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Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2021, 08:24
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By Locutus
Do you have Amiga formatted disks with data on...

Do you have Amiga formatted disks with data on them that you need to archive/recover?

Given all those barriers, Isn't it more straightforward to just hookup the drive to a PC and run WinUAE?
...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 12 September 2021, 22:09
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Locutus
the REPL is Cool! Also, your blog essays...

the REPL is Cool!

Also, your blog essays have been a good read for me today, thanks!
Forum: Amiga scene 16 August 2021, 19:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By Locutus
Could, but not economically Should. It's the...

Could, but not economically Should.

It's the classical justification for workstation prices (and it applies even now).

(numbers at random)
Scenario: I'm a well paid VFX Artist, and i get paid...
Forum: support.Apps 24 July 2021, 11:26
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By Locutus
No, Shapeshifter can not run A/UX. How...

No, Shapeshifter can not run A/UX.

How emulators like Shapeshifter work is that they runtime patch the Toolbox ROM which contains the hardware abstraction layer for the MacOS (not unlike the...
Forum: Amiga scene 06 July 2021, 20:40
Replies: 542
Views: 50,929
Posted By Locutus
Breathe In....Breathe Out.... It's been almost 30...

Breathe In....Breathe Out.... It's been almost 30 years.

The Irving Gould monster under your bed cant hurt you.
Forum: Hardware mods 31 May 2021, 12:50
Replies: 61
Views: 9,934
Posted By Locutus
If you are going to rebuild the whole chipset why...

If you are going to rebuild the whole chipset why do you need to stick to 5V? What is it at that point you still need to interface with? The CPU itself, so that only leaves you 1 critical point of...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 November 2020, 15:46
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
Posted By Locutus
That is legitimately cute!

That is legitimately cute!
Forum: support.Other 26 November 2020, 08:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By Locutus
Where is Thomas' branch of vamos? The amitools...

Where is Thomas' branch of vamos? The amitools repo just has master and (ancient) dev branches.

It's not linked as a fork on the main amitools github and i cant find it elsewhere.

Also, Python...
Forum: Member Introductions 13 November 2020, 18:49
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By Locutus
Moi!

Moi!
Forum: support.Hardware 11 October 2020, 15:59
Replies: 226
Views: 13,165
Posted By Locutus
I fear some of those answer themselves: -...

I fear some of those answer themselves:

- Rendering software, If you really do Lightwave 3D why not just under WinUAE JIT? Results are not going to be worse then Vampire.

- Web Browsers, now...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 October 2020, 08:43
Replies: 292
Views: 18,485
Posted By Locutus
In 1992 a 386 with 4MB RAM with MS-DOS 5.x would...

In 1992 a 386 with 4MB RAM with MS-DOS 5.x would not be unreasonable.


Arachne and Lynx for MS-DOS both can run on that kind of setup.


Lynx is text only, Arachne included graphics support.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2020, 18:14
Replies: 226
Views: 13,165
Posted By Locutus
Yes, there are differences between Vampire and...

Yes, there are differences between Vampire and 68060 results.


Between A1200/A4000 there's 1 blank row of pixels different (picture dimension doesn't match, but all rendered pixels are 100% the...
Forum: support.Hardware 06 October 2020, 22:54
Replies: 226
Views: 13,165
Posted By Locutus
Just to settle the argument on that diff: ...

Just to settle the argument on that diff:

https://i.imgur.com/A9NUgyg.png

<edit: updated screenshots to include md5sum's of anim files>
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 October 2020, 18:06
Replies: 292
Views: 18,485
Posted By Locutus
It doesn't. The HP 95LX Handheld had...

It doesn't.


The HP 95LX Handheld had PCMCIA before the A600 came out in 1991, and the PCMCIA standard was published in 1990.

The idea that the Amiga predates PCMCIA standards is also not...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2020, 19:31
Replies: 22
Views: 2,564
Posted By Locutus
Quick lookup, it's non-stocked component. But...

Quick lookup, it's non-stocked component. But Aries Electronics supposedly makes them still. (But good luck if you can hit minimum order quantities etc)

Price between 50 to 100 euros depending on...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 September 2020, 19:19
Replies: 22
Views: 2,564
Posted By Locutus
Does anyone even make ZIF sockets for the 060's...

Does anyone even make ZIF sockets for the 060's pin grid?
Forum: Amiga scene 02 August 2020, 07:19
Replies: 58
Views: 5,761
Posted By Locutus
I can't find a repository of this fork anywhere,...

I can't find a repository of this fork anywhere, does anyone have a link?

I'd be curious to see a diff set so far against parent master.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2020, 10:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By Locutus
Oops, didn't realize this was 3 years old!

Oops, didn't realize this was 3 years old!
Forum: Amiga scene 28 July 2020, 10:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By Locutus
Thank you! Very useful :-)

Thank you!

Very useful :-)
Forum: News 25 July 2020, 17:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,839
Posted By Locutus
Got any real hardware that supports resolutions...

Got any real hardware that supports resolutions higher than 4k ?



