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Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) Today, 14:23
Replies: 49
Views: 934
Posted By modrobert
Perhaps a possible solution would be archive.org?...

Perhaps a possible solution would be archive.org?

https://archive.org/details/messmame

The MAME ROM collections are already there, and you can download individual ROMs for a single game as well.
Forum: News 14 September 2018, 23:16
Replies: 222
Views: 33,853
Posted By modrobert
Will this update be released with source code for...

Will this update be released with source code for the changes made or do we just reverse the interesting bits as usual?
Forum: Amiga scene 06 September 2018, 09:31
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By modrobert
Great news indeed, thanks to everyone involved...

Great news indeed, thanks to everyone involved making it happen.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 01 September 2018, 22:03
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By modrobert
I used to run Lattice C on my A500 with 512kb...

I used to run Lattice C on my A500 with 512kb chip + 512kb fast using two floppy drives, not recommended, but it worked. ;)
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2018, 18:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,421
Posted By modrobert
Thanks for the backstory, appreciated. I was...

Thanks for the backstory, appreciated.

I was with a friend at the time, and he got the 1541 floppy disk drive from Germany, while the rest of us still had tape, we played that game on his C64...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 August 2018, 13:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,421
Posted By modrobert
I remember the first time when playing some...

I remember the first time when playing some cracked soccer game on the C64, and the ads around the field read 'cracked by 1103' or if it was only '1103', not intrusive, just inspiring.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 August 2018, 19:38
Replies: 498
Views: 13,688
Posted By modrobert
Lots of positive vibes in this thread, improving...

Lots of positive vibes in this thread, improving for each page, hehe.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 19:33
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By modrobert
Happy not being Flanders at this point.

Happy not being Flanders at this point.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 15:47
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By modrobert
I agree fully with this, there is a lot of...

I agree fully with this, there is a lot of "entitlement" out there and rants for projects lacking license, or when it's not permissive/open. This is completely subjective, and my opinion, but I think...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 14:23
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By modrobert
This thread topic reads 'Why hardware developers...

This thread topic reads 'Why hardware developers dont collaborate', and in that context, this is what Hewitson wrote.



Unless I'm mistaken, this was not about you plasmab, especially since you...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 09:34
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By modrobert
I really don't like license discussions, but if...

I really don't like license discussions, but if you go GPL there is no turning back (according to a friend with a lot longer beard than me).
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 09:24
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By modrobert
Change is on the horizon, I've been a supporter...

Change is on the horizon, I've been a supporter of https://opencores.org/ for many years and lately the https://fossi-foundation.org/ looks promising. Great initiatives.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 08:49
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By modrobert
Sometimes the truth stings a bit, but it's always...

Sometimes the truth stings a bit, but it's always for the best in the long run.
Forum: Hardware mods 24 August 2018, 08:10
Replies: 51
Views: 2,947
Posted By modrobert
+1 I was just looking into the Cyclone 20...

+1

I was just looking into the Cyclone 20 project (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=40959), sometimes things that start out open source...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 21 August 2018, 13:39
Replies: 7
Views: 6,298
Posted By modrobert
An idea; always use plain Amiga dos tracks for...

An idea; always use plain Amiga dos tracks for the checksum database (eg. SHA-256 (http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/sha256)), regardless if the disk protected or not, should be good enough to spot...
Forum: Hardware mods 19 August 2018, 12:02
Replies: 27
Views: 2,412
Posted By modrobert
OK, thanks. Found amigapcb.org...

OK, thanks. Found amigapcb.org (http://amigapcb.org/), assuming that's the one you meant.

BTW: I spread your blog post link on a few places.
Forum: Hardware mods 19 August 2018, 10:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,412
Posted By modrobert
Impressive, and thanks for sharing. :great A...

Impressive, and thanks for sharing. :great

A couple of questions:

1) What thickness is the board/PCB?

2) How did you figure out how to draw the inner layers (assuming it's a four layer...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 17 August 2018, 22:05
Replies: 18
Views: 3,255
Posted By modrobert
One terminal for 'vim', another terminal for...

One terminal for 'vim', another terminal for 'vbcc' compiling? ;)

My screen fits six xterm terminals total in Ubuntu, that beats any "Integrated Development Environment" I've ever tried...
Forum: project.EAB 17 August 2018, 13:34
Replies: 57
Views: 2,931
Posted By modrobert
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Forum: Coders. General 16 August 2018, 10:37
Replies: 18
Views: 5,147
Posted By modrobert
After further research of ACAtune...

After further research of ACAtune (http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/ACAtune) using ReSource, haven't found anything reading the parallel port at ($BFE101) directly, but it could be handled by one of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 20:53
Replies: 38
Views: 1,770
Posted By modrobert
The secret DREADPIRATEROBERTS address hidden by...

The secret DREADPIRATEROBERTS address hidden by subtraction and addition; (DREADPIRATEROBERTS-428) + 628 - 200 = DREADPIRATEROBERTS. Mind blown, using relative address modes, oh no, I'm thrown off...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 14 August 2018, 18:34
Replies: 498
Views: 13,688
Posted By modrobert
68k doesn't suffer from hardware backdoors like...

