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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 12:59
Replies: 12
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Posted By meynaf
Is it impossible to tell if a board has been...

Is it impossible to tell if a board has been recapped by looking at the caps themselves ?
Shouldn't new caps be of some model that doesn't leak, and that can be identified by looking at it ?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion Today, 12:53
Replies: 55
Views: 1,624
Posted By meynaf
AAA and such plans were NOT going to be backwards...

AAA and such plans were NOT going to be backwards compatible, or at least, not done the same way at all. Actually they even planned on switching to another cpu family...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Today, 08:58
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By meynaf
Your A1200 is fine for doing ECS too. So you can...

Your A1200 is fine for doing ECS too. So you can start with that.
Then AGA isn't a huge step, differences are minor - basically you just have more available colors.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 09:58
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
Nobody's going to write hand-optimised whole...

Nobody's going to write hand-optimised whole non-trivial programs for x86 (at least, not for the purpose of that test).
But compiler stuff isn't as meaningless as it looks. Knowing x86 compilers are...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware Yesterday, 09:42
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
Why not, because i didn't keep that old version....

Why not, because i didn't keep that old version. You told me extra features were needed and then i put them in. As easy as that.

But ok, if you insist, i will redo it the old way. Perhaps better...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 October 2018, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By meynaf
You answer your own question. Just create a...

You answer your own question. Just create a module for dos stuff.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 October 2018, 20:57
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
Who's not fair here - and again ? Not me. Why...

Who's not fair here - and again ? Not me. Why would i give you any code now ? You cheated by just every possible mean, inventing rules that just arrange you.

First accept Bruce Abbott's challenge....
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 October 2018, 17:16
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
I guess i could do it. But not before litwr...

I guess i could do it. But not before litwr accepts the challenge.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 October 2018, 10:31
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
Quite obvious from looking at your 386 source,...

Quite obvious from looking at your 386 source, most of the texts are gone - which means most of the features of the program also are !
Remember, I got 408 bytes by doing the same. Remove the hunk...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 October 2018, 10:21
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By meynaf
It does not seem to serve a useful purpose,...

It does not seem to serve a useful purpose, considering the definition of the macro : it is just a label set to 0.


Personnally i would define your structure as :

rsreset ;...
Forum: support.Games 18 October 2018, 10:18
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By meynaf
But my point is that the area before you need the...

But my point is that the area before you need the pick-axe is perfectly fine to do without any training or recruiting.
Then you ask the grandfather about tools.
Then you go to Spannenberg.
Then...
Forum: support.Games 17 October 2018, 18:12
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By meynaf
Then why have i never seen this ? It's before...

Then why have i never seen this ?
It's before you use the pick-axe, ok ? You don't have it at that point !
Forum: support.Games 16 October 2018, 19:55
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By meynaf
Which weapon are you using ?

Which weapon are you using ?
Forum: support.Games 16 October 2018, 13:11
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By meynaf
Of course but you can still gain experience on...

Of course but you can still gain experience on the first spiders before going there ;)
Forum: support.Games 16 October 2018, 11:30
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By meynaf
At start you have several weapons available (if...

At start you have several weapons available (if you know where to look) and breaking them against spiders is quite rare (they break more often against strong armor).
Street bandits are too dangerous...
Forum: support.Games 16 October 2018, 08:43
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By meynaf
Not really. Those spiders are perfectly fine when...

Not really. Those spiders are perfectly fine when starting, up to the point you need the pick-axe (and then you're forced to go elsewhere !).
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 16 October 2018, 08:41
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
In some way happiness is already counted in...

In some way happiness is already counted in (handwritten) code benchmarks. Coders spend the time to optimise their code to death, only on architectures they like...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2018, 19:26
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
It's not completely rhetoric when code is shown....

It's not completely rhetoric when code is shown. But that's too rare here, indeed.



But, we all know that French is the best language :p
Forum: support.Games 15 October 2018, 19:20
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By meynaf
Ambermoon isn't real hard. I could complete it...

Ambermoon isn't real hard. I could complete it without any help.

Do a thorough search.
If you find some object you don't know the use for, get it and try it whenever an occasion comes.
Talk to...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2018, 16:49
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
This is indeed a more relevant thing to argue....

This is indeed a more relevant thing to argue. You start ?
Forum: support.Games 15 October 2018, 09:39
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By meynaf
What did you miss here, perhaps some way to light...

What did you miss here, perhaps some way to light up something.

Seems you get stuck for very little ;)
Will you ask for help any time you can't find something ? Perhaps you'd better look after...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 October 2018, 09:28
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
If they had "easier" design then they would have...

