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Forum: support.Hardware 08 May 2021, 17:00
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Matt_H
Some keyboard adapters used F11/F12 as the Amiga...

Some keyboard adapters used F11/F12 as the Amiga keys...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 May 2021, 01:46
Replies: 31
Views: 1,578
Posted By Matt_H
What are you talking about? There are only three...

What are you talking about? There are only three Indiana Jones movies.


There. Are. Only. Three. :banghead
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 May 2021, 17:01
Replies: 45
Views: 1,557
Posted By Matt_H
Never threw out an Amiga, but I did dump 3 1084s...

Never threw out an Amiga, but I did dump 3 1084s that, in hindsight, probably could have been repaired. Alas.
Forum: support.Apps 06 May 2021, 00:54
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Matt_H
If the program in question gives you access to...

If the program in question gives you access to the MUI prefs utility (i.e., if there's a menu option for "MUI Settings" or such) you can select the screen the program should open on using a dropdown...
Forum: support.Apps 04 May 2021, 22:04
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Matt_H
I could be wrong, but I don't think Python is...

I could be wrong, but I don't think Python is available for OS3.
Forum: support.Apps 04 May 2021, 20:21
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Matt_H
Ah, okay - that's important context. Could get...

Ah, okay - that's important context. Could get complicated with something as large as a distro so you'll probably want something with better error checking than a simple DOS copy script. You might...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 May 2021, 17:21
Replies: 72
Views: 4,610
Posted By Matt_H
Slick. This project came together almost...

Slick. This project came together almost instantaneously relative to other Amiga timelines. Hope all goes well for the last few steps. :great
Forum: support.Apps 04 May 2021, 17:18
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Matt_H
I don't quite understand why you'd want a script...

I don't quite understand why you'd want a script to do this when you could just copy in your replacement files with DOpus or similar, but a basic version would be something like

copy MyC/#? SYS:C...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 May 2021, 02:17
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Matt_H
It looks bad, yes, but I don't think it's...

It looks bad, yes, but I don't think it's irreparable. There are some talented folks here who can probably fix it up.
Forum: Amiga scene 03 May 2021, 19:58
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Matt_H
It's worth noting that these two sites (bboah.com...

It's worth noting that these two sites (bboah.com and bigbookofamigahardware.com) are not mirrors, but forks. I believe bigbookofamigahardware.com is the "official" site.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 May 2021, 22:47
Replies: 236
Views: 67,103
Posted By Matt_H
Part of the reason this is, for all practical...

Part of the reason this is, for all practical purposes, unusable is that this isn't an archive of a source repo. It's a partial dump of one of Commodore's fileservers that happens to include (most...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 May 2021, 22:14
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Matt_H
EDIT: Er, oops. Just saw what you meant about the...

EDIT: Er, oops. Just saw what you meant about the broken php script.

Maybe try to reach some of the amigazeux folks on IRC?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 May 2021, 02:57
Replies: 236
Views: 67,103
Posted By Matt_H
Olsen already gave details about that maybe in...

Olsen already gave details about that maybe in this thread I don’t recall exactly where.[/QUOTE]

Short answer: a lot. Olsen is probably one of the three or four people on the planet who could...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 May 2021, 02:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By Matt_H
Ow, that image hurts. Invoking the 90s by showing...

Ow, that image hurts. Invoking the 90s by showing an Amiga from the 80s showing a password prompt with design cues from Windows 2000.



Ow, ow, ow. :banghead
Forum: request.Apps 01 May 2021, 15:08
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Matt_H
I can confirm 4.11 works on 1.3.

I can confirm 4.11 works on 1.3.
Forum: support.Games 01 May 2021, 14:24
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Matt_H
I’d guess that your WinUAE config is using the...

I’d guess that your WinUAE config is using the numeric pad as joystick input rather than as a numeric pad...

EDIT: Also, if you’re using stock/QuickStart configurations in WinUAE it might be...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2021, 14:20
Replies: 31
Views: 1,578
Posted By Matt_H
Hey, I know it’s not an all-time classic, but it...

Hey, I know it’s not an all-time classic, but it renders the main theme from the movie, in my opinion, very faithfully :) (especially compared to other licensed film games).

Not trying to defend...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 May 2021, 03:19
Replies: 31
Views: 1,578
Posted By Matt_H
I happen to like this game. It’s definitely weak...

I happen to like this game. It’s definitely weak in the graphics department, but the sound/music on the Amiga version is darn good. Fate of Atlantis is, of course, the definitive Indy game on the...
Forum: support.Apps 30 April 2021, 18:29
Replies: 21
Views: 1,128
Posted By Matt_H
Because it's doing the same thing as on real...

Because it's doing the same thing as on real hardware: temporarily softkicking Kickstart 1.3. Once that's been done (or the system is natively 1.3), the error message is a result of the disk not...
Forum: support.Games 29 April 2021, 19:13
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Matt_H
I suspect the explanation is that DamienD...

I suspect the explanation is that DamienD included saves at lots of different points within the games, so many that multiple disks were needed. None of these games "require" multiple save disks.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2021, 16:53
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Matt_H
I think your options are to either replace your...

I think your options are to either replace your CPU-socket IDE board with an IDE+RAM board (or accelerator+IDE+RAM board) or to go for a side expansion. There were a ton of side expansion RAM boards...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 April 2021, 05:22
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By Matt_H
A couple from Koei: Bandit Kings of Ancient...

