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Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2021, 00:05
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By thomas
The identifier (like 0x444f5301) assigns a file...

The identifier (like 0x444f5301) assigns a file system to a partition.

But the code to read the file system needs to be loaded from somewhere, too. Kick 3.1.4 has FFS in ROM, but 1.3 doesn't....
Forum: support.Hardware 08 May 2021, 23:07
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By thomas
Did you add FFS V36 to the RDB?

Did you add FFS V36 to the RDB?
Forum: project.ClassicWB 07 May 2021, 19:22
Replies: 14
Views: 10,962
Posted By thomas
3.1.4 has all you need. If you have a 3.1.4...

3.1.4 has all you need.

If you have a 3.1.4 ROM you don't need to care.

If you have a 3.1 ROM the boot partition must be inside the first 4GB of the harddrive and you should create other...
Forum: Coders. Blitz Basic 07 May 2021, 18:43
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By thomas
As we are talking about running from Workbench as...

As we are talking about running from Workbench as a default tool, I doubt that ReadArgs has anything to do with it.

Workbench presents its argument to the app as wa_Lock and wa_Name pairs. wa_Lock...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 07 May 2021, 18:34
Replies: 14
Views: 10,962
Posted By thomas
Assuming that you have everything you need to...

Assuming that you have everything you need to boot your Amiga and prep a HDD, then the only additional file you need is pfs3aio from this archive: http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/pfs3aio
Forum: support.WinUAE 06 May 2021, 09:17
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By thomas
You can add as many HDFs to WinUAE as you like....

You can add as many HDFs to WinUAE as you like. Just add the working one first and the damaged one second.

Startup files can also be edited from OS3, so another solution is to boot from a WB 3.1...
Forum: support.WinUAE 04 May 2021, 19:57
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By thomas
.pat and .rtb files contain meta data for skick,...

.pat and .rtb files contain meta data for skick, they are not ROMs.

Check C:\Users\Public\Amiga Files\shared\Roms
That's where AF usually installs its ROMs. WinUAE should detect them there...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2021, 09:08
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By thomas
Device names are case sensitive. The correct name...

Device names are case sensitive. The correct name is cnet.device in all lower case. If the error is about CNET.device, then it's because the name is spelled incorrectly.
Forum: support.WinUAE 30 April 2021, 18:56
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By thomas
It depends on the IDE interface. An A500 normally...

It depends on the IDE interface. An A500 normally does not have an IDE interface, so you must have some kind of expansion. Kick 2.05 contains drivers for the A600 IDE interface. If your expansion is...
Forum: support.Apps 30 April 2021, 14:00
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By thomas
I guess you didn't understand the purpose of that...

I guess you didn't understand the purpose of that disk. It does not contain an operating system or anything else useful. It only contains the Kickstart 1.3 and the software required to downgrade a KS...
Forum: request.Other 29 April 2021, 22:08
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By thomas
dos.library has a function to get notified when a...

dos.library has a function to get notified when a file is changed. IPrefs uses it for example to update prefs when a prefs editor exits with Use or Save.

But I am not aware of a utility which...
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 April 2021, 19:28
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By thomas
I have no idea what that is.

I have no idea what that is.
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 April 2021, 18:11
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By thomas
https://forum.hyperion-entertainment.com/viewtopic...

https://forum.hyperion-entertainment.com/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=2708&p=30632#p30632
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 24 April 2021, 22:19
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By thomas
You must have been sleeping. fmsdisk is from...

You must have been sleeping. fmsdisk is from 1997, xfs from 1999. cdromemu is even from 1994.
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 23 April 2021, 18:49
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By thomas
There are plenty of them on Aminet. ...

There are plenty of them on Aminet.

fmsdisk.device
file.device
diskimage.device

to name only a few.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 April 2021, 22:01
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By thomas
The RTC chip has a stop bit. The bit can be set...

The RTC chip has a stop bit. The bit can be set by software and causes the RTC to stop moving. If the RTC does not move it might not be recognised by the OS (depending on OS version). If you clear...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 April 2021, 21:54
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By thomas
Please post your df0:devs/mountlist as well as...

Please post your df0:devs/mountlist as well as the output of

list df0: all

(while the boot disk is in df0 of course)

A copy of df0:s/startup-sequence might help, too.
Forum: Coders. General 22 April 2021, 16:47
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By thomas
The latest NDK for OS 3.x is available there:...

The latest NDK for OS 3.x is available there: http://www.haage-partner.de/download/AmigaOS/

There will be a new one when 3.2 is released.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 April 2021, 22:57
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By thomas
This might be nit-picking, but you never know...

This might be nit-picking, but you never know what unexperienced people might expect: you will never see a harddrive on Workbench or in the early startup menu. You will only ever see partitions...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 April 2021, 22:48
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By thomas
Your config is silly, all those different kinds...

Your config is silly, all those different kinds of RAM which never were together in any real Amiga model.

You should start with the A4000 CSPPC quick start, then add harddrives and an RTG card,...
Forum: Coders. General 21 April 2021, 22:44
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By thomas
If your compiler is older than the OS then you...

