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Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 10 July 2012, 18:52
Replies: 85
Views: 10,697
Posted By Rixa
Yes, BarryB, just that. 0-83. The sticker on...

Yes, BarryB, just that. 0-83.

The sticker on the drive says "E/131 SEP2003", probably indicating date of manufacture.
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 09 July 2012, 19:46
Replies: 85
Views: 10,697
Posted By Rixa
My MPF920 does 84 tracks. I wonder how much it...

My MPF920 does 84 tracks. I wonder how much it differs from the E model otherwise. (perhaps it's otherwise worse? :shocked)
Forum: News 26 December 2010, 10:15
Replies: 708
Views: 77,450
Posted By Rixa
Same here on a Samsung P2270HD that I got me...

Same here on a Samsung P2270HD that I got me recently. I'm not sure but I think it might still be outputting 50Hz despite the display saying 60Hz, as scrolling seems smoother than if I select 60Hz...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 December 2010, 12:46
Replies: 51
Views: 57,284
Posted By Rixa
Nicely reasoned, and makes sense. However,...

Nicely reasoned, and makes sense.

However, when I was setting up my CF card, I went with what looked like the most reliable-looking advice I could find at the time...
Forum: support.Apps 21 September 2010, 08:34
Replies: 9
Views: 2,467
Posted By Rixa
I wonder how hard it would possibly be to...

I wonder how hard it would possibly be to re-implement LacePointer in a hires-sprite-friendly way. I suppose it's just changing the sprite each redraw.
Forum: project.Sprites 19 September 2010, 15:27
Replies: 5
Views: 4,246
Posted By Rixa
Consider an AmigaDOS disk with an iff ilbm...

Consider an AmigaDOS disk with an iff ilbm picture on it. It is easy to open this, because everything that needs to be known is public knowledge. The operating system knows that the disk surface is...
Forum: request.Other 12 September 2010, 12:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By Rixa
PD collection disk series other than Fish

The Fish disks are well known and well available on the net, but I'm struggling to find collections of PD disks in the other series that the Amiga shops in my country were distributing around 1990 or...
Forum: MarketPlace 11 September 2010, 09:00
Replies: 210
Views: 25,889
Posted By Rixa
The Cloanto disks would be pretty easy to...

The Cloanto disks would be pretty easy to recognize as they are, for the most part at least, reworked. Only Workbench 1.1, 1.2 and 2.04 checksums are listed in this thread...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 September 2010, 19:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,869
Posted By Rixa
Hmm, hard to run Amiga software on Intel without...

Hmm, hard to run Amiga software on Intel without emulating the processor.

I think I know what you're getting at, though, even though I wouldn't use those terms. For instance, one can run FreeDOS,...
Forum: request.Apps 04 September 2010, 18:19
Replies: 0
Views: 972
Posted By Rixa
Curious claim about The 64 Emulator 2

I ran into something that raised an eyebrow the other day when surfing for random things on eBay. It was a complete set of "The 64 Emulator 2" by ReadySoft for the Amiga. In the description it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 August 2010, 12:27
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rixa
Amberstar general tips

The new patches in the Ambermoon thread make me want to play it. I never have, but it looks like it comes highly recommended. However, I thought perhaps I should finish Amberstar first or it is...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2010, 19:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,143
Posted By Rixa
As far as I know, USB to PS2 mouse adapters do...

As far as I know, USB to PS2 mouse adapters do nothing but connect the wires. There is no logic inside, it is the mouse itself that must know how to talk to a PS/2 port when connected.

I suppose...
Forum: Coders. Language 24 August 2010, 19:24
Replies: 24
Views: 9,477
Posted By Rixa
Thank you both for your insights.

Thank you both for your insights.
Forum: Coders. Language 22 August 2010, 11:38
Replies: 24
Views: 9,477
Posted By Rixa
GCC and ixemul.library

What tools are current for developing or porting applications for classic Amigas using gcc and ixemul.library? Is there something to replace the Geek Gadgets compilation of old?

The latest GG...
Forum: request.Modules 07 August 2010, 00:01
Replies: 53
Views: 12,243
Posted By Rixa
I always liked the intro tune of Dragonstrike,...

I always liked the intro tune of Dragonstrike, and I don't think it has been ripped. No idea what format it is, but a random page found with Google says it is composed on 'Dr. T'.
Forum: support.Apps 01 August 2010, 09:45
Replies: 16
Views: 2,208
Posted By Rixa
In the off chance that this will be of help to...

In the off chance that this will be of help to you, this shell code should convert all files in current directory into wav format using a tool that I think is installed by default in most Linux...
Forum: support.Apps 29 July 2010, 18:02
Replies: 16
Views: 2,208
Posted By Rixa
No tool can guess the sample rate a raw file has...

No tool can guess the sample rate a raw file has been recorded with. I would think that Soundtracker and the like will just pick a certain rate for all. How about you load a raw sample into...
Forum: request.Modules 14 July 2010, 23:32
Replies: 0
Views: 1,167
Posted By Rixa
Samples from these pop songs in a module (or otherwise)

I had these short samples from two songs playing in my head today. I'm sure I heard them on the Amiga back in the early 90s, but can't quite place the context.


The first one is singing "Your...
Forum: support.Apps 17 January 2010, 23:12
Replies: 300
Views: 47,893
Posted By Rixa
Does this have an up-to-date home on the web? The...

Does this have an up-to-date home on the web? The only page (http://www.dfmk.hu/%7Etorokl/) I can find lists 1.5 as the latest version and the contact link is dead. It also requests a registration...
Forum: support.Apps 09 January 2010, 22:47
Replies: 300
Views: 47,893
Posted By Rixa
What is the origin of this fix?

