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Old 23 February 2018, 16:48   #821
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EDIT: 33ms was an arbitrary decision, but I had made calculations similar to yours and I had abounded considering also
the possibility of hacked floppies for long track writing or "naturally" very slow.
So yes, is really plenty of time and if a device (drive or floppy) do not sync-respond after this time is sure bad.
Anyway I was really generous in terms of the number of retry attempts (see my code)


For all timing in loader you can check:
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1183710

Ziriax loader is a modified and adapted version, but technically it's the same.
Thanks, the source code link is helpful, especially for the 4-byte data area it clarifies what each byte is supposed to mean, especially the first one!

Anyway, only way this one will get fixed is to set up the test rig, probably with Action Replay attached
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Old 23 February 2018, 16:51   #822
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Ziriax and flashfloppy - I'm not going to pretend I know how these thigns work, I don't. However, just a quick check and Ziria (the adf in questions) - boots to WinUAE fine, when I'm in workbench and insert the floppy it comes up as NDOS but when I boot with it it works (WinUAE).

With flashfloppy GoTek, on boot up - the music starts then Amiga crashes. If I boot to Workbench and insert the ADF, workbench reports it as DF0:Uninitialized as opposed to DF0:NDOS like in WinUAE.

EDIT: I originally wanted to see if it booted on a real Amiga by copying Ziriax (duplicate adf) to a real floppy. But I can't when it's uninitialized.
I'm not familiar with DF0:Uninitialized, I usually see messages such as DF0:BAD and DF0:NDOS.... perhaps this is Kickstart/WB dependent?

Is the Kickstart/WB setup under WinUAE *the same* as your real Amiga? If they differ, that can explain the different message I'm sure.

Does anyone know if there is documentation exactly what the DF0:<fucked> messages precisely mean in terms of what part of AmigaDOS disk access failed? They always puzzle me and to my knowledge my only recourse would be to reverse-engineer Kickstart.
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Old 23 February 2018, 18:23   #823
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I'm not familiar with DF0:Uninitialized, I usually see messages such as DF0:BAD and DF0:NDOS.... perhaps this is Kickstart/WB dependent?

Is the Kickstart/WB setup under WinUAE *the same* as your real Amiga? If they differ, that can explain the different message I'm sure.

Does anyone know if there is documentation exactly what the DF0:<fucked> messages precisely mean in terms of what part of AmigaDOS disk access failed? They always puzzle me and to my knowledge my only recourse would be to reverse-engineer Kickstart.
No, my real Amiga: Kickstart 44.73, Workbench 45.5 And ClassicWB in winUAE: Kickstart 40.63, Workbench 40.42
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The Ziriax ADF file shows up as DF0:NDOS on my gotek via workbench as I would expect it to. It just won’t boot as you can see from the links Ross posted earlier.
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The Ziriax ADF file shows up as DF0:NDOS on my gotek via workbench as I would expect it to. It just won’t boot as you can see from the links Ross posted earlier.
Thanks for confirming.
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Old 23 February 2018, 21:31   #826
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Bug report here:
With large number of files in a single directory, scrolling between files becomes slower and slower, as you advance listing through files.
Steps to reproduce:
Create a folder on your USB and put some 500+ ADF images into it. Plug it to Gotek and navigate to that new directory. Press and hold "right" button, so that Gotek starts srolling filenames on display at full speed. After a while, you will notice that scrolling speed drops down. Its becomming very apparent after some 300 files.

If you (like me in this case) have a single directory with all 5000 games sorted by name from A to Z and you somehow manago to navigate to files at the end of alphabet, Gotek becomes so irresponsive, that it takes him about 10 seconds just to change the filename on screen after you click left or right button once.
This behavior is the same with 0.9.7a and 0.9.11a firmware. Also no FF.CFG seems to affect this in a positive manner, it can even be reproduced on newly formated pendrive without FF.CFG on it.
Is this something you could possibly fix, please?

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