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Forum: support.Hardware 01 December 2021, 03:09
Replies: 34
Views: 5,111
Posted By admiral
So they effed up PCMCIA changes. Thank you for...

So they effed up PCMCIA changes. Thank you for the heads up.

What surprised me is that I need to run CardReset before I start my ethernet card now. My 3.9 was patched for that, and I would have...
Forum: News 12 November 2021, 04:16
Replies: 47
Views: 5,925
Posted By admiral
I'm happy to hear you got it working at all. ...

I'm happy to hear you got it working at all.

How long is your cable? USB to Serial allow for very high speeds, but only if the serial cable is short. (the length of usb cable doesn't matter, as...
Forum: News 10 November 2021, 19:15
Replies: 47
Views: 5,925
Posted By admiral
OK. We can consider the cable to be alright, at...

OK. We can consider the cable to be alright, at least for the very slow speeds AE uses. (9600/19200, I believe)



It shouldn't. I have tried a lot of hardware configurations (and different...
Forum: News 10 November 2021, 10:43
Replies: 47
Views: 5,925
Posted By admiral
Turning Amiga off would make serial port read low...

Turning Amiga off would make serial port read low and confuse CrashEntry, which is a special case that could indeed print something because pullups maintaining line would drop on poweroff. This would...
Forum: News 10 November 2021, 10:28
Replies: 47
Views: 5,925
Posted By admiral
It freezes as it's running the debugger with...

It freezes as it's running the debugger with multitasking disabled. The debugger calls Forbid() internally. This is normal and expected.




AmigaXfer does set the serial port parameters by...
Forum: News 10 November 2021, 05:35
Replies: 47
Views: 5,925
Posted By admiral
I do test with win7 64bit, it is definitely fine....

I do test with win7 64bit, it is definitely fine. I also have multiple A500 and an A1200, and a wide assortment of serial adapters I've done extensive testing with. You shouldn't need CrashEntry or...
Forum: News 09 November 2021, 17:40
Replies: 47
Views: 5,925
Posted By admiral
Yes, you can leave -debug on. AIUI, all it does...

Yes, you can leave -debug on. AIUI, all it does is add the extra menu.



Correct.

The hardware trick, for people without workbench, also doesn't involve modifications. It's just a one-off...
Forum: News 08 November 2021, 20:16
Replies: 47
Views: 5,925
Posted By admiral
If I did this, it would be by including the...

If I did this, it would be by including the "debug" tool I bundle with AmigaXfer, and making it resident and accessible via some keyboard shortcut and menu.

Perhaps I'd also use AmigaXfer's...
Forum: News 08 November 2021, 18:05
Replies: 47
Views: 5,925
Posted By admiral
As long as you get into the debugger, it doesn't...

As long as you get into the debugger, it doesn't matter by which method you did. AmigaXfer uses the debugger to take over the system. Serial transfers will run with interrupts disabled, so they are...
Forum: support.Other 08 November 2021, 10:30
Replies: 76
Views: 11,036
Posted By admiral
Please let me know how that goes. You'd be...

Please let me know how that goes. You'd be surprised how little feedback I've had from users.

And it took me several weeks from the first release to hear about anyone trying it at all.
Forum: support.Other 06 November 2021, 06:45
Replies: 76
Views: 11,036
Posted By admiral
I tried to make it easy to use. Note it's...

I tried to make it easy to use.

Note it's very cool even when you already have a workbench disk and thus do not need to open the Amiga. I'm not aware of any tool even comparable; It will e.g....
Forum: support.Other 06 November 2021, 04:40
Replies: 76
Views: 11,036
Posted By admiral
This is now a solved problem...

This is now a solved problem (https://www.rvalles.net/bootstrapping-an-amiga-without-a-bootable-amiga-floppy.html).
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 06 November 2021, 04:33
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By admiral
I'd look at picopsu. I use that with my...

I'd look at picopsu.

I use that with my A500+, with an atx to amiga psu port adapter.
Forum: support.Hardware 03 November 2021, 07:05
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By admiral
Interesting that they're handled differently. ...

Interesting that they're handled differently.

I use a TL866-II+ with the minipro open source programming sw and an adapter (there's some oshw design) for 27c160/200/400/800.

It's been great so...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 November 2021, 07:02
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By admiral
Does it work w/o the selector? (which I never...

Does it work w/o the selector? (which I never used, btw)

If it doesn't... ensure jumpers are set correctly. They pretend to be PC drives, not Amiga drives, by default.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 October 2021, 19:02
Replies: 36
Views: 3,740
Posted By admiral
An alternative is to ditch the monitor idea and...

An alternative is to ditch the monitor idea and just use an OSSC.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2021, 12:31
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By admiral
You're right; that is the intent. I do agree that...

You're right; that is the intent. I do agree that the closer it is to the real thing (a real floppy drive and a real floppy disk), the better it is.

