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Forum: Amiga scene 16 November 2018, 11:13
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By hooverphonique
why would TrueType support be any better than the...

why would TrueType support be any better than the already present IntelliFont support?
Forum: Coders. General 15 November 2018, 17:41
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By hooverphonique
IIRC, somebody has mentioned doing chunky->planar...

IIRC, somebody has mentioned doing chunky->planar conversion using blitter line mode here on EAB before..
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2018, 17:35
Replies: 89
Views: 8,688
Posted By hooverphonique
Awesome :)

Awesome :)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 November 2018, 12:56
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By hooverphonique
You can get 2-component heat-conducting glue for...

You can get 2-component heat-conducting glue for attaching heatsinks..
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 November 2018, 11:26
Replies: 18
Views: 694
Posted By hooverphonique
Are you using a disk formatted for FFS by any...

Are you using a disk formatted for FFS by any chance? Briefly looking at the code, I don't think it supports FFS.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 November 2018, 19:48
Replies: 828
Views: 28,068
Posted By hooverphonique
In my eyes that is the fault of the macro...

In my eyes that is the fault of the macro design(er)..
Forum: Hardware mods 05 November 2018, 17:45
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,890
Posted By hooverphonique
Ahh.. So basically a skeletal serial device you...

Ahh.. So basically a skeletal serial device you can add your stuff to - I don't know the source code of 8n1, so can't comment on how easy it is to rip apart/reuse.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 15:38
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By hooverphonique
That sounds a bit hairy - my train of thought was...

That sounds a bit hairy - my train of thought was that extending an existing MMU-based solution would be easy to do (just copy the image from file instead of rom)... Of course the point about...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 November 2018, 15:25
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,890
Posted By hooverphonique
8n1 works fine as a (faster) replacement for...

8n1 works fine as a (faster) replacement for serial.device. When you say you need a 'driver' what does that mean exactly?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 05 November 2018, 15:17
Replies: 828
Views: 28,068
Posted By hooverphonique
Man, this had my head spinning, until I realized...

Man, this had my head spinning, until I realized that 'l' was a label, and not the number one :spin
Forum: Amiga scene 01 November 2018, 18:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,302
Posted By hooverphonique
Would it be possible to support kickstart images...

Would it be possible to support kickstart images in files as well? This way larger kickstarts could be conveniently used by other machines.
Forum: Hardware mods 31 October 2018, 13:55
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,890
Posted By hooverphonique
so if a memory range is volatile to reset, you...

so if a memory range is volatile to reset, you need an autoconfig rom to subsequently remove MEMF_KICK again?
Forum: Hardware mods 31 October 2018, 11:03
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,890
Posted By hooverphonique
I suppose this is a limitation of the kickstart...

I suppose this is a limitation of the kickstart rom code for 16 bit machines, because on 32 bit ones (A3k/A4k), exec is placed in motherboard ram outside the 16MB range.

Since the TF53* ram...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 October 2018, 11:28
Replies: 69
Views: 2,309
Posted By hooverphonique
The point about y being in agnus means that agnus...

The point about y being in agnus means that agnus controls sprite dma fetch (which is only related to y pos), and I'm afraid you can't turn that off manually - since the vertical stop pos is in the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 October 2018, 12:37
Replies: 51
Views: 1,567
Posted By hooverphonique
when you have some code that ends in the...

when you have some code that ends in the following pattern

jsr/bsr xyz
rts

you can always change that to

jmp/bra xyz

provided that "xyz" is a subroutine ending in rts (which the library...
Forum: Hardware mods 23 October 2018, 12:40
Replies: 4,059
Views: 354,890
Posted By hooverphonique
But how can you do that? You would need to store...

But how can you do that? You would need to store whatever is written to INTENA somewhere, and then check there if level 2 is enabled before generating your own interrupt, but even that could fail...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 October 2018, 11:40
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By hooverphonique
Could be a 12V trace not used by the Gotek..

Could be a 12V trace not used by the Gotek..
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2018, 12:05
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By hooverphonique
I don't see any reason why it shouldn't work..

I don't see any reason why it shouldn't work..
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 October 2018, 13:54
Replies: 828
Views: 28,068
Posted By hooverphonique
:laughing:laughing:laughing

:laughing:laughing:laughing
Forum: support.Hardware 09 October 2018, 11:19
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By hooverphonique
How do you think different speed grades of chips...

How do you think different speed grades of chips are "made" ?
Forum: support.Hardware 04 October 2018, 14:20
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By hooverphonique
Yes, that's a very good watch when in doubt about...

Yes, that's a very good watch when in doubt about these things :)
Forum: Hardware mods 04 October 2018, 14:07
Replies: 142
Views: 9,075
Posted By hooverphonique
This is exactly how the workings of this has been...

