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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 18 September 2021, 13:40
Replies: 14
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Posted By thomas
You can open a CON window yourself and use that...

You can open a CON window yourself and use that instead of stdin/stdout. Then you have control over closing the window and next to no changes in your program.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2021, 11:02
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By thomas
Just press the button on the drive. If that does...

Just press the button on the drive. If that does not work, then no, there is no tool which will help you. Every tool just sends the "Eject" command to the drive which is the same as pressing the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 September 2021, 17:13
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By thomas
There is absolulely nothing in Kick 1.3 which is...

There is absolulely nothing in Kick 1.3 which is related to harddrives. So it cannot limit the size.

For more information you should read this: https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=61666

The...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2021, 16:25
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By thomas
I'd rather say that going from 3.2 to 3.1 would...

I'd rather say that going from 3.2 to 3.1 would set it from working to not working, because you partitioned the harddrive in a way which is not backwards compatible. Of course 3.1.4 and 3.2 now have...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 September 2021, 11:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By thomas
But that's your personal fault and not a general...

But that's your personal fault and not a general issue. The CSPPC is one of the controllers which allows access to the whole harddrive regardless of Kickstart. Actually all third-party controllers...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 08 September 2021, 22:39
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By thomas
There is no default, you always have to overtype...

There is no default, you always have to overtype the value if you add a new file system.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2021, 22:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By thomas
Contradicting yourself?

Contradicting yourself?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2021, 19:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By thomas
You cannot say this in general. It's possible to...

You cannot say this in general. It's possible to have 100gb partitions on Kick 3.1, even on 2.0 or 1.3 if you use the right file system. Especially on a SCSI controller this is possible. IDE might be...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 08 September 2021, 13:47
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By thomas
You have to add FastFileSystem V47 with a DosType...

You have to add FastFileSystem V47 with a DosType of 0x444f5307 to the RDB (Add/Update in HDToolbox). If it is missing, the partitions are only available with Kick 3.1.4 or 3.2, but not with 3.1.
...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 29 August 2021, 13:42
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By thomas
void SomeFunction(__reg("d0") int x, __reg("d1")...

void SomeFunction(__reg("d0") int x, __reg("d1") int y);
Forum: support.Hardware 28 August 2021, 14:18
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By thomas
http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/oktapus ...

http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/oktapus

It's installed on the harddrive, but it can also be made into a ROM somehow by editing the existing ROM with one of the expansion files.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 August 2021, 16:22
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By thomas
They should run on OS4 without emulation.

They should run on OS4 without emulation.
Forum: Amiga scene 21 August 2021, 19:37
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By thomas
If you connect the drive to your PC, WinUAE can...

If you connect the drive to your PC, WinUAE can mount it. WinUAE also has a "create harddisk image file" option which creates a RAW copy / HDF of it.

If you want to create the image file on the...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 August 2021, 11:38
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By thomas
I guess in HDToolbox the CF card shows as...

I guess in HDToolbox the CF card shows as changed. Save changes and reboot.
Forum: request.Apps 17 August 2021, 21:43
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By thomas
Select Window -> View by -> Name from the menu,...

Select Window -> View by -> Name from the menu, then select Window -> Snapshot -> Window.
Forum: support.Apps 17 August 2021, 18:58
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By thomas
It claims so, but in my experience any DVD which...

It claims so, but in my experience any DVD which didn't work with CacheCDFS didn't work with AllegroCDFS, too. And disks which work with AllegroCDFS work with CacheCDFS, too. So for me there is...
Forum: support.Apps 17 August 2021, 17:43
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By thomas
Reading from DVD or Bluray is not an issue. File...

Reading from DVD or Bluray is not an issue. File system might be. As long as you use ISO9660 with extensions (Joliet or Rockridge), you are fine. UDF most likely won't work.

There's nothing in...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 16 August 2021, 19:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By thomas
How did you transfer the files and the ADF, which...

How did you transfer the files and the ADF, which software did you use?

If that software does not use checksums or similar error detection, then I would suspect that your serial connection is not...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 16 August 2021, 19:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By thomas
If you have a floppy drive then yes.

If you have a floppy drive then yes.
Forum: support.AmigaOS 16 August 2021, 18:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By thomas
The CDTV should boot from the 3.2 CD. And even if...

The CDTV should boot from the 3.2 CD. And even if not it should be able to read the CD so that you can copy the required files.

No, there are no special requirements. They just need to be named...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 August 2021, 11:45
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By thomas
It locks the drive from Windows so that WinUAE...

It locks the drive from Windows so that WinUAE has exclusive access to it.

If locking fails it would mean that some other program still holds it, for example the anti-virus software.
Forum: support.WinUAE 15 August 2021, 22:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By thomas
SD cards (not micro-SD) have a write protect...

