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Forum: Amiga scene 04 October 2021, 20:02
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Posted By gdonner
I second that--credit where credit is due!

I second that--credit where credit is due!
Forum: support.Other 04 October 2021, 02:17
Replies: 248
Views: 40,084
Posted By gdonner
If it helps, specifically: #mnt-amiga on...

If it helps, specifically: #mnt-amiga on https://libera.chat

Logs of archived IRC support chat that might also be helpful: https://mntre.com/amiga-irc-logs/
Forum: Hardware mods 03 October 2021, 04:42
Replies: 363
Views: 80,565
Posted By gdonner
Nice indeed--over three times faster than an...

Nice indeed--over three times faster than an A4000 stock IDE w/50 MHz A3660 (~1,971,007 bytes/sec)!
Forum: Hardware mods 03 October 2021, 03:40
Replies: 33
Views: 11,354
Posted By gdonner
Thanks for creating these devices! I've wondered...

Thanks for creating these devices! I've wondered if someone would make something like the mouSTer, but as a self-contained flash drive for fast and easy Amiga software access. Nice work! I'll keep an...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 October 2021, 19:32
Replies: 1,547
Views: 327,971
Posted By gdonner
They should--this is the first time I've heard of...

They should--this is the first time I've heard of any issue with the 3.2 ROM.

I can vouch for at least the BigRamPlus, ZZ9000, and X-Surf 100 (with Rapid Road) working fine with 3.2 ROMs on both...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 October 2021, 06:33
Replies: 311
Views: 59,442
Posted By gdonner
Yes, time will tell! :) I really appreciate the...

Yes, time will tell! :) I really appreciate the work of all Amiga developers; amazing stuff!

BTW, am I right in assuming you're the DarrenHD from HD-Zone? If so, many thanks for your very helpful...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 September 2021, 18:49
Replies: 311
Views: 59,442
Posted By gdonner
Likewise. :) I have no doubt that the Warp...

Likewise. :) I have no doubt that the Warp 3060/4060 will be worth the wait.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2021, 02:08
Replies: 311
Views: 59,442
Posted By gdonner
I don't know about a Warp 1260, but at least a...

I don't know about a Warp 1260, but at least a Warp 560 (and a non-standard socketed one at that) should fit in a Checkmate 1500 case (or similar size), according to Peter (via Discord - CS-Lab...
Forum: support.Apps 12 September 2021, 21:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By gdonner
Maybe Olaf Barthel will add this ability in a...

Maybe Olaf Barthel will add this ability in a future update to Roadshow? If Genesis can truly go offline but still be running, then I would imagine Roadshow might also be able to do it too?
Forum: support.Apps 12 September 2021, 21:30
Replies: 34
Views: 7,571
Posted By gdonner
I'm just curious: do the lockups occur if you...

I'm just curious: do the lockups occur if you plug the external hard drive in before powering on your Amiga? Also, is your RapidRoad powered via floppy drive connector to the power supply, as I think...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 12 September 2021, 21:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,746
Posted By gdonner
Glad this is resolved! I had no idea the...

Glad this is resolved! I had no idea the Cyberstorm PPC had its own early boot/startup menu, but the PicassoIV does, and CS-Lab Warp cards will (in time) have them too, so... :)

It's interesting...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 12 September 2021, 20:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By gdonner
And if you want default icons for both diskettes...

And if you want default icons for both diskettes and hard drives, just be sure to rename the default hard drive icon in ENVARC:Sys/ to something other than disk.info; e.g. "def_diskette.info" and...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2021, 21:11
Replies: 25
Views: 4,365
Posted By gdonner
I realize this is an old thread, but FWIW,...

I realize this is an old thread, but FWIW, thought I would add this nicely detailed review of the TekMagic 4060T aka Ultrasound accelerator (a 'cousin' design):
...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2021, 21:01
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By gdonner
It might(?) be worth checking your A3000...