This is exactly how the workings of this has been explained to me also (by somebody I trust).
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2018, 14:08
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By hooverphonique
Using a multimeter to check bad solderjoints can...

Using a multimeter to check bad solderjoints can be problematic because when pressing the probe against the joint you may affect continuity.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 September 2018, 04:40
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By hooverphonique
Only connect oscilloscope probe ground to amiga...

Only connect oscilloscope probe ground to amiga ground, and you should be fine. Otherwise, you'll need to unearth one of the units, or get an isolation transformer :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 September 2018, 11:36
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By hooverphonique
Ahh.. I read it as something expected to be...

Ahh.. I read it as something expected to be implicitly put in by the assembler :o
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 September 2018, 10:38
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By hooverphonique
This sounds strange. Why would there be an ascii...

This sounds strange. Why would there be an ascii marker at the end of a binary file containing code?
Forum: Coders. System 13 September 2018, 11:46
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By hooverphonique
If memory serves me right, in general you can't...

If memory serves me right, in general you can't do dos-stuff from a task, it has to be a full process.
Forum: Hardware mods 13 September 2018, 11:42
Replies: 401
Views: 345,409
Posted By hooverphonique
For external drive, you need to set it to the DSx...

For external drive, you need to set it to the DSx used by the enclosure's internal electronics. A2000 has a twist in the cable to relocate df0/df1 motor on signals, but I'm not sure about which SEL...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 September 2018, 15:37
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By hooverphonique
As far as I can find, All amigas has this...

As far as I can find, All amigas has this reserved as extended rom space - on cdtv and cd32 (parts of) it is in use. If all kickstarts also boot into it is different question.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 August 2018, 10:37
Replies: 828
Views: 28,068
Posted By hooverphonique
I meant Ramsey of course :banghead :)

I meant Ramsey of course :banghead :)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 29 August 2018, 12:22
Replies: 828
Views: 28,068
Posted By hooverphonique
Neither have I :( Yes, the buster chip...

Neither have I :(


Yes, the buster chip supports static column page mode, and the kickstart enables it (and cache burst) if you have an 030, as far as I'm aware.
Forum: Coders. General 27 August 2018, 15:09
Replies: 120
Views: 8,127
Posted By hooverphonique
or even add.w d2,d2 add.w d2,d2 ; *4 ...

or even

add.w d2,d2
add.w d2,d2 ; *4
move.w d2,d3
add.w d3,d3
add.w d3,d3 ; *16
add.w d3,d2 ; *20
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 August 2018, 14:40
Replies: 828
Views: 28,068
Posted By hooverphonique
Actually, the A3000 with static column zip chips...

Actually, the A3000 with static column zip chips will take advantage of that. Those chips just support static column instead of static row (yes, I know that FPM normally refers to static row address,...
Forum: Coders. Tutorials 15 August 2018, 16:13
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By hooverphonique
This also has the advantage of working when...

This also has the advantage of working when booting off any floppy drive on kickstart 2.0+ without worrying about which drive it is.
Forum: Coders. General 15 August 2018, 16:04
Replies: 120
Views: 8,127
Posted By hooverphonique
Implementing trapdoor slow ram on the A500 costs...

Implementing trapdoor slow ram on the A500 costs basically nothing more than a pcb and the ram chips themselves, this is why it is so widespread.. It lacks the signals to implement proper fast ram.
Forum: Coders. Releases 10 August 2018, 11:37
Replies: 18
Views: 3,696
Posted By hooverphonique
1MB of stack to run an amiga program!? That's...

1MB of stack to run an amiga program!? That's nuts! :crazy:crazy:crazy
Forum: support.Hardware 07 August 2018, 11:25
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By hooverphonique
Maybe there is a 2MB chip ram thingie for the 6a...

Maybe there is a 2MB chip ram thingie for the 6a that will accept the the agnus from the 8a? then you hit two birds with one stone.
Forum: request.Apps 03 August 2018, 12:15
Replies: 32
Views: 1,908
Posted By hooverphonique
Just find an example of how to use...

Just find an example of how to use "trackdisk.device", there should be plenty of them..
Forum: support.Hardware 02 August 2018, 18:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,017
Posted By hooverphonique
The mounting tab on the transistors/regulators is...

The mounting tab on the transistors/regulators is connected directly to one of the other 3 pins, so (in most cases) it needs to be insulated from the heat sink.
Forum: support.Hardware 02 July 2018, 14:37
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By hooverphonique
Since you have both sound and picture issues, it...

Since you have both sound and picture issues, it is likely that the fault is in an area that would affect both, e.g. power supply.
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