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Forum: project.WHDLoad Today, 12:13
Replies: 20
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Posted By solarmon
I wrote a python script to scan the Retrolplay...

I wrote a python script to scan the Retrolplay WHDLoad LHA files and detect those that had a data directory but no ws_CurrentDir set in the slave header.

This is the list that it generated:
...
Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 17:11
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By solarmon
Please PM me.

Please PM me.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 June 2022, 22:12
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By solarmon
Yes, v2 is 'out' but I need to start building...

Yes, v2 is 'out' but I need to start building another batch before they are available for purchase again.

https://github.com/solarmon/RGBtoHDMI-CDTV-v2/wiki/RGBtoHDMI-CDTV-v2-Quick-Start-Guide
Forum: project.WHDLoad 19 June 2022, 11:56
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
Hi CFOU! Thank you for commenting. I...

Hi CFOU!

Thank you for commenting.

I have also raised a GitHub ticket on the RGL Amiberry 3.3+redquark project page to point out that they are not using the datapath value in the whdload_db.xml...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 18 June 2022, 10:33
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
Yes, with AGS2 on the A500mini, it will launch it...

Yes, with AGS2 on the A500mini, it will launch it using the slave icon.

The issue is specific to using the LHA file with a stock A500mini and if the data path is not set in the slave headers.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 18 June 2022, 09:16
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
That is what the Mantis ticket is for, but...

That is what the Mantis ticket is for, but getting no response to it yet. It needs to be done at the slave level - the creator of the Drakkhen slaves is CFOU. Once the slaves have been updated then a...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 18 June 2022, 08:50
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
OK, I suspect that the slave header data path is...

OK, I suspect that the slave header data path is the important bit then, and the one set in the icon tooltype is used to override it.

Which is why the slave for Drakkhen (and probably many others)...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 June 2022, 17:44
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
BubbleBobble_v1.3_2518.lha has a data directory. ...

BubbleBobble_v1.3_2518.lha has a data directory.

The slave file header sets the datapath to 'data'. Interestingly, the slave icon does not seem to have a tooltype for data, so would it work in...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 June 2022, 16:44
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
The slaves files should also be updated to...

The slaves files should also be updated to specify the data path in the slave header.

Amiberry 3.3+redquark uses the whdload_db.xml file which scans Retroplays WHDLoad packages and would put the...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 June 2022, 16:13
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
Actually, it seems it uses WBrun to launch the...

Actually, it seems it uses WBrun to launch the game using the slave icon, if it exists.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 June 2022, 16:11
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
Looking at the puae core, the WHDLoad loader...

Looking at the puae core, the WHDLoad loader startup-sequence:

https://github.com/libretro/libretro-uae/blob/master/whdload/WHDLoad_files/S/Startup-Sequence

It seems it just checks for the...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 June 2022, 15:00
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
@ransom1122 I don't know the Pandory WHDLoad...

@ransom1122

I don't know the Pandory WHDLoad loader solution, but it is likely that is loading it based on the slave .info icon - i.e. probably using kgiconload - so it will use the icon tooltype...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 17 June 2022, 10:19
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By solarmon
Drakkhen issue on the A500mini

Hi,

I've raised a ticket on the Mantis ticketing system:

http://mantis.whdload.de/view.php?id=5695

but have not got a response, so I thought I'd raise it here too.

For Drakkhen packages...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 29 May 2022, 12:48
Replies: 17
Views: 2,771
Posted By solarmon
@Wepl, Just tried the new beta and it works...

@Wepl,

Just tried the new beta and it works perfectly with gamepad and keyboard!

Thank you, this is such an awesome feature! :bowdown
Forum: project.WHDLoad 25 May 2022, 22:05
Replies: 17
Views: 2,771
Posted By solarmon
@Wepl, I tried with the keyboard and I have...

@Wepl,

I tried with the keyboard and I have the same behaviour.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 22 May 2022, 23:07
Replies: 17
Views: 2,771
Posted By solarmon
@wepl, Thank you so much for implementing...

@wepl,

Thank you so much for implementing this navigation feature - it will make is so much easier to choose the custom options now.

I've tested this on the A500mini, using Paul Vince's...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 May 2022, 12:54
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By solarmon
Show the schematic you are using for this mod....

Show the schematic you are using for this mod. What type of switch are you using and what are the connections.
Forum: request.UAE Wishlist 06 May 2022, 11:42
Replies: 5
Views: 4,607
Posted By solarmon
Hi Sorry, to resurrect this old thread, but...

Hi

Sorry, to resurrect this old thread, but for this feature it is stated that it is write-only. Since it was implemented, is there now a read version?

I would like to extract the volumename...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 27 April 2022, 23:04
Replies: 65
Views: 31,792
Posted By solarmon
@spannernick, I also got myself an A500mini...

@spannernick,

I also got myself an A500mini (two in fact!).

