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Forum: Coders. General 08 April 2021, 22:35
Replies: 23
Views: 1,628
Posted By mr.spiv
Decruncher.. certain stuff is just less hacky on...

Decruncher.. certain stuff is just less hacky on kick 2.0 or better. But as you said 1.3 is the baseline :D
Forum: Coders. General 08 April 2021, 13:54
Replies: 23
Views: 1,628
Posted By mr.spiv
Considering the STC 4.10.3 has been untouched for...

Considering the STC 4.10.3 has been untouched for 27 years I'd say it did well :p S405 (used in Smarty game) would be ideal for "streamed" loading of files. It's a bit slow to decompress but I might...
Forum: Coders. General 08 April 2021, 09:30
Replies: 23
Views: 1,628
Posted By mr.spiv
Time to reincarnate stonecracker ;)

Time to reincarnate stonecracker ;)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 March 2021, 23:46
Replies: 96
Views: 6,075
Posted By mr.spiv
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 March 2021, 22:25
Replies: 96
Views: 6,075
Posted By mr.spiv
Yeh, if epsilon is power of two then a shift can...

Yeh, if epsilon is power of two then a shift can be used.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 March 2021, 22:08
Replies: 96
Views: 6,075
Posted By mr.spiv
Variation it this old HAKMEM(149) circle...

Variation it this old HAKMEM(149) circle algorithm from 70s.
NEW X = OLD X - epsilon * OLD Y
NEW Y = OLD Y + epsilon * NEW(!) X
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 March 2021, 21:41
Replies: 96
Views: 6,075
Posted By mr.spiv
Down to 42 bytes, no muls or divs. Though, 512...

Down to 42 bytes, no muls or divs. Though, 512 word entries (old code).
Edit: the inner loop is 22 bytes.
Forum: Hardware mods 15 March 2021, 22:13
Replies: 25
Views: 5,474
Posted By mr.spiv
The 10k pull-up resistor fix made it finally work...

The 10k pull-up resistor fix made it finally work :great
Forum: Hardware mods 11 March 2021, 23:37
Replies: 25
Views: 5,474
Posted By mr.spiv
Ok.. I have this "bad number" error happening....

Ok.. I have this "bad number" error happening. Leds are blinking which is always a good sign ;) Did all steps except the pull-up resistor mentioned in the github. Tried FAT16, FAT32, different...
Forum: Amiga scene 07 March 2021, 22:47
Replies: 57
Views: 4,783
Posted By mr.spiv
Similarly what Dan said.. for pretty much...

Similarly what Dan said.. for pretty much everything. All my genuine Amigas are >68000.. some are switchable back to 68000 for testing purposes. Since I dev using real hw it is just more convenient...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 February 2021, 13:38
Replies: 6,534
Views: 1,309,798
Posted By mr.spiv
A friend blocked it (and eventually went through...

A friend blocked it (and eventually went through the cleansing process - while I provided some update parts from my reserve) from an old closed electronics shop warehouse stash he came across by...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 28 February 2021, 13:14
Replies: 6,534
Views: 1,309,798
Posted By mr.spiv
A fully cleansed + cap/battery reworked A3000D...

A fully cleansed + cap/battery reworked A3000D with a new silent fan, SB11, latest WD, kick 3.1, reworked HD & DD floppies and keyboard. The system has been stored somewhere for years so the plastic...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 February 2021, 17:14
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By mr.spiv
Or use the free available sector label area :D

Or use the free available sector label area :D
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2021, 19:04
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By mr.spiv
Which kickstart and workbench? Do you also have...

Which kickstart and workbench? Do you also have this delay if you boot without startup sequence?
Forum: Coders. System 22 February 2021, 22:18
Replies: 53
Views: 2,932
Posted By mr.spiv
I would challenge that. At least quite few...

I would challenge that. At least quite few relocators were able to handle very basic hunk types. Anything newer/exotic would crash'n'burn. The same goes with variety of broken cli pointer patchers...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 22 February 2021, 07:22
Replies: 52
Views: 5,198
Posted By mr.spiv
I am pro-real hw.. I even do all my Amiga coding...

I am pro-real hw.. I even do all my Amiga coding on real hw, which considering all the debugging and other possibilities of emulation is a bit of dumb. It is the feel and stuff involved. The same...
Forum: Coders. System 21 February 2021, 15:47
Replies: 53
Views: 2,932
Posted By mr.spiv
Simple stuff (well then as a teenager it felt...

Simple stuff (well then as a teenager it felt different).. afair my stuff did remove all possible "left over hunks", sort the reloc entries and then applied delta encoding to those resulting 1, 2 or...
Forum: support.Other 21 February 2021, 15:02
Replies: 15
Views: 4,475
Posted By mr.spiv
Just tried this and it worked as a treat!...

Just tried this and it worked as a treat! Awesome. Now my A600 is about to be complete :D
Edit: ok.. I get random crashes on exit.. need to check further..
Forum: Coders. System 21 February 2021, 14:38
Replies: 53
Views: 2,932
Posted By mr.spiv
Yes, that kind of dirty tricks we practised :nuts...

Yes, that kind of dirty tricks we practised :nuts How did I found out? By programming error afair..
Forum: Coders. System 21 February 2021, 00:37
Replies: 53
Views: 2,932
Posted By mr.spiv
Aha.. I might still have my old StoneCracker hunk...

