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Forum: support.Other 12 April 2019, 07:06
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By thomas
With a DblPAL, DblNTSC or Multiscan screenmode...

With a DblPAL, DblNTSC or Multiscan screenmode you get a real small mouse pointer.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 April 2019, 22:31
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By thomas
The sort option requires OS 3.9 or higher....

The sort option requires OS 3.9 or higher. Previous versions of List could not sort the output.

You can redirect the output into a file and use the Sort command to sort the file.


list...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 06 April 2019, 11:13
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By thomas
I think the option you seek is -nostdlib. Without...

I think the option you seek is -nostdlib. Without you still get the ANSI C library. This has nothing to do with AmigaOS libraries, it contains functions such as strcpy and so on.

BTW, your program...
Forum: support.Other 04 April 2019, 09:00
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By thomas
Yes. Yes.

Yes.




Yes.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2019, 16:16
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By thomas
You can run it, but you must not rely on its...

You can run it, but you must not rely on its result. The only info it can give you is "Yes" or "No", but not the actual value.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2019, 16:14
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By thomas
Actually 256 is correct. There is a one byte...

Actually 256 is correct. There is a one byte length field and 0 means 256.

The problem is something else. After reading or writing 256 sectors scsi.device expects some registers have automatically...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2019, 10:03
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By thomas
First of all MaxTransfer is not a rate, it is a...

First of all MaxTransfer is not a rate, it is a chunk size. It has nothing to do with speed.

Mask and MaxTransfer are controller attributes, so they should be set to the same value on all...
Forum: request.Apps 29 March 2019, 10:28
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By thomas
No.

No.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 March 2019, 11:33
Replies: 391
Views: 190,527
Posted By thomas
Actually GiB is "the old" math and what the now...

Actually GiB is "the old" math and what the now call GB is new.

IT people have use "kilobytes" as 1024 since ever. Only recently vendors decided that base 10 (kilo = 1000) is the industry...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 March 2019, 10:21
Replies: 391
Views: 190,527
Posted By thomas
Yes, 128 GiB is the exact value. Converted to GB...

Yes, 128 GiB is the exact value. Converted to GB it would be 137.438953472 GB. Not very convenient to use in correct explanations.
Forum: support.Apps 17 March 2019, 16:14
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By thomas
I don't know of any hidden time stamp in...

I don't know of any hidden time stamp in AmigaDOS, so the one you find in struct FileInfoBlock is probably the only one.

Although FAT95 can maintain the other two on a FAT disk, there is no API to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 March 2019, 00:16
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By thomas
This screenshot shows that the HDF is *not* in...

This screenshot shows that the HDF is *not* in RDB mode. If it was RDB mode, then the RDB mode button would be greyed out as well as the input fields for Surfaces etc.

Also you should show the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2019, 08:19
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By thomas
Yes, but it would be of no use because the...

Yes, but it would be of no use because the operating systems used in these virtual machines are unable to read the Amiga partition table and file system. It would be like connecting an Amiga hard...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 February 2019, 13:07
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By thomas
Change controller from UAE to IDE or SCSI. Make...

Change controller from UAE to IDE or SCSI. Make sure that a corresponding IDE or SCSI controller is configured.
Forum: support.Apps 24 February 2019, 11:59
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By thomas
There is a menu option to select a device by...

There is a menu option to select a device by driver.

Also try the latest beta version from my homepage: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/tsgui.lha
Forum: support.Other 21 February 2019, 20:59
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By thomas
Yes, it walks along the path and uses the first...

Yes, it walks along the path and uses the first match.

It is even so stupid that it stops when it finds a file of that name, even if it is not an exe and even if there is an exe with the same name...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2019, 22:42
Replies: 37
Views: 937
Posted By thomas
What kind of DVD do you try to read? Normally any...

What kind of DVD do you try to read? Normally any DVD with an ISO9660 file system can be read just fine. UDF is not supported by any Amiga driver (even if there is one which claims so).
Forum: support.Other 13 February 2019, 22:16
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By thomas
The international option of FFS does not affect...

The international option of FFS does not affect the way files are stored. It only fixes upper case translation. In non-intl FFS you can save a file called Ç and enother one called ç. With FFS INTL...
Forum: Coders. System 13 February 2019, 22:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,238
Posted By thomas
Forbid() ReplyMsg(wbmsg) return is the...

Forbid()
ReplyMsg(wbmsg)
return

is the normal ending of a program started from Workbench.

