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Forum: project.Amiga File Server 12 April 2022, 15:46
Replies: 3,018
Views: 1,363,841
Posted By coldacid
For offsite backups all you really need are two...

For offsite backups all you really need are two or three large SSDs and a safety deposit box.
Forum: Amiga scene 08 April 2022, 19:06
Replies: 25
Views: 1,355
Posted By coldacid
"I own something in China" is really just...

"I own something in China" is really just shorthand for "the CCP is allowing me to use something in China". The best way to control "aftermarket" for things made in China is to not make them in China...
Forum: News 07 April 2022, 20:50
Replies: 311
Views: 26,451
Posted By coldacid
Could we get a mod to split out all this argument...

Could we get a mod to split out all this argument into its own thread in a more appropriate place, so that this thread can get back ON topic?
Forum: News 01 April 2022, 17:29
Replies: 311
Views: 26,451
Posted By coldacid
Not to totally OT the thread, but yeah it'd be...

Not to totally OT the thread, but yeah it'd be nice if English had inclusive and exclusive "we" (i.e. shared first and second person plural, exclusive first person plural).
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 March 2022, 22:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,872
Posted By coldacid
Copper/Blitter is only for chip RAM, if I'm not...

Copper/Blitter is only for chip RAM, if I'm not mistaken, both source and destination. You won't be able to use it for PCMCIA I/O.
Forum: Amiga scene 30 March 2022, 18:20
Replies: 325
Views: 27,559
Posted By coldacid
I think there's something from the film "Billy...

I think there's something from the film "Billy Madison" which would describe the quality and helpfulness of some of the arguments in this thread... :p
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 30 March 2022, 00:36
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By coldacid
If it wasn't for the broken, affine-only...

If it wasn't for the broken, affine-only texturing in the 3D renderers on Saturn and Playstation, their frame rates would probably been higher. Carmack himself told the devs working on those ports to...
Forum: Amiga scene 30 March 2022, 00:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,793
Posted By coldacid
To get away from modern computing and back to...

To get away from modern computing and back to when computing was fun and full of exploration.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 March 2022, 16:46
Replies: 36
Views: 6,676
Posted By coldacid
Well, level design is a totally different set of...

Well, level design is a totally different set of skills than programming, so that's understandable. I don't mind doing the level design for my own projects but I know that someone else with the...
Forum: Member Introductions 28 March 2022, 01:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By coldacid
Great to see yet another member in the GTA! And...

Great to see yet another member in the GTA! And yes, Jorge, you have to checkout TPUG and come out to World of Commodore! (And it'll sure be nice to have it in person again after two years of being...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 28 March 2022, 01:00
Replies: 2,251
Views: 373,641
Posted By coldacid
Whenever anyone says they are not a lawyer, the...

Whenever anyone says they are not a lawyer, the proper answer is ALWAYS contact and discuss with an actual lawyer.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 16 March 2022, 13:31
Replies: 21
Views: 21,813
Posted By coldacid
The full version of the game includes both...

The full version of the game includes both English and German languages in it, and you select the language to use at start. There are some screens which have German text even when English is...
Forum: support.Other 03 March 2022, 23:22
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By coldacid
I don't think he means yours.

I don't think he means yours.
Forum: support.Amiga Forever 22 February 2022, 17:28
Replies: 3
Views: 2,409
Posted By coldacid
Since your configuration there is using a boot...

Since your configuration there is using a boot floppy, does it have CD0 in DEVS: DOSDrivers? That's the first thing I would check. Also make sure that L: CDFileSystem exists, and that the DEVICE and...
Forum: support.WinUAE 21 February 2022, 00:07
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By coldacid
When you use Amiga Forever, you lose most of the...

When you use Amiga Forever, you lose most of the configurability of WinUAE. You'd be better off learning how to run WinUAE directly instead.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 February 2022, 18:55
Replies: 78
Views: 5,709
Posted By coldacid
At this rate, we'll be lucky to start on that...

At this rate, we'll be lucky to start on that before 2200.
Forum: Amiga scene 17 February 2022, 18:35
Replies: 78
Views: 5,709
Posted By coldacid
After 2050 the global population is expected to...

After 2050 the global population is expected to decrease instead of increase. As it is right now, the age "curve" is top-heavy, there are more people in the older age ranges than the younger. So I...
Forum: support.WinUAE 17 February 2022, 13:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By coldacid
Yeah, any issue would need to specify program...

Yeah, any issue would need to specify program version, UAE edition and version (I assume that this would quickly expand to cover FS-UAE, etc.), WHDLoad and slave versions when that's applicable......
Forum: support.WinUAE 13 February 2022, 02:39
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By coldacid
If you're using a Chromium or Mozilla based...

If you're using a Chromium or Mozilla based browser, install EFF's "HTTPS Everywhere" extension and you're set.
Forum: Amiga scene 10 February 2022, 23:57
Replies: 1,669
Views: 401,805
Posted By coldacid
I love UnArc and the only thing that's missing...

