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Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 September 2021, 14:34
Replies: 43
Views: 5,594
Posted By modrobert
Aha, OK, my mistake. I thought you used the CIA...

Aha, OK, my mistake. I thought you used the CIA timer, but noticed now you only read the address to cause a predictable delay.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 September 2021, 03:47
Replies: 43
Views: 5,594
Posted By modrobert
Yes, I did check your code, looks professional,...

Yes, I did check your code, looks professional, easy to follow. I have worked with code to access I2C before, both in hardware (VHDL) and software.

My point was more about the reason C= turns off...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 September 2021, 17:31
Replies: 43
Views: 5,594
Posted By modrobert
I took a peek at nonvolatile.library, still...

I took a peek at nonvolatile.library, still trying to figure out what's going on in general, but thought it would be worth mentioning they always call Disable() (disabling interrupts) before doing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 September 2021, 18:04
Replies: 34
Views: 1,370
Posted By modrobert
Good one. :xmas

Good one. :xmas
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 September 2021, 21:28
Replies: 34
Views: 1,370
Posted By modrobert
Leeching Amiga DMS files from a /X board for the...

Leeching Amiga DMS files from a /X board for the first time with the USRobotics Courier 14400 baud HST modem (the Supra 2400 baud modem became a doorstop after this point).
Forum: Amiga scene 17 September 2021, 16:12
Replies: 1,149
Views: 200,853
Posted By modrobert
The chaingun was fun (secret room), it runs...

The chaingun was fun (secret room), it runs really smooth on my stock A1200 with fastram, getting between 1.70 and 2.12 on that top left counter, mostly around 1.85, so roughly 27 FPS then. Running...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 September 2021, 17:46
Replies: 149
Views: 15,011
Posted By modrobert
I like this port, it feels right as far as...

I like this port, it feels right as far as remembering the arcade version, impressive work. The arcade ports back in the day usually sucked compared to this quality (one of the reasons I had a SNES...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 August 2021, 15:22
Replies: 48
Views: 2,883
Posted By modrobert
Yes, my mistake, starting to remember now, so the...

Yes, my mistake, starting to remember now, so the Amiga activates pin 5 to get the data from CD32 controller shifted out on pin 9, right?
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 15 August 2021, 14:25
Replies: 48
Views: 2,883
Posted By modrobert
There seems to be enough margin to miss a pulse...

There seems to be enough margin to miss a pulse or two when using VBLANK interrupt as the CD32 blue button (first in the pulse train) duration is 3 cycles through the shift register (the other...
Forum: project.EAB 13 August 2021, 19:42
Replies: 24
Views: 2,649
Posted By modrobert
Time flies when having fun... Happy Birthday EAB!

Time flies when having fun... Happy Birthday EAB!
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2021, 16:15
Replies: 136
Views: 12,076
Posted By modrobert
Alright, so far so good.

Alright, so far so good.
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2021, 16:01
Replies: 136
Views: 12,076
Posted By modrobert
If you really wanted to insult a cracking group,...

If you really wanted to insult a cracking group, point out they are too slow with the releases. ;)

Jokes aside, if Retro Games didn't even bother to license the games, don't think they will care...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 August 2021, 18:07
Replies: 22
Views: 2,943
Posted By modrobert
Is this thing running an emulator or hardware...

Is this thing running an emulator or hardware based (eg. Minimig)?
Forum: Coders. System 26 July 2021, 06:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By modrobert
After watching the video seminar linked I think...

After watching the video seminar linked I think you will change your mind, getting more decimals from less number of bits with Posits compared to IEEE 754, and the added benefit of a bit telling you...
Forum: Coders. System 25 July 2021, 17:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By modrobert
Reminds me of Python... x = (100 + 1.0 / 3)...

Reminds me of Python...

x = (100 + 1.0 / 3) - 100
y = 1.0 / 3
x == y
False
x = 0.3333333333333286
y = 0.3333333333333333

Further shown in this plot.
Forum: Hardware mods 25 July 2021, 16:59
Replies: 24
Views: 5,168
Posted By modrobert
Perhaps ground planes?

Perhaps ground planes?
Forum: Amiga scene 25 July 2021, 12:53
Replies: 1,149
Views: 200,853
Posted By modrobert
+1 for the negativity. ;) I think you have...

+1 for the negativity. ;)

I think you have some valid points about "echo chamber" and daring to go against it, a side effect of being part of a community perhaps, not sure.

Regardless if Doom...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2021, 22:49
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,038,666
Posted By modrobert
Yes, that came out a bit weird, both xkey and...

Yes, that came out a bit weird, both xkey and xbox 360 were collecting dust. :crazy

(3k3y with '3', xkey was originally with 'e', but no one cares anymore.)



An ODE (Optical Disc Emulator)...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 July 2021, 22:44
Replies: 1,149
Views: 200,853
Posted By modrobert
The game is taking shape, it looks incredible...

The game is taking shape, it looks incredible with the new graphics, and as pointed out several times; hard to believe this is for A500. :bowdown

I really like the format of the video as it...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 July 2021, 21:21
Replies: 4,611
Views: 1,038,666
Posted By modrobert
GridRunner (http://hol.abime.net/2798) on the...