Forbid just sets a flag in the task structure. When the task ends, its Forbid status vanishes along...
Forum: support.Apps 09 February 2019, 13:19
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By thomas
DOpus5 has it.

DOpus5 has it.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2019, 11:05
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By thomas
This is only advertising. Large harddrive access...

This is only advertising. Large harddrive access has always been possible since the late 1990's.

The only thing which changed is that with a physical 3.1.4 ROM the necessary driver is already...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2019, 09:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By thomas
Yes, but it's still the wrong program. In case...

Yes, but it's still the wrong program. In case you didn't recognise, you copied the same output as above.

If your browser does not position you correctly inside the linked thread, here is a direct...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2019, 08:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By thomas
what about ?

what about ?
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2019, 08:47
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By thomas
You should not ignore the information which is...

You should not ignore the information which is already in this thread from two years ago.

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1179364#post1179364
Forum: Coders. Language 13 January 2019, 11:42
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By thomas
The Why command does not examine the return code,...

The Why command does not examine the return code, it examines the IoErr code. What you return from the main() function can only be used in scripts with IF WARN/ERRROR/FAIL:

0 = OK
5 = WARN
10 =...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 January 2019, 11:31
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By thomas
Yes, you can. Just be aware that the index is...

Yes, you can. Just be aware that the index is case sensitive.

instead of

test.blue = 1

use

x = "blue"; text.x = 1
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2019, 11:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By thomas
Click on "create hard disk image file" in...

Click on "create hard disk image file" in WinUAE.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 12 January 2019, 23:29
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By thomas
Every word behind the dot is considered a...

Every word behind the dot is considered a variable and substituted by its value.

test.blue = 1

in this instruction blue is replaced by the value of the variable blue. As this variable has not...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2019, 18:45
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By thomas
I found this 15 year old diagram, maybe it helps:

I found this 15 year old diagram, maybe it helps:
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 06 January 2019, 00:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,897
Posted By thomas
You created that mess yourself and not you blame...

You created that mess yourself and not you blame other people for your inability?

You cannot replace parts of Amiga Forever by older pieces and expect it to accept that.

It has been this way...
Forum: support.Other 05 January 2019, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By thomas
Are you sure the only difference is quick format...

Are you sure the only difference is quick format vs. full format? At the end of a full format it does a quick format, too, so the situation should be the same.

The only reason I know that the...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 05 January 2019, 10:55
Replies: 22
Views: 1,897
Posted By thomas
Check that rom.key file is in the same directory...

Check that rom.key file is in the same directory as the .rom files and that the versions of .key and .rom match. Use "rescan ROMs" in WinUAE.
Forum: support.Apps 02 January 2019, 22:12
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By thomas
The 3.1.4 ROM allows you to boot from a partition...

The 3.1.4 ROM allows you to boot from a partition larger than 4GB if the harddrive is connected to the internal IDE or SCSI controller of an A600, A1200, A3000 or A4000. I have no idea if the ACA...
Forum: support.Apps 02 January 2019, 11:26
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By thomas
3.9 and 3.1.4 don't work well together. 3.1.4 is...

3.9 and 3.1.4 don't work well together. 3.1.4 is an upgrade for 3.1. For 3.9 it would be a downgrade, except for a few modules which are more advanced than in 3.9. Most user-visible features of 3.9...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2018, 13:09
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By thomas
The version of 68k Kickstart does not really...

The version of 68k Kickstart does not really matter. It is only used to run the OS4 bootloader. The bootloader loads the PPC kickstart and reboots.

Now your issue is that after the PPC reboot the...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2018, 10:09
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By thomas
How do you select which partition to boot from? ...

How do you select which partition to boot from?

Could it be that after loading the 4.1 Kickstart it continues to boot from the 3.1.4 partition?

Which file system do you use for each partition?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2018, 21:14
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By thomas
What you need is a program which can poke the...

What you need is a program which can poke the value into the partition table.

Everything which is stored on the partition (like env variables or mount lists) can only be read when the partition is...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2018, 18:15
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By thomas
What???

What???
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2018, 16:44
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By thomas
The mask does not select the memory, it only...

The mask does not select the memory, it only allows to check it. BufMemType in the environment vector selects the memory if the mask does not match. Unfortunately you cannot set this with HDToolbox....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 December 2018, 11:29
Replies: 14
Views: 4,663
Posted By thomas
The information I gave above is not correct. The...

The information I gave above is not correct. The actual file is wbconfig.prefs.

As it seems in OS 3.9 backdrop is the default. So you just need to delete that file and reboot.

The process to...
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