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Forum: support.Hardware 20 August 2018, 23:57
Replies: 3
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Posted By steve_mynott
I've just found...

I've just found http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=86634 which seems similar.

"However IF I boot and briefly press down the 2 mouse buttons for about a second, it boots up normally."

This...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 August 2018, 00:07
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By steve_mynott
CF boot issue with AC1221EC?

I've got a AC1221EC in a 1200 with CF and usually it doesn't boot off it. If I boot a few times I get get it to work but this is annoying.

I believe its supposed to some timing issue with the...
Forum: support.Games 11 June 2018, 11:41
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By steve_mynott
Thanks for the suggestions both Cybernetix and...

Thanks for the suggestions both Cybernetix and your Quasarius were exactly what I was looking for!

I shall give the others a go and look for more shareware shootem ups.
Forum: support.Games 10 June 2018, 18:01
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By steve_mynott
Easy, Short Attention Span Games

Any recommendations for fairly easy games for the attention deficient?

Ideally something which could be played for a few minutes fun?
Forum: Coders. Language 21 November 2017, 19:50
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
I suspect the % does something although I'm not...

I suspect the % does something although I'm not sure what!

A guess might be that "%" is something like the -D option to C?

Yes the doubled up $$ are basically escaped so they are passed to the...
Forum: Coders. Language 19 November 2017, 18:20
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
I managed to compile "hello world" fine and then...

I managed to compile "hello world" fine and then link with alink to produce an executable which worked. Interestingly BCPL was apparently the first language to use this sort of example.

I also...
Forum: Coders. Language 18 November 2017, 21:59
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
There are the QL manuals for MCC BCPL and LISP at...

There are the QL manuals for MCC BCPL and LISP at

http://sinclairql.speccy.org/archivo/docs/docs.htm

although the quality isn't great. Probably similar to Amiga version.
Forum: Coders. Language 18 November 2017, 21:20
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
Thanks! That's great! I'll give it ago.

Thanks! That's great! I'll give it ago.
Forum: Coders. Language 17 November 2017, 22:12
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
Yes but I'm guessing the disk should be...

Yes but I'm guessing the disk should be partitioned in a similar way! They are probably quite similar.

I think we were seeing the same error from the Sun Openboot.
Forum: Coders. Language 17 November 2017, 20:34
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
Image created with dd if=/dev/zero...

Image created with

dd if=/dev/zero of=my-sun3-disk.img bs=1 count=1 seek=201326592

(This is something like 200MBi which was OK for NetBSD anyway)

A screenshot of the (very basic) NetBSD...
Forum: Coders. Language 17 November 2017, 19:41
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
There are Sun date strings in bassem suggesting...

There are Sun date strings in bassem suggesting its a *really* old "METACOMCO ASSEMBLER". Maybe SunOS 1 or 2?

I can't execute it either but guess it might still work on a later Sun 3 (?) just not...
Forum: Coders. Language 17 November 2017, 18:36
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
I got TME to work with NetBSD/sun3 7.1. I think...

I got TME to work with NetBSD/sun3 7.1. I think the bus error is just a generic "things broken" error. I was a lot more careful with partitioning (using powers of 2) and made sure partitions were...
Forum: Coders. Language 16 November 2017, 19:12
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
I was trying...

I was trying https://people.csail.mit.edu/fredette/tme/sun3-150-nbsd.html using NetBSD 7.1 on a tme on Ubuntu 16.04.

halted
>b sd(,,1) -s
Boot:(0,0,1) -s
Invalid Page Bus Error PC Fetch at...
Forum: Coders. Language 16 November 2017, 01:01
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
Video is available at...

Video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CV0sdzHtKa0
Forum: Coders. Language 16 November 2017, 00:52
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
Thumbs up That looks a simpler route than NetBSD!

That looks a simpler route than NetBSD!
Forum: Coders. Language 16 November 2017, 00:41
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
I've found that src under...

I've found that src under "os-source/v40/tools/src/bcpl" and notice some of the filenames are the wrong case for the "bcpl.ld" target (so clearly the src was copied off an Amiga and not a Sun!).
...
Forum: Coders. Language 14 November 2017, 14:48
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
Yes that would make a lot of sense since...

Yes that would make a lot of sense since prototype Amiga hardware would have been in short supply (particularly in the UK) and probably buggy then and the Suns at the time were 68K based.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 November 2017, 14:09
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By steve_mynott
CF Card doesn't boot in Amiga

I can boot another card fine in my 1200 (although there are timing issues with a AC1221EC which means I need to reboot a few times for it to work).

