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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 08:55
Replies: 7
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Posted By thomas
It's on Aminet, too. ...

It's on Aminet, too.

http://aminet.net/package/driver/media/CFD133
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 August 2018, 18:19
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By thomas
This is known to cause issues. Try the official...

This is known to cause issues. Try the official one, either 43.43 or 43.45.
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 August 2018, 08:29
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By thomas
Please run this:...

Please run this: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha

Once on the Amiga and once on WinUAE.

Might be that your USB card reader reports a different size than the real...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 31 July 2018, 09:46
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By thomas
I don't speak Blitzbasic, but judging from the...

I don't speak Blitzbasic, but judging from the syntax in lista\lh_Head = &lista\lh_Tail I would suppose that you have to use AddHead_(&lista,&node00) because AddHead needs pointers to a list and a...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2018, 18:23
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By thomas
Well, don't know anything is not quite right. It...

Well, don't know anything is not quite right. It looked very familiar from the beginning. Now I found an old (German) manual for a VOB Speedup System which I owned long ago. It looks very much like...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 July 2018, 18:11
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By thomas
I don't know anything, but there are some ideas...

I don't know anything, but there are some ideas which should be obvious actually.

The molex connector is for power. Probably without power it does not work.

The two black wires are ground...
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 July 2018, 16:35
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By thomas
PFS3? Probably you were too fast. When asked...

PFS3?

Probably you were too fast. When asked to reboot after installation wait at least five seconds before you react.

Also watch the HDD LED. It will stay dark for a few seconds after the last...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 July 2018, 20:50
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By thomas
There is picasso96fix in WinUAE's Amiga Programs...

There is picasso96fix in WinUAE's Amiga Programs folder. It fixes the issue.
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 July 2018, 08:16
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By thomas
Just use fullwindow instead of fullscreen. Same...

Just use fullwindow instead of fullscreen. Same experience, but does not switch resolutions.
Forum: support.Apps 08 July 2018, 22:23
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By thomas
2.0r is the right version (r = registered) ...

2.0r is the right version (r = registered)

2.1p is unregistered (p = preview)
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 July 2018, 14:31
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By thomas
http://aminet.net/package/util/sys/Make060

http://aminet.net/package/util/sys/Make060
Forum: support.Hardware 07 July 2018, 13:05
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By thomas
No. One ROM chip holds the odd bytes, the other...

No. One ROM chip holds the odd bytes, the other chip holds the even bytes. If you swap the ROM chips, every two bytes will be swapped and the ROM as a hole won't contain anything useful any more....
Forum: support.Apps 05 July 2018, 08:08
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By thomas
It has nothing to do with file system. More...

It has nothing to do with file system. More likely you use icon types which weren't known in 1999 (NewIcons, GlowIcons, PNG icons or whatever). Or libraries (PeterK's icon.library, AFA OS, ...). Or...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2018, 22:29
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By thomas
Heads and blocks per cylinder have no meaning at...

Heads and blocks per cylinder have no meaning at all. The only define the source values to calculate blocks per cylinder. So whether you use 128 * 32 or 32 * 128 or 1 * 4096 does not matter at all.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 July 2018, 08:20
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By thomas
This is not true. Heads is not a synonym for...

This is not true. Heads is not a synonym for sectors. Blocks is a synonym for sectors (at least in the context of HDToolbox. Actually the word blocks is used wrongly here).

Sectors = Sectors per...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 01 July 2018, 19:42
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By thomas
If you can format the CF card before you even...

If you can format the CF card before you even created a partition, then there's something wrong. You probably added the card to UAE as a super-floppy rather than a real HDD.

In order to let UAE...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2018, 13:42
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By thomas
Well, then run this program:...

Well, then run this program: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/killrdb.lha

from a shell window like this:

killrdb gvpscsi.device 0

run it multiple time until it says "RDB not...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2018, 12:52
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By thomas
What happens if you remove all floppy disks and...

What happens if you remove all floppy disks and reboot?
Forum: support.Hardware 30 June 2018, 07:44
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By thomas
The report shows one 1.2 GB partition which is...

The report shows one 1.2 GB partition which is mounted and formatted.

Does this mean your new attempt was successful? Or what else do you miss?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2018, 08:02
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By thomas
Did you add the file system in the partitioning...

Did you add the file system in the partitioning program?

Did you give the file system the right identifier?

Both the file system and the partition must have the same identifier because the...
Forum: support.Apps 23 June 2018, 16:18
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By thomas
In fact it is much easier than all of the above:...

