English Amiga Board Amiga Lore


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Support > support.WinUAE

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 18 March 2017, 12:03   #1
Tarjan
Registered User

 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Oldenburg / Germany
Posts: 1
Disk not validated error WinUAE 3.4.0

Hi folks,
I am using WinUAE for years. The old WinUAE does no longer work on my new computers, due to the 16Bit Colour system, so I upgraded to WinUAE 3.4.0. It worked, o.k. I started my favourite Game (Bards Tale I), and WHAM !! DISK NOT VALIDATED !! Holy shit, I havent seen this crap error since I ceased using my old Amiga 2000 because of it ! It never happened on old WinUAE, but this error is fatal by destroying the disk images, and I have no idea how to overcome it. Someone knows how to set up WinUAE to get rid of it ?

Please do not remind me on Disksalv, Disk-Validator or Antivirus, I know that all, but I want to handle the root, not the symptom.
Tarjan is offline  
AdSense AdSense  
Old 18 March 2017, 12:13   #2
Toni Wilen
WinUAE developer
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Hämeenlinna/Finland
Age: 42
Posts: 19,518
Most common cause is shutting down/reseting when not all data has been flushed to the disk (Buffers are usually flushed after 1-3s delay).

It is also possible some game(s) with bad hd support take over the system too quickly after saving. Shutting down/reseting without exiting the game first game cause same problem.

This is not emulator specific and emulation also can't protect from it. (Unless you use directory harddrives)

Only "fix" is to not use FFS.

EDIT: Another possibility is >4G wrap around problem but it also most commonly hides for some time and suddenly whole partition is gone..
Toni Wilen is online now  
AdSense AdSense  
 


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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Getting 'Workbench is not validated' using HDF Steve support.WinUAE 11 10 September 2016 17:10
Recently changed WinUAE folder, now getting Arabuusimiehet.WinUAE error Foebane support.WinUAE 9 09 September 2016 20:03
Volume Games is not Validated? UK-Wobbie support.Other 3 24 November 2011 00:04
a1200hd: volume work is not validated jolly11 support.Hardware 2 11 February 2009 06:54
"Disk not validated" Jaekus New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 09 November 2008 15:51

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 08:57.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Page generated in 0.09127 seconds with 11 queries