68k doesn't suffer from hardware backdoors like x86, it just welcomes everyone through the front door, awesome arch. ;)
Forum: Coders. General 14 August 2018, 14:59
Replies: 18
Views: 5,147
Posted By modrobert
I have soldered an NMI (level 7 interrupt) button...

I have soldered an NMI (level 7 interrupt) button switch to my ACA1232 in the A1200, there were two vias marked 'NMI' close to the RTC module (under battery socket) on the board, and I compiled a...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 07:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By modrobert
OK, it will probably work for most Amiga games,...

OK, it will probably work for most Amiga games, can't remember if CTS/RTS was used for data on Amiga, maybe only LapLink style solutions for PC.

So, we need to test it, with Stunt Car Racer...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 August 2018, 07:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By modrobert
The signals seems to be supported. As...

The signals seems to be supported.


As long as you have RX/TX/RTS/CTS (and maybe DSR/DTR required for some games). There is a 'ATNET0' command to disable telnet which you need to do first, so...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 August 2018, 21:44
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By modrobert
At least one of the reviewers got the name right...

At least one of the reviewers got the name right (http://amr.abime.net/review_8878). :nervous

Fun game, even more so with the timer off, give grumpy old man some time to think. Updated WHDLoad...
Forum: request.Apps 12 August 2018, 17:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By modrobert
Fixed the the trackfoo program so it checks...

Fixed the the trackfoo program so it checks hightrack before trying to read or write the track instead of after, updated previous post with v0.14.

BTW: Really starting to like the 'cpr'...
Forum: request.Apps 12 August 2018, 13:27
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By modrobert
I think you mean "C01 S00 H00", 'C' for cylinder...

I think you mean "C01 S00 H00", 'C' for cylinder which are 80 per side/head, tracks are 160 total (sides interleaved) for Amiga floppy.

Anyway, I used SAS/C...
Forum: request.Apps 11 August 2018, 22:22
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By modrobert
trackfoo v0.14 by modrobert in 2018 * Missing...

trackfoo v0.14 by modrobert in 2018
* Missing argument.
Function: This program copies one track to or from floppy.
Syntax : trackfoo <commmand> <device> <filename> <track>
Result : 0 OK. Error;...
Forum: request.Apps 09 August 2018, 15:44
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By modrobert
Not sure what state the system is in when your...

Not sure what state the system is in when your are running code using Action Replay, but I think you need to call forbid(), setup interrupts and dmacon, and perhaps more before jumping to diskio....
Forum: project.WHDLoad 08 August 2018, 15:34
Replies: 85
Views: 8,107
Posted By modrobert
I always found NOP to be extremely powerful...

I always found NOP to be extremely powerful despite the fact that is does nothing. The Romans suffered from not having zero naturally in their number system (although they did use it against modern...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 08 August 2018, 14:14
Replies: 85
Views: 8,107
Posted By modrobert
Good point, I was actually testing with "SUBQ.L...

Good point, I was actually testing with "SUBQ.L #0,($223D4)" but the assembler didn't like me, hehe.
Forum: Amiga scene 07 August 2018, 18:04
Replies: 112
Views: 5,676
Posted By modrobert
What blows my mind is that you have full control...

What blows my mind is that you have full control over hardware in Amiga; change interrupts, access custom chip registers, edit RAM as you please (no ASLR or DEP gets in the way, and no hypervisor...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 August 2018, 12:27
Replies: 85
Views: 8,107
Posted By modrobert
I figured out what to patch for infinite lives,...

I figured out what to patch for infinite lives, maybe it will help ross with the slave.

The address to patch after Zool AGA is running under WHDLoad is $D0FE, look for #$53B9 0002 23D4 6A00, patch...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2018, 04:57
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By modrobert
Instead of modifying the Amiga case, isn't better...

Instead of modifying the Amiga case, isn't better to modify the gotek, or remove the gotek case and just use the PCB/board instead? Perhaps mount the USB port on that A1200 lid on the right port side...
Forum: request.Apps 03 August 2018, 11:56
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By modrobert
Does a single "track" (0-79) always involve both...

Does a single "track" (0-79) always involve both heads? Or is it head change depending on "odd" or "even" track?
Forum: support.Other 02 August 2018, 05:26
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By modrobert
http://aminet.net/package/dev/debug/cop

http://aminet.net/package/dev/debug/cop
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 01 August 2018, 08:39
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By modrobert
Looks like a fun game, the intro was hilarious.

Looks like a fun game, the intro was hilarious.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 August 2018, 08:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By modrobert
The second video there, pretty much agree with...

The second video there, pretty much agree with the NASA guy on everything, great computer for any kind of research/lab. :great
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 July 2018, 11:35
Replies: 926
Views: 80,162
Posted By modrobert
Yes, not sure if broken but definitely different....

Yes, not sure if broken but definitely different.

LHarc for UNIX V 1.02 Copyright(C) 1989 Y.Tagawa
LHx for MSDOS V C2.01 Copyright(C) 1990 H.Yoshizaki
LHx(arc) for OSK V 2.01 ...
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