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Old 08 July 2017, 04:09   #641
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I was wondering can you load a game from the manager,you pick 000 and it loads the manager with the slots then pick a slot and get it mount and boot from that slot,instead of have to go to say 015 using the buttons for the first disk..?
If not I would love to be able to..

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Old 08 July 2017, 07:21   #642
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I was wondering can you load a game from the manager,you pick 000 and it loads the manager with the slots then pick a slot and get it mount and boot from that slot,instead of have to go to say 015 using the buttons for the first disk..?
If not I would love to be able to..

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This is possible with a small modification into the file selector. Will try it
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Old 08 July 2017, 11:48   #643
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I was wondering can you load a game from the manager,you pick 000 and it loads the manager with the slots then pick a slot and get it mount and boot from that slot,instead of have to go to say 015 using the buttons for the first disk..?
If not I would love to be able to..

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Done ! :

http://hxc2001.com/download/floppy_d...AlphaTrial.zip

You now can startup any image from the slot page. Just select/go to the slot and press F7, the Amiga will reboot automatically on the right images.

Both firmware and file Selector need to be updated.
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Old 09 July 2017, 10:52   #644
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Done ! :

http://hxc2001.com/download/floppy_d...AlphaTrial.zip

You now can startup any image from the slot page. Just select/go to the slot and press F7, the Amiga will reboot automatically on the right images.

Both firmware and file Selector need to be updated.
I've flashed this firmware today and compared to the current Beta firmware it is incredibly fast and the F7 functionality was genious.

I'll be packing my Amiga for a while so the unit will likely serve in a 486 computer for a while, but the firmware is great, thanks Jeff! Your work is easily worth more than €10.
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Old 11 July 2017, 00:12   #645
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New version:

http://hxc2001.com/download/floppy_d...AlphaTrial.zip

- Fix the yesterday release (not promoted here) regression -> The File selector is working again.
- Raw file FM Read & Write support ready !
- Some more write speed optimization.
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Old Yesterday, 01:33   #646
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The File selector with a trackloader bootblock for fast loading is incoming.


-> Note : Bootblock coded in C and few ASM with gcc.
I tried this route for fun to see this is possible and yes it is ! 1KB is lot of room, even in C .

WIP:
https://github.com/jfdelnero/HXCFE_f...miga/bootblock
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Old Yesterday, 23:09   #647
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Hi,

Done !

For all users of the SD HxC Emulator or HxC Firmware on Gotek, the version 1.48a of the file selector is now available :

The main update from the version v1.47 is a new bootblock for the Amiga version. The file selector is now "trackloaded" and start faster.

I hope that you will appreciate it

http://hxc2001.com/download/floppy_d...or_Manager.zip

http://hxc2001.com/download/floppy_d...AlphaTrial.zip

For the tech side, unlike most bootblock, the main part of this bootblock is coded in C. And this surprisingly fit into the 1KB size limit .

Bootblock sources :
https://github.com/jfdelnero/HXCFE_f...iga/bootblock/

Fileselector sources:
https://github.com/jfdelnero/HXCFE_file_selector
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Amazing work Jefff! Thanks so much!
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Hi,
I hope that you will appreciate it
I would if I used the Gotek for my Amiga, and used the selector. (Only use it with the ST and CPC)
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I would if I used the Gotek for my Amiga, and used the selector. (Only use it with the ST and CPC)
The ST version is already trackloaded since some years .
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Jeff - I already paid once for the HxC and applied to one GoTek, I know I have to pay again to do another GoTek - no problem, well worth it but when I'm ready, do I have to complete the first customer in French language only order form o the website? Or can I just email you directly like last time after paying via paypal??
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