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Forum: Collections 30 December 2019, 19:41
Replies: 27
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Posted By sTe
Dunno, im wished i understood all the lower level...

Dunno, im wished i understood all the lower level stuff. Maybe pm @catphish ... I am unsure if development is moving to a greaseweazle (v2) board as the two are looking very similar. If you already...
Forum: Collections 30 December 2019, 14:51
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
https://github.com/catphish/flex-floppy/tree/usb-m...

https://github.com/catphish/flex-floppy/tree/usb-mass-storage
This one presents a floppy disk image as a mass storage USB device. If you have linux you use dd, in windows you use USB Image Tool...
Forum: OT - Gaming 28 December 2019, 20:23
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By sTe
C64 Ghost n Goblins Music

I've always wondered ... why the music in Ghost n Goblins on the C64 is different to all? other systems.

https://youtu.be/rHjUJNYD_GY?t=272

I grew up with a C64, and this game ... then when I...
Forum: Collections 28 December 2019, 11:25
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
I've at least asked the seller to pass on my...

I've at least asked the seller to pass on my details. Hopefully they are a huge Amiga fan / wish to preserve the disks ... then again, i might wake up and it was all a dream :) Wished i'd reached...
Forum: Collections 27 December 2019, 20:35
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
fingers crossed :) Mods -- feel free to...

fingers crossed :)

Mods -- feel free to delete thread.
Forum: Collections 27 December 2019, 20:30
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
Cool, will keep you in mind. Amiga, never...

Cool, will keep you in mind.

Amiga, never ending ... always fun though :)
Forum: Collections 27 December 2019, 20:22
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
Nope :( I did it when there was 4 seconds left...

Nope :( I did it when there was 4 seconds left ... enough to confirm thats what I wanted to bid. Think he must have put in a bid ... then anyone who bids, his higher bid wins :(

I tried ...
Forum: Collections 27 December 2019, 20:15
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
Looks like i got outbid at the last second ......

Looks like i got outbid at the last second ... d'oh :( Many thanks for the offer to help.
Forum: Collections 27 December 2019, 19:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
yeah its great for recovering those difficult bad...

yeah its great for recovering those difficult bad sectors / marks bad sectors on the ADF if it wasnt recoverable.

Assume you have KS2 / Hard drive / something to then be able to transfer to PC? ...
Forum: Collections 27 December 2019, 19:41
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
Will see what I can do, have you used diskripper...

Will see what I can do, have you used diskripper -- only piece of software I trust to fully rip disks?
Forum: Collections 27 December 2019, 19:37
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
If I win the bid, would there be anyway for you...

If I win the bid, would there be anyway for you to get the disks to me to image (based in Mansfield) ... or would you like to image them -- can you use diskripper? Happy for you to have the disks...
Forum: Collections 27 December 2019, 14:32
Replies: 27
Views: 2,275
Posted By sTe
Floppy disk UK : Gentleshaw (need transport)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AMIGA-floppy-discs-8-10-thousand-various-subjects-inc-adult/274147120730

I've been trying my hardest to find a way to bid and be able to find a way to collect this...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 December 2019, 18:47
Replies: 53
Views: 11,751
Posted By sTe
I had one of those VBS devices ... only recently...

I had one of those VBS devices ... only recently I discovered it had a feature I believe for backing up floppy disks to tapes. Used it primarily back in the day for backing up my Amiga HD.

I did...
Forum: Collections 29 November 2019, 10:37
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By sTe
Agreed ... think a lot of us purchased kryoflux...

Agreed ... think a lot of us purchased kryoflux with the intentions to recover our old collections (where we no longer have an Amiga). When it works, it works great ... the problem disks really...
Forum: Collections 29 November 2019, 10:29
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By sTe
When your lucky with Kryoflux, your lucky :) But...

When your lucky with Kryoflux, your lucky :) But my journey became a pain when I started to need to recover errors on disks. If you rip direct to ADF, there is no way to do an after re-scan on...
Forum: Collections 27 November 2019, 11:44
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By sTe
I use Kryoflux for all of my sins :) Its...

I use Kryoflux for all of my sins :)

Its slow, and awful at error recovery. I can rip a disk in around 2mins15 seconds ... but the recovery is the bit that takes a while ... sometimes I have to...
Forum: support.Other 10 November 2019, 18:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By sTe
Yeah I couldn't remember the exact numbers :) ...

Yeah I couldn't remember the exact numbers :) Thanks for confirming though.

I guess each programmer had their own ideas ... back in the day ... who ever is going to need more than 8 nested...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 09 November 2019, 13:34
Replies: 6
Views: 2,480
Posted By sTe
I know someone had some disks where track 0 was...

I know someone had some disks where track 0 was dos and the rest not readable.
I think they was action replay 1.5? disks... I think they only way they got ripped was to use Amiga and the Amiga...
Forum: support.Other 09 November 2019, 13:16
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By sTe
I was using : Directory Opus 5 release 5.5 -...

I was using : Directory Opus 5 release 5.5 - Notes 20th August 1996.

I dont have my notes on me, but I think I was using DOPUS to create a folder :

012345678901234567890123456780

and then...
Forum: support.Other 07 November 2019, 23:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By sTe
Ill just make a note here, DOPUS has filesystem...

Ill just make a note here, DOPUS has filesystem limits compared to CLI. I did some tests a month or two ago, to see how many characters a folder could have, and with how many nested folders inside...
Forum: Collections 13 October 2019, 20:53
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By sTe
Yeah of course... Just wanted to make sure I...

