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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 19:57
Replies: 8
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Posted By nogginthenog
OS/2 looks nothing like Workbench 2.0. It looks...

OS/2 looks nothing like Workbench 2.0. It looks more like Windows 3.x.

I wonder if it was a patent thing? Workbench was a couple of years before OS/2 and had features not found elsewhere (e.g....
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 19:34
Replies: 25
Views: 546
Posted By nogginthenog
Do you have any bootable floppy disks at all? ...

Do you have any bootable floppy disks at all? 3rd party disks often had small parts of Workbench.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2018, 14:46
Replies: 127
Views: 21,460
Posted By nogginthenog
Yes, that's what I'm using: ...

Yes, that's what I'm using:
http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1104527&postcount=18
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 July 2018, 20:00
Replies: 155
Views: 10,964
Posted By nogginthenog
You can make a pi1541 if you have a Raspberry PI...

You can make a pi1541 if you have a Raspberry PI 3.
https://cbm-pi1541.firebaseapp.com

Very simple to make, mine is still on a breadboard waiting for me to make something more permanent.
Forum: request.Other 09 July 2018, 23:30
Replies: 10
Views: 2,586
Posted By nogginthenog
You sold your Amigas :nuts Welcome to EAB...

You sold your Amigas :nuts

Welcome to EAB Hans!
Forum: support.Other 09 July 2018, 19:44
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By nogginthenog
Another possible solution is to use the SEARCH...

Another possible solution is to use the SEARCH cli command. IIRC it sets the return code depending if the match was found.
Forum: Hardware mods 30 June 2018, 16:13
Replies: 32
Views: 2,748
Posted By nogginthenog
Nice one!

Nice one!
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 June 2018, 21:32
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By nogginthenog
Think of it like a hard drive. You wouldn't...

Think of it like a hard drive. You wouldn't remove your hard drive to plug into a PC right?
Forum: Hardware mods 28 June 2018, 23:00
Replies: 32
Views: 2,748
Posted By nogginthenog
Nice. I like ATtiny projects. You should...

Nice. I like ATtiny projects.
You should publish this. The large DIN connector still uses the PS/2 protocol right?

What are the 2 transistors for?
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2018, 21:04
Replies: 249
Sticky: Soldering hints
Views: 94,799
Posted By nogginthenog
BTW, I was in ALDI today and they had a solder...

BTW, I was in ALDI today and they had a solder station for £19.99. It appeared to have a temperature control, but the iron was huge! Like the size of a regular soldering iron. Cable seemed fairly...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2018, 10:39
Replies: 249
Sticky: Soldering hints
Views: 94,799
Posted By nogginthenog
I have a cheap soldering station and it's...

I have a cheap soldering station and it's surprisingly good:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/Katsu-936-Digital-Electronic-Soldering-Rework-Station-60w-312087/1378510000
£24.99

Big Clive review here:...
Forum: support.Other 25 June 2018, 23:15
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By nogginthenog
It's not really an emulator. A patched copy of...

It's not really an emulator. A patched copy of the Mac OS is running directly on AmigaOS.

As far as I know there is nothing like a VM for the Amiga. The hardware of some 030/040/060s support it.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 19 June 2018, 11:05
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By nogginthenog
The proto include will normally include an...

The proto include will normally include an 'inline' include that contains inline assembly that loads libbase into a6 and calls the function.

If you're getting references to unknown functions then...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 June 2018, 00:09
Replies: 402
Views: 43,112
Posted By nogginthenog
Update on my bootfair c64. Built a nicer...

Update on my bootfair c64.

Built a nicer power supply using a junction box. Ended up etching a PCB to mount everything as I thought hot glue would be a problem with heat.

Cleaned up both...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 June 2018, 19:32
Replies: 5,716
Views: 893,013
Posted By nogginthenog
Last weekend I bought a C64 with datasette & 2...

Last weekend I bought a C64 with datasette & 2 (huge!) 1541 5.25 inch floppy drives for £30 at a boot fair. No cables at all though.
Built a power supply with a 5v 2 amp module and a 9v AC...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 June 2018, 00:27
Replies: 402
Views: 43,112
Posted By nogginthenog
:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):) I'm...

:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

I'm using a 5V 2A module & a 9v transformer. Need a case & some fuses.
Next step is to try to load some software. Is it possible to hack in an audio jack to...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 June 2018, 20:11
Replies: 65
Views: 4,813
Posted By nogginthenog
Was this GDPR related? I assume so since they...

Was this GDPR related? I assume so since they went down on 25th May.
I know they are the 'competition' but it would be sad to see them go. Olaf B & Thor seemed to prefer amiga.org
Forum: support.Hardware 13 June 2018, 20:06
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By nogginthenog
You're going to need a CPU with a MMU for that. ...

You're going to need a CPU with a MMU for that. This means 030+ and not an EC version.

I used to run Linux/68k for quite a bit on my 060. X-Windows was usable (I have a gfx card though) and even...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 June 2018, 21:31
Replies: 402
Views: 43,112
Posted By nogginthenog
Guys, just a heads up, I might be asking lots of...

Guys, just a heads up, I might be asking lots of C64 questions soon :)

Bought a C64 at a boot fair on sunday. Came with a datasette and 2 x 1541's for £30.
Very nice condition and the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 June 2018, 20:23
Replies: 5,716
Views: 893,013
Posted By nogginthenog
Went to a boot fair today. Picked up a...

