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Forum: request.Apps Today, 00:42
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Posted By thomas
It's on the Meeting Pearls III CD. ...

It's on the Meeting Pearls III CD.

https://archive.org/details/meeting-pearls-3
Forum: support.Other Yesterday, 12:35
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By thomas
Here is a small program which saves the pointer...

Here is a small program which saves the pointer from system-configuration as an iff image.

By default it reads from devs:system-configuration and saves to ram:pointer.iff, but you can override the...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 11:46
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By thomas
Try to move VGAOnly to Devs/Monitors and reboot.

Try to move VGAOnly to Devs/Monitors and reboot.
Forum: support.Other 04 April 2021, 20:50
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By thomas
On the other hand, if your FastRAM is faster than...

On the other hand, if your FastRAM is faster than the Kickstart ROM, then you could notice an overall speed increase of system-friendly software.

That's why one variant of the various softkick...
Forum: Coders. System 04 April 2021, 17:21
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By thomas
Yes, and also check that it is higher than 1000...

Yes, and also check that it is higher than 1000 or so, because TypeOfMem(small number) will return MEMF_CHIP, but is not a valid FSSM.
Forum: News 04 April 2021, 16:39
Replies: 451
Views: 89,381
Posted By thomas
That's obvious: one cylinder is 32 sectors, the...

That's obvious: one cylinder is 32 sectors, the first partition starts at cylinder 2, which means you have 64 sectors a.k.a. 32 KB to save the partition table and the file systems.

PFS alone is...
Forum: News 04 April 2021, 13:41
Replies: 451
Views: 89,381
Posted By thomas
All this guessing does not help. What are...

All this guessing does not help.

What are the concrete values for Heads, Blocks per Track and Blocks per Cylinder?

How many and which file systems are in the Add/Update list?
Forum: support.Other 04 April 2021, 13:34
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By thomas
Yes, I think softkick is the word which describes...

Yes, I think softkick is the word which describes all these methods. Other words are MapROM or FastROM which describe special cases.

What all these methods do is to reserve RAM, as much as is...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 April 2021, 13:45
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By thomas
The source code is absolutely clear. It only...

The source code is absolutely clear. It only implements CMD_READ and CMD_WRITE. No 64bit commands and no HD_SCSICMD.

It can only be used by mount lists and it can only access the first 4GB of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 April 2021, 10:53
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By thomas
I found some source code of spisd.device there:...

I found some source code of spisd.device there: https://github.com/jbilander/sdbox/blob/master/sd/device.c

Not sure if it is the one used here, but this one clearly does not support devices larger...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 March 2021, 17:42
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By thomas
RTFM? PFS requires a block size of 1024. It...

RTFM?

PFS requires a block size of 1024. It accepts it being set to 512, but larger values are ignored.

Increasing speed by larger block size only applies to FFS. Neither PFS nor SFS allow...
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 March 2021, 14:10
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By thomas
http://aminet.net/package/disk/salv/DiskSafe

http://aminet.net/package/disk/salv/DiskSafe
Forum: Coders. System 28 March 2021, 10:06
Replies: 11
Views: 3,410
Posted By thomas
You have to use GT_GetIMsg instead of GetMsg and...

You have to use GT_GetIMsg instead of GetMsg and GT_ReplyIMsg instead of ReplyMsg in your message loop.

And somewhere im your program you should have a Wait(), otherwise your program is unsuitable...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 March 2021, 11:53
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By thomas
In order to not destroy the drive you should make...

In order to not destroy the drive you should make an image file and act on that. WinUAE's Add Harddrive page has a "create harddisk image file" button. Once you have a file, you can easily make as...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 March 2021, 18:23
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By thomas
If it's AFS you have to use AFS, it does not work...

If it's AFS you have to use AFS, it does not work with FFS. You didn't mention AFS before. You talked about muFS, not muAF.



It does not work like this. The DosType is something you give to it....
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 March 2021, 08:52
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By thomas
IIRC muFS does not encrypt files. You can disable...

IIRC muFS does not encrypt files. You can disable it simply by setting the partition back to FFS. Then you can access the files from any other boot drive.

The usual Amiga debugging should be done,...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 20 March 2021, 08:48
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By thomas
Are you sure the the disk-validator is actually...

Are you sure the the disk-validator is actually running? Do you see it working on the card (using on-screen LEDs)? Does it read slowly?

If DiskSalv does not have enough memory, disk-validator...
Forum: request.Apps 17 March 2021, 11:02
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By thomas
Amiga Forever Plus edition contains a license key.

Amiga Forever Plus edition contains a license key.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 12 March 2021, 18:45
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By thomas
Two comments about your "Working Example": ...

Two comments about your "Working Example":

You do not need to allocate a RDArgs structure if you want to read args from the command line, you can supply a NULL pointer to ReadArgs. A pre-allocated...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 March 2021, 18:46
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By thomas
Ok. The HDF is smaller than 4GB, so no issue...

Ok. The HDF is smaller than 4GB, so no issue here.

