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Forum: News 17 October 2018, 00:33
Replies: 587
Views: 57,352
Posted By asymetrix
@thread can the AmigaOS ROM be extended ? ...

@thread

can the AmigaOS ROM be extended ?

EG ROM holds jump data, activates a memory type RAD: and store libraries in there, like a memory based RAD device which can load up on restart.

Hell...
Forum: News 15 October 2018, 23:01
Replies: 587
Views: 57,352
Posted By asymetrix
What would be next ? No disks ? Direct ROM...

What would be next ? No disks ?

Direct ROM stream Install from Hyperion servers ? LOL.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 October 2018, 14:21
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By asymetrix
I should have said an upto date C/C++ compiler. ...

I should have said an upto date C/C++ compiler.


One has pride in having decent tools to work with on a platform they love.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 October 2018, 00:09
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By asymetrix
I guess I was a bit concerned that if I compile...

I guess I was a bit concerned that if I compile without errors, only to find the Amiga program may not execute, i would be stuck.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 October 2018, 00:06
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By asymetrix
I thought because we now have an updated GCC...

I thought because we now have an updated GCC cross toolchain, we can now begin to compile GCC native on amiga.


We had SAS C, Dice C, so how hard can it be to get an updated C/C++ compiler suite ...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 10 October 2018, 15:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,731
Posted By asymetrix
Are their any updates planned for workbench EG....

Are their any updates planned for workbench EG. Including lha (to extract anything), a decent low profile text editor, C/C++ compiler (eg GCC 4.8 minimum for linux codebase support until 2020). small...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 October 2018, 15:56
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By asymetrix
Do you know what the minimum and recommended...

Do you know what the minimum and recommended memory requirements are ?

Maybe these base requirements can also be used for basic hardware memory requirements for new systems.

Do embedded devices...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 October 2018, 13:31
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By asymetrix
Amiga GCC 6.2 developer guide appreciated

How hard is it to compile GCC 6 on AmigaOS 3.x ?
I am finding it very difficult in finding up to date guide in creating a nice dev system.

A nice source code repository with apt-get like features...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 06 October 2018, 12:41
Replies: 958
Views: 88,059
Posted By asymetrix
Works perfect, thanks bebbo !

Works perfect, thanks bebbo !
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 05 October 2018, 17:10
Replies: 958
Views: 88,059
Posted By asymetrix
Installed on Windows 10, 64bit. I used ./bin...

Installed on Windows 10, 64bit.

I used ./bin to get direct access to gcc.
Im getting a command line : error .

<C:\amiga-gcc>.\bin\m68k-amigaos-gcc.exe hello.c hello -Os -noixemul...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 26 July 2018, 01:31
Replies: 69
Views: 2,916
Posted By asymetrix
Are you sure its not a precision error or...

Are you sure its not a precision error or rounding error. I read somewhere a while back to not use float and stick to double for more consistent / accurate maths.
What is the accuracy of cos/sin...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 25 July 2018, 18:20
Replies: 69
Views: 2,916
Posted By asymetrix
We have different Amiga hardware, different...

We have different Amiga hardware, different kickstarts, different APIs, mixed versions, emulated - not emulated, cross compiled spaghetti soup nightmare. That's why things slow down development on...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 25 July 2018, 17:52
Replies: 69
Views: 2,916
Posted By asymetrix
Different compilers would give different results,...

Different compilers would give different results, especially when Amiga has not the same int as x86 int size, we all should be using the standard int 32 and double data types. Dividing using an int...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 January 2018, 00:35
Replies: 43
Views: 4,137
Posted By asymetrix
I would use asserts for each function to assure...

I would use asserts for each function to assure valid input. Most mistakes creep when functions are too complicated. Just try make function do one thing - correctly.

Use const on function input...
Forum: Coders. Language 07 January 2018, 14:50
Replies: 47
Views: 6,925
Posted By asymetrix
Is BCPL useful today ? In this non Amiga post...

Is BCPL useful today ? In this non Amiga post they chat about using a tiny FORTH program to 'bootstrap' other software. https://github.com/Fedjmike/mini-c/issues/2
Forum: News 23 November 2017, 18:17
Replies: 341
Views: 52,553
Posted By asymetrix
@thread hang on, before anyone gets too...

@thread

hang on, before anyone gets too excited why not consider :

Replace ROM chip with a piggy back board that holds much larger ROM(s).

If anyone is going to dig around messing with...
Forum: News 14 November 2015, 16:42
Replies: 283
Views: 51,834
Posted By asymetrix
In case anyone missed it : Mastering Amiga...

In case anyone missed it :

Mastering Amiga AMOS by Phil South (1993)

I couldnt upload via FTP to Asymetrix folder, so upped it to the zone ..
...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 14 November 2015, 15:19
Replies: 48
Views: 7,220
Posted By asymetrix
My guess : Flimbos Quest ...

My guess : Flimbos Quest

http://hol.abime.net/576

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHr41zJqYS4
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2015, 04:37
Replies: 171
Views: 36,233
Posted By asymetrix
Great work so far :) I really do think these...

Great work so far :)

I really do think these suggestions are worth putting into reality. One cannot work alone or closed source for Amiga to succeed. We do indeed need standards and compatibility....
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2014, 05:03
Replies: 52
Views: 14,030
Posted By asymetrix
What next : #1 Create a hardware section ...

