2 keyboards until I found one that worked without everyday "whatta h*k" moments. Same with USB adapters. I admit I have this "if it...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 10 March 2016, 20:24
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By mr.spiv
There were ton of tiny reloc routines in various...

There were ton of tiny reloc routines in various exe-decrunchers.. I would 'borrow' one of those :D
Forum: Coders. General 10 March 2016, 20:12
Replies: 28
Views: 7,878
Posted By mr.spiv
hmm.. one crappy demo I did in past had sprite...

hmm.. one crappy demo I did in past had sprite playfield and other stuff done using repeating sprites: http://kestra.exotica.org.uk/files/screenies/15000/7322c.png

Loads of copperlist stuff to...
Forum: request.Modules 20 February 2016, 04:18
Replies: 35
Views: 18,556
Posted By mr.spiv
\m/ \m/

\m/ \m/
Forum: request.Modules 20 February 2016, 00:55
Replies: 35
Views: 18,556
Posted By mr.spiv
Come on.. echoing.mod (banana) and red sector...

Come on.. echoing.mod (banana) and red sector theme (4mat) :D
Forum: support.Hardware 19 February 2016, 03:16
Replies: 29
Views: 3,063
Posted By mr.spiv
Walk to the closest Fry's or similar shop and...

Walk to the closest Fry's or similar shop and look for e.g., philips M2x12mm sized screws.
Forum: MarketPlace 10 February 2016, 21:06
Replies: 27
Views: 2,428
Posted By mr.spiv
Actually.. when I sum up all the stuff I needed...

Actually.. when I sum up all the stuff I needed to get my A600 into usable condition (with still some minor issues regardless of "extensive" repair work by Amigakit) the price gets ridiculous....
Forum: Amiga scene 03 February 2016, 01:44
Replies: 289
Views: 70,271
Posted By mr.spiv
Out of curiosity.. I presume this converter does...

Out of curiosity.. I presume this converter does good job showing 50Hz modes i.e., no tearing etc things while scrolling?
Forum: Hardware mods 26 January 2016, 00:07
Replies: 46
Views: 6,470
Posted By mr.spiv
Like this:...

Like this: http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1051493&postcount=19

I liked the approach because I got multiple machines that I can used this one PSU with. For other computers, like my Spectrum...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 January 2016, 00:51
Replies: 8
Views: 2,624
Posted By mr.spiv
One more observation.. I got a new USB stick....

One more observation.. I got a new USB stick. Same symptons. However, I can actually swap ADFs but Amiga does not see it.. until even that stops working i.e., at some point ADFs do not change anymore...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 January 2016, 00:35
Replies: 78
Views: 12,409
Posted By mr.spiv
I got the same with my A600. ...

I got the same with my A600.



Stuttering is Indivision (TM).. I got the same with all monitors I tried.. I actually spent quite a bit of time and $$$ trying to find decent retro nerding...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 January 2016, 09:01
Replies: 8
Views: 2,624
Posted By mr.spiv
I got an internal Gotek (kipper's one) with the...

I got an internal Gotek (kipper's one) with the latest Herve's FW in my A600. One issue has been buggering me on and off fashion: the setup does not recognize the change of disk (adf image) until...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2016, 09:15
Replies: 118
Views: 17,171
Posted By mr.spiv
those screws do not cost too many pennies.. just...

those screws do not cost too many pennies.. just get few from "anywhere". I used philips M2x12mm sized screws.
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