What is the origin of this fix?
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 07 October 2009, 22:21
Replies: 46
Views: 8,653
Posted By Rixa
Like I said, it's not a word that is very...

Like I said, it's not a word that is very familiar to me, it's probably more used in some other region. But anyways, I meant sweet as in 'cool level!', not as in 'such sweet little puppies!'.
...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 05 October 2009, 00:36
Replies: 46
Views: 8,653
Posted By Rixa
Here's my attempt at everything. It could...

Here's my attempt at everything. It could possibly still use some work at places. If at places it looks odd or out of place, it may well be just me trying to keep it true to the original. Ask if you...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 September 2009, 20:51
Replies: 46
Views: 8,653
Posted By Rixa
Turboraketti is one of my all-time favourites. I...

Turboraketti is one of my all-time favourites. I was myself toying with the idea of building a WHDLoad slave with optional translations, but that hasn't happened yet.. if you do a good job it might...
Forum: request.Modules 15 August 2009, 07:55
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By Rixa
I looked it up and its certainly similar to what...

I looked it up and its certainly similar to what I remember, but I dont think its the exact sample. I might be wrong, of course.
Forum: request.Modules 07 August 2009, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By Rixa
Another long shot

Seeing as modules appear to sometimes be found even by the vaguest of descriptions, I thought I'd ask about one that is pretty hopeless. I'm not even sure if I would recognize it if I heard it!

I...
Forum: support.Other 03 August 2009, 19:12
Replies: 34
Views: 5,639
Posted By Rixa
I've never had OS3.5 so I don't know what kind of...

I've never had OS3.5 so I don't know what kind of icons come with it, but you have MagicWB icons anyway.

I think the icons that come with OS3.9 could amount to some sluggishness, they're more...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 August 2009, 09:52
Replies: 88
Views: 13,370
Posted By Rixa
I should also clarify that this is not...

I should also clarify that this is not Indivision-related but affects all the better screenmodes no matter whether they're through the Indivision or the RGB port. It's also not something that showed...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 August 2009, 19:28
Replies: 88
Views: 13,370
Posted By Rixa
Bit of an old thread, so a quick summary of what...

Bit of an old thread, so a quick summary of what I have:


rev. 2B commodore motherboard
the flicker issue with the better screenmodes
the problem appears shortly after power-on, and...
Forum: News 25 July 2009, 09:24
Replies: 42
Views: 5,326
Posted By Rixa
Not suggesting you're necessarily compiling a hit...

Not suggesting you're necessarily compiling a hit list, but I find it odd how many people are eager to pinpoint themselves on a publically accessible map :nuts
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 July 2009, 09:35
Replies: 13
Views: 4,296
Posted By Rixa
Possible, but not entirely useful. Could work...

Possible, but not entirely useful. Could work with programs that behave very nicely and only use system code through the published interface, but it was common to cut corners. A few programs may even...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 July 2009, 09:27
Replies: 13
Views: 4,296
Posted By Rixa
First I've ever heard of this, and I doubt it a...

First I've ever heard of this, and I doubt it a bit. Is there any documentation of something like that having taken place?

If this was true, license-conscious things like Debian would probably...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 July 2009, 08:54
Replies: 13
Views: 4,296
Posted By Rixa
C64 Forever ROM licensing

I've been trying to establish some licensing information concerning the ROM code distributed in C64 Forever. After waiting for a month for a reply to my e-mail, I got an initial quick reply from...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 June 2009, 21:25
Replies: 27
Views: 5,672
Posted By Rixa
I don't know.. I mainly use the drive for reading...

I don't know.. I mainly use the drive for reading my old disks and none of them have developed issues without having been written to, so my gut feeling is that the old disks just can't take being...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 June 2009, 22:16
Replies: 27
Views: 5,672
Posted By Rixa
All my Amiga DD disks are 10-15 years old. I...

All my Amiga DD disks are 10-15 years old. I haven't had any break just using them write-protected, but if I start writing on them they develop errors after a while. I'm not sure why this is; the old...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 17 June 2009, 10:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By Rixa
I could do it, but Tampere is still quite a...

I could do it, but Tampere is still quite a distance away.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 June 2009, 22:38
Replies: 32
Views: 7,944
Posted By Rixa
Not what you ask for, but I had this...

Not what you ask for, but I had this (http://www.students.tut.fi/%7Ekosolah/joyport/joyport-en.html) old 2xJoystick->gameport circuit built and it's been pretty nice. The downside is that gameports...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 June 2009, 16:51
Replies: 108
Views: 9,745
Posted By Rixa
My experience was that the ROM images thus...

My experience was that the ROM images thus obtained differed from original by two bytes or so, and wouldn't boot on the real hardware. I didn't research further.

Actually, considering the topic of...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 27 May 2009, 20:41
Replies: 22
Views: 3,834
Posted By Rixa
I'm just writing to bump this thread with a...

I'm just writing to bump this thread with a notice that I've now received everything from SPS that I could reasonably expect. I was wrong about them being too busy, I had just been buried under...
Forum: News 24 May 2009, 12:32
Replies: 115
Views: 10,104
Posted By Rixa
A fix for the USB Competition Pro would be great....

A fix for the USB Competition Pro would be great. I got two of those when they came out, but haven't had much use for them.

Meanwhile I had this old circuit...
Forum: support.Demos 24 May 2009, 12:06
Replies: 41
Views: 11,869
Posted By Rixa
Unfortunately even people who really should know...

Unfortunately even people who really should know better often ignore the importance of protecting their data against disk failure.. :blased
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