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Forum: Coders. C/C++ Yesterday, 17:12
Replies: 6
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Posted By thomas
Not quite sure if you really know the difference...

Not quite sure if you really know the difference between & and && resp. | and ||.

The double operators are boolean operators. They act on the whole variable at once, each non-zero value is treated...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ Yesterday, 11:51
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By thomas
You can implement an edit hook using the...

You can implement an edit hook using the GTST_EditHook tag which returns control to Intuituion if the right Amiga key is pressed.

The hook function could look like this:


#include...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 January 2022, 18:33
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By thomas
What kind of CPU card is it? Some don't work...

What kind of CPU card is it? Some don't work without RAM.
Forum: support.AmigaOS 22 January 2022, 16:15
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By thomas
3.1.4 was broken. It made the PCMCIA port visible...

3.1.4 was broken. It made the PCMCIA port visible although its address range conflicts with the RAM expansion. The Amiga will crash if you insert a new PCMCIA card while the RAM is in use.

The...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 22 January 2022, 13:57
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By thomas
https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1485263&postc...

https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1485263&postcount=3
Forum: support.AmigaOS 21 January 2022, 12:18
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By thomas
That's a strange symptom that apparently...

That's a strange symptom that apparently multitasking / Workbench is still working and only input processing is stuck.

Could be worth a try to use a fully installed OS, and possibly also install...
Forum: support.Apps 20 January 2022, 23:14
Replies: 29
Views: 2,082
Posted By thomas
But obviously it does not work. Or it does not...

But obviously it does not work. Or it does not flush the right buffers.

Edit S:User-Startup, save, reset -> changes are lost.

The same procedure with DiskSafe active -> changes are saved.
Forum: News 20 January 2022, 18:54
Replies: 35
Views: 5,461
Posted By thomas
Try to run it from a shell. Does it return to the...

Try to run it from a shell. Does it return to the DOS prompt or does it stay active?

If it immediately returns, check with SnoopDOS if any libraries are missing.

If it stays running, add the...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 20 January 2022, 18:46
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By thomas
Can you move the mouse pointer with the keyboard?...

Can you move the mouse pointer with the keyboard? (Hold down one of the Amiga keys and use the cursor keys to move the mouse, use left and right Alt keys to press left resp. right mouse button. Hold...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 January 2022, 18:31
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By thomas
They added large HDD support into all components...

They added large HDD support into all components which are part of the OS. This includes hardware drivers for mainboard resources such as the A600/A1200/A4000 IDE and the A3000/A4000 SCSI...
Forum: support.WinUAE 19 January 2022, 22:59
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By thomas
Game port 2 is probably set to layout B (cursor...

Game port 2 is probably set to layout B (cursor keys = joystick, Ctrl = fire). Change it to "none" to make cursor keys work as cursor keys.
Forum: support.Apps 19 January 2022, 11:54
Replies: 29
Views: 2,082
Posted By thomas
That's exactly what DiskSafe is for: it installs...

That's exactly what DiskSafe is for: it installs a reset handler and when you press Ctrl-A-A it first writes all changes to disk before it actually resets the computer.
Forum: support.Apps 18 January 2022, 20:38
Replies: 29
Views: 2,082
Posted By thomas
Exactly. No matter how rare it is, it can happen...

Exactly. No matter how rare it is, it can happen and when it happens all is lost. There is not a single working recovery program for SFS. If you don't have a backup, bad luck.

I rather prefer a...
Forum: support.Apps 18 January 2022, 16:59
Replies: 29
Views: 2,082
Posted By thomas
The choice is only relevant for harddrives larger...

The choice is only relevant for harddrives larger than 4GB and then PDS3 is only needed for rare SCSI controllers which crash or hang on the attempt to use TD64 or NSD64. There are even controllers...
Forum: support.Apps 18 January 2022, 15:48
Replies: 29
Views: 2,082
Posted By thomas
PFS3AIO ...

PFS3AIO

http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/pfs3aio
Forum: support.AmigaOS 17 January 2022, 13:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By thomas
No. You cannot make a boot partition...

No.



You cannot make a boot partition outside the first 4GB of the harddrive, your Amiga will reboot once after power-on and you loose a bit of RAM for the ROM modules which are loaded from...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 17 January 2022, 10:20
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
Apparently your shell uses a different path with...

Apparently your shell uses a different path with additional third-party commands. The original C:Join command requires a "to" or "as" keyword and does not output anything.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 16 January 2022, 16:32
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
It's not strictly needed to use object files, but...

It's not strictly needed to use object files, but it significantly decreases compile times. If you change only one source file, you need to recompile only that file and can then link the app from the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 16 January 2022, 16:26
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By thomas
uaegfx does not support Picasso96Mode. It...

uaegfx does not support Picasso96Mode. It automatically makes all modes of the host machine available. Just use Prefs/ScreenMode.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 16 January 2022, 12:37
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By thomas
App: main.o hello1.o hello2.o gcc $^ -o $@ ...

App: main.o hello1.o hello2.o
gcc $^ -o $@

%.o: %.c
gcc -c $< -o $@

main.o. hello.h

hello1.o: hello.h
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2022, 11:19
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By thomas
AFAIK the Buddha firmware is still at the level...

