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Forum: support.Other Yesterday, 19:40
Replies: 3
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Posted By thomas
It's probably DefIcons trying to find out the...

It's probably DefIcons trying to find out the type of file so that it can assign the right icon to it.

You can remove DefIcons from WBStartup and reboot, then it should be faster. But you can no...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 December 2021, 20:20
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By thomas
Did you click on "RDB mode" when you added the...

Did you click on "RDB mode" when you added the HDF? A "normal" a.k.a. big-floppy HDF cannot be edited with HDToolbox.

Your CF card HDF probably switches to RDB mode automatically because it...
Forum: support.WinUAE 01 December 2021, 17:55
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By thomas
Did you read the documentation about how to make...

Did you read the documentation about how to make PFS3 (or any other third-party file system) available to the OS? Add/Update, identifier and so on?

http://aminet.net/package/disk/misc/PFS3_53
...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 30 November 2021, 21:27
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By thomas
You can activate the window and press Ctrl \ to...

You can activate the window and press Ctrl \ to close it.

But that's not your problem. Hitting Cancel should not stop the boot process. The boot process continues anyway in the background, no...
Forum: Coders. System 30 November 2021, 18:28
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By thomas
You should not tie your program to the Workbench...

You should not tie your program to the Workbench screen if you open your own screen. Datatypes.library allocates shared pens on the screen pointed to by PDTA_Screen. For this to work you at least...
Forum: Coders. System 30 November 2021, 17:46
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By thomas
You didn't mention it. I was not looking at the...

You didn't mention it. I was not looking at the code, only at your list.

Attached is an example in C written after your description.
Forum: Coders. System 30 November 2021, 17:21
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By thomas
You should either remap the picture to your...

You should either remap the picture to your screen or change the colors of the screen to those of the picture, but not both.

PDTA_Screen has to point to the destination screen (your screen, not...
Forum: Coders. System 23 November 2021, 09:47
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By thomas
Normally you would maintain the flags of the...

Normally you would maintain the flags of the MenuItem. The NewMenu array is only needed for the initial creation of the menu strip. After that you can throw it away.

Attached is a full example.
...
Forum: support.Other 22 November 2021, 17:57
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By thomas
http://www.amigaforever.com/kb/15-108

http://www.amigaforever.com/kb/15-108
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 November 2021, 09:12
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By thomas
Put the working version of the library back to...

Put the working version of the library back to where it was.

Or find the app which needs powerpacker.library and remove it from the boot process.

You should never delete a shared library. It's...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 November 2021, 14:39
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By thomas
http://aminet.net/text/bfont ...

http://aminet.net/text/bfont
http://aminet.net/text/ifont
Forum: request.Apps 17 November 2021, 00:55
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By thomas
Is there a reason why you want this specific...

Is there a reason why you want this specific program?

If you need a program to recover your RDB you can use this instead: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/downloads/rdbrecov2.lha
Forum: News 16 November 2021, 20:21
Replies: 58
Views: 16,953
Posted By thomas
What you list under features is actually a list...

What you list under features is actually a list of requirements to get a true skin for the platter.
Forum: project.ClassicWB 16 November 2021, 20:17
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By thomas
It's not encrypted, it's binary. The format...

It's not encrypted, it's binary.

The format description is in the developer docs: http://amigadev.elowar.com/read/ADCD_2.1/Includes_and_Autodocs_2._guide/node00D5.html
Forum: support.Other 14 November 2021, 14:46
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By thomas
You can update both without reformat. There is an...

You can update both without reformat. There is an "update file system" button in the Add/Update section of HDToolbox. This just replaces the old code by the new version.
Forum: support.Other 14 November 2021, 13:36
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By thomas
Not sure if this is the reason, but the...

Not sure if this is the reason, but the "corruption" report shows an old version of PFS3AIO and a partition larger than 6GB. PFS3 had some issues with such large partitions which might have been...
Forum: support.Other 13 November 2021, 17:11
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By thomas
Does the TF sit properly and tight? Is the RAM on...

Does the TF sit properly and tight? Is the RAM on the TF known good?

This sounds very much like a RAM issue. The more RAM is used, the more likely the error occurs.

Which OS is installed on the...
Forum: support.Other 12 November 2021, 22:06
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By thomas
Instead of always reverting to another...

Instead of always reverting to another precondition I would rather try to analyse the problem.

Start with a hex dump of the corrupted file. What is the binary it complains about?

Also do some...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 06 November 2021, 11:56
Replies: 31
Views: 1,208
Posted By thomas
Before you buy a new one you should first check...

Before you buy a new one you should first check if there isn't a memory expansion which has loosened or fallen off during the transport.

Also you should be able to free some memory by reducing the...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 03 November 2021, 23:24
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By thomas
The background image (WBPattern) can also need...

The background image (WBPattern) can also need many pens.

