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Forum: Hardware mods 02 February 2019, 18:31
Replies: 202
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Posted By wawa
now, sorry for thread necromancy, but has...

now, sorry for thread necromancy, but has actually a flash device as envisioned here been constructed? i have here an a600 on lend from grond in order to test aros with it. the amiga contains no...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 15:24
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
to be honest, he doesnt say, he actually has an...

to be honest, he doesnt say, he actually has an i5 there.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 January 2019, 15:22
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
alright. so we are now in software industry. and...

alright. so we are now in software industry. and it isnt any playful childish hobby anymore but a serious business by highest standards available and with all the formal consequences? remember that...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2019, 23:56
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
thats exactly how this exclusion works. even if...

thats exactly how this exclusion works. even if you yourself have probably a well established bias against this approach, it doesnt mean it doesnt affect others, who might have been considering it....
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2019, 18:30
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
yes, it is slow, but i can actually run it on an...

yes, it is slow, but i can actually run it on an a1200/4mb fast and console/shell should be responsive enough. i wouldnt though attempt to load the whole wanderer on such a setup, so better boot with...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2019, 17:24
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
im kind of tired of you puting down aros as being...

im kind of tired of you puting down aros as being featurewise on pair with vanilla amiga 3.1 kickstart. even if it suits your agenda it isnt. considering the content in a completely different class....
Forum: Amiga scene 15 January 2019, 17:21
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
and how do you know? you keeping eye on daily...

and how do you know? you keeping eye on daily commits to aros repo or chatting with the devs? just as example as you guys were arguing here yesterday evening, there was at least three notable...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 23:51
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
thats only for those that need jealously guard...

thats only for those that need jealously guard their yard against that diversity and therefore need to declare it inconvenient, especially to convince themselves. sorry if it comes over as blunt, but...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 23:21
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
im not a developer. and im fine with different...

im not a developer. and im fine with different tastes. thats why im with aros in fact.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 23:16
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
its rather scalable. i have got it booting on an...

its rather scalable. i have got it booting on an almost vannilla a1200 just with 4mb ram card.


we, if i dare say so, have not been exluding anyone who has not simply exclude themselves on their...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 January 2019, 22:53
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
the issue is that the people offer themselves to...

the issue is that the people offer themselves to support the companies and sign the ndas or look at the stolen sources and are therfore unable to contribute to open approach even if they wanted.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2019, 22:24
Replies: 3,062
Views: 295,314
Posted By wawa
aros currently only has ppc target for sam series...

aros currently only has ppc target for sam series and unmainteined efika ppc. but im nt sure if it was a good idea to add ppc accelerators to this even if one would volonteer. the easiest would...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 January 2019, 02:09
Replies: 32
Views: 3,195
Posted By wawa
heads up. aros booting on a600/vampire2. note the...

heads up. aros booting on a600/vampire2. note the lcd is hooked to the rgb output so it is ecs amiga chipset in action.
https://1drv.ms/v/s!AuvzEgbTrkxPgb42jYyrZOyke4KUGA
sorry for video quality...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 January 2019, 13:53
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
@kolla sry 4 ot, but can you look into your...

@kolla
sry 4 ot, but can you look into your pms?
thx
Forum: News 03 January 2019, 01:17
Replies: 89
Views: 9,607
Posted By wawa
sure. aros cybergraphics. and a wrapper that...

sure. aros cybergraphics. and a wrapper that accepts existing p96 driver binaries on amiga.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 December 2018, 05:08
Replies: 32
Views: 3,195
Posted By wawa
@martinw: you can rejoin us on slack.

@martinw:
you can rejoin us on slack.
Forum: Amiga scene 04 December 2018, 12:59
Replies: 75
Views: 3,130
Posted By wawa
just to mention this too, this distro is (should...

just to mention this too, this distro is (should be) soft-kick able on any amiga with enough ram (~7mb for wanderer) by default. in practice we are still working on some issues, so please stand by.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 November 2018, 00:11
Replies: 136
Views: 10,978
Posted By wawa
funny that you need to repeat it to a quarreling...

funny that you need to repeat it to a quarreling amiga community, but if you are really inclined, grab a source of aros owb. it has 10 years webkit applied to amiga (not macos) api, ready for you....
Forum: Amiga scene 15 November 2018, 13:10
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
wtf is "local Amiga dealer"?? havent had any...

wtf is "local Amiga dealer"?? havent had any "local Amiga dealer" since 15 years.. and i am talking a capital city.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 November 2018, 15:27
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
this wasnt a fault, it was a strategy.

this wasnt a fault, it was a strategy.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 November 2018, 22:43
Replies: 136
Views: 10,978
Posted By wawa
yeah i did it. natively on my windows, wasnt much...