GridRunner (http://hol.abime.net/2798) on the A1200 using WHDLoad.

(Also dusted off the Xbox 360 with xkey, playing Dead Space 3 late at night.)
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 23 July 2021, 17:56
Replies: 180
Views: 27,579
Posted By modrobert
Impressive work, no lag on stock A1200 with 8mb...

Impressive work, no lag on stock A1200 with 8mb fast ram, runs great. :great
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2021, 17:23
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By modrobert
The E253 resistor (47 Ohm) was open (bad), it was...

The E253 resistor (47 Ohm) was open (bad), it was killed by cap leakage, CSYNC signal fine after replacing it.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 July 2021, 21:38
Replies: 27
Views: 2,425
Posted By modrobert
Interesting forum thread about the bug, good...

Interesting forum thread about the bug, good share. Looks like Roadshow is a lot faster, is that true for other programs besides iBrowse as well (telnet, ftp, irc, smbfs, etc.)?
Forum: Amiga scene 21 July 2021, 13:04
Replies: 27
Views: 2,425
Posted By modrobert
I guess that means it is well written, because it...

I guess that means it is well written, because it hasn't crashed on me so far. Also, I'm a big fan of software with source code available.
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2021, 23:22
Replies: 27
Views: 2,425
Posted By modrobert
No love for AmiTCP? ...

No love for AmiTCP?

http://aminet.net/package/comm/net/AmiTCP-bin-30b2

(Source code here (http://aminet.net/package/comm/net/AmiTCP-src-30b2).)

I've been using this version for several...
Forum: Graphics 20 July 2021, 22:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,184
Posted By modrobert
Playing around with Imagine 5

I managed to render a sample project (http://www.imaginefa.com/projects.shtml) using Imagine 5 on my A1200 after some head scratching, pretty hard to use but the result was good.
...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 July 2021, 19:45
Replies: 131
Views: 13,187
Posted By modrobert
Love, peace and understanding. :blased :D ...

Love, peace and understanding. :blased :D



I agree with this, if you mean as a replacement for AmigaOS on real hardware, but not everyone likes that idea. Fortunately regarding classic Amiga...
Forum: Coders. General 01 June 2021, 12:02
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
There is no discussion, because no reason has...

There is no discussion, because no reason has been given so far for the ban, hence my question. It's a fair question, especially in a topic where several forum members collaborated with litwr.
Forum: Coders. General 01 June 2021, 11:15
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
Using your argument, it should be easy to point...

Using your argument, it should be easy to point out which rule litwr broke then, right?
Forum: Coders. General 01 June 2021, 09:57
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
I'm not so sure he is coming back. ...

I'm not so sure he is coming back.



Why? Are you afraid to take responsibility for it?
Forum: Coders. General 31 May 2021, 07:32
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
Who banned litwr and what was the reason?

Who banned litwr and what was the reason?
Forum: Coders. General 30 May 2021, 11:13
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
I misunderstood litwr at first, thought he was an...

I misunderstood litwr at first, thought he was an Atari troll based on this thread (https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=105526), but later learned he his whole project approach is about testing...
Forum: Coders. General 29 May 2021, 13:21
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
What is the reason for banning litwr?

What is the reason for banning litwr?
Forum: Coders. General 29 May 2021, 12:54
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
"14 terms give 4 decimal digits" buffer =...

"14 terms give 4 decimal digits"

buffer = (decimals * 14) / 4 = (decimals * 7) / 2
decimals = (buffer / 7) * 2

Right?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 May 2021, 10:21
Replies: 743
Views: 64,388
Posted By modrobert
Interesting, didn't know that, explains a lot....

Interesting, didn't know that, explains a lot. Are there any keys on the left side of the keyboard not limited regarding simultaneous key presses (or at least where diagonal direction presses work)?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 24 May 2021, 18:26
Replies: 743
Views: 64,388
Posted By modrobert
Agreed, and no harm in adding a full keyboard...

Agreed, and no harm in adding a full keyboard option (eg. WASD for movement).
Forum: Coders. General 24 May 2021, 11:02
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
Looks like this one... ...

Looks like this one...

http://aminet.net/package/dev/asm/DvPkMacros


btstm Macro ;test one bit in a longword
btst #(\1)&$7,(3^((\1)>>3))+\2
Endm
Forum: Coders. General 24 May 2021, 10:00
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
Thanks for the explanation. I remember some...

Thanks for the explanation. I remember some gotcha about writing hardware registers on Amiga have to be 16 bit word size, so usually resort to 'and' or 'or' with mask instead of doing 'btst' when...
Forum: Coders. General 24 May 2021, 09:18
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
Yes, my mistake about least to most significant...

Yes, my mistake about least to most significant bit order within byte, Amiga is big endian.

I have a C program to compile on systems initially for general info like this.


#include <stdio.h>
...
Forum: Coders. General 24 May 2021, 06:53
Replies: 495
Views: 44,130
Posted By modrobert
Will the assembler/compiler automatically pick...

Will the assembler/compiler automatically pick the third byte address when you do this (effectively replacing with $10002)? Or will it just wrap around on the bits for the same $10000 address?...
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