But with a new 4GB Transcend 133x I just get...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 14 November 2017, 11:25
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By steve_mynott
D'uh ALT-UP works! Sorry for the noise.

D'uh ALT-UP works! Sorry for the noise.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 14 November 2017, 11:23
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By steve_mynott
Cursor up arrow on Ubuntu FS-UAE?

Anyone know how to fix the cursor up arrow on Ubuntu FS-UAE for command line history?

It works fine on WinUAE under Wine!
Forum: Coders. Language 14 November 2017, 11:08
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
Yes please upload the Metacomco tools! I'm...

Yes please upload the Metacomco tools!

I'm starting to wonder whether the Amiga BCPL compiler was ever made available.

I've found ads from Feb 86 listing QL and ST tools but not a MMC Amiga ad.
Forum: Coders. Language 13 November 2017, 19:57
Replies: 47
Views: 6,542
Posted By steve_mynott
Native code BCPL compiler for Amiga?

Is (or was) a native code compiler for BCPL available?

I assume MetaComCo must have one and I remember they advertised dev tools in the early 80s (although I've failed to find a copy of their ad...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 October 2017, 18:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By steve_mynott
I'm getting RGB->SCART in the hope one of my...

I'm getting RGB->SCART in the hope one of my current panels syncs ok to it.

Thanks for the NEC multi-sync VGA recommendation I'll keep an eye open for one.

If all else fails I'll get myself a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 26 October 2017, 16:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By steve_mynott
New monitor for A1200

Any suggestions for a decent but cheap monitor which would work with a A1200?

I was using composite -> SCART into a LCD panel and it looks utterly shit.

S
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 July 2017, 16:26
Replies: 13
Views: 2,285
Posted By steve_mynott
I have been experimenting with "degraders" which...

I have been experimenting with "degraders" which are supposed to turn off processor caches etc.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 July 2017, 13:37
Replies: 13
Views: 2,285
Posted By steve_mynott
I've got a CF SSD fitted and was thinking about...

I've got a CF SSD fitted and was thinking about the floppy based games which didn't easily WHDLoad and needed rekick support for 1.3 but yes a A500 would probably be best for that use case.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 21 July 2017, 09:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,285
Posted By steve_mynott
Gotek in 1200?

What's the easiest (and cheapest!) way of getting a Gotek FD emulator working on an A1200?

I understand that the external version is on DF1 which maybe isn't too useful and there are reports to...
Forum: request.Apps 20 July 2017, 23:56
Replies: 27
Views: 7,149
Posted By steve_mynott
In case anyone still needs this (like I did!)...

In case anyone still needs this (like I did!) it's at /TheZone/files/_2014/Amiga%20Transformer%20%5Bfor%20Amiga_CDTV%5D.zip
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2016, 09:19
Replies: 12
Views: 3,168
Posted By steve_mynott
Hmmm just noticed the ACA 1221 Accelerator is...

Hmmm just noticed the ACA 1221 Accelerator is actually in stock!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 03 January 2016, 09:06
Replies: 12
Views: 3,168
Posted By steve_mynott
ACA 1220 128MB Accelerator?

Stupid question but does this fit in the trapdoor slot?

http://amigakit.leamancomputing.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=1100


I've read a bit about "timing issues". Is this likely to...
Forum: Amiga scene 29 December 2015, 00:47
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By steve_mynott
New Amiga Talk on youtube

The Ultimate Amiga 500 Talk [32c3]


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbVAvDbzXFk

Not as good as the C64 talk of a few years back but still worth watching
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 December 2015, 14:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By steve_mynott
Best way of adding CF to 1200?

I'm new to Amiga hardware having been previously using emulation and have an old 1200 now without a HD.

What would people recommend as being the "best" way of using CF? Some quick browsing...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 January 2015, 18:28
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By steve_mynott
"Amiga Book" for free (Electronic Edition)?

So I logged into Zinio using Facebook a few days back in an attempt to pay for an electronic copy of the recent "Amiga Book. I registered via the Facebook integration but I kept getting "connection...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 January 2015, 20:04
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By steve_mynott
Advice for an Amiga Hardware n00b

I've been playing with emulation and considering buying an Amiga 1200 in order to stick an SD card in the PCMCIA and wondered exactly what I needed to use whdload on an SD card? I think I read I...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 08 January 2015, 00:04
Replies: 4
Views: 2,411
Posted By steve_mynott
AF ISO extraction under Linux wine?

I'm interested in buying Amiga Forever but don't run Windows.

I believe the ISO extraction/download uses a Windows binary

Does anyone know if it works under Linux wine?
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