I can verify that Topaz/8 at 5k resolution is straining it even with good eyesight :-D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 July 2020, 12:05
Replies: 2,873
Views: 509,405
Posted By Locutus
Main benefit with SCSI nowadays is lower CPU...

Main benefit with SCSI nowadays is lower CPU consumption which makes a system feel more responsive and also makes some workloads faster then just the difference in bandwith would suggest.

...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 May 2020, 19:00
Replies: 393
Views: 46,238
Posted By Locutus
To get back to the Saturn, rather interesting...

To get back to the Saturn, rather interesting video on it's VLIW co-processor:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8plen8cLro

Sometimes it seems like a bummer it isn't remembered how cool the...
Forum: Amiga scene 05 May 2020, 22:44
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Locutus
Fun one to remember: Sony had it's own 68k...

Fun one to remember: Sony had it's own 68k machines in the 1980's called NeWS.

Dual CPU machines at that, although only 1 of the CPU's ran user code the other one was for kernel only use.

Bit...
Forum: Amiga scene 24 April 2020, 09:25
Replies: 90
Views: 9,020
Posted By Locutus
I'll be looking forward to your github repo's.

I'll be looking forward to your github repo's.
Forum: Coders. Scripting 14 April 2020, 21:02
Replies: 5
Views: 4,405
Posted By Locutus
might be a bit of a pain in the arse to set...

might be a bit of a pain in the arse to set headers and write POST's with potentially request bodies in just plain rexx + TCP sockets.. not undoable ofcourse.

There's also just curl for AmigaOS:...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 April 2020, 09:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By Locutus
I remember using middle mouse button to switch...

I remember using middle mouse button to switch screens. Honestly don't remember if that was part of OS3.9 settings or added by a tool.
Forum: Amiga scene 23 March 2020, 20:05
Replies: 17
Views: 2,433
Posted By Locutus
How optimistic... And i guess you also...

How optimistic...


And i guess you also don't care about potentially silently writing out invalid data or just completely losing writes from unflushed caches on a system as stable as AmigaOS.

...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 11:43
Replies: 129
Views: 21,098
Posted By Locutus
And now we all know how to code properly(ish) we...

And now we all know how to code properly(ish) we are spoiled with things like Rust and ever going back to writing plain C feels very much like not-fun.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 08 March 2020, 10:58
Replies: 14
Views: 3,271
Posted By Locutus
Using a XP VM to run WinUAE on Linux is nothing...

Using a XP VM to run WinUAE on Linux is nothing but self inflicted pain.

...Just use WINE, way better performance.
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 05 March 2020, 21:17
Replies: 21
Views: 2,714
Posted By Locutus
WinUAE runs perfectly fine in WINE, a much better...

WinUAE runs perfectly fine in WINE, a much better solution then inside of a VM.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2020, 17:42
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By Locutus
http://aminet.net/search?query=psion ....

http://aminet.net/search?query=psion

....
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2020, 21:27
Replies: 116
Views: 13,511
Posted By Locutus
Oh yes, i wrote before i completely read the...

Oh yes, i wrote before i completely read the page. Oops!

Yeah i get the problem now

And np, not facetious!
Forum: support.Hardware 06 February 2020, 21:09
Replies: 116
Views: 13,511
Posted By Locutus
I'm confused, isn't this Boehmer's firmware? ->...

I'm confused, isn't this Boehmer's firmware? -> http://www.e3b.de/prometheus/

Download zip includes pof files.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 February 2020, 07:50
Replies: 298
Views: 62,230
Posted By Locutus
This sounds entirely like the card's address...

This sounds entirely like the card's address space doesn't get added to a cache inhibit table.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 January 2020, 19:29
Replies: 298
Views: 62,230
Posted By Locutus
Yeah, this is entirely true.....far too...

Yeah, this is entirely true.....far too reasonable thinking :-D
Forum: support.Hardware 09 January 2020, 09:23
Replies: 298
Views: 62,230
Posted By Locutus
Ah yeah reading up it might be that not...

Ah yeah reading up it might be that not everything is exposed thats needed for a full USB stack support.


And I fear writing USB host drivers might be biting off more then i can chew :-D
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 January 2020, 11:03
Replies: 62
Views: 6,121
Posted By Locutus
I hitchhiked to demo parties in germany with my...

I hitchhiked to demo parties in germany with my towerized A3000, was handy i could sit on it while by the side of the highway!
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2020, 15:20
Replies: 298
Views: 62,230
Posted By Locutus
So the USB Host does not yet have a driver for...

So the USB Host does not yet have a driver for Poseidon?

I was thinking of getting this and selling off my Deneb/XSurf100/Cybervision64 and consolidate it all in one card.
Forum: support.Hardware 20 December 2019, 10:44
Replies: 90
Views: 6,400
Posted By Locutus
If you have disk images and by the sound of it...

If you have disk images and by the sound of it PAR writes sequential jpeg's in one go to it.

Have you tried just running binwalk on them?
Forum: support.Apps 16 December 2019, 11:21
Replies: 26
Views: 2,195
Posted By Locutus
Just because you have this version of...

Just because you have this version of Icon.library loaded doesn't mean Scalos is using it to render icons.
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