But it is slightly faster. Try a simple...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2021, 02:44
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By admiral
If anything, FlashFloppy's faster than a regular...

If anything, FlashFloppy's faster than a regular drive.
Forum: support.Other 18 October 2021, 02:41
Replies: 611
Views: 157,431
Posted By admiral
Love the concept, not fond of the dependency on...

Love the concept, not fond of the dependency on Windows.
Forum: support.Hardware 15 October 2021, 01:55
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By admiral
There is a ready-made product for that...

There is a ready-made product for that...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 October 2021, 22:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By admiral
It's never OK to bypass the filesystem the user...

It's never OK to bypass the filesystem the user selected as install target, and just clobber blocks somewhere.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 13 October 2021, 21:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By admiral
Let's not give people data-destroying ideas :/

Let's not give people data-destroying ideas :/
Forum: support.Hardware 12 October 2021, 23:01
Replies: 21
Views: 3,791
Posted By admiral
What reboot command are you using? Do you mind...

What reboot command are you using? Do you mind posting the binary somewhere?

If it e.g. messes with exec's structure, or e.g. wipes some RAM, it might interact pretty badly with complex maprom...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 October 2021, 22:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By admiral
You're welcome. Just give AmigaXfer a go if you...

You're welcome. Just give AmigaXfer a go if you haven't yet. ;)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 12 October 2021, 22:37
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By admiral
LoadSeg() is a dos.library function. ...

LoadSeg() is a dos.library function.

http://amigadev.elowar.com/read/ADCD_2.1/Includes_and_Autodocs_2._guide/node0279.html

However, when the bootblock runs, dos is still not initialized.

A...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2021, 21:06
Replies: 34
Views: 5,111
Posted By admiral
Do you mind elaborating on this bug? What is it?...

Do you mind elaborating on this bug? What is it? When was it fixed?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2021, 21:05
Replies: 40
Views: 4,036
Posted By admiral
Yeah, and they make this nice noise. I...

Yeah, and they make this nice noise.

I bought my TL866-II+ a while ago because minipro exists:

https://gitlab.com/DavidGriffith/minipro

Cheap, can program pretty much everything, and doesn't...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 07 October 2021, 04:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,038
Posted By admiral
Most minimig users these days do use the miSTer...

Most minimig users these days do use the miSTer branch, on miSTer's devboard.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 October 2021, 18:11
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By admiral
Thanks for the report. Might help somebody in the...

Thanks for the report. Might help somebody in the future. That's one more possible failure to look out for; I hadn't heard about resistors failing.
Forum: support.Other 04 October 2021, 02:19
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By admiral
This is no doubt a problem with the router (I...

This is no doubt a problem with the router (I assume ISP provided crap?), not the Amiga.

I'd try putting a switch between the card and the problematic router.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2021, 19:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By admiral
If you have a null-modem serial cable, amigaXfer...

If you have a null-modem serial cable, amigaXfer (http://aminet.net/package/comm/misc/amigaXfer_win32) will easily and very quickly write these disks for you.

You only need the three wires (TX<>RX...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2021, 19:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By admiral
It starts meaning you can run software on it? Run...

It starts meaning you can run software on it? Run keirf's amiga testkit as a start.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2021, 11:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By admiral
If it was a C64 supply. But Amiga supplies don't...

If it was a C64 supply. But Amiga supplies don't have that failure mode, that I am aware of.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2021, 08:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By admiral
Christ. That's terrible. The question is......

Christ. That's terrible.

The question is... what destroyed all these chips?
Forum: support.Other 23 September 2021, 07:32
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By admiral
https://www.kernelconfig.io/config_amiga_partition...

https://www.kernelconfig.io/config_amiga_partition

No idea if it can even be built as a module.

zgrep CONFIG_AMIGA_PARTITION /proc/config.gz

If not set, it's time to build a kernel.
Forum: support.Other 22 September 2021, 08:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By admiral
Linux supports RDB partition tables. You'll...

Linux supports RDB partition tables.

You'll need to build your kernel with that support enabled, as distributions generally do not enable it.

It's possible to use partx to force Linux to scan...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 22 September 2021, 00:38
Replies: 38
Views: 4,600
Posted By admiral
asmtwo is <3

I love asmtwo, by the way.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 September 2021, 16:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By admiral
Is it driven high or pulled high? Later is most...

Is it driven high or pulled high? Later is most likely. Don't just check levels, check continuity and resistance.

It would not surprise me if a trace is cut between, say, the CPU and the Agnus,...
Forum: Coders. Releases 17 September 2021, 14:10
Replies: 1
Views: 1,846
Posted By admiral
Note rust is now a thing on m68k too.

Note rust is now a thing on m68k too.
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 17 September 2021, 14:03
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By admiral
In 010+, if not in supervisor mode (normally...

In 010+, if not in supervisor mode (normally Amiga software runs in user mode), it will break.

Whereas move from CCR is 010+, so it will break on plain 68000.

A reliable (and fast!) alternative...
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