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Forum: support.Hardware 08 June 2021, 18:47
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Jope
JP2 does not affect the ROM, it is for the Agnus...

JP2 does not affect the ROM, it is for the Agnus highest address bit.
Forum: News 08 June 2021, 13:12
Replies: 674
Views: 66,611
Posted By Jope
The documentation doesn't really say, but I...

The documentation doesn't really say, but I believe it is just what is visible under the icon. I would leave it at the default.. Workbench is not a very nice file manager anyway.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 June 2021, 11:04
Replies: 21
Views: 3,646
Posted By Jope
The name chicken lips to describe the logo...

The name chicken lips to describe the logo actually comes from Commodore engineers back in the day.

But originally it just meant the Commodore logo, this A500 with molded logo + NMB keyboard =...
Forum: News 07 June 2021, 19:17
Replies: 674
Views: 66,611
Posted By Jope
Just rename the install flop and delete as much...

Just rename the install flop and delete as much as needed, it can be mounted from the CF card later after you click StartHere.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 June 2021, 13:05
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By Jope
The Action Replay III was used often, as long as...

The Action Replay III was used often, as long as the game didn't have copper trickery.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 June 2021, 12:11
Replies: 21
Views: 3,646
Posted By Jope
I think that they made the entire 1987 production...

I think that they made the entire 1987 production run with these keebs. :-)
Forum: News 07 June 2021, 10:34
Replies: 674
Views: 66,611
Posted By Jope
I would instead customize the Install 3.2 floppy,...

I would instead customize the Install 3.2 floppy, not the workbench.

It might even work. You probably can't have that exact volume name on a fat formatted CF, but you can assign AmigaOS3.2CD: CF0:...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2021, 09:15
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By Jope
Kinda sorta yes.. :-) The drive definitions in...

Kinda sorta yes.. :-) The drive definitions in the list are just stored in a file called drive definitions on the disk you ran hdtoolbox from.

The actual geometry gets stored to the RDB and you...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2021, 07:04
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Jope
There's two kinds of PC serial port pigtails....

There's two kinds of PC serial port pigtails. Ones that are connected 1:1 and ones where the D9 footprint is placed on the header and the flat cable goes 1-1 2-6 3-2 4-7 etc. on the D9 end.

The...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 June 2021, 13:17
Replies: 21
Views: 3,646
Posted By Jope
I have A2000 versions of these keyboards that...

I have A2000 versions of these keyboards that I've hoarded. I use them exclusively with my big box machines. Move over mitsumi. ;-)
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2021, 13:07
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Jope
Guys like Donberg actually have new ones made as...

Guys like Donberg actually have new ones made as stock runs out.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2021, 13:02
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Jope
Well, tried it on my A4000 CSMK2 3.0 .....

Well, tried it on my A4000 CSMK2 3.0 .. unfortunately loadmodule was not able to load the modules without a crash on reboot, so I ended up going for a 3.2 ROM. So for the time being you'll probably...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 June 2021, 17:42
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Jope
Just fitting probably is not enough, you need to...

Just fitting probably is not enough, you need to buy an equivalent flyback that is correct for your chassis.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 June 2021, 10:18
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Jope
It's a generic solution + everything is done for...

It's a generic solution + everything is done for you by the installer script.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2021, 11:51
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Jope
By the way, looking at the installer scripts for...

By the way, looking at the installer scripts for 3.2, many places check for a minimum of V39 and some of the texts even say outright that you need at least 3.0. It could be that you're able to get it...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2021, 11:42
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Jope
It's the one being kicked that needs patches in...

It's the one being kicked that needs patches in order to use the extresbuffer.



You should be able to continue blizkicking the 3.9 custom ROM with 3.2 physical ROMs. Not 100% sure there aren't...
Forum: News 04 June 2021, 08:36
Replies: 674
Views: 66,611
Posted By Jope
Are you running 2.1a or have you applied the 2.2...

Are you running 2.1a or have you applied the 2.2 patch?
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2021, 07:15
Replies: 16
Views: 558
Posted By Jope
Blizkick doesn't support extresbuffer with exec's...

Blizkick doesn't support extresbuffer with exec's newer than the one that shipped with 3.9, so in a way it's not as useful as it used to be for 3.1.4 or 3.2.

3.2 is a lot more mature than 3.1.4,...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2021, 07:12
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Jope
Start by booting it into the 1> prompt and then...

Start by booting it into the 1> prompt and then typing assign and maybe insert a workbench disk and say df0:c/info

This will give some idea as to where the machine booted from.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2021, 14:14
Replies: 378
Views: 59,640
Posted By Jope
No, there's not really any loading involved. ...

No, there's not really any loading involved.

The faster the screen refresh rate, the more sluggish everything graphical the OS does becomes. You start seeing how the GUI is drawn from little...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2021, 13:21
Replies: 378
Views: 59,640
Posted By Jope
Disable mode promotion in IControl prefs. ...

Disable mode promotion in IControl prefs.

