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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 14:58
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Posted By gulliver
Floppy disk AmigaOS 3.2 and beyond

Greetings fellow Amigans,

I believe we need to establish a two way communication channel between
us, AmigaOS 68k developers, and you, the user.

For us, developers, it is important to get your...
Forum: support.Amix 27 March 2020, 19:26
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By gulliver
True, but then that was what the original poster...

True, but then that was what the original poster wanted to know.

These are two different architecture based machines, running two different OSes with two different GUIs.

What the OP proposed...
Forum: support.Amix 27 March 2020, 11:38
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By gulliver
We are not talking about SysInfo MIPS here. :)

We are not talking about SysInfo MIPS here. :)
Forum: support.Amix 27 March 2020, 06:36
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By gulliver
The Next Cube 030@25mhz had a cpu performance of...

The Next Cube 030@25mhz had a cpu performance of 15 MIPS, and the A3000UX of 25 MIPS. So in terms of raw performance, the A3000UX was clearly superior by a huge margin.

The Cube took a very long...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2020, 14:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By gulliver
Ah, what a pitty! But no, the Retina ZIII uses...

Ah, what a pitty!
But no, the Retina ZIII uses a different driver, and they are not compatible, the chipset and entire gfx card are totally different, they just share the name.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 March 2020, 14:29
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By gulliver
Could you share that particular driver? I knew...

Could you share that particular driver?
I knew there was one, but it was in beta state. I never could put my jands on it.
Forum: request.Apps 23 March 2020, 19:30
Replies: 36
Views: 4,245
Posted By gulliver
I hope you get lucky. Tornado 3D was...

I hope you get lucky.

Tornado 3D was extremely easy to learn, and produced very good results. It was also the most modern thing you could get on an Amiga. Top stuff all the way.
Forum: request.Apps 23 March 2020, 03:57
Replies: 36
Views: 4,245
Posted By gulliver
I also tried to contact him, with no success...

I also tried to contact him, with no success either.
Forum: support.Other 23 March 2020, 03:44
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By gulliver
Make sure your new icon.library has the "p"...

Make sure your new icon.library has the "p" protection bit set.

Anyway, sounds like your hardware is missbehaving.
Forum: support.Apps 13 March 2020, 20:33
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By gulliver
TypeSmith

TypeSmith
Forum: support.Apps 08 March 2020, 00:13
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By gulliver
Hi Sim085, It is a ram drive that I designed...

Hi Sim085,

It is a ram drive that I designed for use in BetterWB. If you have enough ram you can overcome the slowness of the Amiga drive interface. It sure has some limitations, but it is worth...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 March 2020, 00:11
Replies: 30
Views: 2,056
Posted By gulliver
Welcome Curbie! The Amiga has about a dozen...

Welcome Curbie!

The Amiga has about a dozen or more assembler packages available. There is plenty of documentation, including books to read about the subject, and most if not all of these...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2020, 04:36
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By gulliver
Hi, I did some digging, and the issue you are...

Hi, I did some digging, and the issue you are experiencing is not software related.

It is hardware related. There seems to be plenty of posts about the subject on the HxC forum:
...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2020, 00:13
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By gulliver
Hi Danger Man, The intuition.library v45...

Hi Danger Man,

The intuition.library v45 should not interfere with non graphics operations.

Does your HxC require/use some graphical interface to be able to manage it? I have never had any...
Forum: News 20 February 2020, 05:40
Replies: 71
Views: 9,979
Posted By gulliver
@AMIGASYSTEM Thank you. It works nicely.

@AMIGASYSTEM

Thank you. It works nicely.
Forum: News 19 February 2020, 04:52
Replies: 71
Views: 9,979
Posted By gulliver
I understand that abi v0 is outdated. I just...

I understand that abi v0 is outdated. I just wanted to play with this distro a bit.

I always found AROS interesting on the PC, where it has enough processing power to make it an interesting choice.
Forum: News 19 February 2020, 01:54
Replies: 71
Views: 9,979
Posted By gulliver
Hi, I want to give it a try. Do you have a...

Hi,

I want to give it a try. Do you have a recommended settings for VirtualBox?
I can't seem to get past the initial gfx mode selection menu.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 22:49
Replies: 57
Views: 2,845
Posted By gulliver
And that is why when you see an Amiga demo coder...

And that is why when you see an Amiga demo coder you should vow with utmost respect:

They could probably rebuild the universe and seven parallel words with an Intel Core i9.

;-)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 February 2020, 22:27
Replies: 57
Views: 2,845
Posted By gulliver
You have hit a wasp nest: they are not easily...

You have hit a wasp nest: they are not easily comparable, as others
have pointed out, and benchmarks always suck, no matter which one you
choose.

But lets get wild:

A stock Amiga 3000 is...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 February 2020, 00:11
Replies: 887
Views: 92,965
Posted By gulliver
Development still continues. I wish I could...

