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Forum: support.Amix 14 September 2021, 16:26
Replies: 11
Views: 3,191
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The chances are probably higher that the drives...

The chances are probably higher that the drives need attention, the floppies might well be Ok.

Some Amiga HD-floppy drives have known issues, fe. a Chinon FB-357A with either burnt resistors or...
Forum: support.Amix 30 August 2021, 22:08
Replies: 11
Views: 3,191
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Remember to Y2K patch the system first ;) ...

Remember to Y2K patch the system first ;)
https://www.amigaunix.com/doku.php/y2k-dst
Forum: support.Amix 30 August 2021, 18:16
Replies: 11
Views: 3,191
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Looks lovely! And great if it doesn't have...

Looks lovely! And great if it doesn't have battery leakage!

To get even more worlds included, you'll need a Bridgeboard added to the party :P
Forum: support.Hardware 07 January 2021, 19:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Hi there. Being PAL or NTSC shouldn't make a...

Hi there.

Being PAL or NTSC shouldn't make a different regarding the CIA chips, AFAIK.

The eBay link I had in my post was probably something very similar, perhaps more like this:...
Forum: support.Amix 26 January 2020, 17:34
Replies: 9
Views: 12,637
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Hi, most of the stuff from failsure.net should...

Hi,
most of the stuff from failsure.net should be in https://www.amigaunix.com/. I haven't gone thrue all the old text and checked that every file is there, but let me know if you find any errors.
...
Forum: support.Amix 01 September 2019, 16:43
Replies: 0
Views: 6,499
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
A3070 tape drive manual + Amix disk found

Hi,
Check this out: http://www.retro-commodore.eu/2019/09/01/commodore-3070-tape-drive-installation-guide/

Can anyone figure out what the disk is for?

Having a quick look in WinUAE, I believe...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 July 2019, 16:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
And you were correct as usual :) I just...

And you were correct as usual :)

I just finished installing the mod; a traditional stacked-sockets -boot selector fitted there Ok, and I have a small switch mounted hidden inside the...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2019, 18:42
Replies: 9
Views: 3,010
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Hi Omolungo, I found another picture of my...

Hi Omolungo,

I found another picture of my repair, and yes, those are the points I used.
Forum: support.Hardware 29 May 2019, 20:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
A1000 CIAs and fitting a boot selector

Hi.

I am doing a cleanup/recap/drive maintenance to my A1000. While there, I am hoping to install a DF0/DF1 selector (I found these a nice addition in my A500 with an exernal HxC drive). The...
Forum: support.Amix 02 April 2019, 21:58
Replies: 2
Views: 5,108
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I can confirm that the Wangtek 5150 does work in...

I can confirm that the Wangtek 5150 does work in Amix (does read/write without hacks), and that the Tandberg one did not work (drive did not react at all).

That's a very interesting thread,...
Forum: support.Amix 01 September 2018, 19:13
Replies: 7
Views: 8,102
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
See the other thread:...

See the other thread: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=94042, the www.amigaunix.com is now back in action :)
Forum: support.Amix 01 September 2018, 18:57
Replies: 5
Views: 9,067
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The Amiga Unix Wiki site reborn

Out of the earlier discussion (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=93404) about the old www.amigaunix.com wiki-site, it has now been re-worked (in cooperation with Tahoe) - and the site is now open...
Forum: support.Amix 25 July 2018, 14:25
Replies: 7
Views: 8,102
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Yeah, failsure was the email I used. I'll...

Yeah, failsure was the email I used.

I'll dig my mails about the amigaunix.com and ask if that would be staying and if we could setup a new site there. That would mean a new wiki-solution to be...
Forum: support.Amix 25 July 2018, 12:21
Replies: 7
Views: 8,102
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks for the link, I had also looked at...

Thanks for the link, I had also looked at archive.org but it wasn't there before. At least the latest version.

I believe the site was originally at amigaunix.com, then it went down and it was long...
Forum: support.Amix 22 January 2018, 16:39
Replies: 7
Views: 7,496
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
gcc-2.4.5 zoned! :) As long as the patches...

gcc-2.4.5 zoned! :)

As long as the patches fit to a floppy image, a separate patch disk might be a nice approach. It would also work nicely for the real machines (except for the network settings)....
Forum: support.Amix 21 January 2018, 13:15
Replies: 7
Views: 7,496
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Huge thumbs up for your efforts Noth :) This...

Huge thumbs up for your efforts Noth :)

This postinstall-package is just what is direly needed; the whole routine of installing and doing all the patching is a pain, especially when you accidently...
Forum: support.Amix 06 May 2017, 13:32
Replies: 16
Views: 11,820
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The Using Amiga Unix manual link at...

The Using Amiga Unix manual link at amix.failsure.net seemed to be broken. I re-uploaded it (I presume it's the same version), this time searchable version. (It's first in the Documentation and...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2017, 21:34
Replies: 9
Views: 3,010
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks for the information here (in this oldish...

Thanks for the information here (in this oldish thread)!

I found myself attempting a repair of an identical case of a Chinon FB-357A with two burnt SMD resistors, and this thread was of great...
Forum: support.Amix 16 March 2017, 17:09
Replies: 13
Views: 12,178
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
atariunix.com seems to be up again now (at least...

atariunix.com seems to be up again now (at least works for me).

Can't add anything that would help, but thanks for trying and it sounds pretty cool if we could squeeze something usable from a...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 10 January 2017, 19:18
Replies: 941
Views: 208,885
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The new logo of the finnish gaming/gambling...

