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Forum: support.Other 20 March 2021, 00:08
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By palaste
I found this thread...

I found this thread (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=70721) here on the English Amiga Board and it turns out I don't even need a separate unadf command. I can mount the ADF files directly on...
Forum: support.Other 19 March 2021, 02:14
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By palaste
unadf for Fedora Linux?

I recently downloaded a bunch of Amiga games from the net. They're all in ADF format. I'd like to unadf the files on my Fedora Linux system so I can see the actual AmigaOS files inside the ADF files,...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 January 2021, 00:26
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By palaste
How to read Amiga floppy disks on a PC?

Some time ago I bought a box of about 100 Amiga floppy disks from someone on Facebook. I have got the disks all OK, but I'm not sure how I can read them on a modern PC.
I have a KryoFlux device that...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 December 2020, 18:38
Replies: 45
Views: 1,775
Posted By palaste
Merry Christmas and happy New Year!:xmas

Merry Christmas and happy New Year!:xmas
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2020, 20:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,352
Posted By palaste
I think the last Amiga game I bought fresh from...

I think the last Amiga game I bought fresh from the store was Civilization. I had been thinking about it for quite some time and then decided to finally buy it. I took a train trip from Helsinki...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2020, 19:42
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By palaste
That link takes me to an archived version, hosted...

That link takes me to an archived version, hosted on the Wayback Machine, not the original site. It looks like the original site doesn't exist any more.
Looking at the index directory that the link...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 December 2020, 19:18
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By palaste
Amiga Games Database

Does anyone know if Angus Manwaring's Amiga Games Database still exists? The link http://angusm.demon.co.uk/AGDB doesn't work any more. The browser can't find the whole server. The database doesn't...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 02 December 2020, 01:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By palaste
I typed copy percent % on the Amiga emulated by...

I typed copy percent % on the Amiga emulated by FS-UAE, and sure enough, it created a file called % that I could run all OK. On the host Linux system, the file appeared as %25. Typing vamos %25 ran...
Forum: support.Apps 01 December 2020, 00:22
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By palaste
Based on this post:...

Based on this post: https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=874957&postcount=2 I found out that I need to set up more DCC options. But running DCC from vamos is still not working. I tried this:
vamos...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 30 November 2020, 00:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By palaste
I am running FS-UAE version 3.0.5 on a Fedora 32...

I am running FS-UAE version 3.0.5 on a Fedora 32 Linux system. The hard drives are mapped directly to directories on the host Linux system, not using any kind of ADF or HDF files. This way I can...
Forum: support.Other 26 November 2020, 00:38
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By palaste
I know you have your own branch of vamos. I just...

I know you have your own branch of vamos. I just can't get it to work, because your branch uses Python 2.7 when the latest release is Python 3.8. I'm currently trying to get your version to work. At...
Forum: support.Other 25 November 2020, 00:46
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By palaste
Running AmigaOS 3.1.4 shell on vamos

As I recently mentioned, I went out and bought AmigaOS 3.1.4 from Hyperion Entertainment (https://www.hyperion-entertainment.com/index.php). It was the first commercial software I have bought in...
Forum: support.Apps 25 November 2020, 00:00
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By palaste
I am using vamos from Christian Vogelsang's...

I am using vamos from Christian Vogelsang's amitools: https://github.com/cnvogelg/amitools
I tried your version of amitools earlier, but couldn't even get it to work, because it uses an older...
Forum: support.Other 24 November 2020, 01:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By palaste
I just recently bought AmigaOS 3.1.4 from...

I just recently bought AmigaOS 3.1.4 from Hyperion Entertainment. I got the product pretty much instantly, because of the wonders of the Internet. It appears to have the Modules disk as an ADF file....
Forum: support.Apps 23 November 2020, 23:23
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By palaste
Listed from vamos, without using the AmigaOS UI...

Listed from vamos, without using the AmigaOS UI at all:


dlib:
Directory "dlib:" on Monday 23-11-20
amiga20l.lib 171644 ----rw-d 27-09-98 07:12:48
amiga20pl.lib ...
Forum: support.Apps 23 November 2020, 23:21
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By palaste
Here are the listings: Listed from a real...

Here are the listings:


Listed from a real AmigaOS shell in FS-UAE:
dlib:
Directory "dlib:" on Tuesday 24-Nov-20
x.o 316 ----rwed 27-Sep-98 10:12:42
ucsr.lib ...
Forum: support.Apps 23 November 2020, 01:52
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By palaste
As a fun experiment, I compiled this exact same...

As a fun experiment, I compiled this exact same source code:
#include <stdio.h>
int main(void)
{
printf("Hello world!\n");
}
with both dcc on the Amiga and gcc on Linux. The result: as...
Forum: support.Apps 22 November 2020, 21:01
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By palaste
DICE v3.16 compiler works with FS-UAE but not with vamos

I followed the instructions given in this post: https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=874957&postcount=2 to install DICE v3.16 and the AmigaOS headers. With only a little effort, I got it to work for...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 November 2020, 14:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By palaste
FS-UAE does not find files with special characters

I originally wrote an Amiga program called % (yes, a percent mark) in the 1990s when I had a real working Amiga. Now, when I fired up FS-UAE and tried to run the program I was amazed to see that it...
Forum: support.Apps 22 November 2020, 02:02
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By palaste
Unable to compile shell program on AmigaOS

I found the AmigaOS source code for a simple shell program on the Internet: https://wiki.amigaos.net/wiki/Writing_a_UserShell


However, when I downloaded the source code, put it in the directory...
Forum: support.Other 21 November 2020, 18:49
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By palaste
Fedora 32 (the host system) automatically...

