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by Eero Tamminen
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: VISION 4.5a is out!
Replies: 34
Views: 2300

Re: VISION 4.5a is out!

Why do you need appl_getinfo()? appl_init() should already tell you the AES version, in all TOS versions. (Besides, AFAIK all TOS functions return the function number if TOS didn't recognize the function. I assume the same applies also to AES functions like appl_getinfo(). If yes, you could also che...
by Eero Tamminen
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: VISION 4.5a is out!
Replies: 34
Views: 2300

Re: VISION 4.5a is out!

@eero: you're right, if it is a Falcon, AES popup usage is forced. However it is on purpose as regular Falcon AES version is 0x0330 and so VISION can't rely on appl_getinfo to know about popup features. I could remove this force but in this case, regular Falcon will lose AES popup support... Accord...
by Eero Tamminen
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: C / PASCAL etc.
Topic: SDL xbios target using gcc
Replies: 9
Views: 999

Re: SDL xbios target using gcc

Remember that Hatari debugger includes a profiler: https://hg.tuxfamily.org/mercurialroot/hatari/hatari/raw-file/tip/doc/manual.html#Profiling It can provide for example timing annotated disassembly, and call, instruction & cycle count callgraphs. For 68000 emulation, the information is cycle-ac...
by Eero Tamminen
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: C / PASCAL etc.
Topic: GCC 7.3.0 for m68k / m68020-60 / m5475 (ColdFire)
Replies: 31
Views: 2955

Re: GCC 7.3.0 for m68k / m68020-60 / m5475 (ColdFire)

So I hope GCC 8.2 can do better, but I have lots of code written in assembly, and I just can't understand how I can bind it to GCC by specifying function parameters into specific register. I think you should still be able to use VASM as standalone assembler and link object files it produces with GC...
by Eero Tamminen
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: VISION 4.5a is out!
Replies: 34
Views: 2300

Re: VISION 4.5a is out!

Vision seems to work fine with latest EmuTOS, except on Falcon. On Falcon none of the popup menus work, they just give AES error dialog. It seems that Vision assumes Falcon to have AES version with new menu functions, without actually checking the available AES version. Maybe Vision could check AES ...
by Eero Tamminen
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Falcon sD|SPi interface idea
Replies: 13
Views: 874

Re: Falcon sD|SPi interface idea

SCSI card readers are very expensive if even available and needs some modern HDDriver - which also has kinda steep price. (CD/DVDs are a bit hassle and the SD2SCSI also a bit pricey and does not accept regular files on a FAT formatted card) Latest EmuTOS release (v0.9.10) added SCSI support, so you...
by Eero Tamminen
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: MiSTer
Topic: ao486
Replies: 51
Views: 7230

Re: ao486

It's a shame that DOS 6 isn't freely available, otherwise we could package a VHD ready for use with that and maybe a couple of demo/shareware/PD games. I'ver never tried FreeDOS so not sure that is a viable alternative. Has anybody got any experience with it? Is it worth doing? DOS doesn't do much....
by Eero Tamminen
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: MiSTer
Topic: 680x0 cores
Replies: 67
Views: 6825

Re: 680x0 cores

I do not care about cycle accuracy and don't know why anyone would! On Atari ST/STe it's needed for things like overscan and some trickier palette tricks i.e. getting larger resolutions and more colors than HW was originally designed for. These are mostly used in demos (because those techniques hav...
by Eero Tamminen
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: MiSTer
Topic: ao486
Replies: 51
Views: 7230

Re: ao486

Attached are few less demanding 4KB DOS demos from the 90's that one could try:
90s4kb.zip
Couple of them have sound (Helium & World), others are visuals only.
by Eero Tamminen
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Games - General
Topic: Iceblox Plus
Replies: 47
Views: 2729

Re: Iceblox Plus

There is no need to start the game with the mouse. The joystick fire button works, at least on my computer. Oh cr*ap, you're right, sorry about the wrong info. I use the USB joypad attached to my computer (with Hatari) so infrequently that I always forget its "X" button doesn't act as fir...
by Eero Tamminen
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Demos
Topic: Laser Days E.P. - New musicdisc by .tSCc.
Replies: 3
Views: 978

Re: Laser Days E.P. - New musicdisc by .tSCc.