If they had "easier" design then they would have gotten "poorer" design as well, and it wouldn't have been interesting at all.



No it's just unfair way. Every cpu can have headerless code.
On...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 October 2018, 21:52
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
Use of OS routines is unfair ? But use of...

Use of OS routines is unfair ? But use of headerless .COM (rather than normal .EXE) is also unfair !
Either you allow using OS features or you do not. In either case, 80386 can't get first position....
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2018, 14:24
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By meynaf
It might be master/slave CF problem or something...

It might be master/slave CF problem or something like that.
I remember mounting two CF on my ide-cf adapter and only one worked at boot, the other always needed to run HDtoolbox before. In addition...
Forum: support.Apps 13 October 2018, 11:19
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By meynaf
Another way of doing this : s:spat execute...

Another way of doing this :

s:spat execute #?

It will, however, execute all of them (but if several files match, how to choose the right one anyway ?).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 October 2018, 09:32
Replies: 155
Views: 3,388
Posted By meynaf
68060 without MMU can't be used in the Amiga...

68060 without MMU can't be used in the Amiga because there the MMU needs to mark some areas as non cacheable. 020/030 don't have this problem but they have slower mem access.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 14:35
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By meynaf
Ah yes, the fastrom switch. I forgot about it...

Ah yes, the fastrom switch. I forgot about it indeed. Never used it, not needed on B1230 boards.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 14:19
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By meynaf
A tool can't help nor hinder anything if you...

A tool can't help nor hinder anything if you don't run it ;)



I don't know these tools, so i can't tell.
What are the advantages you expect anyway ? MMU just protects memory areas from bogus...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 13:24
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By meynaf
The AmigaOS itself does not use the MMU at all....

The AmigaOS itself does not use the MMU at all. It's only extra programs (such as Enforcer or Whdload) that do.
Having the MMU libs installed is important for programs that use them, but only for...
Forum: support.Apps 08 October 2018, 09:47
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By meynaf
The "PP" comes from...

The "PP" comes from "PowerPacker".
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 08 October 2018, 09:43
Replies: 559
Views: 17,221
Posted By meynaf
It is not wrong if you read it correctly. I mean...

It is not wrong if you read it correctly. I mean SI and DI are the only registers with auto-increment. Same for auto-decrement, obviously.
And yes it's not DX that's used as a loop counter, it's CX....
Forum: support.Games 08 October 2018, 09:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By meynaf
But... but, this is religious censorship ? ...

But... but, this is religious censorship ?
Doesn't Canada have laws for religious freedom ?
We can't discuss these matters here but we could do it by pm.

Besides, the game does not ask you to...
Forum: support.Games 06 October 2018, 19:05
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By meynaf
Why the heck do you want to change a single word...

Why the heck do you want to change a single word ? :confused
Forum: support.Games 06 October 2018, 18:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By meynaf
My patch has always been available here :...

My patch has always been available here : http://meynaf.free.fr/pr/amberpatch.lzx
It's for ambermoon 1.07. Just replace files in the game dir.
Forum: support.Games 06 October 2018, 17:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By meynaf
That text does appear, but it's buggy. I remember...

That text does appear, but it's buggy. I remember fixing that one.
Anyway, i could kill Gigantula by a single blow with a fireball spell cast from the firebrand sword :D



I think all dwarf...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 17:07
Replies: 25
Views: 769
Posted By meynaf
If the music is designed to play on monitor...

If the music is designed to play on monitor speakers, then monitor speakers will sound better than a subwoofer (or anything else). Because it will sound exactly like intended.



1084s don't...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 15:14
Replies: 25
Views: 769
Posted By meynaf
They have little speakers but the monitors...

They have little speakers but the monitors themselves are as big as a good subwoofer and maybe even bigger. So yes the sound isn't perfect but it ain't crap either. Most sounds were designed to be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 14:44
Replies: 25
Views: 769
Posted By meynaf
You have tested them all ? Some stuff...

You have tested them all ?



Some stuff will sound amazing. Some other will sound crap.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 06 October 2018, 13:59
Replies: 25
Views: 769
Posted By meynaf
Monitors don't all sound the same. 1085S :...

Monitors don't all sound the same. 1085S : horrible. 1084S : not good. But 1083S is good enough, especially the Daewoo one. I don't know why.

With too much hifi you may start hearing the little,...
Forum: support.Other 06 October 2018, 13:51
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By meynaf
Best way i know to transfer files to/from A1200...

Best way i know to transfer files to/from A1200 is with CF cards. Got a pcmcia adapter on A1200 side and USB card reader on pc side.
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