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Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 21:40
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By thomas
That label is not correct any more. Probably...

That label is not correct any more. Probably somebody opened the mouse, removed the USB/PS/2 electronics and soldered an Amiga connector to it. There are instructions to do this on the internet. PS/2...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2019, 09:45
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By thomas
At first you have to install the driver which...

At first you have to install the driver which belongs to your PS/2-Amiga adapter. Each such adapter has its own specific driver, so we can't help you with this if you don't tell us which adapter you...
Forum: support.Apps 13 November 2019, 09:59
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By thomas
There is no such partition size limit. There...

There is no such partition size limit.

There is a harddrive size limit of 4GB. Every partition you create outside the first 4GB of the harddrive will overwrite the corresponding area inside the...
Forum: support.Apps 10 November 2019, 16:26
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
There is only one update for OS 4.1 FE. If...

There is only one update for OS 4.1 FE.

If you mean the older pre-FE version, then yes you should install them all in order. Just look at the sizes. Update 5 is 38 MB, Update 6 only 10 MB. The...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 November 2019, 17:06
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By thomas
make PPC ROM by flash update does no longer work

In older versions you could make your own CSPPC ROM by creating an empty file called cyberstormppc.rom and then run a flash update.

Since 4.0.1 this no longer works. WinUAE just sits there with...
Forum: support.Apps 30 October 2019, 09:29
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By thomas
It's called AmiDock and you can simply reboot to...

It's called AmiDock and you can simply reboot to get it back because it is run from the WBStartup drawer.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 28 October 2019, 09:48
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By thomas
This is a contradiction in itself. If any...

This is a contradiction in itself. If any non-zero value is true, then 2 is true, too. If NOT is bitwise, then NOT 2 is -3 which is still true. So NOT does not work in boolean expressions. It only...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 27 October 2019, 22:25
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By thomas
Is NOT bitwise, too? Then what would be the...

Is NOT bitwise, too? Then what would be the boolean "not" operator in Blitz?

In C ^ is the boolean not, ~ is bitwise.
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 27 October 2019, 22:15
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By thomas
No, these are bit-wise operations, not boolean. ...

No, these are bit-wise operations, not boolean.

x &= ~y
clears every bit in x that is set in y

x |= y
sets every bit in x that is set in y.
Forum: support.Apps 23 October 2019, 10:01
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By thomas
The easiest way would be to put an assign in...

The easiest way would be to put an assign in user-startup and just leave out the directory in Workbench. The only difference is that it does not use dirname/disk.info but dirname.info as icon.
...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 23 October 2019, 09:56
Replies: 24
Views: 1,237
Posted By thomas
C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amiga Files\Shared\rom\

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Amiga Files\Shared\rom\
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 October 2019, 22:57
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By thomas
Oh and by the way, the first part of your program...

Oh and by the way, the first part of your program is kinky. To get a pointer to the Workbench screen you call LockPubScreen(NULL) (with a matching UnlockPubScreen at the end of your program).
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 October 2019, 22:53
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By thomas
I don't speak Basic very well, but I wonder about...

I don't speak Basic very well, but I wonder about this part:


Select mask
Case mask&winmask:Gosub winport:
Case mask&timmask:Gosub timport:
End...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 20 October 2019, 21:25
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By thomas
Don't do GetMsg(timeport). Use WaitIO(timerio)....

Don't do GetMsg(timeport). Use WaitIO(timerio). Despite the Wait in its name it does not wait if the request has already finished.

Always use similar pairs:

PutMsg <-> GetMsg
SendIO <->...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 17 October 2019, 10:10
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By thomas
Actually it should work with two ports as llong...

Actually it should work with two ports as llong as you don't confuse the messages.

Normally you have a client and server relation. The server creates a port for receiving requests and the client...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 16 October 2019, 23:14
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By thomas
You cannot use the same port for both directions....

You cannot use the same port for both directions. A port always belongs to the task which allocated it. Only that task can wait for incoming messages. The mn_ReplyPort must be different from the port...
Forum: support.Apps 16 October 2019, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
The latest version of MagicWB is 2.0r (r =...

The latest version of MagicWB is 2.0r (r = registered).
2.1p is only a preview of the next version which never came out (p = preview). You'll notice when you click on an icon. You'll see that there...
Forum: OT - Technical 12 October 2019, 16:55
Replies: 6
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Posted By thomas
You are joking, aren't you? The Amiga's IDE bus...

You are joking, aren't you? The Amiga's IDE bus can hardly do more than 2 - 3 mb/s. Every 15x CF card outruns it already. Most CF cards are 10 times faster. Your SSDs are 2000 times faster. It's...
Forum: support.Apps 12 October 2019, 13:39
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By thomas
The Modules disk contains Kickstart modules. If...

The Modules disk contains Kickstart modules. If you install 3.1.4 on a system with 3.1 ROM these files are copied to the boot partition and loaded at system startup.

You probably have a 3.1.4 ROM,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 October 2019, 23:28
Replies: 2,385
Views: 357,514
Posted By thomas
In 3.1 and below you can use this sequence: ...