Fedora 32 (the host system) automatically installed python 3 when I installed python.


I don't think I have a modules disk of 3.1.4. It's been more than ten years since I upgraded from 3.0 to...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 21 November 2020, 18:22
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By palaste
FS-UAE gets confused with duplicated directories

As we all know, AmigaOS is case-insensitive about file names, while UNIX is case-sensitive. This can lead to situations where there are files or directories that differ only by casing. UNIX views...
Forum: support.Other 21 November 2020, 18:17
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By palaste
I tried this, but it seemed to only make matters...

I tried this, but it seemed to only make matters worse. Perhaps I screwed up something. I tried installing your version of vamos, but trying to run it gave me syntax errors about Python. I don't...
Forum: support.Other 18 November 2020, 22:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By palaste
newcli window=* works on a real Amiga and on...

newcli window=* works on a real Amiga and on FS-UAE, but not with vamos.


vamos is unable to run OS-internal shell commands, it expects a real AmigaOS binary. Makes sense, as it runs the binaries...
Forum: support.Other 16 November 2020, 22:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By palaste
How to run an Amiga shell from the command line?

I have found that vamos (https://github.com/cnvogelg/amitools/blob/master/docs/vamos.md) allows me to run text-only Amiga programs directly from a Linux terminal, mapping the AmigaOS stdio directly...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 October 2020, 21:16
Replies: 14
Views: 7,194
Posted By palaste
To be fair, Linus Torvalds did not invent the...

To be fair, Linus Torvalds did not invent the name Linux. His original name for the system was Freax.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 October 2020, 20:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By palaste
So it appears that I have to find every place...

So it appears that I have to find every place where the "Insert volume WorkBench: in any drive" requests are coming from and replace WorkBench: with HD0:, and then later add "assign WorkBench: HD0:"...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 October 2020, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By palaste
The partitions are not .hdf files. They are...

The partitions are not .hdf files. They are mapped to real directories on the host Linux file system so the exact same files are accessible from both the host Linux system and the emulated Amiga...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 04 October 2020, 16:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By palaste
Hard drive volume names in FS-UAE

Years ago I transferred the entire contents of my Amiga 4000 hard drive to my current Linux PC and can now access it via FS-UAE.
However there is one thing that keeps bothering me on every start up....
Forum: Coders. General 22 June 2020, 02:41
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By palaste
Has anyone got Sea Trade to work? I fear I might...

Has anyone got Sea Trade to work? I fear I might have missed some files from the GitHub repository.
Forum: Coders. General 21 June 2020, 20:14
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By palaste
Here are some screenshots from Sea Trade. You...

Here are some screenshots from Sea Trade. You begin the game with one ship in the middle of the sea. In this test, I just wandered around until I found land and went to the first city I found.
Forum: request.Other 20 June 2020, 18:35
Replies: 24
Views: 4,267
Posted By palaste
I have written the Finnish translation and sent...

I have written the Finnish translation and sent it to the address provided.
Forum: request.Other 20 June 2020, 17:47
Replies: 24
Views: 4,267
Posted By palaste
I think I could do it in Finnish. I just need a...

I think I could do it in Finnish. I just need a bit of time.
Forum: Coders. General 17 June 2020, 12:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By palaste
Yes, that looks like it should.

Yes, that looks like it should.
Forum: Coders. General 17 June 2020, 03:53
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By palaste
Yes, neither game has any sound. The game is...

Yes, neither game has any sound.
The game is not supposed to look like that, it is supposed to have a colour gradient in the background.
What chipset are you running this on?
Forum: Coders. General 16 June 2020, 03:23
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By palaste
I will provide actual screenshots of the games...

I will provide actual screenshots of the games once I have correctly set up an Amiga emulator on my current Linux PC and compiled and run the games. I haven't had a working real Amiga in over a...
Forum: Coders. General 14 June 2020, 00:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By palaste
Well, they are not those exact same games, but...

Well, they are not those exact same games, but the genres are right.
Magic Miner is a platform game.
Sea Trade is a trading game where you have to ship cargo to earn profit.
Forum: Coders. General 13 June 2020, 23:20
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By palaste
For personal use, yes. If you want to distribute...

For personal use, yes. If you want to distribute these ADFs, you must include the GNU GPL V3 licence and a link to my original repositories.
Forum: Coders. General 13 June 2020, 20:33
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By palaste
My old Amiga games available on GitHub

Hello!


Way back in the late 1990s and early 2000s I was programming some games for the Amiga in C. Two of them, "Magic Miner" and "Sea Trade" nearly reached completion but were never finished. I...
Forum: support.Games 28 March 2015, 09:47
Replies: 10
Views: 3,763
Posted By palaste
This morning I decided to play Uridium 2 again...

This morning I decided to play Uridium 2 again and got as far as the second ship of the third fleet. I guess that makes the tenth ship over all. And that was without cheating of any kind. I found the...
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