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by arf
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Professionals
Topic: Falcon/CT60e video options
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: Falcon/CT60e video options

Are you sure, that CTPCI does not work with CT60e, Did you check it ? Yes, and I have tested it in detail. CT60e has a slight hardware modification vs CT60 and CT63 which needs a new patched TOS , and this patch has been applied only to TOS 1.04, not to TOS 2.02 which is necessary to use CTPCI. The...
by arf
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: uip-tool
Replies: 144
Views: 37486

Re: uip-tool

sqward wrote:I don't have a floppy drive in my Falcon sadly. Will fix it though.


Use a RAM-Disk instead?
by arf
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: C / PASCAL etc.
Topic: maxon pascal
Replies: 4
Views: 1695

Re: maxon pascal

well to let you group know about maxon pascal , its the exact same as hspascal. except the name......as far as i can tell..i think its just called that because of translation or something ..maxon must mean high speed in herman language. charles No, Maxon was just the company’s name selling that Pas...
by arf
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Scroll wheel support?
Replies: 30
Views: 1885

Re: Scroll wheel support?

Similar to the second way you explain there was this adapter (web site in German): This looks very interesting! Unfortunately, all the documentation is in German and I can't figure out how to use it. It says you can launch it from the desktop, but it prints something to the screen and exits. I thin...
by arf
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Other emulators & tools
Topic: Aranym Network under OSX 10.12
Replies: 46
Views: 7496

Re: Aranym Cursor problems under macOS 10.13 (was: Aranym Network under OSX 10.12)

So i've got some news on this, some bad, some good. Problem with that: such old versions refuse to be installed on newer version of the OS. So you will also need a system with macOS 10.8. Problem with that: i don't have thousands of PCs just to install thousands of different macOS version. Also, su...
by arf
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Resolution boosting thoughts
Replies: 25
Views: 1914

Re: Resolution boosting thoughts

But as far as I understand, the ET4000 maxes out at 1024x768? Yes: https://archive.org/details/bitsavers_tsengLabsTicsController1990_11230195 This is a bit of a problem. I could probably live with 1024x768 (though higher would be nice). But where on earth do I find an LCD with a 1024x768 native res...
by arf
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: GEMDOS on Apple Lisa
Replies: 14
Views: 1320

Re: GEMDOS on Apple Lisa

You should port EmuTOS on Lisa... and add support for Lisa external harddisk... I already looked a bit here and yep, an emuTOS port could be an interesting project. But I need to setup a good 68k cross compilation environment first. I think it would be better to port EmuTOS to the 68k Macs. […] :wi...
by arf
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: GEM-Write, GEM-Graph, GEM-Paint
Replies: 12
Views: 1166

Re: GEM-Write, GEM-Graph, GEM-Paint

In an early issue of the German magazine ST Computer from 1986 there is a notice about this. As the mentioned applications were unavailable at that point, Atari will provide 1STWord+ and Doodle as replacements, atleast for Germany. Gem-Graph & GEM-Paint were definitely available for the Atari S...
by arf
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 520ST External Floppy only
Replies: 38
Views: 4038

Re: 520ST External Floppy only

But since I have a really old 520St - one of the first in the US I'd say, maybe I can't do double sided at all? All STs [*] can do double sided floppy drives - it is a matter of the floppy drives, not the ST. [*] Well, all normal released ones. I don’t know anything about prototypes. But a 520ST wo...
by arf
Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Bash on TOS
Replies: 14
Views: 1205

Re: Bash on TOS

I’m trying to install the last version of GNU bash from the UMich Archive on my ST since VBCC doesn’t work with gulam’s environment variables. I have drive F: set up as a GNU drive with /bin, /etc, and /usr folders. I put bash in /bin. When I run it, I get a fork error. No commands work. Do I need ...
by arf
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: MiST
Topic: The last MIST
Replies: 107
Views: 10915

Re: The last MIST

MasterOfGizmo wrote:i am sad to announce that we'll likely stop producing MISTs. Let me explain why this happens. […]


Bummer. What a pity. Thanks a lot for the great machine that you started, complemented by work of many others. I still enjoy my original MiST.
by arf
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Upgrading serial port for higher speed / more midi stability
Replies: 112
Views: 6341

Re: Upgrading serial port for higher speed / more midi stability

Hi everyone, […] It also mentions that higher modem speeds are impossible without an accelerator. I have two questions if anyone is able to help: […] 2) Will a serial port enhancement to add additional midi channels to the ST require hardware acceleration in order to perform without excessive laten...
by arf
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: ProStream 1.1
Replies: 8
Views: 855

Re: ProStream 1.1

Hi all, Found this tool on a menu disk, but one file is damaged. Never heard about this program. So, does someone know this tool? Or even better: does someone have it? Thanks in advance. ProStream1.1.png Wait a second – D. Steins is the author. Admitted, that name is not super-rare, but it could be...
by arf
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: ProStream 1.1
Replies: 8
Views: 855

