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Forum: News Yesterday, 23:33
Replies: 57
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Posted By alexh
If your thinking of an amithlon type environment...

If your thinking of an amithlon type environment I've not heard that discussed. Just an alternate processor model for UAE which already runs on the Pi under linux and other os
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 20:14
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By alexh
Remove the Extended kickstart ROM EPROMs? With...

Remove the Extended kickstart ROM EPROMs? With J15 in the right setting they are not used anyway. Exclude a broken one affecting the bus
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 19:57
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By alexh
Did you try a known good ,68000?

Did you try a known good ,68000?
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 15:59
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By alexh
You have to start with the PSU. Check the output...

You have to start with the PSU. Check the output voltages.

Are you sure you put all the chips back in the correct sockets with the correct orientation? No bent pins?

Apparently you get a black...
Forum: MarketPlace Yesterday, 15:39
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By alexh
Do you really want to waste a Zorro Slot? There...

Do you really want to waste a Zorro Slot? There are lots of 27C400/800/160/320 based flashable ROMs available.

http://www.boobip.com/hardware/27C400_EMU...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 15:24
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By alexh
By not exposing the USB side of things to the...

By not exposing the USB side of things to the Amiga you loose the overhead of a USB stack. But in what format do you try to get the data over to the Amiga? A custom format requires a custom driver? A...
Forum: support.Apps 23 September 2021, 17:42
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By alexh
The main runtime executable when you're playing...

The main runtime executable when you're playing the game is packed and depacks into RAM as it is used.

I personally have never seen this so I'm not sure it is real but more than one person...
Forum: News 23 September 2021, 13:30
Replies: 57
Views: 12,859
Posted By alexh
One usage is in PiSTorm...

One usage is in PiSTorm (https://github.com/captain-amygdala/pistorm). The "budget" 680x0 accelerator card.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 September 2021, 13:28
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By alexh
I was more meaning it's not probably not worth...

I was more meaning it's not probably not worth trying to do USB2.0 "High-Speed".

If you could find some Transdimension UHC124s anywhere, the Subway driver I *believe* was open-sourced together...
Forum: News 23 September 2021, 13:09
Replies: 57
Views: 12,859
Posted By alexh
166Mips only 25% predicted speed?! Definitely...

166Mips only 25% predicted speed?! Definitely worthy of Patreonage.

@NovaCoder I imagine this could come to MiSTer (Are there any hybrid cores at the moment on MiSTer?) but how good would the...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 September 2021, 11:24
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By alexh
The problem today is that most of the 5v tolerant...

The problem today is that most of the 5v tolerant embedded USB controllers with AmigaOS drivers like the Transdimension UHC124 used on the Subway (and would be practical here) are now EOL (end of...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2021, 12:17
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By alexh
You can buy them. Not sure how economical they...

You can buy them. Not sure how economical they are today but I've got two here.

https://twinind.com/index.php/products/expresscard-pcmcia-sd/prototyping-boards/...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 September 2021, 09:39
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By alexh
The BPPC has an option to have two oscillators...

The BPPC has an option to have two oscillators and clock the 680x0 separately from the PPC. You'd definitely want to use this. Google for the details
Forum: support.Games 20 September 2021, 13:57
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By alexh
IIRC there is no AGA version of Lotus Turbo...

IIRC there is no AGA version of Lotus Turbo Challenge (1, 2 or 3) so the CD32 "Lotus Trilogy" disc must be the OCS/ECS versions.

I don't own this disc but you could try it in WinUAE with a CDTV...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2021, 13:06
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By alexh
E31F that's one of the first 0.8um ones so will...

E31F that's one of the first 0.8um ones so will run hot

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=223431&postcount=2
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2021, 23:52
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By alexh
It is such an expensive card. And most 040's run...

It is such an expensive card. And most 040's run so very very hot. I don't think I'd bother if it risked breaking the card.

Save up for the 060 conversion.

Out of interest what mask versions...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2021, 23:48
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By alexh
I don't think so. The budget PiSTorm CPU...

I don't think so. The budget PiSTorm CPU accelerator can reveal USB devices on the other side of the 680x0 emulation as native Amiga devices that use existing / no drivers.

USB Mass Storage...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2021, 21:27
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By alexh
There's no driver for AmigaOS. Someone would need...

There's no driver for AmigaOS. Someone would need to write one for a USB stack like Poseidon. There are better solutions for Amiga already. Subway, Rapid Road
Forum: support.Apps 17 September 2021, 15:52
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By alexh
Imploder and 68060 (Ambermoon)

Some people have given feedback that the compression used on the executables of Ambermoon (Imploder (https://github.com/Pyrdacor/Ambermoon/blob/master/Files/Imploding.md)) may have issues with 68060?...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2021, 15:33
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By alexh
There was only ever one 16-bit PCMCIA -> USB host...

There was only ever one 16-bit PCMCIA -> USB host adapter ever made (to my knowledge). That product had a chip designed by our company the OXU950.

