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Forum: support.Other 12 December 2018, 14:03
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By daxb
1. Just copy the drawer icons from 3.1.4 disks to...

1. Just copy the drawer icons from 3.1.4 disks to your HD install.
2. Use/copy a disk icon (disk.info) you like to the partitions. For RAM icon there is a link needed or a copy from HD to RAM at...
Forum: support.Other 11 December 2018, 17:57
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By daxb
In short: There is no advantage. The main reason...

In short: There is no advantage. The main reason for it it is to save some RAM space what is only interesting for very low end systems. Env-handler already mentioned by DamienD is the better choice....
Forum: support.Other 11 December 2018, 16:30
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By daxb
The U-S and S-S are looking ugly/messy. Seems...

The U-S and S-S are looking ugly/messy. Seems some classicwb stuff with user changes.
Forum: Amiga scene 09 December 2018, 16:40
Replies: 109
Views: 6,696
Posted By daxb
If you would know how all the data...

If you would know how all the data collecting/linking works and what the result is you wouldn't say this. Sorry, you need to inform more/better.
Forum: support.Apps 07 December 2018, 18:52
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By daxb
Some people have reported that loading from large...

Some people have reported that loading from large partition with FFS and default block size (512) is very slow. Changed block size to 4K or 8/16K helped.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 December 2018, 15:37
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By daxb
You cannot trust an unknown floppy disk with...

You cannot trust an unknown floppy disk with unknown content by only doing a quick format. So, I would say it is a good idea to do a full format in this cases at least.

It is possible that a...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 December 2018, 00:15
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By daxb
I don't know if it would work by just copy stuff...

I don't know if it would work by just copy stuff from the working sd card to the other. Maybe it is better/easier to start with a new raspbian stretch image, install retropi and then copy the games...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2018, 15:00
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By daxb
I've read (in SFS FAQ) that with FFS and 32KB...

I've read (in SFS FAQ) that with FFS and 32KB compared to 16KB you get no benefit, only a disadvantage of wasted disk space. However, I would say that 4KB is a good default starting point. At least...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 02 December 2018, 21:45
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By daxb
If the image is older then the RPi 3B+ then it...

If the image is older then the RPi 3B+ then it may need to be updated to support it. Ask the author of the image. If the OS on the image is based on Raspbian Stretch then it may work to do a simple...
Forum: support.Other 30 November 2018, 14:53
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By daxb
RemApollo itself cannot detect a kickstart or OS...

RemApollo itself cannot detect a kickstart or OS version. The version command can be used to check e.g. library versions and so OS/Kickstart version.

What is your goal? If you want to load (remap)...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2018, 14:13
Replies: 94
Views: 3,786
Posted By daxb
Yes, this is so true. People should always try to...

Yes, this is so true. People should always try to remember that they often in a filter bubble: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filter_bubble So, getting information from as many different sources is a...
Forum: support.Apps 27 November 2018, 15:01
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By daxb
Normally you should notice a second reboot. You...

Normally you should notice a second reboot. You can put "set echo on" on top of your S-S to see how often S-S is launched.

I don't know if there exist a ROM remap tool for the warpengine (maybe...
Forum: support.Apps 26 November 2018, 21:39
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By daxb
As far as I know the OS3.9 reboot is done by...

As far as I know the OS3.9 reboot is done by SetPatch when loading modules. With the OS3.1.4 it's SetPatch that shouldn't be the case. So what do the reset on your system? LoadModule has a "noreboot"...
Forum: support.Apps 22 November 2018, 13:41
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By daxb
If you have enough RAM then set it to a much...

If you have enough RAM then set it to a much higher value. At least 100 and up to 300 if I remember right (see docs).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 November 2018, 21:20
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By daxb
Because they don't know how the stuff works?!

Because they don't know how the stuff works?!
Forum: News 16 November 2018, 15:22
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By daxb
Yes, but it produces enforcer hits.

Yes, but it produces enforcer hits.
Forum: support.Apps 15 November 2018, 13:36
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By daxb
Scout, XOpa, OMon, ... can print task priority....

Scout, XOpa, OMon, ... can print task priority. But if it switch off multitasking. :( But you can write a small C program that get the task priority and run it in the background.

As already...
Forum: support.Apps 14 November 2018, 16:27
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By daxb
You can also mount a RAD: and then format it with...

You can also mount a RAD: and then format it with FFS or PFS. Then copy your Settlers to RAD: and start it from there.
Forum: support.Apps 14 November 2018, 16:12
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By daxb
Does the same happens with the WHDLoad version?...

Does the same happens with the WHDLoad version? Here it works with SFS.
Forum: News 13 November 2018, 18:39
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By daxb
Nice! More then 10 years ago I was searching for...

Nice! More then 10 years ago I was searching for such a tool for Amiga and failed finding some good one.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 November 2018, 14:44
Replies: 384
Views: 31,863
Posted By daxb
I didn't know that this exists. So I never run it...