A couple from Koei:
Bandit Kings of Ancient China (http://hol.abime.net/25)
Nobunaga's Ambition (http://hol.abime.net/991)

They were way too complex for my tastes, but maybe they're what you're...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2021, 01:10
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Matt_H
Interesting. Yeah, the photos I found didn't have...

Interesting. Yeah, the photos I found didn't have it. And I looked up the part number and the results said it went into socket U101... which doesn't exist. Must be an error in the service manual.

...
Forum: support.Apps 26 April 2021, 23:13
Replies: 29
Views: 1,200
Posted By Matt_H
Well, you got Amiga Explorer working, too. That’s...

Well, you got Amiga Explorer working, too. That’s an accomplishment that’ll make your life much easier as you continue to work with the system. :)

(Reminder in case you don’t know: never hotplug...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2021, 04:56
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Matt_H
Ha, it's always the most obvious thing that ends...

Ha, it's always the most obvious thing that ends up being the last thing to be checked. Probably should have thought to make sure all chips were seated earlier, but here we are. :) Glad it's working....
Forum: support.Apps 25 April 2021, 23:50
Replies: 29
Views: 1,200
Posted By Matt_H
It's a ROM chip - it's read-only. The only way it...

It's a ROM chip - it's read-only. The only way it can be harmed is if it's physically damaged. And if the ROM chip is physically damaged, odds are the rest of the Amiga is going to be much worse off...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 April 2021, 23:41
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Matt_H
Ok, that's progress. I'd guess that the driver is...

Ok, that's progress. I'd guess that the driver is getting loaded and it's attempting to mount the drive but it's getting stuck. Something on the bus is confusing it. Can you go back to the 200MB...
Forum: support.Apps 24 April 2021, 20:27
Replies: 29
Views: 1,200
Posted By Matt_H
As I mentioned above, 1.3 is the limit for your...

As I mentioned above, 1.3 is the limit for your system (unless you replace the ROM chip).







The Ram Disk is a representation of your RAM that can be used as a temporary storage area. I...
Forum: support.Apps 24 April 2021, 18:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,200
Posted By Matt_H
On a stock system, OS1.3 is the limit. If you...

On a stock system, OS1.3 is the limit. If you upgrade the Kickstart chip you can go up to OS3.1. (The new 3.1.4 is not practical without additional RAM.)


If you don't have them, you might want...
Forum: support.Apps 24 April 2021, 18:25
Replies: 29
Views: 1,200
Posted By Matt_H
So, to speak to your initial confusion: the...

So, to speak to your initial confusion: the Preferences tool (and CopyPrefs) only saves the settings that can be adjusted with that tool. The "clock" adjusted there is the internal system time....
Forum: support.Apps 23 April 2021, 23:48
Replies: 29
Views: 1,200
Posted By Matt_H
If you hit the Save button in Preferences it...

If you hit the Save button in Preferences it saves your settings to disk, specifically to devs:system-configuration. They are automatically loaded at the next boot.

CopyPrefs is a tool to copy...
Forum: request.Apps 23 April 2021, 19:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,409
Posted By Matt_H
For spreadsheets there’s also TurboCalc and...

For spreadsheets there’s also TurboCalc and ProCalc (I think that’s the name; it’s the one from Gold Disk). Older versions of those might work on 1.3. Final Calc might even work under 1.3... not...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 22 April 2021, 06:07
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By Matt_H
If you want to cut it from your professional...

If you want to cut it from your professional portfolio, by all means do so. But hold onto a copy for yourself. It’s something you created and has some level of value for that reason alone, even if...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 21 April 2021, 23:40
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By Matt_H
My problem is that as soon as I decide I don't...

My problem is that as soon as I decide I don't need something anymore and throw it out, with near 100% certainty I end up needing it within days or weeks of getting rid of it. It could have sat...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 April 2021, 23:26
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Matt_H
Those are not the correct files. They're for for...

Those are not the correct files. They're for for burning to real chips and/or WinUAE. You need the BindDrivers version from this thread (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=72732&highlight=A2091)....
Forum: support.Hardware 21 April 2021, 17:46
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Matt_H
The ROMs are indeed very old and could be the...

The ROMs are indeed very old and could be the problem. To bypass in software, you need to both disable the autoboot feature and put the appropriate driver in SYS:Expansion. Commodore only released up...
Forum: support.Apps 17 April 2021, 15:52
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Matt_H
Time for SnoopDos! See what exactly it’s failing...

Time for SnoopDos! See what exactly it’s failing on. My guess would be it’s trying to load an 040/060 version of something that doesn’t like the 030. Even though you probably specified 030 in the...
Forum: support.Apps 17 April 2021, 06:21
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Matt_H
Not a guarantee, but check your version of...

Not a guarantee, but check your version of Installer - old versions can sometimes cause errors like this.
Forum: support.Other 16 April 2021, 03:17
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Matt_H
:)

:)
Forum: support.Hardware 15 April 2021, 20:01
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By Matt_H
Always a good feeling when a system gets restored...

Always a good feeling when a system gets restored to working order. :)

A few additional notes:
1. The external floppy issues could be any number of things, not just a 2.0-on-3.0 issue. A lot of...
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