Yeah of course...

Just wanted to make sure I understood DamienD.
If someone in authority wanted a copy, I would ask Dozer to start uploading :)

Ill wait until a decision is made / authorised...
Forum: Collections 13 October 2019, 20:41
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By sTe
Sorry, I thought you was saying there was...

Sorry, I thought you was saying there was something in his text you wanted.

So, nothing is wanted?
Forum: Collections 13 October 2019, 20:32
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By sTe
Dozer isnt so familiar with TOSEC, as I mentioned...

Dozer isnt so familiar with TOSEC, as I mentioned its all unsorted.

I can get him to upload all and then let the master TOSEC people remove stuff as they see fit.

Not sure if I can get his...
Forum: Collections 13 October 2019, 19:36
Replies: 32
Views: 3,589
Posted By sTe
Floppy disk Random Collection

Hi,

I have found a huge collection, a collection of collections, some adf rips from the owner, and a collection which is quiet big and needs some of the the disk sorters to take a quick look for...
Forum: support.Other 28 September 2019, 14:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By sTe
When I used to strip labels off disks, depending...

When I used to strip labels off disks, depending if they was nice thick labels I used to use a hot water bottle, rapped in tea towel and then put the disk / label side on the towel and ever so often...
Forum: request.Other 15 September 2019, 15:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By sTe
Thanks for the link, I dont think id get much out...

Thanks for the link, I dont think id get much out of it... id probably only solder once, with my fat fingers and unsteady hand I dont think id do a good job.

Still on the look out for anyone else...
Forum: request.Other 14 September 2019, 20:06
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By sTe
Soldering

Looking for someone to help in a little project i've had my eye on.
Nothing complicated, just a small board needs a little soldering.

Anyone in the Mansfield / Notts area fancy helping out? If...
Forum: Collections 09 September 2019, 05:37
Replies: 374
Views: 61,261
Posted By sTe
Floppy disk Hi, Sorry your going through some difficult...

Hi,

Sorry your going through some difficult times.

My offer still stands if you need any help, let me know. On your terms, I understand the privacy, just wanting to offer lending hand if I...
Forum: Collections 08 September 2019, 12:55
Replies: 374
Views: 61,261
Posted By sTe
Hey Galahad, I dont know if my previous message /...

Hey Galahad, I dont know if my previous message / email got through to you? With everything going on, I wanted to offer any help if you should need it. I have a kryoflux, so any help you need give...
Forum: Collections 18 August 2019, 19:25
Replies: 8
Views: 2,088
Posted By sTe
Will be nice if they can all be grouped together....

Will be nice if they can all be grouped together. Might be a few interesting ones. If you know where I can get the Lorenzo's let me know. I'd also like to get my hands on crazy Jo's, Anglia PD, PD...
Forum: Collections 18 August 2019, 17:59
Replies: 8
Views: 2,088
Posted By sTe
Owner is lending them, filled in the form. Watch...

Owner is lending them, filled in the form. Watch this space :)
Forum: Collections 18 August 2019, 17:53
Replies: 8
Views: 2,088
Posted By sTe
Several hundred :) Once they arrive, will...

Several hundred :)

Once they arrive, will get them imaged. Looking on the FTP site I only see a handful. Looks like we'll get another collection saved.
Forum: Collections 17 August 2019, 22:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,088
Posted By sTe
Floppy disk Roberta Smith PD Collection

I've got the chance to borrow the original source disks. Anyone familiar with the collection?
Forum: request.Apps 13 August 2019, 17:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By sTe
Diskripper is the way to go ... TMB from here...

Diskripper is the way to go ... TMB from here used this tool for ripping a lot of floppy disk images.

Only one way to proceed ... try and rip some disks :)
Forum: support.Other 06 August 2019, 11:31
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By sTe
@BarryB -- yes -i0 ... wished it would have an...

@BarryB -- yes -i0 ... wished it would have an option to do less rotations... would make re-reading bad tracks a god send -- but its too slow for me when doing lots of disks.

I normally default to...
Forum: MarketPlace 05 August 2019, 22:07
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By sTe
Just to complete this post, @TheCptPrice...

Just to complete this post, @TheCptPrice collected these over the weekend.
Forum: support.Other 05 August 2019, 21:58
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By sTe
Floppy disk Kryoflux Imaging Timings

This is probably best on the kryoflux forums, but will try here first.

I was wondering, how quickly those who own a kryoflux board on a PC can image a standard Amiga 3.5" standard disk (no copy...
Forum: support.Demos 05 August 2019, 12:39
Replies: 6
Views: 2,793
Posted By sTe
Do you still have the DMS images? Might be worth...

Do you still have the DMS images? Might be worth sharing a link, to see what can be decoded / discovered in the aid of trying to track down or fix the images you have.
Forum: request.Apps 05 August 2019, 12:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By sTe
If you want, there are several of us here who own...

If you want, there are several of us here who own a Kryoflux reader, so if you can get the disk(s) out ... we can try and scan it for you.

From the amiga side
My friend recommends DiskRipper...
Forum: request.Apps 03 August 2019, 11:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By sTe
If it was me ... First I would I try and...

If it was me ...

First I would I try and load the ADF in ADF Workshop. If it is a DOS disk, it should show the file system / CRC.
The read errors maybe on unused parts of the disk (if your...
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