I didn't know that this exists. So I never run it or manually set all the protection bits and I guess that the most didn't too. As far as I can see the system runs fine with the default protections...
Forum: Hardware mods 12 November 2018, 22:56
Replies: 27
Views: 4,254
Posted By daxb
I just had a look at wrp. Is that really that...

I just had a look at wrp. Is that really that easy or I don't understand it? Amiga and RPi connected to LAN. Config and run wrp on the RPi. Set IP of RPi in IBrowse Proxy and port from wrp. Is that...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 November 2018, 15:36
Replies: 117
Views: 6,287
Posted By daxb
Netsurf might fit your needs.

Netsurf might fit your needs.
Forum: News 09 November 2018, 20:48
Replies: 587
Views: 61,110
Posted By daxb
@fordav1: Try to increase the block size of...

@fordav1:
Try to increase the block size of your FFS partitions to 4k, 8k or 16k and see if it help. I've read that a too small block size (512 byte) is the reason for the slowness.
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 20:56
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By daxb
If you start a game from command line then of...

If you start a game from command line then of course the icon and its information are ignored. That was your goal if I understand you right. You can use "WBRun whdload mygame.slave" to simulate the...
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 20:40
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By daxb
Usually WB start means double klick on program...

Usually WB start means double klick on program icon. Just start it from command line to avoid WB start. E.g. "whdload mygame.save preload". See whdload docs for more info.

s:whdload.prefs is the...
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 19:37
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By daxb
That is not needed. SavePath can be set global...

That is not needed. SavePath can be set global (whdload.prefs).
Forum: support.Apps 08 November 2018, 18:26
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By daxb
Try this:...

Try this: http://whdload.de/docs/en/opt.html#SavePath for redirect saves.
PreloadSize is written to program icon when started from WB. So don't start from WB. :)
Forum: project.EAB File Server 08 November 2018, 16:11
Replies: 762
Views: 183,015
Posted By daxb
Yes, I know the pitfalls that start with an easy...

Yes, I know the pitfalls that start with an easy idea and then they appear. And changing from one design to another is just boring work that might not be worth the trouble. Personally I don't care...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 November 2018, 13:05
Replies: 384
Views: 31,863
Posted By daxb
As far as I know the 3.1 sources where available...

As far as I know the 3.1 sources where available (leaked) ~20 years ago. So a long time learning. :)
Forum: project.EAB File Server 08 November 2018, 12:58
Replies: 762
Views: 183,015
Posted By daxb
Isn't there an option for exclude files (#?.info...

Isn't there an option for exclude files (#?.info or *.info) while (de-)packing?
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 08 November 2018, 00:16
Replies: 99
Views: 8,448
Posted By daxb
Why is MUI required? Or is that a mistake?

Why is MUI required? Or is that a mistake?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 06 November 2018, 18:37
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By daxb
There isn't much to optimize. 2MB is 2MB. Adding...

There isn't much to optimize. 2MB is 2MB. Adding memory is the best/easiest "optimization".
Forum: News 05 November 2018, 12:25
Replies: 587
Views: 61,110
Posted By daxb
He is active on other forums afaik but you can...

He is active on other forums afaik but you can use email. :)
Forum: News 04 November 2018, 20:25
Replies: 587
Views: 61,110
Posted By daxb
@jurassicman: CLICon is a IconX replacement...

@jurassicman:
CLICon is a IconX replacement written by THOR. Maybe he also wrote/enhanced/whatever IconX and of course OS3.1.4.. So he should know. Ask him. :)
Forum: News 04 November 2018, 16:45
Replies: 587
Views: 61,110
Posted By daxb
I already thought about this problem. All the...

I already thought about this problem. All the tools on Aminet don't know OS3.1.4 and their installers too. Then how to decide what to install if Requirements string says 3.1 or 3.5 or 3.9. I fear the...
Forum: News 03 November 2018, 14:44
Replies: 587
Views: 61,110
Posted By daxb
Because there are too many parameters. :) Remove...

Because there are too many parameters. :) Remove the both DRIVE parameter and try again. The DiskDoctor template you posted says it.
Forum: News 03 November 2018, 14:34
Replies: 587
Views: 61,110
Posted By daxb
Mostly it was needed to get all the chip ram free...

Mostly it was needed to get all the chip ram free and a pal screen to start from. Some demos just failed because of non compatible code (not tested on other cpu's).
Forum: News 02 November 2018, 16:54
Replies: 587
Views: 61,110
Posted By daxb
New accounts on a1k.org are still possible via...

New accounts on a1k.org are still possible via friendly email to apex. :) Mabe you have some luck here to geth v1.8:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=50061&highlight=kingcon...
Forum: News 02 November 2018, 15:07
Replies: 587
Views: 61,110
Posted By daxb
@sigma63: Long time ago I got the 1.8 update...

@sigma63:
Long time ago I got the 1.8 update from amikit. I you don't find it there eab file server or a1k.org should also have it.


Yes, I did the same in the past. I've read that people boot...
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