Re: ProStream 1.1

I'm intrigued by the title "stream" and the cassette tape icon Whilst Protar certainly made Hard drives and memory upgrades, I wonder if this was to stream data form tape drives or similar? Perhaps used in the music industry since Atari;s were widely used? :shrug: Protar sold backup strea...
by arf
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Chat forum [ENG]
Topic: Surviving STs
Replies: 32
Views: 2184

Re: Surviving STs

Arne wrote:
LaceySnr wrote:To be fair, Atari030 does have some things I'd generally file under "unobtainium" ;)


Eagle, Medusa, Milan... :?:


E-ST! Microbox!
by arf
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: SpeedoFont file viewer / simple GEM font editor
Replies: 10
Views: 1258

Re: SpeedoFont file viewer / simple GEM font editor

During some recent experiments with NVDI & font files, i wrote some utilities. One is (a very simple) Editor for GEM *.fnt files. For now, you can only edit existing fonts, but there is also some support to export/import them from some propietary text file format. Another is a viewer for Speedo...
by arf
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: Atari MSTE - NVDI 4 or 5?
Replies: 12
Views: 1265

Re: Atari MSTE - NVDI 4 or 5?

Well... lets assume that I have pure Atari MSTE. I bought it month ago for Cubase. I have also VME card and ATI Mach32 card. Still working on the default proper system setup. For Cubase you won’t need Vector Fonts, so NVDI 2.51 will save you some RAM. Otherwise I’d opt for NVDI 5, latest version. L...
by arf
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: NetBSD Atari
Replies: 7
Views: 873

Re: NetBSD Atari

Can someone tell me about NetBSD Atari Falcon ? Is it useful for one that uses Ubuntu on his PC ? Is it slow or quick ? is it easy to install ? Comparison with MinT, Magic, Geneva and so on .... I have a basic Falcon with 14 Mo RAM, IDE, SCSI and Iomega drives. I think install the system on a Iomeg...
by arf
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Hatari
Topic: hatari v 2.0.0 running ultra slow on most Raspberry machines
Replies: 16
Views: 2774

Re: hatari v 2.0.0 running ultra slow on most Raspberry machines

Not Atari related but a friend fo mine, try to compile 2.0 version to MorphOS and works extremely slooooow in a PowerPC G4 1000Mhz ! I love Hatari but sometimes I miss that ASM emulators in old machines. There are “ASM” emulators for emulating the Atari ST series. But as currently no volunteer has ...
by arf
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 4MB Upgrade & 16MHz Booster progress
Replies: 721
Views: 98686

Re: 4MB Upgrade & 16MHz Booster progress

Btw I wonder how this will work with a MonSTer card... Also, LaceScan would extend the resolutions even more. 800++ horisontal resolution would be possible in 16 colour. Indeed, did anyone of the more-hardware-skill-enabled forum colleagues already try that? Would be much interested in both whether...
by arf
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 4MB Upgrade & 16MHz Booster progress
Replies: 721
Views: 98686

Re: 4MB Upgrade & 16MHz Booster progress

LaceScan will surely work. Wow. Would not have thought that the ST’s graphic system is that stretchable. Regarding MonSTer I actually have one in my Mega ST and since I socketed the 68000 it should be simple to test. "Simple" could still mean months ... I'm way behind on all the things I ...
by arf
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 4MB Upgrade & 16MHz Booster progress
Replies: 721
Views: 98686

Re: 4MB Upgrade & 16MHz Booster progress

Btw I wonder how this will work with a MonSTer card... Also, LaceScan would extend the resolutions even more. 800++ horisontal resolution would be possible in 16 colour. Indeed, did anyone of the more-hardware-skill-enabled forum colleagues already try that? Would be much interested in both whether...
by arf
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: C / PASCAL etc.
Topic: Free Pascal - now on Atari TOS
Replies: 13
Views: 3140

Re: Free Pascal - now on Atari TOS

Seems like this gets to be yet another one update per year project... :) Oh well... So in case this interests anyone, I added some AES and VDI bindings the past few days. Which means things like this (with video) are now possible. As usual, everything is committed to here . Cool stuff, thanks! Pasc...
by arf
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: CosmosEx
Topic: Web browsing with CosmosEx?
Replies: 59
Views: 11819

Re: Web browsing with CosmosEx?

joska wrote:The only realistic solution is to render the webpage as a bitmap on a proxy server of some sort, and then display this bitmap on the Atari. With the CosmosEx and it's ACSI/SCSI interface this would be fast enough for animations and even basic video.


A proxy like wrp could help.
by arf
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: TTF-GDOS Setup
Replies: 5
Views: 654

Re: TTF-GDOS Setup

christos wrote:The archive I downloaded had a mixed version of the software, a mix of 2.2 and 2.1 tools. I redownloaded from another source and it worked. I wasnt too crazy about the rendering though.


And which source is the right one?

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