AFAIK the Buddha firmware is still at the level as developed by Elaborate Bytes decades ago. It does not support LBA48 and is therefore limited to 128GB. Do not touch anything above that limit, it...
Forum: Coders. General 15 January 2022, 15:12
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By thomas
They most likely use HD_SCSICMD to send a PLAY...

They most likely use HD_SCSICMD to send a PLAY AUDIO command to the device.

http://amigadev.elowar.com/read/ADCD_2.1/Includes_and_Autodocs_2._guide/node0043.html...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 January 2022, 09:01
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By thomas
The traditional fix for such an issue is to cut...

The traditional fix for such an issue is to cut the reset line of the IDE cable (pin 1, usually the one marked red).
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 January 2022, 15:43
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By thomas
Yes indeed, it's not in the report. As I...

Yes indeed, it's not in the report.

As I said you should put it on the top of the list.

Also don't make it so complicated, use a small config with either only the suspicious image or at most...
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 January 2022, 11:02
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By thomas
Looks good to me. Is it the only harddrive in...

Looks good to me. Is it the only harddrive in this config? If not, try it as the only one. If it works, keep it as the first one and add futher drives below it.

If it still does not work, boot...
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 January 2022, 23:36
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By thomas
A plain binary image of a CF card should mount...

A plain binary image of a CF card should mount just fine as a HDF. It should automatically switch to RDB mode and just work.

Anyway, in the add hardfile / hardfile settings window, above the "New...
Forum: support.WinUAE 11 January 2022, 23:20
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By thomas
http://aminet.net/package/util/mouse/FreeWheel ...

http://aminet.net/package/util/mouse/FreeWheel




https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1524751#post1524751
Forum: support.AmigaOS 11 January 2022, 19:38
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By thomas
As far as I understand your description, daxb's...

As far as I understand your description, daxb's suggestion will not work. I suppose you want to exchange the DH2 drive, each with another game and each with its own START script. Putting one of the...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 10 January 2022, 23:01
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By thomas
Change that to if exists DH2:START cd...

Change that to

if exists DH2:START
cd DH2:
execute START
endif
Forum: support.Apps 10 January 2022, 11:01
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By thomas
Why would you need FFS in the extended ROM, isn't...

Why would you need FFS in the extended ROM, isn't it in the standard ROM already?
Forum: support.AmigaOS 10 January 2022, 10:57
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By thomas
AFAIK BetterWB is problematic with 3.1.4 and...

AFAIK BetterWB is problematic with 3.1.4 and above. You should rather use BestWB with these OS versions.

I don't know if it can cause your issues, though.

3.2.1 ROM images are included in the...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2022, 22:15
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By thomas
Add IGNORE=dracodisk.device to the icon's...

Add IGNORE=dracodisk.device to the icon's tooltypes or the command line if you run it from the shell.
Forum: support.Apps 09 January 2022, 12:36
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By thomas
Datatypes and locale require access to the file...

Datatypes and locale require access to the file system, they cannot be put into ROM.

Others may be similar.

Romable means code is read-only, no static or global variables. And no dos.library...
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 January 2022, 12:30
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By thomas
PPC requires CS RAM, you cannot set it to 0. ...

PPC requires CS RAM, you cannot set it to 0.

But you can add Z3 RAM on top of it. Just RTFM Sys:Documentation/Bootloader.doc, line 182.
Forum: support.AmigaOS 06 January 2022, 17:38
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By thomas
Well, it needs to be installed in any drive's...

Well, it needs to be installed in any drive's RDB, not necessarily in its own. If the transfer drive is a second drive in its original machine and the first drive there has SFS in its RDB, the...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 January 2022, 19:01
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By thomas
That's true. But HDToolbox never had an issue...

That's true. But HDToolbox never had an issue with this.

The issue is that the reported capacity does not match the expected capacity.

And the capacity shown in the HDD overview is completely...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2022, 18:37
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By thomas
Yes, you can swap drives from one Amiga to...

Yes, you can swap drives from one Amiga to another one. But you can as well stay on the Draco.

IMHO it's just a bug in this version of HDToolbox, nothing else. You can enter the correct values...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 04 January 2022, 17:24
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By thomas
I tried to reproduce you issue and I failed...

I tried to reproduce you issue and I failed (meaning that I didn't have any issues).

I made a WinUAE config with ROM 3.1, installed 3.2, changed ROM to 3.2 and then installed 3.2.1. All went fine....
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2022, 17:14
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By thomas
Really? The OP says 180G, the first screenshot...

Really? The OP says 180G, the first screenshot shows 745G and the geometry is for 41G. I don't see any match here.


@jaesonk: please run this program and attach the report here:...
Forum: support.Apps 03 January 2022, 12:53
Replies: 21
Views: 2,039
Posted By thomas
This was not a defect and it is broken now. There...

This was not a defect and it is broken now. There is no point in using interleaved bitmaps if you don't do interleaved blits. And the only way to do an interleaved blit through mask is to use an...
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