I recently found the FPGAs used to prototype the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 September 2021, 21:31
Replies: 49
Views: 2,303
Posted By alexh
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58587521

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58587521
Forum: News 16 September 2021, 09:57
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
Lothar Becks (LOB) not Jurie Horneman. And it's...

Lothar Becks (LOB) not Jurie Horneman. And it's nothing to do with "recognising" it's maths and microprocessor architecture.


:nuts

If you mean by safety that the files need to be compressed...
Forum: News 15 September 2021, 18:51
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
Interestingly XFDdecrunch crashes when unpacking...

Interestingly XFDdecrunch crashes when unpacking Pyradcor's LOB packed files using 68000 CPU but works with 68020 CPU.
Forum: News 15 September 2021, 16:49
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
Many years ago I gave the AtariST version to...

Many years ago I gave the AtariST version to dlfrsilver and he said it was incompatible. Perhaps a later/earlier version than the one used on Ambermoon?
Forum: News 15 September 2021, 16:01
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
Looks like this could be down to the...

Looks like this could be down to the implementation of LOB depacker in AM2_BLT and Pyradcor's re-implementation of LOB packer.

If you don't use re-compressed sub-files then it works. (At least in...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 September 2021, 15:58
Replies: 1,150
Views: 201,734
Posted By alexh
Disable your extended ROM using the jumper and it...

Disable your extended ROM using the jumper and it should work.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 September 2021, 16:39
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By alexh
There is a thread on here detailing the exact...

There is a thread on here detailing the exact differences. Use search and I'm sure you can find it. It is a discussion between me (who compiled the list of all Agnus types we all use today) and Zetr0
Forum: News 10 September 2021, 16:36
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
You don't need the ADFs if you've already...

You don't need the ADFs if you've already installed the game to HDD. Or even if you haven't. Install with 1.09 and overwrite the files.
Forum: Hardware mods 08 September 2021, 16:19
Replies: 20
Views: 3,320
Posted By alexh
It is only 1-lane PCIe gen 2. 500MB/s theoretical...

It is only 1-lane PCIe gen 2. 500MB/s theoretical BW ;-)
Forum: News 08 September 2021, 11:18
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
@Pyrdacor and his cohort kermitfrog have turned...

@Pyrdacor and his cohort kermitfrog have turned their hand to fixing bugs in the Amiga run-time executable that only affect the Amiga version (totally outside the scope of Ambermoon.net which only...
Forum: News 04 September 2021, 22:04
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
Uploaded to TheZone. The English manual was...

Uploaded to TheZone.

The English manual was never printed and only existed as a txt file. It is being DTP'd over the next week(s) to look like the DE original.
Forum: News 04 September 2021, 18:20
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
Pyrdacor was too busy to describe all the fixes...

Pyrdacor was too busy to describe all the fixes in full detail. But each new bugfix has a link to the Github commit. You can see the exact byte changes for each commit.


Might be easier to use...
Forum: News 04 September 2021, 15:23
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
The last modification to AM2_CPU/BLT was by...

The last modification to AM2_CPU/BLT was by Pyradcor 8-days ago.


Oh, I thought you were reviewing/merging in his changes to AM2_CPU/BLT? Comparing to anything you have already done.


And my...
Forum: News 04 September 2021, 14:11
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
You can't use my comments to determine exactly...

You can't use my comments to determine exactly how a bug fix was actually implemented. They are just notes. I've tried to be as accurate as possible but in some circumstances I've never seen the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 September 2021, 22:01
Replies: 297
Views: 36,762
Posted By alexh
Amazing work. Thanks

Amazing work. Thanks
Forum: News 03 September 2021, 16:54
Replies: 228
Views: 22,800
Posted By alexh
The bugs for quite a while are all in...

The bugs for quite a while are all in xMap_data.amb. Very subtle bugs in the data structures. Pyradcor has the working knowledge of all Ambermoon map data structures and the tools to fix them. He's...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 03 September 2021, 00:24
Replies: 40
Views: 3,833
Posted By alexh
If you're talking about GitHub then it is owned...

If you're talking about GitHub then it is owned by M$ and they provide 500MB of storage for each developer for free. And if your projects are mainly source code that is a LOT of projects.
Forum: Amiga scene 02 September 2021, 15:12
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By alexh
Try updating your slave? Or try the disk version?...

Try updating your slave? Or try the disk version?

The WHDLoad version of Turrican 3 used to do this when playing 7voice TFMX on 68000 processors but the disk version was fine. Psygore fixed it in...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 September 2021, 11:29
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By alexh
I think he is rereferring to the fact that...

I think he is rereferring to the fact that PiStorm 680x0 compatibility isn't 100%.

You can get crashes out of the blue (isn't that normal for an accelerated Amiga? :nervous) but there are frequent...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 September 2021, 11:21
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By alexh
Nice. Looks like you're having fun There...

Nice. Looks like you're having fun

There is/was a nice commercial bluetooth mouse/joystick adapter for the Amiga called UniJoy2Amiga...
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