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Forum: support.Amix 06 May 2017, 14:32
Replies: 16
Views: 2,306
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The Using Amiga Unix manual link at...

The Using Amiga Unix manual link at amix.failsure.net seemed to be broken. I re-uploaded it (I presume it's the same version), this time searchable version. (It's first in the Documentation and...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2017, 22:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks for the information here (in this oldish...

Thanks for the information here (in this oldish thread)!

I found myself attempting a repair of an identical case of a Chinon FB-357A with two burnt SMD resistors, and this thread was of great...
Forum: support.Amix 16 March 2017, 18:09
Replies: 8
Views: 3,871
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
atariunix.com seems to be up again now (at least...

atariunix.com seems to be up again now (at least works for me).

Can't add anything that would help, but thanks for trying and it sounds pretty cool if we could squeeze something usable from a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2017, 20:18
Replies: 834
Views: 142,161
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The new logo of the finnish gaming/gambling...

The new logo of the finnish gaming/gambling company Veikkaus (https://www.veikkaus.fi/fi/yritys?lang=en) always make me smile, especially in TV adverts.
Forum: support.Amix 04 January 2017, 08:40
Replies: 45
Views: 15,230
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Still it's only couple of mouse clicks to do,...

Still it's only couple of mouse clicks to do, it's seriously cool that you can dualboot a machine from early 90's that easily.

If both Amix and Workbench are installed...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 December 2016, 22:00
Replies: 49
Views: 5,897
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks for this release! I just tried it on...

Thanks for this release!

I just tried it on my CD32 (with mouse). The early levels are indeed hard, I finally managed to reach level 5! I hope there are some easier levels ahead... But it is...
Forum: request.Apps 24 November 2016, 21:29
Replies: 16
Views: 3,593
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I thought this was an interesting idea when I...

I thought this was an interesting idea when I first saw this thread.

I didn't comment as I had nothing to add... until today as I (totally by chance) noticed that my Amiga Logo (programming...
Forum: News 25 October 2016, 17:05
Replies: 101
Views: 13,737
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Ok, thanks Olaf. It's not really a problem but I...

Ok, thanks Olaf. It's not really a problem but I have wondered why it does that.

I'll try to find out if I have anything running in the background that is using the network. Is there any easy way...
Forum: News 23 October 2016, 18:46
Replies: 101
Views: 13,737
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I am late for the party... but still: thanks for...

I am late for the party... but still: thanks for the update! :great

I have a small problem (was there before 1.12 and still present after updating) with Roadshow.

Every time I try to run...
Forum: support.Games 31 August 2016, 19:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,290
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Myst V1.1 patch...

Myst V1.1 patch (http://aminet.net/package/game/patch/MYST_v1.1) in Aminet.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2016, 22:36
Replies: 130
Views: 9,737
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
On a related note... I had a look on eBay, didn't...

On a related note... I had a look on eBay, didn't know that PAL/NTSC converters can be bought this cheap (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/252467544338) nowadays.

Probably not comparable with the quality...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2016, 18:58
Replies: 130
Views: 9,737
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I thought I heard that somebody had tried and...

I thought I heard that somebody had tried and found out that NewTek wouldn't support these anymore? I know they used to support those for a long time, but stopped it just year or two ago?

Sorry to...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 August 2016, 12:39
Replies: 130
Views: 9,737
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I did try to boot in NTSC mode (from Early...

I did try to boot in NTSC mode (from Early Startup Menu), I had the machine's case already closed after installing the board (which wasn't an easy fit!) but I guess selecting it by the jumper does...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2016, 19:55
Replies: 130
Views: 9,737
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I bought and installed a Toaster 4000 board in my...

I bought and installed a Toaster 4000 board in my A4000T. It didn't work (Toaster switcher couldn't find it) - I don't know if it was because of a PAL machine or if the board itself was a dud one...
Forum: support.Amix 26 July 2016, 19:30
Replies: 8
Views: 3,871
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
We must be getting desperate to resort to Atari...

We must be getting desperate to resort to Atari Unix ;)

I found this old thread (http://www.atari-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=9629&start=75#p233794) and was able to mount the asv-mark-fixed...
Forum: support.Amix 11 May 2016, 20:18
Replies: 1
Views: 3,300
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
We are watching ;) What can we actually do...

We are watching ;)

What can we actually do with it that we couldn't have done before? Thanks anyway! :bowdown
Forum: support.Amix 24 April 2016, 18:02
Replies: 13
Views: 4,630
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
That's the best part, installing it again and...

That's the best part, installing it again and again :D

Some more discoveries: in amixadm's menu of X windows graphical login, it mentions following window managers: OpenLook, Twm, TvTwm and Motif...
Forum: support.Amix 24 April 2016, 15:58
Replies: 13
Views: 4,630
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Yeah, something to run would be great. Any kind...

Yeah, something to run would be great. Any kind of a web browser would be cool, but probably not of any real use today.

As a sidenote, there is a short clip about OpenLook on YouTube: Computer...
Forum: support.Amix 23 April 2016, 21:33
Replies: 13
Views: 4,630
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Respectable mission, there must have been some...

Respectable mission, there must have been some :banghead -moments ;)



I am a bit lost on where the files actually are after all the linked directories around the X installation but good to know...
Forum: request.Demos 19 April 2016, 17:23
Replies: 34
Views: 7,042
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
It's seen in the video of the world premiere of...

It's seen in the video of the world premiere of Amiga (https://youtu.be/j2ffdnPLutY?t=3m47s).