The new logo of the finnish gaming/gambling company Veikkaus (https://www.veikkaus.fi/fi/yritys?lang=en) always make me smile, especially in TV adverts.
Forum: support.Amix 04 January 2017, 07:40
Replies: 45
Views: 31,766
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Still it's only couple of mouse clicks to do,...

Still it's only couple of mouse clicks to do, it's seriously cool that you can dualboot a machine from early 90's that easily.

If both Amix and Workbench are installed...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 December 2016, 21:00
Replies: 47
Views: 11,820
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks for this release! I just tried it on...

Thanks for this release!

I just tried it on my CD32 (with mouse). The early levels are indeed hard, I finally managed to reach level 5! I hope there are some easier levels ahead... But it is...
Forum: request.Apps 24 November 2016, 20:29
Replies: 16
Views: 5,126
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I thought this was an interesting idea when I...

I thought this was an interesting idea when I first saw this thread.

I didn't comment as I had nothing to add... until today as I (totally by chance) noticed that my Amiga Logo (programming...
Forum: News 25 October 2016, 16:05
Replies: 101
Views: 21,399
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Ok, thanks Olaf. It's not really a problem but I...

Ok, thanks Olaf. It's not really a problem but I have wondered why it does that.

I'll try to find out if I have anything running in the background that is using the network. Is there any easy way...
Forum: News 23 October 2016, 17:46
Replies: 101
Views: 21,399
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I am late for the party... but still: thanks for...

I am late for the party... but still: thanks for the update! :great

I have a small problem (was there before 1.12 and still present after updating) with Roadshow.

Every time I try to run...
Forum: support.Games 31 August 2016, 18:25
Replies: 12
Views: 2,302
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Myst V1.1 patch...

Myst V1.1 patch (http://aminet.net/package/game/patch/MYST_v1.1) in Aminet.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2016, 21:36
Replies: 134
Views: 19,378
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
On a related note... I had a look on eBay, didn't...

On a related note... I had a look on eBay, didn't know that PAL/NTSC converters can be bought this cheap (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/252467544338) nowadays.

Probably not comparable with the quality...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 August 2016, 17:58
Replies: 134
Views: 19,378
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I thought I heard that somebody had tried and...

I thought I heard that somebody had tried and found out that NewTek wouldn't support these anymore? I know they used to support those for a long time, but stopped it just year or two ago?

Sorry to...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 August 2016, 11:39
Replies: 134
Views: 19,378
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I did try to boot in NTSC mode (from Early...

I did try to boot in NTSC mode (from Early Startup Menu), I had the machine's case already closed after installing the board (which wasn't an easy fit!) but I guess selecting it by the jumper does...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 August 2016, 18:55
Replies: 134
Views: 19,378
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
I bought and installed a Toaster 4000 board in my...

I bought and installed a Toaster 4000 board in my A4000T. It didn't work (Toaster switcher couldn't find it) - I don't know if it was because of a PAL machine or if the board itself was a dud one...
Forum: support.Amix 26 July 2016, 18:30
Replies: 13
Views: 12,178
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
We must be getting desperate to resort to Atari...

We must be getting desperate to resort to Atari Unix ;)

I found this old thread (http://www.atari-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=9629&start=75#p233794) and was able to mount the asv-mark-fixed...
Forum: support.Amix 11 May 2016, 19:18
Replies: 1
Views: 5,924
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
We are watching ;) What can we actually do...

We are watching ;)

What can we actually do with it that we couldn't have done before? Thanks anyway! :bowdown
Forum: support.Amix 24 April 2016, 17:02
Replies: 13
Views: 16,360
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
That's the best part, installing it again and...

That's the best part, installing it again and again :D

Some more discoveries: in amixadm's menu of X windows graphical login, it mentions following window managers: OpenLook, Twm, TvTwm and Motif...
Forum: support.Amix 24 April 2016, 14:58
Replies: 13
Views: 16,360
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Yeah, something to run would be great. Any kind...

Yeah, something to run would be great. Any kind of a web browser would be cool, but probably not of any real use today.

As a sidenote, there is a short clip about OpenLook on YouTube: Computer...
Forum: support.Amix 23 April 2016, 20:33
Replies: 13
Views: 16,360
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Respectable mission, there must have been some...

Respectable mission, there must have been some :banghead -moments ;)



I am a bit lost on where the files actually are after all the linked directories around the X installation but good to know...
Forum: request.Demos 19 April 2016, 16:23
Replies: 37
Views: 23,155
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
It's seen in the video of the world premiere of...

It's seen in the video of the world premiere of Amiga (https://youtu.be/j2ffdnPLutY?t=3m47s).

The same mandril image is also included in the Amix tape and I remember seeing an episode of Computer...
Forum: support.Amix 10 April 2016, 17:04
Replies: 13
Views: 16,360
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Ok, some more notes on the topic. I managed...

Ok, some more notes on the topic.

I managed to go thrue the installation again, in WinUAE. I followed the X11R5 installation instructions on amix.failsure and it works but it's an awful lot of...
Forum: support.Amix 06 April 2016, 21:00
Replies: 13
Views: 16,360
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks again, Mack. Ok, I still need to test...

Thanks again, Mack.

Ok, I still need to test what was the crucial step, but I did manage to get this up and running :cool
Forum: support.Amix 30 March 2016, 18:59
Replies: 13
Views: 16,360
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
Thanks, Mack! Err, how did we actually got...

Thanks, Mack!

Err, how did we actually got to that font error state again? After I have installed X11R5, it has removed olinit, and if I install it thrue amixpkg, it complains it can't find...
Forum: support.Other 20 March 2016, 11:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,281
Posted By Amiga_CDTV
The year in this quote is perhaps the spookiest...

The year in this quote is perhaps the spookiest part:
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