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Forum: support.Apps 17 March 2019, 17:14
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By thomas
I don't know of any hidden time stamp in...

I don't know of any hidden time stamp in AmigaDOS, so the one you find in struct FileInfoBlock is probably the only one.

Although FAT95 can maintain the other two on a FAT disk, there is no API to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 March 2019, 01:16
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By thomas
This screenshot shows that the HDF is *not* in...

This screenshot shows that the HDF is *not* in RDB mode. If it was RDB mode, then the RDB mode button would be greyed out as well as the input fields for Surfaces etc.

Also you should show the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 March 2019, 09:19
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By thomas
Yes, but it would be of no use because the...

Yes, but it would be of no use because the operating systems used in these virtual machines are unable to read the Amiga partition table and file system. It would be like connecting an Amiga hard...
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 February 2019, 14:07
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By thomas
Change controller from UAE to IDE or SCSI. Make...

Change controller from UAE to IDE or SCSI. Make sure that a corresponding IDE or SCSI controller is configured.
Forum: support.Apps 24 February 2019, 12:59
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By thomas
There is a menu option to select a device by...

There is a menu option to select a device by driver.

Also try the latest beta version from my homepage: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/tsgui.lha
Forum: support.Other 21 February 2019, 21:59
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By thomas
Yes, it walks along the path and uses the first...

Yes, it walks along the path and uses the first match.

It is even so stupid that it stops when it finds a file of that name, even if it is not an exe and even if there is an exe with the same name...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2019, 23:42
Replies: 37
Views: 899
Posted By thomas
What kind of DVD do you try to read? Normally any...

What kind of DVD do you try to read? Normally any DVD with an ISO9660 file system can be read just fine. UDF is not supported by any Amiga driver (even if there is one which claims so).
Forum: support.Other 13 February 2019, 23:16
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By thomas
The international option of FFS does not affect...

The international option of FFS does not affect the way files are stored. It only fixes upper case translation. In non-intl FFS you can save a file called Ç and enother one called ç. With FFS INTL...
Forum: Coders. System 13 February 2019, 23:01
Replies: 27
Views: 1,037
Posted By thomas
Forbid() ReplyMsg(wbmsg) return is the...

Forbid()
ReplyMsg(wbmsg)
return

is the normal ending of a program started from Workbench.

Forbid just sets a flag in the task structure. When the task ends, its Forbid status vanishes along...
Forum: support.Apps 09 February 2019, 14:19
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By thomas
DOpus5 has it.

DOpus5 has it.
Forum: support.Hardware 26 January 2019, 12:05
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By thomas
This is only advertising. Large harddrive access...

This is only advertising. Large harddrive access has always been possible since the late 1990's.

The only thing which changed is that with a physical 3.1.4 ROM the necessary driver is already...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2019, 10:10
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By thomas
Yes, but it's still the wrong program. In case...

Yes, but it's still the wrong program. In case you didn't recognise, you copied the same output as above.

If your browser does not position you correctly inside the linked thread, here is a direct...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2019, 09:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By thomas
what about ?

what about ?
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2019, 09:47
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By thomas
You should not ignore the information which is...

You should not ignore the information which is already in this thread from two years ago.

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1179364#post1179364
Forum: Coders. Language 13 January 2019, 12:42
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By thomas
The Why command does not examine the return code,...

The Why command does not examine the return code, it examines the IoErr code. What you return from the main() function can only be used in scripts with IF WARN/ERRROR/FAIL:

0 = OK
5 = WARN
10 =...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 January 2019, 12:31
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By thomas
Yes, you can. Just be aware that the index is...

Yes, you can. Just be aware that the index is case sensitive.

instead of

test.blue = 1

use

x = "blue"; text.x = 1
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2019, 12:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By thomas
Click on "create hard disk image file" in...

Click on "create hard disk image file" in WinUAE.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 January 2019, 00:29
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By thomas
Every word behind the dot is considered a...

Every word behind the dot is considered a variable and substituted by its value.

test.blue = 1

in this instruction blue is replaced by the value of the variable blue. As this variable has not...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2019, 19:45
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By thomas
I found this 15 year old diagram, maybe it helps:

I found this 15 year old diagram, maybe it helps:
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 06 January 2019, 01:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,643
Posted By thomas
You created that mess yourself and not you blame...

You created that mess yourself and not you blame other people for your inability?

You cannot replace parts of Amiga Forever by older pieces and expect it to accept that.

It has been this way...
Forum: support.Other 05 January 2019, 22:30
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By thomas
Are you sure the only difference is quick format...

Are you sure the only difference is quick format vs. full format? At the end of a full format it does a quick format, too, so the situation should be the same.

The only reason I know that the...
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 05 January 2019, 11:55
Replies: 22
Views: 1,643
Posted By thomas
Check that rom.key file is in the same directory...