What next :

#1 Create a hardware section
#2 Create a template do describe how to submit a Hardware bounty, maybe even a video Tutorial on Youtube.
#3 Check requirements, eg GPL, time frame, cost...
Forum: request.Apps 16 March 2013, 07:01
Replies: 23
Views: 3,875
Posted By asymetrix
reup http://mir.cr/JV46S4W0 Mr AMOS 1-6...

reup

http://mir.cr/JV46S4W0

Mr AMOS 1-6 disk magazine, also zoned.
Forum: request.Other 07 December 2012, 17:59
Replies: 7
Views: 2,173
Posted By asymetrix
Perfect . thanks !

Perfect . thanks !
Forum: request.Other 07 December 2012, 15:54
Replies: 7
Views: 2,173
Posted By asymetrix
A3000D manual

can some kind soul re-up the A3000D Service manual and schematics.

cheers !
Forum: AMR news 05 December 2012, 14:17
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
@DemonHellraiser thanks. looks better :)

@DemonHellraiser

thanks. looks better :)
Forum: AMR news 04 December 2012, 09:51
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
update: Amiga Format issues 4 and 5 are ready. ...

update: Amiga Format issues 4 and 5 are ready.
enjoy !
Forum: AMR news 25 November 2012, 00:48
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
Dont worry we will have these magazines scanned,...

Dont worry we will have these magazines scanned, i have spent a lot of cash on equipment and sourcing most of the AF magazines.
I have built a new PC system and I'm just waiting for the GFX card to...
Forum: AMR news 16 November 2012, 13:53
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
Dont forget the page i set up : ...

Dont forget the page i set up :
http://www.asy-metrix.com/AmigaFormat/index.html
Forum: AMR news 25 October 2012, 03:04
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
temporary site is up,finally uploaded - isp has...

temporary site is up,finally uploaded - isp has been d/c ing lately. i will upgrade my system soon so i can scan the remaining mags - slowly and surely all will be done.

Here is the magazine list...
Forum: AMR news 18 October 2012, 18:31
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
update: uploading to another website. 15 GB will...

update: uploading to another website. 15 GB will take a bit of time to upload.


@kitty

Good find ! I needed some of those :)
Forum: AMR news 18 October 2012, 05:47
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
Just use jdownloader to download. ...

Just use jdownloader to download.

http://jdownloader.org:8081/download/index

if you have an account you will get full speed access otherwise just fill in the capture and it would automatically...
Forum: AMR news 18 October 2012, 04:36
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
updated list

Here is an updated list of Amiga Format Magazines from USENET and other places.

I hope to complete the collection with your help.

Any remaining issues I will scan more myself to hopefully have...
Forum: AMR news 27 August 2012, 04:42
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
issue #3 ready.

issue #3 ready.
Forum: AMR news 16 August 2012, 14:41
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
oh,sugar added extra back cover :( I will...

oh,sugar added extra back cover :(

I will fix them in a bit. Thanks !
update: done.
Forum: AMR news 16 August 2012, 08:38
Replies: 74
Views: 79,656
Posted By asymetrix
Amiga Format Magazine Scans

Here are my scans of Amiga Format Magazine, PDF and JPG Images.

Links to Mirror Creator.

Here is an updated list of Amiga Format Magazines from USENET and other places.

I hope to complete...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 12 August 2012, 15:40
Replies: 2,225
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 722,623
Posted By asymetrix
Asymetrix presents, Amiga Game Maker's...

Asymetrix presents,

Amiga Game Maker's Manual, 1992, Stephen Hill.

50 MB, PDF 1.3

upload link : http://mir.cr/ZYGYJ0IH

also uploaded to EAB file server asymetrix folder.
Forum: News 29 July 2012, 15:24
Replies: 37
Views: 9,667
Posted By asymetrix
Interesting project ! great work I was...

Interesting project !

great work

I was just thinking if one could export a bootblock to BinHex, we could save bootblocks as text files.

If MD5 for each Bootblock is known, we know we have a...
Forum: project.EAB File Server 28 July 2012, 08:56
Replies: 2,225
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 722,623
Posted By asymetrix
If anyone want it, here it is : ReSource...

If anyone want it, here it is :

ReSource Disassembler Reference Manual,
2nd edition, Glen McDiarmid, 1988-1991.

22 MB PDF 1.4

ReSource_Reference_Manual.rar (22 MB)

http://mir.cr/1207X6CM
Forum: News 28 July 2012, 08:55
Replies: 283
Views: 51,834
Posted By asymetrix
If anyone want it, here it is : ReSource...

If anyone want it, here it is :

ReSource Disassembler Reference Manual,
2nd edition, Glen McDiarmid, 1988-1991.

22 MB PDF 1.4

ReSource_Reference_Manual.rar (22 MB)

http://mir.cr/1207X6CM
Forum: News 24 May 2012, 06:02
Replies: 158
Views: 34,941
Posted By asymetrix
fantastic

This is great news !

Good luck to the developers involved.

Please dont over complicate this project.

Personally I would have :

Base no frills PPC motherboard, 1 GHZ, DDR3, PCI-e slots,...
Forum: HOL suggestions and feedback 16 September 2011, 02:34
Replies: 28
Views: 6,394
Posted By asymetrix
For now, I think PDF is the correct Original...

For now, I think PDF is the correct Original Display format. Aslong as the scan quality is 300 dpi.
Most PDF editors can easily insert pages.

In the future, someone will OCR the PDFs into an...
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