In fact it is much easier than all of the above: just open the CD icon and double click "Start_From_OS3.x".
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2018, 08:32
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By thomas
You should revert to version 1.74 of SMBFS. All...

You should revert to version 1.74 of SMBFS. All later versions are experimental and can cause various strange effects. SMBFS is currently being worked on, but it's far from stable.

Do not try to...
Forum: support.Apps 22 June 2018, 09:01
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By thomas
I didn't to it myself yet but I have no doubt...

I didn't to it myself yet but I have no doubt than you can do a manual installation of OS4 from OS3.

Just prepare the HDD with HDToolbox and copy all required files from the CD to the appropriate...
Forum: support.Apps 12 June 2018, 21:49
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By thomas
It seems I misread your post. The original topic...

It seems I misread your post. The original topic of this thread is about the cylinders/heads/sectors/blocks per track values in the "install drive" section of HDToolbox. This was what I talked about....
Forum: support.Apps 11 June 2018, 21:51
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By thomas
No, that's not true. The values determined by...

No, that's not true. The values determined by HDToolbox are totally correct. Only the size displayed is wrong because the calculation overflows. And that does not change if you manually enter...
Forum: support.Other 09 June 2018, 20:30
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By thomas
Yes, the operating system detects and manages all...

Yes, the operating system detects and manages all memory. A program can ask for a piece of memory of a certain kind or just any. If it says just any, then FastRAM is preferred.
Forum: support.Apps 06 June 2018, 20:08
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By thomas
http://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/Pattern_Matching

http://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/Pattern_Matching
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2018, 07:48
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By thomas
What happens if you start with both CF cards...

What happens if you start with both CF cards disconnected? Does it show the insert-disk screen?

If it also reset-loops without anything at the SCSI bus, then your A1200 probably has an issue with...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 04 June 2018, 09:28
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By thomas
Return code 10 just means "error". There is no...

Return code 10 just means "error". There is no specific meaning of this code.

There might be a reason code stored in dos.library. Try to enter "why" at the command prompt, just after the error.
...
Forum: support.WinUAE 03 June 2018, 22:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By thomas
Please expain "it is not recognised". It...

Please expain "it is not recognised".

It should not be recognised in such a way that you can read files from the card, that is ok.

But it should be recognised telling you that it needs to be...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2018, 08:56
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By thomas
I am quite sure that files take less space on a...

I am quite sure that files take less space on a PFS partition than with FFS. But the partititon appears smaller than it was defined. If you look at the empty partition, you'll recognise that even...
Forum: support.WinUAE 31 May 2018, 10:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By thomas
If it's a partition on an Amiga harddrive, then...

If it's a partition on an Amiga harddrive, then Windows software will probably not be able to do much with it. The Amiga partition table format is not recognised by Windows, so the drive appears as...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2018, 08:27
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By thomas
The CSPPC does neither have termination nor does...

The CSPPC does neither have termination nor does it supply term power. So you have to use a cable with active terminators at *both* ends and you have to connect a device which supplies term power to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 29 May 2018, 08:25
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By thomas
The best way would be to remove the harddrive...

The best way would be to remove the harddrive from your Amiga, connect it to the PC and use WinUAE to make an image file. This would include the partition table and all partitions, so that you have a...
Forum: support.Apps 27 May 2018, 18:03
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By thomas
Game ports -> Port 2 -> set this to none.

Game ports -> Port 2 -> set this to none.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 May 2018, 08:04
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By thomas
8GB is just within the limits of the unpatched...

8GB is just within the limits of the unpatched driver, so you don't need that patch.

BTW, you could change the controller in WinUAE from UAE to IDE, then you would get the same picture in WinUAE,...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 22:50
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By thomas
Add this line as the very first line to...

Add this line as the very first line to check4gb.filesys (before PFS 0.0):


PFS 19.0 TD64 NSD SCSI PFS3AIO



(yes, you are ok, check4gb is outdated.)
Forum: support.Hardware 24 May 2018, 08:27
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By thomas
Google found two references to that name, both...

Google found two references to that name, both saying that it was made by DiskSalv trying to repair something which is beyond repair.

My question above is still valid. You say that the partition...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2018, 16:55
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By thomas
You should never write to a disk which is already...

You should never write to a disk which is already corrupted. Especially actions with "format" in their name are a very stupid thing to do.

Is the disk larger than 4GB? DiskSalv does not work with...
Forum: support.Other 12 May 2018, 18:24
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By thomas
You should *never* write-enable your Workbench...

You should *never* write-enable your Workbench disks. There is nothing which needs to write to the disks during installation. If it tries to write to the Install disk, then you chose the wrong...
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