Check that rom.key file is in the same directory as the .rom files and that the versions of .key and .rom match. Use "rescan ROMs" in WinUAE.
Forum: support.Apps 02 January 2019, 23:12
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By thomas
The 3.1.4 ROM allows you to boot from a partition...

The 3.1.4 ROM allows you to boot from a partition larger than 4GB if the harddrive is connected to the internal IDE or SCSI controller of an A600, A1200, A3000 or A4000. I have no idea if the ACA...
Forum: support.Apps 02 January 2019, 12:26
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By thomas
3.9 and 3.1.4 don't work well together. 3.1.4 is...

3.9 and 3.1.4 don't work well together. 3.1.4 is an upgrade for 3.1. For 3.9 it would be a downgrade, except for a few modules which are more advanced than in 3.9. Most user-visible features of 3.9...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2018, 14:09
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By thomas
The version of 68k Kickstart does not really...

The version of 68k Kickstart does not really matter. It is only used to run the OS4 bootloader. The bootloader loads the PPC kickstart and reboots.

Now your issue is that after the PPC reboot the...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 December 2018, 11:09
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By thomas
How do you select which partition to boot from? ...

How do you select which partition to boot from?

Could it be that after loading the 4.1 Kickstart it continues to boot from the 3.1.4 partition?

Which file system do you use for each partition?
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2018, 22:14
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By thomas
What you need is a program which can poke the...

What you need is a program which can poke the value into the partition table.

Everything which is stored on the partition (like env variables or mount lists) can only be read when the partition is...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2018, 19:15
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By thomas
What???

What???
Forum: support.Hardware 29 December 2018, 17:44
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By thomas
The mask does not select the memory, it only...

The mask does not select the memory, it only allows to check it. BufMemType in the environment vector selects the memory if the mask does not match. Unfortunately you cannot set this with HDToolbox....
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 29 December 2018, 12:29
Replies: 14
Views: 4,577
Posted By thomas
The information I gave above is not correct. The...

The information I gave above is not correct. The actual file is wbconfig.prefs.

As it seems in OS 3.9 backdrop is the default. So you just need to delete that file and reboot.

The process to...
Forum: Coders. General 28 December 2018, 10:29
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By thomas
You make one .cd file for your program. From that...

You make one .cd file for your program. From that you generate a .h file with CatComp or any other utility. The .h file can be used in your source code files.

I even prefer to make my own locale.c...
Forum: Coders. General 27 December 2018, 14:24
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By thomas
It's called the polar coordinate system. ...

It's called the polar coordinate system.

Yes, rotating becomes very easy. But scaling and/or moving objects will become quite difficult, especially if the direction of movement is not towards or...
Forum: support.Apps 27 December 2018, 11:51
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By thomas
Some icons are made for 640x256, some are made...

Some icons are made for 640x256, some are made for 640x512. There is no aspect correction in AmigaOS. Icons made for high resolutions appear stretched on low resolutions, icons made for low...
Forum: OT - Technical 24 December 2018, 23:55
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By thomas
Maybe you should do this on a working PC and not...

Maybe you should do this on a working PC and not on the victim itself.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 22 December 2018, 22:54
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By thomas
A dd image of an Amiga floppy disk is exactly...

A dd image of an Amiga floppy disk is exactly what we call an ADF. So yes, you can just rename it. Or use it as it is, it does not need to be named in a special way.

However, when you talk about a...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2018, 16:53
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By thomas
Yes, as I said it depends on the Workbench...

Yes, as I said it depends on the Workbench version. 3.1 and below have this bug, 3.5 and beyond should not.
Forum: Coders. System 22 December 2018, 16:50
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By thomas
Not sure if it is related to your problem but you...

Not sure if it is related to your problem but you seem to call CloseDevice twice for the same unit:

In the beginning you call OpenDevice with readio. Then you copy the result from readio to...
Forum: support.WinUAE 22 December 2018, 16:39
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By thomas
Click on the first harddrive in HDToolbox. Your...

Click on the first harddrive in HDToolbox. Your screen shots both have the second one selected. The flag is on the first harddrive.
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 December 2018, 16:01
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By thomas
I'm not talking about file names but file...

I'm not talking about file names but file attributes. AmigaDOS has file notes, Linux has nothing like that. AmigaDOS has eight protection bits, Linux has three.

National characters in file names...
Forum: support.Apps 21 December 2018, 09:33
Replies: 26
Views: 989
Posted By thomas
The rightmost button is usually Cancel, so it...

The rightmost button is usually Cancel, so it returns 0. The other buttons are numbered from from left to right starting with 1.

So if you have a traditional Ok/Cancel requester, Ok gives 1 (TRUE)...
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