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Forum: Nostalgia & memories 27 May 2021, 11:42
Replies: 613
Views: 89,689
Posted By JimDrew
Marble Madness - Soft kicked A1000 w/256MB of...

Marble Madness - Soft kicked A1000 w/256MB of RAM. :)
Forum: support.Apps 06 May 2021, 22:45
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By JimDrew
I looked at this and responded on my support...

I looked at this and responded on my support forum:

https://www.cbmstuff.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=820&pid=5259
Forum: support.Apps 06 May 2021, 21:35
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By JimDrew
You are correct. I added full support for &D...

You are correct. I added full support for &D some time ago, but I did not document this change in the manual. That is the only command with that note that has not been updated.

Downgrading did...
Forum: Amiga scene 22 August 2020, 23:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By JimDrew
We are just one week away from CRX 2020. We have...

We are just one week away from CRX 2020. We have a slew of special guests. Stop by this free event.

See www.crxevent.com for more info (it's changing daily!)
Forum: Amiga scene 03 August 2020, 04:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By JimDrew
Just a quick update. All of the music artists...

Just a quick update. All of the music artists have agreed to do a Q&A session after their live performance!

We are racking up the number of presenters. I expect to have a full list posted by...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 July 2020, 00:25
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By JimDrew
Crx 2020

CRX 2020 is now just 5 weeks away!

Due to the world events, the largest Commodore event in the U.S. is being forced to go virtual.

This will be a FREE event for everyone to attend virtually. ...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 July 2020, 22:16
Replies: 45
Views: 6,393
Posted By JimDrew
FUSION uses every possible MMU feature. I was...

FUSION uses every possible MMU feature. I was told by Motorola (while I was working on their CPU core emulation project) that the EC parts in the full size package were never created intentionally. ...
Forum: support.Games 11 June 2020, 04:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By JimDrew
Got your PM. What you are requesting is...

Got your PM. What you are requesting is basically impossible. The MacOS moves memory around constantly. This is why you get a handle for memory allocations, and not a physical pointer. A handle...
Forum: support.Games 11 June 2020, 04:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By JimDrew
No, I am not the author of SoftMac.

No, I am not the author of SoftMac.
Forum: support.Games 10 June 2020, 01:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By JimDrew
I sold the complete rights to the PC version,...

I sold the complete rights to the PC version, which supported both DOS and Windows (95/98, the versions that were available back then) to Emulators, Inc. I won't be doing anything for the PC ever...
Forum: support.Games 09 June 2020, 05:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By JimDrew
I am getting very close to releasing "Re-FUSION",...

I am getting very close to releasing "Re-FUSION", which is an all new version of the classic FUSION. There are new video drivers, support for various FPGA based emulators, CD-ROM emulation using ISO...
Forum: request.Apps 01 June 2020, 02:18
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Yeah, just log the device driver function calls...

Yeah, just log the device driver function calls that are attempted. The device driver is suppose to return -1 (not supported) when there is call that is not supported.
Forum: request.Apps 24 May 2020, 20:28
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Whatever device is used MUST be fully SanaII...

Whatever device is used MUST be fully SanaII compliant. It sounds like these devices (their device drivers) are missing some of the functionality that is required for the Mac to see them as Ethernet...
Forum: request.Apps 24 May 2020, 05:16
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Can you explain what you mean by this? Does...

Can you explain what you mean by this? Does FUSION give you an error message or something? FUSION just does a standard device driver Open() with the unit passed in. If the device driver fails to...
Forum: request.Apps 22 May 2020, 07:50
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Yes, FUSION works with all known SCSI devices. I...

Yes, FUSION works with all known SCSI devices. I actually used several flatbed scanners, including a large bed HP scanner.
Forum: request.Apps 26 February 2020, 17:46
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
No worries. I appreciate the feedback. However,...

No worries. I appreciate the feedback. However, the main core is all new, now using a modular system so I can support various FPGA and other add-ons with hooks in the future. That has to be tested...
Forum: request.Apps 26 February 2020, 17:42
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
It's a well documented fact.

It's a well documented fact.
Forum: request.Apps 18 February 2020, 16:24
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Because this is 2020 and like it or not, FPGA...

Because this is 2020 and like it or not, FPGA emulations are mainstay now and I had to make special code for handling FPGA based features. I created the new core around these features.
Forum: request.Apps 16 February 2020, 20:09
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
"Legally" is certainly questionable. It's made...

"Legally" is certainly questionable. It's made of stolen code. It's the only reason it exists.

I sold thousands of copies of FUSION, as did Blittersoft. I see original disks pop up quite often...
Forum: request.Apps 16 February 2020, 02:20
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
There is absolutely nothing superior to FUSION in...