But then again, why slow your Workbench screen updates down at all with DBLPAL stuff, instead focus on getting regular PAL visible, that's where the...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2021, 11:52
Replies: 378
Views: 59,640
Posted By Jope
Ok, then F1GP was definitely not DBLPAL...

Ok, then F1GP was definitely not DBLPAL compatible, and it probably had been promoted to DBLPAL by the OS. Stuff running under WHDLoad will not be promoted ever, they will open on a normal PAL/NTSC...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 June 2021, 11:38
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Jope
Yes please! Hopefully you can get them made with...

Yes please! Hopefully you can get them made with reasonable quality cable, meaning not cotton with copper strands. Also please consider Speedlink compatibility, in case there is a difference in...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 June 2021, 08:58
Replies: 378
Views: 59,640
Posted By Jope
3.1 can do mode promotion on an AGA machine when...

3.1 can do mode promotion on an AGA machine when you have the DBLPAL monitor enabled. You don't need to have a DBLPAL screenmode selected, it's enough to have mode promotion on and DBLPAL loaded.
...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2021, 15:00
Replies: 378
Views: 59,640
Posted By Jope
It is, believe me. I have a pile of cheap...

It is, believe me. I have a pile of cheap non-49.92Hz monitors I haven't had the heart to throw out. :-)

Some sync but do an internal framerate conversion so that scrolling is choppy. Many just...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2021, 14:19
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By Jope
The real world part is what puzzles me too in...

The real world part is what puzzles me too in this equation. Ok, you spend a huge effort to port a totally new OS to the Amiga and get a lean GUI running on it so that it isn't super sluggish.

Now...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2021, 14:16
Replies: 378
Views: 59,640
Posted By Jope
For normal Amiga PAL screens, you actually need...

For normal Amiga PAL screens, you actually need 49.92Hz. This is never advertised with any monitor, either they sync or they do not. The 15kHz list linked to elsewhere on this sub forum is not that...
Forum: Amiga scene 02 June 2021, 09:47
Replies: 29
Views: 1,539
Posted By Jope
QNX is still very much alive. Its OS is still...

QNX is still very much alive. Its OS is still shipping on embedded systems, such as car dashboards.

I very much doubt they have given any of their source code to any Amiga person ever. Phase 5...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2021, 07:58
Replies: 378
Views: 59,640
Posted By Jope
I understand you're going for DBLPAL to get any...

I understand you're going for DBLPAL to get any kind of image on screen, but as you noticed, this is mainly useless for games.

If you want it all, you really need to have a monitor that can...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2021, 19:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By Jope
Thanks, saves my effort. Of course Youtube...

Thanks, saves my effort. Of course Youtube packing ruins the sharpness, it basically is a pixel perfect Amiga scaler no matter what software you run, as long as it is in PAL or NTSC.
Forum: support.Hardware 01 June 2021, 19:21
Replies: 378
Views: 59,640
Posted By Jope
With a PAL Amiga, it still needs to support...

With a PAL Amiga, it still needs to support 49.92Hz vertical refresh, which is not always a given.. So an OSSC doesn't really alleviate the need to hunt down a suitable monitor, but there are a lot...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 June 2021, 13:34
Replies: 24
Views: 5,367
Posted By Jope
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_zqYKfKKCC...

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_zqYKfKKCC8crxeoqJU0sioM33Nk46_9 actually I realised I had more.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2021, 10:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By Jope
I didn't try paint programs specifically, as I...

I didn't try paint programs specifically, as I can't imagine how the choice of software would make a difference in the image quality. But PAL/NTSC modes work fine and look sharp.

I can take a...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2021, 20:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By Jope
Ok, I won't reiterate my experiences here, since...

Ok, I won't reiterate my experiences here, since I'm a similar looking person and own a D520. Go find my opinion elsewhere on this forum if you're interested. :-D
Forum: support.Hardware 30 May 2021, 20:39
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Jope
It looks and acts just like a floppy drive, the...

It looks and acts just like a floppy drive, the Amiga doesn't know any different.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 May 2021, 20:36
Replies: 24
Views: 5,367
Posted By Jope
Here's a few of them:...

Here's a few of them: http://jope.fi/amiga/Colombia.zip
Forum: Amiga scene 30 May 2021, 19:12
Replies: 241
Views: 70,397
Posted By Jope
Thanks a bunch, I totally missed this back then.

Thanks a bunch, I totally missed this back then.
Forum: Amiga scene 28 May 2021, 08:55
Replies: 241
Views: 70,397
Posted By Jope
Is this still available somewhere?

Is this still available somewhere?
Forum: project.TOSEC (amiga only) 28 May 2021, 06:47
Replies: 48
Views: 33,065
Posted By Jope
Here's the CRCs of the disks I have imaged so...

Here's the CRCs of the disks I have imaged so far. We can identify a few sure ones due to me having multiple copies that match.

If there is a !, the disk was guaranteed unmodified (either sealed...
Forum: request.Other 28 May 2021, 06:34
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By Jope
You probably need to clean and lubricate the head...

You probably need to clean and lubricate the head carriage rails on the A3000's drive.. They're at that age now.
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