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Forum: News Yesterday, 06:40
Replies: 54
Views: 7,563
Posted By gulliver
@AMIGASYSTEM Thank you. It works nicely.

@AMIGASYSTEM

Thank you. It works nicely.
Forum: News 19 February 2020, 05:52
Replies: 54
Views: 7,563
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I understand that abi v0 is outdated.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I understand that abi v0 is outdated.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, 02:54
Replies: 54
Views: 7,563
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, 23:49
Replies: 55
Views: 1,952
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, 23:27
Replies: 55
Views: 1,952
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, 01:11
Replies: 873
Views: 89,045
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, 22:07
Replies: 13
Views: 671
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, 22:01
Replies: 24
Views: 2,053
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, 22:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,053
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, 21:54
Replies: 104
Views: 10,272
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, 02:34
Replies: 13
Views: 671
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, 02:16
Replies: 172
Views: 9,728
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, 13:25
Replies: 13
Views: 671
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, 08:14
Replies: 13
Views: 671
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, 21:54
Replies: 13
Views: 671
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, 20:23
Replies: 172
Views: 9,728
Posted By gulliver
Or just "Garlic".

Or just "Garlic".
Forum: support.Other 06 February 2020, 20:19
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By gulliver
:agree :great

:agree
:great
Forum: support.Hardware 05 February 2020, 21:58
Replies: 19
Views: 665
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, 23:30
Replies: 19
Views: 665
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, 23:22
Replies: 172
Views: 9,728
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, 01:12
Replies: 19
Views: 665
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 03 February 2020, 00:29
Replies: 19
Views: 665
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 03 February 2020, 00:23
Replies: 120
Views: 14,150
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, 17:00
Replies: 120
Views: 14,150
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, 14:34
Replies: 120
Views: 14,150
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, 04:57
Replies: 873
Views: 89,045
Posted By gulliver
Wise words. I do hope they settle.

Wise words.
I do hope they settle.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2020, 04:55
Replies: 873
Views: 89,045
Posted By gulliver
Unfortunately those videos don't display anything...

Unfortunately those videos don't display anything related to the work that is going on in AROS:

I have watched them, and they involve launching a demo or game that bypasses the OS, so AROS does...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 February 2020, 04:46
Replies: 873
Views: 89,045
Posted By gulliver
I am not a Youtuber, I don't make any type of...

I am not a Youtuber, I don't make any type of videos at all.

But, you can delude yourself whatever you want. The only "advanced features" AROS has are the ones in the X64 branch.

In any real...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 February 2020, 04:42
Replies: 873
Views: 89,045
Posted By gulliver
Everything can change for sure, but AROS has...

Everything can change for sure, but AROS has strengths where AmigaOS does not and vice versa:

AROS is designed to be portable and is not married to a particular hardware architecture. That is a...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 January 2020, 14:37
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By gulliver
An FPU related issue by the guru numbers.

An FPU related issue by the guru numbers.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2020, 23:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,451
Posted By gulliver
Quake on a 68060 Amiga can run from 15 to 30 fps...

Quake on a 68060 Amiga can run from 15 to 30 fps depending on port and specific hardware configuration.

So, it is playable.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2020, 23:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,451
Posted By gulliver
Not that I know of.

Not that I know of.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2020, 21:23
Replies: 22
Views: 1,451
Posted By gulliver
Following that train of thought: Then why we...

Following that train of thought:
Then why we have NofastMem?
Then why we supported the doomsnd.library workaround?
Why do we even care about fixing bugs others made?

Authors are sometimes lazy...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 January 2020, 19:59
Replies: 22
Views: 1,451
Posted By gulliver
This is one of the reasons I think we should...

This is one of the reasons I think we should evaluate the feasability of including an FPU emulation library/service on a future version of AmigaOS.

On MacOS they had this:

...
Forum: support.Other 23 January 2020, 00:37
Replies: 522
Views: 86,273
Posted By gulliver
Using SFS on an Amiga is really a bad...

Using SFS on an Amiga is really a bad recommendation:
It is unmantained, has no recovery tools, and has known bugs no one has fixed.

PFS3 is better in some aspects and worst in others compared to...
Forum: support.Amix 15 January 2020, 04:15
Replies: 23
Views: 8,945
Posted By gulliver
@rabindranath72 Looks like you made quite...

@rabindranath72

Looks like you made quite some notable progress!

I am looking forward to test your WinUAE hardfile.
Forum: support.WinUAE 12 January 2020, 16:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,496
Posted By gulliver
Yes. The IDE delay IS REQUIRED to properly comply...

Yes. The IDE delay IS REQUIRED to properly comply with the standard specification. Reducing it would otherwise mean less reliability in detecting some drives.

A few times it was not implemented...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 December 2019, 20:12
Replies: 52
Views: 2,212
Posted By gulliver
The expansion.library is in charge of taking care...

The expansion.library is in charge of taking care of the AutoConfig protocol on the amiga and adding fastmem to the system. So it does not make the system either slower or faster.

Most likely in...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 December 2019, 12:16
Replies: 979
Views: 142,325
Posted By gulliver
:laughing :great

:laughing :great
Forum: Amiga scene 01 December 2019, 09:58
Replies: 979
Views: 142,325
Posted By gulliver
Hi Ami, AmigaOS 3.2 is a new version that...

Hi Ami,

AmigaOS 3.2 is a new version that comes with new features.

It will not be free for 3.1.4 owners as far as I know.
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