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Forum: project.ClassicWB 21 November 2017, 08:29
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By jPV
And change these to: Assign >NIL: A-Games:...

And change these to:

Assign >NIL: A-Games: DH1:
Assign Add >NIL: A-Games: DH2:


There was : missing in NIL, and that would just create a useless file to your HD instead of forwarding outputs...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 November 2017, 18:58
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By jPV
Yeah, Amiga's partitioning system is very...

Yeah, Amiga's partitioning system is very flexible if hardware itself doesn't set limits. There definitely isn't much "must have" things.

You can have several boot partitions, both CF cards could...
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 02 November 2017, 19:03
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By jPV
Hollywood: Crash Course to Hollywood Programming

The new Crash Course to Hollywood Programming (http://library.morph.zone/Crash_Course_to_Hollywood_Programming) tutorial gives you some understanding of Hollywood programming, and it should be easier...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 November 2017, 18:46
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By jPV
I still get occasional emails from IBrowse,...

I still get occasional emails from IBrowse, Mediator, and MorphOS mailing lists :P (sorry won't bother sending this in mail)
Forum: support.Apps 28 October 2017, 23:05
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By jPV
Yeah, and that wasn't Odyssey, it was Origyn :)

Yeah, and that wasn't Odyssey, it was Origyn :)
Forum: support.Apps 28 October 2017, 20:46
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By jPV
Don't confuse other users more :) Of course...

Don't confuse other users more :) Of course Odyssey does use MUI.

The history goes about like this:

1) There was an OWB (Origyn Web Browser) port for OS4 which used ReAction GUI toolkit
2)...
Forum: support.Other 26 October 2017, 18:40
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By jPV
Yeah, ARexx is probably the only way, but you can...

Yeah, ARexx is probably the only way, but you can do a LOT with it.

If you want to use DOpus5 commands from a shell (script), you can run them with lines like this (which will open the DOpus5 CLI...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 October 2017, 08:30
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By jPV
It's not a flicker fixer and it doesn't convert...

It's not a flicker fixer and it doesn't convert any frequencies. It's just a dummy adapter to physically connects RGB connection to VGA connection, but it doesn't do any conversions. It's purely...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 09 October 2017, 08:18
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By jPV
I guess installing MorphOS itself is easy enough...

I guess installing MorphOS itself is easy enough and no guides are needed, but then you have two options.

Either continue "manually" and install E-UAE with help of, for example, this guide:...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 October 2017, 22:27
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By jPV
There's E-UAE for MorphOS, so one option is to...

There's E-UAE for MorphOS, so one option is to install MorphOS and run UAE setup under it. Then you have purely amigaish system with no alien OS underneath. System friendly software will fly...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 October 2017, 08:21
Replies: 36
Views: 1,336
Posted By jPV
I tried replacing PC version datafiles to Amiga...

I tried replacing PC version datafiles to Amiga version back then when the game was new, but I didn't succeed in it. I can't remember details anymore, so maybe someone should take a new look into it,...
Forum: News 02 October 2017, 16:34
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By jPV
Wanna organize next year's event to another...

Wanna organize next year's event to another location? :) It would be 25th year of Saku (not the beer) next year and we would like to see an event somewhere in southern Finland, but that would require...
Forum: News 01 October 2017, 20:25
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By jPV
We all had a great time at the event, and it was...

We all had a great time at the event, and it was successful in all aspects. Thanks to all who participated or helped us to make it better!

Here are two photo galleries from it:...
Forum: News 26 September 2017, 18:33
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By jPV
Finnish Amiga Users Group's Saku 2017 Event on September 30th

Finnish Amiga Users Group holds its 10th Saku event in Oulu, Finland on Saturday, September 30th.

The event will feature many classic Amiga setups from A500 to A4000, FPGA computers like Minimig...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 September 2017, 20:51
Replies: 22
Views: 1,133
Posted By jPV
Mmmm.. beer. It is possible for me to...

Mmmm.. beer.


It is possible for me to compile the program to 68k, but as said, it'll need RTG (or I should check how things would work with the Plananarama plugin) and a beefy setup.

Comic...
Forum: support.Games 15 August 2017, 15:55
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By jPV
Check this thread: ...

Check this thread:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=83874

I really like my two button Konix Speedking...
Forum: support.Apps 10 August 2017, 08:25
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By jPV
I had made a similar script 15 years ago, which...

I had made a similar script 15 years ago, which did it a bit different way (configs in env:, stoppable/startable, etc), but I made it now a bit cleaner and simplier as an example, and added...
Forum: support.Apps 09 August 2017, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By jPV
You don't need anything extra when using DOpus...

You don't need anything extra when using DOpus 5.x. Just use wildcards in background filenames and you get different pics in reboots!

For example, configure in Environment -> Backgrounds ->...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 August 2017, 18:04
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By jPV
Hydra needs fixing...

Hydra needs fixing (http://jpv.wmhost.com/files/hydra_amiganet11_fix.txt) for newer machines like A1200/A4000, and it isn't the most reliable card. I did use it for years with 10Mbps Internet, had...
Forum: support.Demos 29 July 2017, 20:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By jPV
Those all have worked fine on my Blizzard...