It might(?) be worth checking your A3000 motherboard RAM. I was having some very annoying crashes with my A3000 until I replaced the ZIP chips, and since then no crashes.
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2021, 05:48
Replies: 31
Views: 1,992
Posted By gdonner
My understanding is that all CS-Lab Warp boards...

My understanding is that all CS-Lab Warp boards have the integrated on-board 8 MB boot loader hardware:

http://gregdonner.org/warp4060/Specifications.html#bootloader

In time, Warp cards will...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 August 2021, 04:35
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By gdonner
videofx, I know it's already installed, but by...

videofx, I know it's already installed, but by any chance do you remember what make of SIMMs you're using on your T-Rex II? Just curious, as Micron FPM SIMMs are apparently recommended by one user,...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 July 2021, 20:28
Replies: 1,547
Views: 327,971
Posted By gdonner
I'm thinking more of user manuals; a digital...

I'm thinking more of user manuals; a digital version of the Amiga 3000T is missing (print versions exist). Manuals for the GVP T-Rex I ('040) and T-Rex II ('060) are also missing.

I suspect a...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 July 2021, 20:17
Replies: 1,547
Views: 327,971
Posted By gdonner
Nicely done classic icons, BTW. Though...

Nicely done classic icons, BTW.

Though admittedly, I personally enjoy the OS 3.5/3.9 GlowIcons and MagicWB drawers. :) I'm weird like that. ;)
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2021, 04:01
Replies: 1,547
Views: 327,971
Posted By gdonner
Thanks; yes, these are very nice, but there's...

Thanks; yes, these are very nice, but there's still quite a few docs/manuals that aren't online anywhere AFAIK.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 July 2021, 03:56
Replies: 1,547
Views: 327,971
Posted By gdonner
Yes, indeed! I've been eager to do some icon...

Yes, indeed! I've been eager to do some icon creation for quite a while, but just kept running into brick walls.

A much-needed overhaul to icon.library to go along with it (if possible at some...
Forum: support.Apps 01 July 2021, 16:57
Replies: 34
Views: 7,571
Posted By gdonner
No, you're not (unfortunately)--but to my...

No, you're not (unfortunately)--but to my knowledge, while the newer card.resource solved some things, it inadvertently broke some other things; hence the reversion until the root issue(s) causing...
Forum: Amiga scene 01 July 2021, 16:53
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By gdonner
A few of my favorite features (too many to list)...

A few of my favorite features (too many to list) are:

* The Failsafe boot option from the boot menu--very helpful!
* Notably more responsive than even 3.1.4 was.
* Massive bug fixes throughout...
Forum: support.Other 01 July 2021, 00:40
Replies: 248
Views: 40,084
Posted By gdonner
http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/P96#Update_to_V3.1.0_.28...

http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/P96#Update_to_V3.1.0_.28June_2021.29

A big update indeed! This fixed some issues I was having on both my A3000 and A4000.

Thomas, many, many thanks for your hard work...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2021, 07:00
Replies: 305
Views: 67,344
Posted By gdonner
Thanks Jope! I've updated the Compendium page to...

Thanks Jope! I've updated the Compendium page to reflect this.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 June 2021, 23:17
Replies: 305
Views: 67,344
Posted By gdonner
Not that I know of; supposedly there are people...

Not that I know of; supposedly there are people working on ARM apps, but other than the upcoming firmware v2.0 (release date unknown) that will add the ability to run Linux through the ZZ9000 (among...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 June 2021, 22:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By gdonner
Hmm; odd! I installed my A4000's 3.2 ROMs a few...

Hmm; odd! I installed my A4000's 3.2 ROMs a few days ago without issue--but I'm using an A3660 (v1.1); not an Apollo 4060.

It's doubtful that the 3.2 ROMs have created an issue with the Apollo...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 June 2021, 22:34
Replies: 13
Views: 2,134
Posted By gdonner
A weird problem I've had with my A3000 RTC is...

A weird problem I've had with my A3000 RTC is that although the original Varta battery was removed (area cleaned) and replaced with a coin cell/diode (and the clock chip replaced too), when cold...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 June 2021, 22:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,975
Posted By gdonner
Robert, sorry to bring up an old thread, but do...