Love the style!
by Eero Tamminen
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Games - General
Topic: Iceblox Plus
Replies: 47
Views: 2729

Re: Iceblox Plus

Nice game and cute graphics! Works fine with EmuTOS and on STE & TT in addition to normal TOS and ST. Minor issues with the game: * Doesn't change resolution to required ST-low on startup, if it's something else * With 4MB or more ST-RAM, game crashes at startup to bus error at memory end (bus e...
by Eero Tamminen
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: SYSREC a tool to record system calls of an application
Replies: 13
Views: 858

Re: SYSREC a tool to record system calls of an application

Verified, works fine now, also with EmuTOS. Interesting little program. :-)

(Although unaligned accesses work on some processors, they're normally slower than aligned accesses, regardless of whether it's m68k or e.g. x86.)
by Eero Tamminen
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Professionals
Topic: Atari TT030 and system V
Replies: 356
Views: 111635

Re: Atari TT030 and system V

I have done that ca. 1993 / 1994, when Mosaic came out. I already had the (at that time) complete GNU toolchain ported to ASV (including emacs). Based on that, porting Mosaic was possible, although laborious, because, at that time, there was nothing like autoconf . Yes, you could view pages from ea...
by Eero Tamminen
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: SYSREC a tool to record system calls of an application
Replies: 13
Views: 858

Re: SYSREC a tool to record system calls of an application

In what setup Sysrec should work? For me it crashes to address error when selecting the "Sauver" option in the dialog after it has run the test program. It happens when it tries to write SYSREC.TXT file. Hatari (--trace gemdos,xbios) output with latest EmuTOS v0.9.10 512k version, on monoc...
by Eero Tamminen
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Games - General
Topic: Games fronted for ST
Replies: 12
Views: 996

Re: Games fronted for ST

I created only a basic harddisk launcher, not a fancy menu system with blingbling. Its focus was to work on every Atari, not to cater for the demoscene multimedia quality. Have you considered doing a blingbling version at some point? :-) I wonder what kind of bling would be reasonable... Screenshot...
by Eero Tamminen
Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: MiST
Topic: Mist "Atari core" audio recording?
Replies: 3
Views: 417

Re: Mist "Atari core" audio recording?

Nice place you guys have here. So I am new to Atari and looking to buy a Mist, not interested in Mister. I've been through the Atari core wiki, but it does not clarify if the Atari core can record audio samples. I understand that the Falcon can, but the wiki states that the falcon audio is not ever...
by Eero Tamminen
Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Recommended hardware tweaks/mods for an Atari STe
Replies: 21
Views: 1365

Re: Recommended hardware tweaks/mods for an Atari STe

Rather than tracker music, why not go for MIDI as you already have Notator? Especially with CRT monitors, it would have looked better with monochrome than color one due to larger resolution (640x400 vs 640x200) and higher refresh rate (71 vs 50/60).
by Eero Tamminen
Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Other emulators & tools
Topic: Extract ST/MSA images - many at once
Replies: 5
Views: 4853

Re: Extract ST/MSA images - many at once

In Linux console... * Convert MSA files to uncompressed ST files with a Hatari tool: for i in *.MSA; do hmsa $i; done * Extract files from those with MTools: for i in *.ST; do dir=disk-$i; mkdir $dir; mcopy -s -m -v -i $i "::*" $dir/; done Note: MTools requires disk to be in MSDOS compatib...
by Eero Tamminen
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Coding
Topic: Vision native for coldfire
Replies: 6
Views: 771

Re: Vision native for coldfire

This is assuming one doesn't bump into any AHCC bugs. Thats why i would not recommend using AHCC, i would not trust a compiler whos developer thinks he can use the same library for 32bit ints by just changing the header files. Also, AHCC has the problem that it has no (soft-)floating point support ...
by Eero Tamminen
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Coding
Topic: Vision native for coldfire
Replies: 6
Views: 771

Re: Vision native for coldfire

I think for AHCC one just needs to update Pure-C PRJ project files a bit, to use suitable compile flags ("-7") and libs (ones which have extra "f" or "fi" at end). This is assuming one doesn't bump into any AHCC bugs. However, if there's also assembly code in addition t...
by Eero Tamminen
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Games - General
Topic: R0X ZER0
Replies: 51
Views: 18593

Re: R0X ZER0

That's exactly what EmuTOS does.
by Eero Tamminen
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Games - General
Topic: Notable shareware games?
Replies: 12
Views: 1179

Re: Notable shareware games?

Ballerburg is nowadays GPL. I have somewhat cleaned up version of it here: http://eerott.mbnet.fi/hatari/programs.shtml#baller And DynaBusters is indeed another great multi-player game: http://www.atarimania.com/game-atari-st-dynabusters_28670.html I'd add also Bad Mood, as it works with shareware (...
by Eero Tamminen
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Games - General
Topic: Notable shareware games?
Replies: 12
Views: 1179

Re: Notable shareware games?

Some notable ones:

STarball: http://www.atarimania.com/game-atari-st ... 11382.html (3 screen pinball with minigame bonus screens, better than commercial ones)

MidiMaze II: http://www.atarimania.com/game-atari-st ... 21664.html (16 player local play over MIDI network)
by Eero Tamminen
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Games - General
Topic: R0X ZER0
Replies: 51
Views: 18593

Re: R0X ZER0

The solution is in fact quite simple : emutos starts in 60 Hz, but the credits screen requires 50 Hz to work correctly (ie 512 cycles per line) Most european TOS are starting in 50 Hz, so the credits screen is OK, but you would get the same error with a US TOS. Thanks, I hadn't noticed that 512k ve...

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