It could also be that the new version of DOpus allocates pens permanently while the older version only allocated them when needed with the...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 03 November 2021, 08:46
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By thomas
Pointer prefs needs some free pens on the screen....

Pointer prefs needs some free pens on the screen. If the Workbench screen does not have enough pens, it opens its own screen.

Maybe the Workbench screen does not have enough colors (in ScreenMode...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 02 November 2021, 23:07
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By thomas
Hardlinks only work inside the same volume. Use...

Hardlinks only work inside the same volume. Use the SOFT keyword to get a softlink.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 01 November 2021, 13:40
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By thomas
Yes, I would try run >nil:...

Yes, I would try


run >nil: needed_program
program
rx "address needed_program's_port quit"
Forum: support.Hardware 31 October 2021, 23:13
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By thomas
Your boot partition has to be inside the first...

Your boot partition has to be inside the first 4GB of the harddisk.

Cold boot needs twice as long because it loads modules into memory and then reboots to activate them.

A certain amount of RAM...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 October 2021, 20:51
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By thomas
Run the PrepCard utility. It is not able to...

Run the PrepCard utility. It is not able to handle CF cards, but it should display the vendor and product IDs. If it identifies the CF card correctly, then it's a software issue. If it cannot see the...
Forum: support.WinUAE 25 October 2021, 10:30
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By thomas
Is it a partitioned HDF (RDB mode) or a...

Is it a partitioned HDF (RDB mode) or a traditional HDF?

Which file system did you use?

OFS has a partition size limit of around 40 MB and misbehaves badly on anything larger.
Forum: support.WinUAE 24 October 2021, 09:48
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By thomas
DiskSalv does not support harddrives larger than...

DiskSalv does not support harddrives larger than 4GB. If you let it write to your harddrive (i.e. Repair, Undelete etc.), it will destroy some data inside the first 4GB of the drive, which probably...
Forum: request.Apps 23 October 2021, 23:01
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By thomas
Such flag easily gets lost if you copy the files...

Such flag easily gets lost if you copy the files around. I would not trust it.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 October 2021, 15:19
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By thomas
It seems like so because the image starts with...

It seems like so because the image starts with "NDOS" rather than "DOS".

But that's not to copy-protect the disk but to make it work with the ACA permanently. The ADF image you can download is not...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 22 October 2021, 23:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,866
Posted By thomas
If you are still interested in the initial...

If you are still interested in the initial problem, then here is the program which runs on 1.3. It can change the file name length limit as well as the deldir size.
Forum: support.AmigaOS 21 October 2021, 23:51
Replies: 20
Views: 1,866
Posted By thomas
The packets used to set PFS parameters are...

The packets used to set PFS parameters are documented. It shouldn't be too difficult to write tools for Kick 1.3 to set them.
Forum: support.Other 18 October 2021, 23:35
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By thomas
Your conclusion is wrong. IPrefs resets the...

Your conclusion is wrong. IPrefs resets the Workbench screen and it runs before user-startup. CNet is not the cause, it is just in the way at the end. You have to find the program which opens the...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2021, 10:16
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By thomas
IDEfix was never free. The key file which leaked...

IDEfix was never free. The key file which leaked was illegal.

You can get a legal key with Amiga Forever.

There are other possibilities. There is CacheCDFS from OS 3.5/3.9 or AmiCDFS from...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2021, 12:27
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By thomas
Which CD file system do you use? Check its...

Which CD file system do you use? Check its settings. There might be something regarding disk change. If the IDE driver does not support diskchange interrupts, the file system has to poll for disk...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2021, 11:12
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By thomas
Move it from Storage/DosDrivers to...

Move it from Storage/DosDrivers to Devs/DosDrivers.

Storage is for storing inactive items. Items in Devs are activated on startup.
Forum: support.Apps 15 October 2021, 11:01
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By thomas
Not sure, but I think the online GUI is an...

Not sure, but I think the online GUI is an optional external plugin. IIRC there are several on Aminet which you can install. I vaguely remember something called "yellow panel" or so which I tried in...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2021, 14:11
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By thomas
Yes, that's complicated. But I am quite sure that...

Yes, that's complicated. But I am quite sure that the PCTask manual had a solution for this. It used CrossDOS, though.
Forum: support.WinUAE 14 October 2021, 06:40
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By thomas
Type ram:drive definitions into the filename...

Type ram:drive definitions into the filename field and press enter, then try again.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 October 2021, 20:06
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By thomas
That's for floppies. If you want to mount a...

That's for floppies. If you want to mount a partition it's not right. Read the docs of fat95. They are very detailed.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 13 October 2021, 10:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,770
Posted By thomas
"Dir" gives sorted list of names only. ...

"Dir" gives sorted list of names only.

"List" gives unsorted list of details with the option to reformat the output.

So List is what comes next to ls. And I don't see why AmigaOS should align...
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