Aha.. I might still have my old StoneCracker hunk parsers (up to OS 2.x) and hunk "packers" around :D Those were mostly based on "trial and error" approach and never worked with overlays. Also stupid...
Forum: Coders. System 20 February 2021, 13:02
Replies: 53
Views: 2,932
Posted By mr.spiv
Maybe http://aminet.net/package/dev/moni/HunkFunc

Maybe http://aminet.net/package/dev/moni/HunkFunc
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 January 2021, 19:11
Replies: 89
Views: 6,202
Posted By mr.spiv
It was Xmas -88, A500 with 1.3 and I was 16.....

It was Xmas -88, A500 with 1.3 and I was 16.. good times.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 December 2020, 19:17
Replies: 262
Views: 38,454
Posted By mr.spiv
It does find a file and run it in the fs-uae.....

It does find a file and run it in the fs-uae.. debugging just does not work.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 December 2020, 12:12
Replies: 262
Views: 38,454
Posted By mr.spiv
I had the build & launch etc tweaked in a way...

I had the build & launch etc tweaked in a way that the final exe was located at ${fs-uae}/hd0/c not on the root of ${fs-uae}/hd0. That caused the debugger to err.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 December 2020, 11:45
Replies: 262
Views: 38,454
Posted By mr.spiv
Works like a charm.. ;) hmm, then there's...

Works like a charm.. ;) hmm, then there's something goofy on my self setup :confused Gotta have a closer look.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 11 December 2020, 14:24
Replies: 262
Views: 38,454
Posted By mr.spiv
Been playing around with this nice extension...

Been playing around with this nice extension (using OSX).. Any idea what's causing probs when trying to run the fs-uae with gdbstub I always get a popup "Unable toi load segments" and the debugging...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 21 November 2020, 00:48
Replies: 30
Views: 2,769
Posted By mr.spiv
I have a faint memory that Freddy's old 3D demo...

I have a faint memory that Freddy's old 3D demo for Phoenix from -89 used HAM filling. I could be wrong.. I recall it also used copper driven blitter. Gotta take a closer look at that gem..
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 November 2020, 18:15
Replies: 6,534
Views: 1,309,798
Posted By mr.spiv
Not today but recently got myself BBC Model B...

Not today but recently got myself BBC Model B with all kinds of gadgets, including floppy drives, SD card drives and RAM expansions :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 November 2020, 18:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,800
Posted By mr.spiv
The original "Smarty and Nasty Gluttons" used...

The original "Smarty and Nasty Gluttons" used track loader that decrunched a track while DMA was loading the next one.. Similar what Hannibal was describing. And if my memory is serving me right...
Forum: Member Introductions 13 November 2020, 17:56
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By mr.spiv
Old fart says terve! (forgot to say that I really...

Old fart says terve! (forgot to say that I really appreciate the RGB-modded PC-Engine CD - got similar here ;) )
Forum: Hardware mods 10 September 2020, 21:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By mr.spiv
I got one inside my A600...

I got one inside my A600 (http://deadcoderssociety.net/pics/a600v2.jpeg) with a big enough power switch. This is PicoPSU-80 (with Ian Stedman's Big Box ATX adaptor). Works like a treat :D
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 23 August 2020, 16:22
Replies: 48
Views: 3,845
Posted By mr.spiv
First time in "person" at a local computer club...

First time in "person" at a local computer club around -87 or very early -88. Some older dudes (in 40s or so) were into Amigas and even managed to get a local importer to give us a sales pitch & show...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 August 2020, 12:42
Replies: 121
Views: 19,686
Posted By mr.spiv
Another observation.. with the previous...

Another observation.. with the previous (Kingston) CF card my A600 HD-led was very restless and basically having a disco ongoing all the time. Now this is also gone and the HD-led actually...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2020, 09:02
Replies: 121
Views: 19,686
Posted By mr.spiv
Sorry again for necromancing an old thread. I...

Sorry again for necromancing an old thread. I went back to install ACA620 again into my A600 (http://deadcoderssociety.net/pics/a600_romswitch.JPG) (no ACA shown in this pic, tho).. Some bits have...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 20 August 2020, 08:43
Replies: 18
Views: 1,617
Posted By mr.spiv
I tend to use "BSS sections with DSes" or just...

I tend to use "BSS sections with DSes" or just AllocMem().. when doing nasty stuff either build a memmap with EQUs or again using DSes.

Another possibility for nasty stuff is to scan execbase...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 August 2020, 18:05
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By mr.spiv
Odd crashes granted unless the level 7 IRQ...

Odd crashes granted unless the level 7 IRQ handler points to a valid IRQ handler (that is also operable in the current state of the machine). There are also more recent expansion hw e.g. for A500...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 19 August 2020, 14:55
Replies: 206
Views: 44,400
Posted By mr.spiv
Do you remember the days when groups like defjam...

Do you remember the days when groups like defjam released compilation disks with multiple games in one disk? :p
Forum: News 16 August 2020, 19:18
Replies: 119
Views: 11,492
Posted By mr.spiv
Check the smarty webpage.. it has a bunch of...

Check the smarty webpage.. it has a bunch of videos showing some useful "tricks".
Forum: support.FS-UAE 16 August 2020, 11:33
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By mr.spiv
You need to enter the debugger e.g. by pressing...

You need to enter the debugger e.g. by pressing F12 and D.
Forum: support.Apps 15 August 2020, 16:28
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By mr.spiv
That did the thing.. wonder what was the issue...

That did the thing.. wonder what was the issue earlier - maybe using too old version or something. Nevertheless, worked as charm ;)
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