I love UnArc and the only thing that's missing from the version with 3.9 is the open output drawer button that's in the 4.x version. It's the only thing I bothered bringing over into the 3.2 world.
Forum: News 10 February 2022, 19:15
Replies: 112
Views: 13,493
Posted By coldacid
OT but that's a nice window background hexaae....

OT but that's a nice window background hexaae. Where's it from?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 February 2022, 18:37
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By coldacid
jotd: As a benchmark for compilers / build...

jotd: As a benchmark for compilers / build machines, or was there some arcade game built around software compilation that you're emulating?
Forum: project.WHDLoad 01 February 2022, 22:50
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By coldacid
Well, if it copies from NAS to local storage...

Well, if it copies from NAS to local storage first, and runs the copy, that'd take care of that problem. Of course, it means you need a launcher that does the work, rather than just run WHDLoad...
Forum: support.Other 01 February 2022, 16:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By coldacid
According to jPV above, MiamiDX should be able to...

According to jPV above, MiamiDX should be able to do it, but I've never used Miami myself and so I can't say either way. Either way, though, you're much better off just buying and using a proper...
Forum: support.Other 01 February 2022, 15:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By coldacid
Roadshow definitely supports DHCP for address...

Roadshow definitely supports DHCP for address assignment and for automatically setting gateway and DNS resolver addresses.

You need to copy the appropriate net interface drivers from...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 01 February 2022, 14:56
Replies: 16
Views: 3,381
Posted By coldacid
Thank you for making software free, desiv! :D

Thank you for making software free, desiv! :D
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 30 January 2022, 04:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,904
Posted By coldacid
If it works for GCC's standard C library, it's...

If it works for GCC's standard C library, it's probably POSIX compatible. Just don't quote me on that.
Forum: Amiga scene 29 January 2022, 03:08
Replies: 1,669
Views: 401,805
Posted By coldacid
Twitter without needing to join....

Twitter without needing to join. (https://nitter.poast.org/michal_schulz/status/1484806691292078083)


In fact there are browser extensions that will replace twitter.com links with their Nitter...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 28 January 2022, 19:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,730
Posted By coldacid
MuFastROM is on the MMULibs disk in 3.2, but I...

MuFastROM is on the MMULibs disk in 3.2, but I believe it's been updated since.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 28 January 2022, 19:18
Replies: 13
Views: 1,904
Posted By coldacid
Not really a workaround, more what works to set...

Not really a workaround, more what works to set the time zone used for local time by both GCC's C standard library and SAS/C's C standard library. Other standard library implementations may use the...
Forum: request.Other 27 January 2022, 23:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,281
Posted By coldacid
Still worth imaging them, matburton!

Still worth imaging them, matburton!
Forum: Coders. Language 27 January 2022, 14:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,700
Posted By coldacid
It's...

It's https://aminet.net/package/dev/basic/aqb-0.8.1 now. (It'd be better to just not have the version number at all in there, though.)
Forum: support.AmigaOS 27 January 2022, 13:48
Replies: 25
Views: 4,014
Posted By coldacid
Docker is available for Windows as well, but...

Docker is available for Windows as well, but honestly to simply set up the ROM and the split binaries having a requirement on it is just too much.
Forum: support.WinUAE 26 January 2022, 20:15
Replies: 164
Views: 35,855
Posted By coldacid
Short of emulating every single transistor and...

Short of emulating every single transistor and wire across an entire system, it never will be :spin
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 January 2022, 19:13
Replies: 59
Views: 21,016
Posted By coldacid
That sucks! I'm sure that all the assets can be...

That sucks! I'm sure that all the assets can be extracted out of the released game though, and used to make "Vampire Redux"
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2022, 23:45
Replies: 13
Views: 2,766
Posted By coldacid
Now we need to get the game translated, and a...

Now we need to get the game translated, and a WHDLoad slave written. :D
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2022, 21:18
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By coldacid
Try plastic cement, maybe pinning the two pieces...

Try plastic cement, maybe pinning the two pieces together first (look up miniatures modelling techniques).
Forum: Amiga scene 25 January 2022, 21:04
Replies: 231
Views: 41,569
Posted By coldacid
The chip shortage has had a big effect on...

The chip shortage has had a big effect on production of Raspberry Pi devices, so they're all in high demand. This has naturally caused the prices to go up. Hopefully they'll drop again over the next...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 25 January 2022, 20:52
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By coldacid
Plenty of C64 programs require ,1 on the LOAD and...

Plenty of C64 programs require ,1 on the LOAD and still need RUN afterwards. All the ,1 does is tell KERNAL that the file needs to be loaded at the address specified by the first two bytes of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 January 2022, 20:20
Replies: 1,669
Views: 401,805
Posted By coldacid
If the problem is because the accelerator ROM...

If the problem is because the accelerator ROM expects a bug in Kickstart and fails if the bug has been fixed, then it's on the accelerator manufacturer to rectify the issue with their ROMs, not with...
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