In 3.1 and below you can use this sequence:

- window -> select all
- icon -> unsnapshot
- close window
- open window again
- window -> cleanup
- optionally window -> select all and icon ->...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 03 October 2019, 11:40
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By thomas
If the Basic runtime expects certain registers to...

If the Basic runtime expects certain registers to contain specific values, you cannot use a Basic program in CreateNewProc without compiler support. In C you would declare the function with __saveds...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 29 September 2019, 15:13
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By thomas
First check that the HDF is not write protected...

First check that the HDF is not write protected in Windows Explorer and not compressed / zipped in any way.

Then make sure the read/write checkbox is on in WinUAE.

Finally try lock dh0: off in...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 September 2019, 00:07
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By thomas
Evil grin Yes, just remove it from startup-sequence.

Yes, just remove it from startup-sequence.
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 September 2019, 00:05
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By thomas
It is. It is recognised by file name. You have to...

It is. It is recognised by file name. You have to rename it to the right name.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 20 September 2019, 09:45
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By thomas
You'll not be able to ping at all. The SLIRP...

You'll not be able to ping at all. The SLIRP emulation does not support ICMP.

If Roadshow tells you it got an IP address from DHCP, then you are online. Just use a web browser to connect to...
Forum: Coders. System 17 September 2019, 08:47
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By thomas
Make sure that you set GFLG_GIMMEZEROZERO,...

Make sure that you set GFLG_GIMMEZEROZERO, otherwise part of the gadgets will draw over the borders.
Forum: Coders. System 16 September 2019, 09:45
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By thomas
The problem is that Gadtools gadgets are not...

The problem is that Gadtools gadgets are not BOOPSI objects which means a Gadtools gadget can consist of multiple Intuition gadgets and you have to remove them all from the list. At the same time...
Forum: Coders. System 15 September 2019, 17:41
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By thomas
Use RemoveGList, EraseRect to hide the gadget,...

Use RemoveGList, EraseRect to hide the gadget, AddGList, RefreshGList to show it.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 September 2019, 15:13
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By thomas
That's not true. ROMs and disk were sold...

That's not true. ROMs and disk were sold seperately back in the days.




I'd vote for 100%. The disks are identical for all models. Only ROMs are different.
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 September 2019, 09:04
Replies: 22
Views: 1,667
Posted By thomas
You are missing a 3D graphics card. There is none...

You are missing a 3D graphics card. There is none emulated by WinUAE yet, so you cannot run Warp3D on WinUAE. Try Wazp3D instead. It is a software replacement for Warp3D which works without hardware...
Forum: support.Apps 02 September 2019, 10:11
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By thomas
Run this program and attach the report here:...

Run this program and attach the report here: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha
Forum: support.Hardware 23 August 2019, 19:48
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By thomas
Well choosen SCSI IDs might be of help. Give the...

Well choosen SCSI IDs might be of help. Give the HDD the ID 0, set the "LAST ID" flag in the RDB and give the CD the ID 1.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 August 2019, 10:14
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By thomas
You don't need that. You can add a BootDevice...

You don't need that. You can add a BootDevice entry to the Kicklayout which contains the name of the OS4 partition. This will take precedence over the boot priorities.




This might mean that...
Forum: support.Apps 19 August 2019, 10:21
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By thomas
2.2 is a very old version. This is the...

2.2 is a very old version.

This is the current one: http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lha_68k

Or if you download lha for the first time: http://aminet.net/package/util/arc/lha
Forum: OT - Technical 19 August 2019, 10:15
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By thomas
I don't think the data is at risk. But the...

I don't think the data is at risk. But the mechanics might. It has to make these beeps somehow and I doubt it has a beeper on board.
Forum: support.Apps 19 August 2019, 01:37
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By thomas
Not sure if it's that what you are talking about,...

Not sure if it's that what you are talking about, but that's how palette-mapped screen modes work. Each pixel holds the number of a pen and the palette holds the color of each pen. If you change a...
Forum: OT - Technical 18 August 2019, 21:03
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By thomas
Small harddrives usually do beep and sometimes...

Small harddrives usually do beep and sometimes click noises if there is not enough power to spin up.

I suppose that by "arrest" you didn't mean you sent it to jail, but probably you just shut it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 August 2019, 22:05
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By thomas
No, I am afraid the report shows nothing wrong. ...

No, I am afraid the report shows nothing wrong.

Did you try the same on a copy of the harddisk image as I suggested?
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 August 2019, 09:29
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By thomas
Another test could be to make a copy of your...

Another test could be to make a copy of your backup image and mount that one as a hardfile. Then try the operation on it. Does it fail, too?

If it does not fail you could use it a s a workaround:...
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 August 2019, 20:43
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By thomas
AmigaOS has a 4 GB harddrive limit. You cannot...

AmigaOS has a 4 GB harddrive limit. You cannot use 8 GB without updated drivers.

Run this and attach the report here: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha

Also read...
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