English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Support > support.Hardware

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 20 January 2015, 23:12   #1
kipper2k
Registered User

 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Thunder Bay, Canada
Posts: 3,739
simple method to transfer files to Amiga using Gotek

Hi All,

I was doing some testing on an a600 and i needed to install something on the cf card.

I found a nice simple way to get the files onto the cf card using the gotek and my laptop without using Winuae etc.

Here is what i done.

- created a blank.adf using Winuae (ok... i had to use it initially
- if you are not using total commander... why not ?
- download adf plugin for total commander if not already installed
http://www.ghisler.com/plugins.htm
- double click the empty.adf to open it (in total commander)
- transfer required files into the adf, copy the now edited empty.adf to usb
- exit, plug the usb stick into gotek, boot up, set it up to load empty.adf
- use dopus etc to copy/work on files

enjoy

Last edited by kipper2k; 20 January 2015 at 23:21.
kipper2k is offline  
Old 21 January 2015, 12:33   #2
Jope
-
Jope's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Helsinki / Finland
Age: 38
Posts: 6,828
Yeps..

I was poking around the selector.adf a bit some time back in order to make a selector.adf populator for Linux. Perhaps I'll continue with it some day, it would make this method actually handy. The selector just stores the sfn + lfn + offsets from FAT into the adf at predefined offsets.. Never had the time to make the implementation.

As of now it's reboot + wait for the selector to load + use the cumbersome ui to populate the slots + reboot into what you were doing again.. Meh!
Jope is offline  
Old 22 January 2015, 07:27   #3
dirkies
Zone Friend

dirkies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Belgium
Age: 45
Posts: 1,215
I agree the gotek selector program is horrible, esp what an amiga is capable of (remember those bootblock menus on compilation disks like Defjam, all that in 1024 bytes!). I hope some scene coder rewrites it with funky colourful graphics, bigger font and easy to use UI (eg. Import/Export slot assignment to txt file)
dirkies is offline  
Old 22 January 2015, 09:30   #4
Jope
-
Jope's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Helsinki / Finland
Age: 38
Posts: 6,828
Nah, I'd prefer for someone to make an intuition UI for it so that it doesn't have to take over the whole machine when you're doing that shuffle stuff.

Nice graphics are pointless here.
Jope is offline  
Old 22 January 2015, 09:46   #5
dirkies
Zone Friend

dirkies's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Belgium
Age: 45
Posts: 1,215
Not if it is just for gaming! But a small app running in workbench would be nice too
dirkies is offline  
Old 22 January 2015, 10:49   #6
Jope
-
Jope's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Helsinki / Finland
Age: 38
Posts: 6,828
The current one is fine for gaming imo. :-) In real use you need to shuffle the images around a lot more, in gaming use you just do them once and happily use it.
Jope is offline  
Old 22 January 2015, 10:50   #7
fryguy
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Hjo, Sweden
Age: 39
Posts: 758
Would have been nice with an external lcd for the Gotek which shows disknames and IPF-support. but i guess that won't happen since H.M stopped the development afaik.
fryguy is offline  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Standard / simple method to iconise & run more recent demos andyhants support.Demos 8 19 March 2014 21:54
How do I transfer ADF files to floppy disk for use on a real Amiga? Bad Mr Frosty Amiga scene 9 30 July 2013 19:53
Easiest Way to Transfer Files From PC to Amiga 2000? Tempest 2084 support.Hardware 18 24 August 2012 23:49
The Easy way to transfer ADF files from PC to Amiga adewakd support.Other 0 12 March 2008 15:28
Transfer dms and lha files from pc to amiga. djthunder New to Emulation or Amiga scene 1 24 August 2006 05:49

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 03:33.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.06271 seconds with 13 queries