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Forum: support.Apps Today, 06:01
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By fgh
It’s perfectly doable, I have 5 system partitions...

It’s perfectly doable, I have 5 system partitions on one of my machines :)
As Daxb mentioned you can use changebootpri (Desiv: it solves the reboot problem by changing the partitions priority in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 11:44
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By fgh
It uses boot prioritites. Floppy first, then...

It uses boot prioritites.
Floppy first, then cdrom, then hdd if the above are empty.

So yes you can boot from internal or external HDD, or even zip/jaz drives etc if setup properly.

(RDB (kind...
Forum: HOL news 08 October 2018, 04:37
Replies: 204
Views: 9,643
Posted By fgh
Why not ask the developer if he can confirm the...

Why not ask the developer if he can confirm the release date?
http://ronfortier.com
https://mobile.twitter.com/ronfortier
Forum: support.Hardware 12 September 2018, 22:22
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By fgh
You probably know about ‘project XG’ ? It was...

You probably know about ‘project XG’ ? It was released AFAIK.
Different, I know, but perhaps still useful to look up..

http://www.cucug.org/amiga/aminews/1997/970710-cuamiga.html
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 September 2018, 20:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By fgh
Northway: I live nearby and have an A4000T, let's...

Northway: I live nearby and have an A4000T, let's talk :)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2018, 15:28
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By fgh
Cardpatch is not required, it’s included in...

Cardpatch is not required, it’s included in compactflash.device driver.
If it’s not seen at all (you cannot quick format it) with the latest version, then the only thing to try is the flags in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 July 2018, 22:10
Replies: 26
Views: 841
Posted By fgh
Guys, read Toni's reply. Size is no factor on...

Guys, read Toni's reply.
Size is no factor on pcmcia, as both the driver (cfd) and file system (fat95 usually) supports TD64
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 July 2018, 00:53
Replies: 39
Views: 2,249
Posted By fgh
I have an amiga BBS backup collection spanning 12...

I have an amiga BBS backup collection spanning 12 or so Bluray discs, that’s quite a few GB’s :)
Forum: support.Other 15 May 2018, 22:56
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By fgh
Ok. It might be incompatible, but there are still...

Ok. It might be incompatible, but there are still a couple things to try.

1: Double check which version of compactflash.device you use (type version compact...) in shell
Use at least v1.27. (If...
Forum: support.Other 15 May 2018, 22:15
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By fgh
Start with the setup that works with other PCMCIA...

Start with the setup that works with other PCMCIA cards as FAT95, and then quick format the new card.

Not all cards work in amiga pcmcia.
It's not 100% verified why, but it could be small...
Forum: Hardware mods 21 March 2018, 21:35
Replies: 3,836
Views: 334,051
Posted By fgh
I'm still hoping for a board that will fit cdtv...

I'm still hoping for a board that will fit cdtv in the future :)
Forum: News 19 March 2018, 07:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By fgh
Cool. How is the game compatibility - Are most of...

Cool. How is the game compatibility - Are most of the top games running ok?
Forum: support.Apps 15 March 2018, 22:30
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By fgh
Also, if you use a real partition (not a...

Also, if you use a real partition (not a hardfile) , it should be within the first 4gb of the drive, as shapeshifter doesn't use the >4gb system patches.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 March 2018, 21:42
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By fgh
DamienD: It's a winuae question though.. ...

DamienD: It's a winuae question though..

STL75: RDSK is the same as RDB, equivalent to MBR or GPT on a pc.
If a hardfile (hdf) is in rdb mode it can have partitions, it's just like an image copy...
Forum: Hardware mods 09 March 2018, 08:56
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By fgh
Wonderful

Wonderful
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2018, 23:34
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By fgh
Akira: Did you see my post above?

Akira: Did you see my post above?
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2018, 17:52
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By fgh
there are some sandisk cf cards that use...

there are some sandisk cf cards that use 'illegal' CHS values (larger than 16383/16/63) and therefore are safe to use with the original scsi.device and a directscsi file system like pfs3aio.

This...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 07 March 2018, 14:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By fgh
Yes :)

Yes :)
Forum: support.Other 28 February 2018, 23:37
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By fgh
Great work! I'd like one when you are ready :)

Great work!
I'd like one when you are ready :)
Forum: News 24 February 2018, 12:01
Replies: 352
Views: 35,860
Posted By fgh
DON'T select quick format?!

DON'T select quick format?!
Forum: News 24 February 2018, 12:00
Replies: 352
Views: 35,860
Posted By fgh
That reboot issue could be a known bug in...

That reboot issue could be a known bug in scsi.device 43.43 (from 3.9 Boing Ball 2)
it has a bug that fails with all drives >4G that are reporting lba48 capability.
Try scsi.device version 43.45....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 February 2018, 23:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By fgh
See that little S box in the middle of the dopus...

See that little S box in the middle of the dopus screen?
Right click it to show all drives and assigns :)
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2018, 00:20
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By fgh
My USB to IDE adapter was £4 :) With PFS3...