There is absolutely nothing superior to FUSION in Shapeshifter. The person who cobbled Shapeshifter together using code stolen from Amax IV and EMPLANT's Mac emulation has enough to make it "work",...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 February 2020, 00:37
Replies: 24
Views: 3,156
Posted By JimDrew
Typically, SoftFPU works well enough for games to...

Typically, SoftFPU works well enough for games to be usable. It really was needed for things like KPTBryce! and other rendering programs, which require a FPU to even run.
Forum: request.Apps 07 February 2020, 00:32
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Yep, I would expect this. You can try going...

Yep, I would expect this. You can try going through the EXTENSIONS and removing them one by one to figure out which one(s) are the issue. There were a lot of them that do not work with Superscalar...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2020, 18:51
Replies: 24
Views: 3,156
Posted By JimDrew
FUSION supports using "SoftFPU" to emulate the...

FUSION supports using "SoftFPU" to emulate the FPU, and that works with these games.
Forum: support.WinUAE 09 January 2020, 08:21
Replies: 35
Views: 3,025
Posted By JimDrew
Yes, I made one called AMIA, which is supported...

Yes, I made one called AMIA, which is supported by EMPLANT's Mac emulation and FUSION. The Mac 400K and 800K disk drives are intelligent devices that are controlled through commands sent through the...
Forum: request.Apps 30 December 2019, 20:53
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
It's interesting looking through the OS because...

It's interesting looking through the OS because you can easily tell what "group" (or person?) wrote each part of the OS based on the coding style. Much of it, especially later on, was written in C...
Forum: request.Apps 26 December 2019, 05:06
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
I met with John Scully and a team of engineers...

I met with John Scully and a team of engineers and execs at Apple's headquarters in early 1993. Apple wanted to talk about EMPLANT's Mac emulation (long before FUSION). I figured it was going to be...
Forum: request.Apps 25 December 2019, 20:47
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
I am not sure what you mean? The Amirefresh...

I am not sure what you mean? The Amirefresh video driver is quite usable on a stock A1200.
Forum: request.Apps 25 December 2019, 05:58
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
That is not true. You do not need a MMU ever. ...

That is not true. You do not need a MMU ever. None of the video drivers for FUSION that actually *requires* a MMU. There is a definite speed difference though when you don't have a MMU! The MMU...
Forum: request.Apps 25 December 2019, 05:51
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Because the math libraries call the FPU through a...

Because the math libraries call the FPU through a bunch of convoluted C code. I replace the math packages with hand-optimized assembly code which results in these functions being substantially...
Forum: request.Apps 22 December 2019, 22:57
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
The minimum requirement is a 68020 (no MMU).

The minimum requirement is a 68020 (no MMU).
Forum: request.Apps 19 December 2019, 18:52
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
The support for AHI back in the day was...

The support for AHI back in the day was experimental and I don't think there was support for different units because AHI was so new. I can look at adding a UNITS field.
Forum: request.Apps 15 December 2019, 07:09
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Yes. I test every version of Minimig, hoping...

Yes. I test every version of Minimig, hoping whatever is broken gets fixed. Since the new CPU core came from Till & Mikej, I already knew of the various fixes. I wrote test code that exposed...
Forum: request.Apps 13 December 2019, 22:53
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Yes, it should except the CPU core itself is...

Yes, it should except the CPU core itself is broken. It is missing several instructions and has problems with exception handling. If the core ever gets fixed, then FUSION will work. Same for the...
Forum: request.Apps 13 December 2019, 20:28
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
POP, POP2, etc. all work fine. There are only...

POP, POP2, etc. all work fine. There are only two programs that I know of that do not work with FUSION, and that is MacBugs from Apple (their developer environment handler, kind of like our Enforcer...
Forum: request.Apps 12 December 2019, 10:56
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
That's because I replace Apple's QuickDraw...

That's because I replace Apple's QuickDraw routines with accelerated versions. You can disable this feature if you want to in the video driver setup, but I really never found any case where it...
Forum: request.Apps 12 December 2019, 10:54
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
It's targeted for Amiga machines. If you happen...

It's targeted for Amiga machines. If you happen to have a FPGA based Amiga you can use that too.
Forum: request.Apps 27 September 2019, 06:08
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
Glad you figured it out! :)

Glad you figured it out! :)
Forum: request.Apps 06 September 2019, 08:07
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
There is a LOT of Mac software that doesn't work...

There is a LOT of Mac software that doesn't work on the 060. You could try disabling ALL of the caches from the FUSION's cache control panel and see if that works.
Forum: request.Apps 05 September 2019, 23:54
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
If HardFiles work, then real SCSI partitions will...

If HardFiles work, then real SCSI partitions will as well... the same code handles both!
Forum: request.Apps 05 September 2019, 18:50
Replies: 143
Views: 33,230
Posted By JimDrew
What do you mean "virtual drives"?

What do you mean "virtual drives"?
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