File system is SFS2. I am afraid, but this makes it very unlikely that you can recover anything. There is not much support for SFS out there and...
Forum: support.WinUAE 07 March 2021, 13:25
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By thomas
Please run this and attach the report here:...

Please run this and attach the report here: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/hddreport.lha
Forum: support.Apps 03 March 2021, 23:49
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By thomas
That's not true. The 3.1.4 version is a complete...

That's not true. The 3.1.4 version is a complete rewrite. It's more like a modern version of DiskSalv, not comparable to the old DiskDoctor.
Forum: support.Apps 03 March 2021, 16:33
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By thomas
I think Samurai_Crow's suggestion is worth a try....

I think Samurai_Crow's suggestion is worth a try.

Here is a program which inserts Ctrl-\ into the input stream:
Forum: support.Apps 01 March 2021, 17:15
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By thomas
It's not wise anyway to close a window which you...

It's not wise anyway to close a window which you don't own. The program which opened the window (the console handler in this case) is not aware that the window has gone. If it tries to draw something...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 March 2021, 15:03
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By thomas
You should get a serial number with the ROM....

You should get a serial number with the ROM. After you registered that at hyperion-entertainment.com you get access to the download version which also includes a ROM image.

So no, you cannot do it...
Forum: request.Apps 01 March 2021, 14:59
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By thomas
I added the DEPTH parameter, but I am not sure if...

I added the DEPTH parameter, but I am not sure if it does what you expect.

The ASLSM_MinDepth and ASLSM_MaxDepth tags of asl.library only limit what the user can enter into the Depth field....
Forum: support.Apps 01 March 2021, 09:33
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By thomas
I cannot help with Scout, but I can tell you, for...

I cannot help with Scout, but I can tell you, for this command line to work you'd have to write it like this:

Scout.os3 command="CloseWindow *"AmigaDOS*""
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2021, 11:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By thomas
Yes, sorry that I could not get back to you...

Yes, sorry that I could not get back to you earlier.

I checked the RDB in the image you made and it contains quite some inconsistencies. In fact each place which can hold geometry data holds...
Forum: request.Apps 26 February 2021, 17:52
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By thomas
Maybe you have 113 .otag files?

Maybe you have 113 .otag files?
Forum: request.Apps 22 February 2021, 12:32
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By thomas
How can that be, I wrote this one only yesterday...

How can that be, I wrote this one only yesterday :)

You probably mean that one: https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1375953#post1375953
Forum: support.Apps 21 February 2021, 14:03
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By thomas
It might be possible to do this more easily with...

It might be possible to do this more easily with a paint program like PersonalPaint. You can then save the icon as a brush and import it into IconEditor.
Forum: support.Apps 21 February 2021, 13:27
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By thomas
Each of these drawers has its own icon, it's not...

Each of these drawers has its own icon, it's not taken from Envarc.

Action has Action.info, AntiWord has AntiWord.info, Clock has Clock.info and so on.

You can load AIBB.info into IconEdit and...
Forum: request.Apps 21 February 2021, 13:16
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By thomas
VoilĂ  ! 1> GetScreenMode PAL:HighRes...

VoilĂ  !


1> GetScreenMode
PAL:HighRes Interlace
1> GetScreenMode id
167940
1> GetScreenMode id hex
29004
1>
Forum: support.Apps 21 February 2021, 10:23
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By thomas
Firstly you need a separate license for each...

Firstly you need a separate license for each Amiga, so you need a second copy of 3.1.4 anyway.

As long as you run with Kick 3.1 you need the modules disk for the specific Amiga model. So for the...
Forum: support.Apps 20 February 2021, 16:36
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By thomas
The MapROM function will copy the ROM to FastRAM...

The MapROM function will copy the ROM to FastRAM and use the code from there. This should gain some speed. But it also eats 0.5 MB of RAM.

You can also use this to map a different ROM if you...
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2021, 14:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By thomas
The Amiga RDSK block can be in any of the first...

The Amiga RDSK block can be in any of the first 16 sectors of the HDD. So you can have an MBR in sector 0 and an RDB in sector 1. This way you can make PC partitions visible on the Amiga...
Forum: support.Apps 20 February 2021, 10:24
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By thomas
You have to remove the floppy disk from the drive...

You have to remove the floppy disk from the drive to boot from HDD. The floppy drive (emulated or real) has a higher boot priority than the HDD. Only if the floppy drive is empty, the HDD boots.
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2021, 09:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By thomas
Only by chance because the file system writes the...

Only by chance because the file system writes the DOS type into the first sector of the disk. It's not a file format header.

If you format a floppy disk with FloppyPFS you'll read PFS there.
Forum: support.Apps 20 February 2021, 09:29
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By thomas
What does it do when it fails? Show the insert...

What does it do when it fails? Show the insert disk screen? Or gets stuck on a black screen? Or show some error message? What's the message exactly?
Forum: support.WinUAE 20 February 2021, 09:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By thomas
HDF is like ADF, it has no format. It's just the...

HDF is like ADF, it has no format. It's just the raw data as read from or written to disk. Whatever is on the disk is also in the HDF. There is no header or footer. And no documentation.
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