Development still continues.

I wish I could vent my frustration on so many levels. Anyway, I will carry on.
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2020, 21:07
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By gulliver
Thank you for your valuable replies. It...

Thank you for your valuable replies.

It seems DiskCopy has its place, despite its shortcomings.
Forum: support.Hardware 11 February 2020, 21:01
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By gulliver
@Overmann I don't know what transpired in...

@Overmann

I don't know what transpired in your particular case.

All I know for a fact is, that there were more than one Fast-ZII implementation.
The one I showed you predates the...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 February 2020, 21:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By gulliver
I would not dismiss it based on Jens post. ...

I would not dismiss it based on Jens post.

The Fast-ZII mode was not a feature that appeared when those A1200 busboards went out to the public.

So probably there was more than one...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 February 2020, 20:54
Replies: 104
Views: 10,626
Posted By gulliver
@Starglider 2 Thank you for your Amiga...

@Starglider 2

Thank you for your Amiga related videos.
They are absolutely great.
Forum: support.Apps 08 February 2020, 01:34
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By gulliver
That is absolutely true, and probably is its...

That is absolutely true, and probably is its stronger point.



Interesting idea.
Forum: Hardware mods 08 February 2020, 01:16
Replies: 238
Views: 22,727
Posted By gulliver
I have what I believe is a good suggestion as a...

I have what I believe is a good suggestion as a name:

"Mirage"

Definition: an optical illusion caused by atmospheric conditions, especially the appearance of a sheet of water in a desert or on...
Forum: support.Apps 07 February 2020, 12:25
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By gulliver
Yes, in the Workkbench 1.x era, it could have...

Yes, in the Workkbench 1.x era, it could have been pretty popular given the cost and availability of hard drives.

However today, it seems kind of like it is there because we had othing better to...
Forum: support.Apps 07 February 2020, 07:14
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By gulliver
I ask because I always prefered a third party...

I ask because I always prefered a third party disk copier.

I never used DiskCopy. I was a fan of XCopy. And there are other copiers which were very popular back then.

The thing is that I don't...
Forum: support.Apps 06 February 2020, 20:54
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By gulliver
Does anyone use Workbench's DiskCopy ?

Hi,

I would like to hear your opinion regarding Workbench's DiskCopy command (it resides in the System drawer).

Does any of you find a use for it nowadays? Should it be depreciated?

Thank...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 February 2020, 19:23
Replies: 238
Views: 22,727
Posted By gulliver
Or just "Garlic".

Or just "Garlic".
Forum: support.Other 06 February 2020, 19:19
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By gulliver
:agree :great

:agree
:great
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2020, 20:58
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By gulliver
@number6 I will try contacting Bohus. I...

@number6

I will try contacting Bohus.

I have read the article Trevor posted and it perfectly matches the information I have.
Thank you, it was an interesting read.

I tried contacting Jorg...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2020, 22:30
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By gulliver
@number6 Oh you remember! Was it ten years...

@number6

Oh you remember! Was it ten years ago? Time flies ;)

Both Jaeson and I seem to be the only remaining DraCo/MovieShop lunatics out there.

Let me know when you get access to your old...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 February 2020, 22:22
Replies: 238
Views: 22,727
Posted By gulliver
This project, along with the one from Matze's...

This project, along with the one from Matze's look both really promising.

Cool stuff. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 03 February 2020, 00:12
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By gulliver
Then you have a jewel. What version is it?...

Then you have a jewel.
What version is it? Date? I am really curious.

Could you upload it to The Zome! please?
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2020, 23:29
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By gulliver
Hi, Unfortunately, no direct .mpg export in...

Hi,

Unfortunately, no direct .mpg export in any version.
You could however export frames and audio and use ffmpeg to convert them to .mpg on an Amiga/DraCo.
Forum: News 02 February 2020, 23:23
Replies: 131
Views: 17,802
Posted By gulliver
It is a full OS, in alpha state, that is not...

It is a full OS, in alpha state, that is not designed for, and does not work well on Amiga hardware. And the Amiga hardware has a lot of tricks/quirks and oddities that are very special and require a...
Forum: News 02 February 2020, 16:00
Replies: 131
Views: 17,802
Posted By gulliver
@wawa You are right to remain sceptical for...

@wawa

You are right to remain sceptical for the time being.
Lets just hope for the best, and time will do the rest.
Forum: News 02 February 2020, 13:34
Replies: 131
Views: 17,802
Posted By gulliver
@Overflow The problem is that eventually...

@Overflow

The problem is that eventually after an greement is reached, or any party wins the legal case, I am pretty sure AmigaOS 68k will be open sourced anyway. Both Hyperion and Cloanto have...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2020, 03:57
Replies: 887
Views: 92,965
Posted By gulliver
Wise words. I do hope they settle.

Wise words.
I do hope they settle.
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