The same mandril image is also included in the Amix tape and I remember seeing an episode of Computer...
Forum: support.Amix 10 April 2016, 18:04
Replies: 13
Views: 4,630
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Ok, some more notes on the topic. I managed...

Ok, some more notes on the topic.

I managed to go thrue the installation again, in WinUAE. I followed the X11R5 installation instructions on amix.failsure and it works but it's an awful lot of...
Forum: support.Amix 06 April 2016, 22:00
Replies: 13
Views: 4,630
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks again, Mack. Ok, I still need to test...

Thanks again, Mack.

Ok, I still need to test what was the crucial step, but I did manage to get this up and running :cool
Forum: support.Amix 30 March 2016, 19:59
Replies: 13
Views: 4,630
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks, Mack! Err, how did we actually got...

Thanks, Mack!

Err, how did we actually got to that font error state again? After I have installed X11R5, it has removed olinit, and if I install it thrue amixpkg, it complains it can't find...
Forum: support.Other 20 March 2016, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The year in this quote is perhaps the spookiest...

The year in this quote is perhaps the spookiest part:
Forum: support.Amix 17 March 2016, 21:15
Replies: 13
Views: 4,630
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
X11R5 and Open Look - the missing font error

Sorry, this won't answer the question in the title if you thought so ;)

Has anybody made any progress on figuring out how to get the Open Look working after installing X11R5? The one that gives...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 February 2016, 15:11
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Pinkly shaded screen is usually due to a bad...

Pinkly shaded screen is usually due to a bad connection or a broken VGA-cable.

The burning resistor is only Picasso II thing.

The daughter board with ribbon cable is probably the Concierto...
Forum: support.Amix 22 February 2016, 20:04
Replies: 3
Views: 4,140
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
A quick update... I let the script run all the...

A quick update... I let the script run all the way thrue, and it finished Ok. It also verified Ok (with the another script from the amix.failsure- site). Looks good :) I didn't try installing it, but...
Forum: support.Amix 18 February 2016, 20:51
Replies: 3
Views: 4,140
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
... I managed to get an NFS share mounted on my...

... I managed to get an NFS share mounted on my 3000T and started figuring out how to create a new Amix install tape (https://amix.failsure.net/tiki-index.php?page=tape+creation). Finally I got the...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 February 2016, 21:31
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
No, it's a three pin connector but it's simply...

No, it's a three pin connector but it's simply 12V and ground (in outer pins).
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2016, 17:48
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The original fan in my CDTV was a Panaflo DC...

The original fan in my CDTV was a Panaflo DC Brushless, DC 12V 0.14A. Googling the part number suggests it is a 60x60x25mm size.
Forum: support.WinUAE 18 January 2016, 17:31
Replies: 14
Views: 3,159
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
It appears that all USB-SCSI -adapters are quite...

It appears that all USB-SCSI -adapters are quite expensive.

I have used an old Belkin USB-SCSI -adapter and it worked fine with WinUAE (directly accessing the hard disk). But it was very very slow...
Forum: HOL contributions 20 November 2015, 23:41
Replies: 82
Views: 10,913
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
That catalog was somewhere around 1987-1989. ...

That catalog was somewhere around 1987-1989.

I remember reading from MikroBitti that around that time many schools in Helsinki were equipped with Amiga 500s, and surely some educational titles...
Forum: HOL contributions 20 November 2015, 12:28
Replies: 82
Views: 10,913
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
See attached pic. I have no idea how "gamey"...

See attached pic. I have no idea how "gamey" these were, or if they are just text-based.
Forum: HOL contributions 14 November 2015, 16:56
Replies: 82
Views: 10,913
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Regarding the program 'Ratko' (english language...

Regarding the program 'Ratko' (english language educational title): I have seen it in PCI-Data's price charts (around 1987-1988), it cost 790 FIM. It was one of about 20 educational titles made by...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 October 2015, 19:03
Replies: 834
Views: 142,161
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Notice the publisher of this book: ...

Notice the publisher of this book:
http://s16.postimg.org/dbfq1hf9t/Hyperion_Book.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/dbfq1hf9t/)

:D

There actually is a link to the Amiga in this, as the book is...
Forum: News 16 October 2015, 18:12
Replies: 50
Views: 9,505
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I have the older release (bigger board). I...

I have the older release (bigger board). I remember reading it had almost the transfer speed of Amiga-dated SCSI-1 hard disks (early 90's). Are these newer boards now faster (ie. the bottleneck would...
Forum: support.Amix 15 October 2015, 17:39
Replies: 1
Views: 2,973
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks, this looks like a great little utility....

Thanks, this looks like a great little utility. Even if it's floppy-only for now, it's still nice to have a last resort when you wan't to get a file over and can't bother with network or serial etc.
Forum: support.Amix 22 September 2015, 20:44
Replies: 3
Views: 4,140
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Using tape with Amix

Cartridge tape drive: Amiga UNIX is distributed on a QIC-150 format tape cartridge. Device drivers are included which access the A3070 tape drive. There is no standard software interface to SCSI tape...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 September 2015, 10:54
Replies: 627
Views: 75,457
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
You can try win /b This creates bootlog.txt...

You can try win /b
This creates bootlog.txt which might help figuring out where the problem appears.
Forum: support.Amix 03 September 2015, 19:54
Replies: 4
Views: 3,580
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I would have done TIFFs, but the copier I used...

I would have done TIFFs, but the copier I used (not really meant for high-quality scanning) only makes TIFFs in black-and-white-only (which looks horrible). So greyscale JPG was the best choise. Also...
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