If your compiler is older than the OS then you should upgrade the include files with those that come with the OS.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 April 2021, 16:13
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By thomas
I think I was mistaken, it's rather icon.library....

I think I was mistaken, it's rather icon.library.

icon.library and workbench.library together are the public interface (API) of Workbench.

Workbench is not really like Windows Explorer because...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 April 2021, 14:09
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By thomas
Maybe a little technical explanation: ...

Maybe a little technical explanation:

DefIcons enables a call-back hook which is called by workbench.library whenever it encounters a file without an icon.

The hook uses the deficons.prefs file...
Forum: request.Other 18 April 2021, 10:41
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By thomas
This is a simple old-style OS 3.1 four-colour...

This is a simple old-style OS 3.1 four-colour icon. It shouldn't be too difficult to recreate it from the screenshot. Do you have a less blurry screenshot maybe?
Forum: support.Apps 17 April 2021, 09:10
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By thomas
Quotes won't help unless the file name contains...

Quotes won't help unless the file name contains space characters.

Please post your command lines entirely, the working one and the not working one. Use cut & paste to avoid correcting mistakes...
Forum: support.Apps 15 April 2021, 18:24
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By thomas
Please post your working and not working command...

Please post your working and not working command lines.

The message indicates that you mixed up parameters so that either the word EXTRESBUF or the Kickstart file name is treated as a module and...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 April 2021, 16:43
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By thomas
No, 40.68 is not compatible with A600. 3.1 is,...

No, 40.68 is not compatible with A600. 3.1 is, but it's not 40.68. Each Amiga model has its own ROM. You need an A600-specific 3.1 ROM. The version displayed will be 40.63.
See the table at the...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 14 April 2021, 16:16
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By thomas
I guess that WHDLoad Games require WHDLoad to be...

I guess that WHDLoad Games require WHDLoad to be run, JST Games require JST to be run and HD Loaders don't need additional software.

WHDLoad and JST are degraders which make old games run on less...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 April 2021, 20:57
Replies: 462
Views: 270,383
Posted By thomas
You should check the card first. Like I said...

You should check the card first. Like I said there are fake cards which identify themselves as a larger capacity than they actually are. Format it under windows and fill it with files. There is also...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 April 2021, 16:41
Replies: 462
Views: 270,383
Posted By thomas
Block 2140991 is just above 1GB, so it does not...

Block 2140991 is just above 1GB, so it does not exceed any limit.

I'd suppose you got a fake CF card which is labelled 8GB but has only 1GB. Or is broken in some other way.
Forum: support.Games 11 April 2021, 22:28
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By thomas
It's probably not the installer which takes the...

It's probably not the installer which takes the serial number, but the installer tries to run a program which then shall ask for the number, but the program fails for some other reason. The installer...
Forum: request.Apps 11 April 2021, 00:42
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By thomas
It's on the Meeting Pearls III CD. ...

It's on the Meeting Pearls III CD.

https://archive.org/details/meeting-pearls-3
Forum: support.Other 10 April 2021, 12:35
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By thomas
Here is a small program which saves the pointer...

Here is a small program which saves the pointer from system-configuration as an iff image.

By default it reads from devs:system-configuration and saves to ram:pointer.iff, but you can override the...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2021, 11:46
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By thomas
Try to move VGAOnly to Devs/Monitors and reboot.

Try to move VGAOnly to Devs/Monitors and reboot.
Forum: support.Other 04 April 2021, 20:50
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By thomas
On the other hand, if your FastRAM is faster than...

On the other hand, if your FastRAM is faster than the Kickstart ROM, then you could notice an overall speed increase of system-friendly software.

That's why one variant of the various softkick...
Forum: Coders. System 04 April 2021, 17:21
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By thomas
Yes, and also check that it is higher than 1000...

Yes, and also check that it is higher than 1000 or so, because TypeOfMem(small number) will return MEMF_CHIP, but is not a valid FSSM.
Forum: News 04 April 2021, 16:39
Replies: 454
Views: 92,345
Posted By thomas
That's obvious: one cylinder is 32 sectors, the...

That's obvious: one cylinder is 32 sectors, the first partition starts at cylinder 2, which means you have 64 sectors a.k.a. 32 KB to save the partition table and the file systems.

PFS alone is...
Forum: News 04 April 2021, 13:41
Replies: 454
Views: 92,345
Posted By thomas
All this guessing does not help. What are...

All this guessing does not help.

What are the concrete values for Heads, Blocks per Track and Blocks per Cylinder?

How many and which file systems are in the Add/Update list?
Forum: support.Other 04 April 2021, 13:34
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By thomas
Yes, I think softkick is the word which describes...

Yes, I think softkick is the word which describes all these methods. Other words are MapROM or FastROM which describe special cases.

What all these methods do is to reserve RAM, as much as is...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 April 2021, 13:45
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By thomas
The source code is absolutely clear. It only...

The source code is absolutely clear. It only implements CMD_READ and CMD_WRITE. No 64bit commands and no HD_SCSICMD.

It can only be used by mount lists and it can only access the first 4GB of the...
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