Went to a boot fair today.
Picked up a Commodore 64 with datasette and 2 x 1541 5.25 floppy drives for £30. No cables. Motherboard & Keyboard look clean.

Never used a c64 back in the day so...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 06 June 2018, 21:58
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By nogginthenog
Nice! Good to see GCC v6 support.

Nice! Good to see GCC v6 support.
Forum: Hardware pics 06 June 2018, 20:32
Replies: 48
Views: 5,047
Posted By nogginthenog
I removed the CD/DVD drive in my A4000 and I...

I removed the CD/DVD drive in my A4000 and I don't miss it. I assume you have ethernet card?
Forum: News 04 June 2018, 20:05
Replies: 19
Views: 2,637
Posted By nogginthenog
It looks like amiga.org has the same problem.. ...

It looks like amiga.org has the same problem.. Down since 25 May.
Forum: Hardware mods 22 May 2018, 21:49
Replies: 3,343
Views: 281,585
Posted By nogginthenog
I bought a cheap jewelers loupe from aliexpress...

I bought a cheap jewelers loupe from aliexpress recently. Great for for inspecting small stuff.
Forum: support.Other 19 May 2018, 11:30
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By nogginthenog
Does EasyNet have a ftp command bundled?

Does EasyNet have a ftp command bundled?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 May 2018, 19:24
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By nogginthenog
You can plug a USB mouse into Android devices. I...

You can plug a USB mouse into Android devices. I can't imagine using a touchscreen is fun.
Forum: Hardware mods 13 May 2018, 20:05
Replies: 3,343
Views: 281,585
Posted By nogginthenog
Silly question from an electronics amateur: You...

Silly question from an electronics amateur: You don't need decoupling caps because you have ground plane right?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 May 2018, 20:57
Replies: 5,716
Views: 893,013
Posted By nogginthenog
77 orders since in the last 12 months when I...

77 orders since in the last 12 months when I joined. Most were less than £2. I'm kinda addicted :)
37p (38p now, fucking Brexit lol) is for a small board with a couple of surface mount...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 May 2018, 20:34
Replies: 5,716
Views: 893,013
Posted By nogginthenog
Funny, I ordered a RDA5807 module 2 days ago. ...

Funny, I ordered a RDA5807 module 2 days ago. 37p from Aliexpress including delivery :) How does that even work? It would cost me more to send a birthday card.
Today I received a laser, yesterday...
Forum: request.Other 01 May 2018, 19:46
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By nogginthenog
Nice error message! You could probably make a...

Nice error message! You could probably make a protocol converter with an Arduino (one that supports USB host) if you had the skills.
Forum: News 30 April 2018, 21:34
Replies: 103
Views: 6,590
Posted By nogginthenog
Any possibility of a NNTP/Usenet gateway :bowdown...

Any possibility of a NNTP/Usenet gateway :bowdown I tried Tapatalk but it's not my thing.
I would love to use Thor like in the old days.

Never been a fan of web forums but I appreciate there may...
Forum: support.Apps 23 April 2018, 19:41
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By nogginthenog
Windows Explorer has issues accessing Amiga SMB...

Windows Explorer has issues accessing Amiga SMB shares. Try from the command prompt, it should work fine.

I tried many different file managers and found only 1 that works correctly. NexusFile5. ...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 April 2018, 19:34
Replies: 30
Views: 2,427
Posted By nogginthenog
IIRC the only place you will find TriPOS BCPL...

IIRC the only place you will find TriPOS BCPL style pointers is in dos.library.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2018, 22:23
Replies: 30
Views: 2,427
Posted By nogginthenog
I don't think Tim King was involved with WB at...

I don't think Tim King was involved with WB at all. At Amiga32 he gave a great speech but it was definitely all about TripOS/AmigaDOS. It was of the highlights IMHO and I regret not finding him...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 April 2018, 21:08
Replies: 70
Views: 3,986
Posted By nogginthenog
Wow! People are selling DiagROM on eBay??? I've...

Wow! People are selling DiagROM on eBay??? I've programmed EPROMs for a few EAB members for free (not KS). I have the hardware.

27C400's are cheap: 1£/€/$
Forum: project.EAB File Server 16 April 2018, 20:29
Replies: 2,092
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 678,556
Posted By nogginthenog
Holy Guacamole that's insanely fast! I only...

Holy Guacamole that's insanely fast!

I only have 100Mbps down and 10Mbps up (grr!) at home and 200 up/down at work.
I assume this is not running on an A4000 :spin
Forum: Hardware mods 05 April 2018, 19:53
Replies: 48
Views: 5,728
Posted By nogginthenog
ROMDISK by Christian Vogelgsang should allow...

ROMDISK by Christian Vogelgsang should allow that.
https://github.com/cnvogelg/romdisk
Forum: support.Hardware 02 April 2018, 17:03
Replies: 33
Views: 818
Posted By nogginthenog
I think pretty much all the retro computers work...

I think pretty much all the retro computers work the same way (quadrature encoders).

I built an Arduino mouse mouse adapter for the Amiga based on some Acorn code. Been too lazy to finish it :(...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2018, 13:35
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By nogginthenog
Are you using high density disks? If so, try...

Are you using high density disks? If so, try covering the HD hole with some tape. You could try formatting the disk on the PC too.

You might want to look into one of those Gotek USB floppy...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 March 2018, 22:31
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By nogginthenog
Many years ago I made one by chopping 2 ISA...

Many years ago I made one by chopping 2 ISA connectors and gluing them together. It wasn't pretty :(
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