SD cards (not micro-SD) have a write protect switch. Make sure it is write enabled.

Also try the Lock checkbox in WinUAE / Add Harddrive.
Forum: support.Apps 09 August 2021, 18:13
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By thomas
Yes, it is normal and it has always been this...

Yes, it is normal and it has always been this way.

PFS reserves a certain area in the beginning of the partition for directory data.

The advantage is that free space decreases only so much as...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 August 2021, 18:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By thomas
WinUAE recognises RDB mode from the RDSK...

WinUAE recognises RDB mode from the RDSK identifier in the first four bytes of the HDF. When you create a new HDF, it does not have this identifier and thus RDB mode is off. The identifier is written...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 August 2021, 20:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By thomas
The new WinUAE can be confusing because it...

The new WinUAE can be confusing because it creates fake partition tables for non-partitoned HDFs.

In order to use HDToolbox on a HDF you have to enable "Full drive/RDB mode". Only then you can...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 07 August 2021, 11:05
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By thomas
This was never part of AmigaOS. You can use the...

This was never part of AmigaOS. You can use the same addition as you used before. Probably one of these:

http://aminet.net/package/util/shell/KingCON_1.3...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2021, 07:48
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By thomas
@suppah You should test if VGAOnly makes a...

@suppah

You should test if VGAOnly makes a difference. If it is in Devs/Monitors, move it out of there. If it's not, move it from Storage/Monitors to Devs/Monitors. After moving it you need to...
Forum: support.Apps 03 August 2021, 13:09
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By thomas
No. But you can keep it running in the background...

No. But you can keep it running in the background and re-open it with a hotkey or with the Ed program. It remembers all the settings and search strings, window size and so on. But you have to close...
Forum: support.Apps 02 August 2021, 17:57
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By thomas
Not sure if this possible with GoldEd, but in...

Not sure if this possible with GoldEd, but in CygnusEd you can enter Ctrl-I for \t, Ctrl-J for \n, Ctrl-M for \r.

To be able to enter these codes in a text field you have to disable "string gadget...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 27 July 2021, 23:09
Replies: 22
Views: 2,161
Posted By thomas
Probably the only way to do this is to sub-class...

Probably the only way to do this is to sub-class STRGCLASS and overload its GM_HANDLEINPUT method. When STRGCLASS decides to let go, change the return value to keep focus.
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 July 2021, 20:47
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By thomas
Disable "show GUI on startup" on the misc page...

Disable "show GUI on startup" on the misc page and save the config as default.uae.

Or save it with a different name and then launch the config instead of winuae.exe.
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 July 2021, 08:26
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By thomas
Go to the Input tab. On the top left select...

Go to the Input tab. On the top left select Configuration #1. On the bottom right click on Remap. Press the key you want to remap. From the menu which appears select the function you want to assign...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 24 July 2021, 09:29
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By thomas
graphics.library/TextLength ...

graphics.library/TextLength
intuition.library/IntuiTextLength

There are also

graphics.library/TextExtent
graphics.library/TextFit

The former tells you more details about the space your...
Forum: support.Apps 23 July 2021, 17:33
Replies: 7
Views: 913
Posted By thomas
The issue with Roadshow is that it does not...

The issue with Roadshow is that it does not support "offline". When you switch Genesis to offline, it is still running, just does not have a network connection.

The only way to stop Roadshow from...
Forum: Coders. System 20 July 2021, 11:26
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By thomas
The thread title mentions GetDeviceProc which...

The thread title mentions GetDeviceProc which exists only in Kick 2.0+, so your target is not Kick 1.3, right?

In this case you should not peek DosBase for the top of the device list but rather...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2021, 16:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By thomas
You should read my and Daedalus' posts more...

You should read my and Daedalus' posts more carefully.
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2021, 15:02
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By thomas
You don't need two kickstarts and you don't need...

You don't need two kickstarts and you don't need to mess with 3.1. As Daedalus pointed out, if the 3.2 partition is available, it will find the libs there, even if it boots from the 3.1 partition.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 July 2021, 10:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,216
Posted By thomas
Technically a true boot selector is not possible....

Technically a true boot selector is not possible. If something starts to boot, the boot drive has already been selected and cannot be changed any more. All you can do is to use a series of Assign...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 16 July 2021, 09:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By thomas
This information is misleading....

This information is misleading. Devs/Monitors/uaegfx is of course needed. But it's not UAE-specific, it never was. You can just rename any of the other drivers and change the tooltypes to...
Forum: support.Other 14 July 2021, 13:59
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By thomas
I remember when upgrading my A4000 from 3.0 to...

I remember when upgrading my A4000 from 3.0 to 3.1 back in the 1990's, the new drivers had the border blank feature enabled by default. Maybe it's the same here and the black border confuses the...
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