My USB to IDE adapter was £4 :)

With PFS3 there are two different versions of the file system: Regular (TD64) should have dostype 0x50465303, and Direct SCSI is 0x50445303. The file system used...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 February 2018, 10:39
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By fgh
I would start by putting it in a pc and making an...

I would start by putting it in a pc and making an image of the whole drive before doing anything else. (you can make an image in winuae on the harddrive page)

1 Do not format any partitions.
2...
Forum: News 11 February 2018, 22:46
Replies: 352
Views: 35,860
Posted By fgh
Awesome, I'm glad you guys were able to hunt it...

Awesome, I'm glad you guys were able to hunt it down!
Forum: support.Hardware 09 February 2018, 06:30
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By fgh
Indeed, if you use the very old sfs version 1.84,...

Indeed, if you use the very old sfs version 1.84, you can skip it, like with pfs3ds or pfs3aio. (or Toni's new FFS-AIO)
I deliberately didn't mention sfs, as it has to be a very old version.
(SFS...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 February 2018, 23:55
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By fgh
The displayed partition size work until 2GB only....

The displayed partition size work until 2GB only.
It's mainly a cosmetic issue but some installer scripts check for available disk space and fail above 2gb. (32 bit signed)

There is a third party...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 February 2018, 13:58
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By fgh
Check4GB only reports PFS3AiO correctly in the...

Check4GB only reports PFS3AiO correctly in the very last version.
If you use pfs3ds or pfs3aio you can skip the scsi.device patch, otherwise it's very much required for 8gb!

Not sure why it's...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 February 2018, 20:14
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By fgh
You don't need the scsi.device patch for an 8gb...

You don't need the scsi.device patch for an 8gb card if you use a file systems that supports direct scsi, like pfs3.
See the FAQ in my signature
Forum: project.ClassicWB 27 January 2018, 20:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,401
Posted By fgh
No need to create lots of partitions. The 4GB...

No need to create lots of partitions. The 4GB limit is per drive, not partition.
So only the first partition needs to be within first 4GB.
If you have patched your system so you can use a large...
Forum: support.Other 27 January 2018, 20:18
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By fgh
Good. Toni said 10 was minimum in another thread....

Good. Toni said 10 was minimum in another thread. Not sure why exactly but I'd stick to that anyway.

If you have several partitions you can also save some ram if you don't need all partitons all...
Forum: support.Other 27 January 2018, 20:05
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By fgh
Yes, it's the buffers. Minimum required for...

Yes, it's the buffers.
Minimum required for pfs3 is 70 iirc but Toni Wilen (pfs3aio author) said 10 was ok if needed.
Memory use is multiplied by the amount of partitions, so use 1 or 2 on a low...
Forum: support.Other 27 January 2018, 18:48
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By fgh
Type avail in cli/shell to see if it might just...

Type avail in cli/shell to see if it might just be used up. pfs3 sometimes uses lots of memory
Forum: support.Hardware 05 January 2018, 22:55
Replies: 370
Views: 171,742
Posted By fgh
Only the older SDHC SD-IDE adapter provides...

Only the older SDHC SD-IDE adapter provides 'illegal' CHS values, the new one requires that you take the same precautions as with a CF or HDD. (scsi.device patch and proper filesystem)
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2017, 00:58
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By fgh
What Jope said. CF cards may or may not work in a...

What Jope said. CF cards may or may not work in a master/slave setup, depending on each cf card's firmware.(trial and error, unfortunately)

Idefix software patches support for the second IDE...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 December 2017, 00:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By fgh
Resizing partitions is not possible afaik. If...

Resizing partitions is not possible afaik.
If the card was cloned, the drive geometry (In the RDB) is also copied from the 8GB card and hdtoolbox thinks the 32G card is 8GB so adding partitions is...
Forum: MarketPlace 29 November 2017, 16:53
Replies: 219
Views: 38,611
Posted By fgh
Cards received, thanks again! :)

Cards received, thanks again! :)
Forum: support.Hardware 28 November 2017, 09:23
Replies: 22
Views: 1,499
Posted By fgh
The line activate=1 (or mount=1, older syntax)...

The line activate=1 (or mount=1, older syntax) must be present in the CF0 file to activate it on boot.
Otherwise it will only activate on first access as you discovered.
(to save ram when not used)
Forum: Hardware mods 26 November 2017, 07:52
Replies: 3,836
Views: 334,051
Posted By fgh
Check your boot priorities in hdtoolbox. DF0 is...

Check your boot priorities in hdtoolbox.
DF0 is 5 if I recall correctly, so make sure your boot partitions are below that.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 November 2017, 00:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By fgh
Cheapest is to take an external disk drive, and...

Cheapest is to take an external disk drive, and replace the drive with a gotek.
You'd still want some kind of db9 adapter to use regular joysticks or pads.

As others stated going further is...
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