yeah i did it. natively on my windows, wasnt much impressed as well, and therefore i think 10 years old webkit as aros owb doesnt fall short in comparison. but it is maybe still an option on amiga or...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2018, 20:02
Replies: 136
Views: 10,978
Posted By wawa
im not a developer, but i am trying to help with...

im not a developer, but i am trying to help with a number of (open) projects, i wont though lose time contributing to a web browser that addresses only a fraction of amiga setups, because it requires...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2018, 19:55
Replies: 136
Views: 10,978
Posted By wawa
you can read opinions on these releases all over...

you can read opinions on these releases all over the web, lately even a known amiga cartoonist wrote an article about it. my point is, that aeon doesnt even have any staff that could take up task...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2018, 19:48
Replies: 136
Views: 10,978
Posted By wawa
here again a pretty example of throwing around...

here again a pretty example of throwing around cheap ideas and assumptions without even bother to investigate the issue. lets say that i have actually downloaded the voyager source, looked at it and...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2018, 19:39
Replies: 136
Views: 10,978
Posted By wawa
lets consider that ppc emulation on x86...

lets consider that ppc emulation on x86 introduces most likely considerable overhead. but even then 10 minutes sounds completely ridiculous. im pretty sure genuine 68k emu with jit is much faster in...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2018, 12:13
Replies: 136
Views: 10,978
Posted By wawa
that they dont or probably simply cant do any...

that they dont or probably simply cant do any much for the (genuine) amiga. at least i cant recall anything worthwhile. except a rather half spirited tiny update to a paintprogram, that probably made...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 November 2018, 12:04
Replies: 136
Views: 10,978
Posted By wawa
i have told it for ages, but whoever wants to see...

i have told it for ages, but whoever wants to see how a comparatively modern browser might behave on an amiga can sipmly run aros owb on aros 68k. the engine is a ten years old version of webkit, but...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2018, 15:20
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
which (i think we are agreeing here) indicates,...

which (i think we are agreeing here) indicates, that it might not change much, if the sources were legally open. this is simply too much work for any single person. you need an infrastructure for...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2018, 15:13
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
this is possible with a closed source as well....

this is possible with a closed source as well. whether the project is successful is a matter of responsibility and consequent involvement. it matters for instance that there is enough (quality)...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 18:05
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
we have aros, which is open. and amiga belongs to...

we have aros, which is open. and amiga belongs to its target platforms, along with as much backwards binary compatibility to all the existing kickstarts as possible. so i think we can consider this...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 01:08
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
ah. ok.. billions..:banghead

ah. ok.. billions..:banghead
Forum: Amiga scene 06 November 2018, 00:06
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
im pretty sure at least me, if i __REALLY__ won...

im pretty sure at least me, if i __REALLY__ won such a prize, id put it to a better use. and i think im not alone in this.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 22:37
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
you should be able to use binaries (or maybe even...

you should be able to use binaries (or maybe even libraries) compiled for aros-m68k on amiga as long as the are not (statically?) linked against aros exclusive libraries, such as posixc or arosc.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 21:37
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
it does. i have used it on 3.9 along with patches...

it does. i have used it on 3.9 along with patches from doobrey and official&unofficial boingbags. all compiled in nto the custom kickstart rom. and used afaos with it.

you just had to patch...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 20:00
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
me too. years ago. in the meantime i have used...

me too. years ago. in the meantime i have used power windows for years and now i have aros, which allows me to push windows outta the screen by default. also i thought that improved intuition is a...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 17:08
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
strictly speaking 3.1.4 is also a "downgrade" in...

strictly speaking 3.1.4 is also a "downgrade" in this comparison. not that i want to insist on making it look bad. but lets be fair.
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 14:28
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
unfortunately its not for us to tell, whether...

unfortunately its not for us to tell, whether they do or not. and even if, the result is that even bug fixes to kickstart3.1, which if they were to happen, could and should have happened years if not...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 14:07
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
thats why after i heavily patched the 3.1 on my...

thats why after i heavily patched the 3.1 on my a4k to maintain an applicable environment i went to help with aros as soon as toni and jason started to implement m68k there. but i digress again ;).....
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 12:13
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
that wont happen anyway, and for a reason, having...

that wont happen anyway, and for a reason, having users update this or that selectively would result in that in the amiga scene there wouldnt be any two users with alike kickstarts, considering...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 November 2018, 11:58
Replies: 802
Views: 58,131
Posted By wawa
number6 is doing that somewhere on aw.net, at...

number6 is doing that somewhere on aw.net, at least in from of links. but it is just as troublesome to follow, i fear. the minimax conclusion i draw from the situation already for years is still...
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