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by XorA
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 New users and general usage thread
Replies: 108
Views: 4367

Re: Q68 New users and general usage thread

I have no idea about "Habi Image Editor", there is no documentation. Probably it was made for Intel PC only, and does not work with correct Qubide images. How to use "dd" for this was already on the forum. IIRC it helped someone else in a similar situation. dd if=<blah> of=<blah...
by XorA
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: QL 34th Anniversary new hardware.
Replies: 62
Views: 2356

Re: QL 34th Anniversary new hardware.

Just a thought - this device might not only be useful for just QLs but for PCs as well. If you want to make a trip down memory lane and connect oldskool DOS FidoNet/BBS systems that can only handle AT-style modem commands to Internet you have only a few options - DosBox (which doesn't work well on ...
by XorA
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Machine Code Converters: 6502 to 68000
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: Machine Code Converters: 6502 to 68000

Dave wrote:Honestly, my ears prick up any time someone suggests we port QDOS (or SMSQ/E) to ARM. Now, there's some room for growth!


If it can be done with AmigaOS then it certainly can be done for QDOS :-)
by XorA
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: ROMable SMSQ/E
Replies: 29
Views: 1103

Re: ROMable SMSQ/E

So the Amiga "solves" the booting from 0 problem with reprogrammable vectors by having kickstart shadow at 0 and 10M on switch on, it then jumps to 10M and turns off the shadow at 0 leaving rom running high in memory map for initialisation of the vectors then OS.
by XorA
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Why did Sinclair hate National Semiconductor?
Replies: 5
Views: 383

Re: Why did Sinclair hate National Semiconductor?

Ah crap I have seen this somewhere before (not for QL) but I can't remember where!
by XorA
Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 New users and general usage thread
Replies: 108
Views: 4367

Re: Q68 New users and general usage thread

Derek_Stewart wrote:
Sorry but I do not want take the chance of a Q68 powered from PC USB port, damsging the PC.


It cant in any modern PC with Microsoft certification. The USB port is limited by hardware to 500mA.

(although old PCs there were about 20A or so available from USB port so equally cannot damage).
by XorA
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Gold Card / Super Gold Card ROM patching...
Replies: 29
Views: 1083

Re: Gold Card / Super Gold Card ROM patching...

Peter wrote:How about the recent GoldCard clones then?


Im guessing there is no-one left with the financial clout to sue someone in Russia :-)
by XorA
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: IO.FLINE doubts and emulation
Replies: 14
Views: 488

Re: IO.FLINE doubts and emulation

Ill point out the uQlx does the same trapping thing for drive access, so you should be able to get info there.
by XorA
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Proof Q68 is the Awesomes
Replies: 7
Views: 398

Re: Proof Q68 is the Awesomes

Sparrowhawk wrote:Unless by"this" you actually meant the Vega. If so apologies :)


Yes "this" is the Vega+ which seems to be a disaster zone!
by XorA
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: C68 4k Buffers on Stack SMSq/e
Replies: 5
Views: 246

Re: C68 4k Buffers on Stack SMSq/e

Thanks Tobias, saved me hours of puzzling ;-)

Is this info somewhere modern PC readable these days? Trying to apply my *nix C skills to QL!

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