Those all have worked fine on my Blizzard 1260@60MHz/AGA/64MB/OS3.1 machine at least... no problems ever, just start and they work.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 July 2017, 08:26
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By jPV
Why do you insist to use a ribbon cable? Why not...

Why do you insist to use a ribbon cable? Why not the normal round cable?

Like these:
http://jpv.wmhost.com/pics/extensioncable.jpg

I just walked in to a local electronics store, bought...
Forum: support.Apps 18 July 2017, 11:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By jPV
There's no reason to use that old version. I'd...

There's no reason to use that old version. I'd update to 3.8.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2017, 08:06
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By jPV
I think it should go with any program which does...

I think it should go with any program which does (reads and writes) raw images of devices. I have no idea about Windows, but for example dd in Linux or RAWDISK: on MorphOS etc... If Windows itself...
Forum: support.Apps 16 July 2017, 19:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By jPV
I hope Google told to install this...

I hope Google told to install this http://aminet.net/package/util/libs/mui38usr and not something else...
Forum: support.Apps 15 July 2017, 08:11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By jPV
Although for home use static addresses should do...

Although for home use static addresses should do just fine, and are easier in some ways (you always know what the addresses are).

And if transfer speeds are important, don't install any version of...
Forum: support.Apps 14 July 2017, 21:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By jPV
For FTP, DopusFTP is the best hands down, but it...

For FTP, DopusFTP is the best hands down, but it requires DOpus 5.x.

And for SSH: AmTelnet, Napsaterm
(although they both are SSH1 only, but if it's enough for you, they're much better by...
Forum: support.Games 08 July 2017, 13:08
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By jPV
When you boot without startup-sequence, Kickstart...

When you boot without startup-sequence, Kickstart has already assigned few directories, including Libs:, to the boot device (which still is your HD). So it very well might load something there even...
Forum: support.Games 08 July 2017, 09:45
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By jPV
This would make the machine boot, but it can't...

This would make the machine boot, but it can't remember the next line, because it does a fresh reboot which loads S:startup-sequence from HD then.

One way is to modify/rewrite/replace the...
Forum: support.Other 07 July 2017, 21:22
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By jPV
And similar with RequestChoice (graphical menu...

And similar with RequestChoice (graphical menu instead of shell menu):


.KEY Game

If <Game>
Skip <Game>
Else
RequestChoice >ENV:rcnum "Make your choice" "1. Monkey Island*N2. Loom"...
Forum: support.Other 07 July 2017, 21:06
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By jPV
Quick and dirty example, save this text as a file...

Quick and dirty example, save this text as a file called launch.script and execute it (or do "protect launch.script +s" and just start it without the execute command).

Examples:
"Execute...
Forum: support.Apps 29 June 2017, 08:21
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By jPV
Yes you can! The WBRun command is just for that,...

Yes you can! The WBRun command is just for that, and I couldn't live without it :) It is included in the later OS versions, but if you're using older OS, grab it from Aminet...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 June 2017, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By jPV
Hmmm... there's some contradictional information...

Hmmm... there's some contradictional information what kind of a board Z-2i actually is. BBoAH (http://www.bigbookofamigahardware.com/bboah/product.aspx?id=1390) tells it's the one without PCI slots,...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2017, 08:23
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By jPV
Well, if you're making a backup of the system...

Well, if you're making a backup of the system files or installed software, you'll at least lose the S bit from scripts and the P bit from commands which can be made resident. Your system won't be as...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 June 2017, 00:00
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By jPV
When it's in PCMCIA, it likely is in FAT format...

When it's in PCMCIA, it likely is in FAT format and that doesn't preserve Amiga's native file attributes, so it isn't a perfect backup. If you want a good backup by copying in filesystem level, you'd...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2017, 22:53
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By jPV
If you have made the backup by copying by raw...

If you have made the backup by copying by raw images, then it's naturally bootable (1:1 copy), but if you have just copied the files in filesystem level, then it depends how have you formatted the...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2017, 08:36
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By jPV
In old times I used ABTools (Ami Back Tools) to...

In old times I used ABTools (Ami Back Tools) to fix any FFS filesystem errors. It did fix checksum errors, but it also could mark bad blocks if the disk was physically damaged. I think I used it by...
Forum: project.IRC 16 June 2017, 09:31
Replies: 11
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPV
I still love AmIRC and I use it as my primary...

I still love AmIRC and I use it as my primary client to connect to my bouncer/proxy :)


Yea, it's nice for a text based client and I use it when I'm not at my own computers, but I still can't...
Forum: project.IRC 15 June 2017, 18:47
Replies: 11
Views: 3,265
Posted By jPV
I still live in IRC, but I just (still) can't...

I still live in IRC, but I just (still) can't bother with custom servers for one or two channels.
Forum: support.Apps 01 June 2017, 10:43
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By jPV
How much did you have stack set for SMBFS? IIRC...

How much did you have stack set for SMBFS? IIRC it was recommended to have something like 65536 for it at some point...
Forum: support.Games 25 May 2017, 11:43
Replies: 29
Views: 1,129
Posted By jPV
AFAIK the only graphics card supported in the PPC...

AFAIK the only graphics card supported in the PPC emulation is PicassoIV, which of course doesn't have any 3D acceleration features. So 3D accelerated stuff is out of question basically. Unless...
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