I have already made a start to adapting UCG to support it - it even makes the dummy .LHA to go with the _ol.uae file.

I just need...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2022, 15:52
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
Do you see the.a500states directory? Some systems...

Do you see the.a500states directory? Some systems hide fes and directories starting what a dot/period character.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2022, 12:35
Replies: 12
Views: 2,572
Posted By solarmon
Wow! That is fantastic! Nice work!

Wow! That is fantastic!

Nice work!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 April 2022, 11:49
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
How did you do the backup? Did the process...

How did you do the backup? Did the process include the .a500states directory, which could have been hidden from view.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2022, 20:57
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
In .a500states directory on the USB stick. ...

In .a500states directory on the USB stick.

Note that the directory name for each game is a hash of the filename and directory path. So if you move the LHA game to a different location on the USB...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2022, 16:32
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
You shouldn't need all those initial steps to...

You shouldn't need all those initial steps to just get to the Amiberry GUI. All you need to do is: for any LHA game file, once selected go to the Game Settings for it. This generates a "_ol.uae" file...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 April 2022, 01:19
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
@ozasis, The WHDLoad LHA file for the game...

@ozasis,

The WHDLoad LHA file for the game is in the link in my last post.

It looks like there is already an entry for it in the whdload_dm.xml file.

So, it should work. I'll try it when I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 April 2022, 17:47
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
Actually, looking at the post again, there is a...

Actually, looking at the post again, there is a link to an unofficial WHDLoad version, at:
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 April 2022, 15:07
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
Yeah, these are normal game files for a hard disk...

Yeah, these are normal game files for a hard disk install (hence the 'HD' in the filename). These are not WHDLoad pre-built game LHA packages (as opposed to just WHDLoad install game LHA packages).
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 April 2022, 13:06
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
@Ozasis Where did you download the LHA files...

@Ozasis Where did you download the LHA files from? Please link to them exactly.

Please note that not all LHA files are WHDLoad game files. LHA is just an archiving/packaging format.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 April 2022, 00:06
Replies: 103
Views: 25,818
Posted By solarmon
Specifically, it is a modified/custom version: ...

Specifically, it is a modified/custom version:

Amiberry v3.3+Redquark

Which can be found at

https://github.com/retro-games-ltd/redquark-amiberry-rb

Note, that this is just the emulator it...
Forum: support.Other 19 April 2022, 00:00
Replies: 15
Views: 2,472
Posted By solarmon
Check the plungers. Swap the suspect keys with...

Check the plungers. Swap the suspect keys with known working ones. If the issue follows then it is the plungers - which you can clean/wipe (not with isopropyl alcohol), or what I have done is to use...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 19 March 2022, 19:59
Replies: 35
Views: 3,710
Posted By solarmon
If you are still looking to get an RGBtoHDMI...

If you are still looking to get an RGBtoHDMI solution then please PM me. I'm UK based and can provide them - see my sales thread at http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=107314
Forum: support.Hardware 15 March 2022, 09:06
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By solarmon
Refer to http://www.g-mb.de/pcmcia_e.html

Refer to http://www.g-mb.de/pcmcia_e.html
Forum: support.Hardware 11 March 2022, 18:22
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By solarmon
What is the state of the A600? Has it been...

What is the state of the A600? Has it been recapped?

What motherboard revision is it?

I assume you have used Amiga Test Kit to do a CIA test, long memory test, and to use the disk drive signals...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2022, 08:54
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By solarmon
The default for drive select should be "A", so...

The default for drive select should be "A", so this does not really make any sense.
Forum: support.Hardware 09 March 2022, 13:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By solarmon
See...

See https://github.com/keirf/greaseweazle/wiki/Drive-Select
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2022, 21:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By solarmon
OK, if you can dump a disk OK, then a few things...

OK, if you can dump a disk OK, then a few things to check:

1. Check that you have the write enable jumper connected on the GW v4 board. Maybe it is not writing, so the verification read back is...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2022, 21:28
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By solarmon
Yes, a straight cable will work - but you...

Yes, a straight cable will work - but you probably need to set the drive select to B (for a standard PC floppy drive).
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2022, 09:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By solarmon
Are you able to do a 'read' of a disk and save it...

Are you able to do a 'read' of a disk and save it as ADF (if AmigaDOS format) or as SCP?

Forget about WinUAE for now - you need to make sure you are able to read and write using the Greaseweazle...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 March 2022, 23:53
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By solarmon
What Greaseweazle model do you have? What floppy...

What Greaseweazle model do you have? What floppy drive do you have and what cable are you using (straight or PC crossover?) Describe your setup, or even better, show some pictures of it.

Are you...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 March 2022, 10:27
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By solarmon
Use diskpart to 'clean' all the partitions off...

Use diskpart to 'clean' all the partitions off the SD/CF card. BUT BE VERY CAREFUL!!! http://tech.webit.nu/partitioning-16-gb-compact-flash-card-with-winuae-and-pfs3/
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