Robert, sorry to bring up an old thread, but do you have any idea as to what the cause of the issues with certain A4000s is (maybe a certain motherboard revision)?

Also, do you mind if I ask how...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 June 2021, 03:53
Replies: 1,547
Views: 327,971
Posted By gdonner
Not that I know of; I ordered my copy of OS 3.2...

Not that I know of; I ordered my copy of OS 3.2 and ROMs from Alinea in Germany--takes a couple of weeks for shipping, but was well worth it, since they had 3.2 in stock.
Forum: Amiga scene 18 June 2021, 18:31
Replies: 1,547
Views: 327,971
Posted By gdonner
I'm sorry European Amiga developers weren't shown...

I'm sorry European Amiga developers weren't shown the respect and diligence they should have been. :(

But a perfect time to ask: does anyone know what ever happened to all of Commodore's digital...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 June 2021, 18:22
Replies: 1,547
Views: 327,971
Posted By gdonner
lol And we won't even mention Jar Jar Binks. ;)

lol And we won't even mention Jar Jar Binks. ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 14 June 2021, 20:18
Replies: 311
Views: 59,442
Posted By gdonner
Perhaps the silver lining for CS-Lab in the midst...

Perhaps the silver lining for CS-Lab in the midst of this chip shortage is that they can take a break from hardware production and focus on Warp firmware and AmigaOS integration. Plenty of...
Forum: support.Hardware 12 June 2021, 06:37
Replies: 311
Views: 59,442
Posted By gdonner
New CS-Lab Warp card firmware (v1.10) will be...

New CS-Lab Warp card firmware (v1.10) will be released in the next few weeks (thanks to Amiga Tests (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH0UBQ9_T7CHv7tDpSCKiaw) and JakubH_...
Forum: Hardware mods 10 June 2021, 18:57
Replies: 27
Views: 8,350
Posted By gdonner
Yeah, even my A3000 (one of the early 16 MHz...

Yeah, even my A3000 (one of the early 16 MHz models) has a socketed Buster.
Forum: support.Apps 08 June 2021, 18:56
Replies: 14
Views: 3,124
Posted By gdonner
Thanks BLUELiGHT--what was throwing me off was...

Thanks BLUELiGHT--what was throwing me off was the tacky Spatch syntax not including those spaces, which are critical for a successful patch.
Forum: support.Apps 08 June 2021, 18:29
Replies: 17
Views: 5,698
Posted By gdonner
Yeah; the precise versions and -URL source- of...

Yeah; the precise versions and -URL source- of each file (at least AIBB 6.5, but also Spatch wouldn't hurt either) need to be spelled out for new users not familiar with all this.
Forum: support.Apps 08 June 2021, 16:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By gdonner
The only downside to ScreenTime is that (since it...

The only downside to ScreenTime is that (since it opens a tiny window) if Workbench needs to close and then reopen, you'll need to disable/remove it from Commodity Exchange, then enable or re-run it...
Forum: support.Apps 08 June 2021, 16:31
Replies: 14
Views: 3,124
Posted By gdonner
Let's just say (if you're not used to using it...

Let's just say (if you're not used to using it frequently) the Spatch syntax isn't the most user-friendly. "Fiendly" might be more appropriate. lol
Forum: support.Apps 08 June 2021, 03:51
Replies: 14
Views: 3,124
Posted By gdonner
Not sure what I'm doing wrong(?), but for the...

Not sure what I'm doing wrong(?), but for the life of me, I can't get the patch to 'take'...

Using Spatch from: http://aminet.net/dev/misc/spatch.lha

AIBB 6.5 from:...
Forum: Amiga scene 31 May 2021, 05:12
Replies: 131
Views: 14,476
Posted By gdonner
Couldn't agree with you more on physical software...

Couldn't agree with you more on physical software distribution. No irritating logins, no-one else 'owns' your content (so they can't remove it later) and you can resell it if you wish.

For DD...
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