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by flibble
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG EAST MIDLANDS (Winter Warmer) 17-19 November 2017 (Leicestershire) BOOKING THREAD
Replies: 139
Views: 14439

Re: ABUG EAST MIDLANDS (Winter Warmer) 17-19 November 2017 (Leicestershire) BOOKING THREAD

Last time at Markfield I managed to repair my A4 keyboard connector, which was nice. Unfortunately since then my A4 has failed in another way. [1] Would anyone be willing to assist in a little diagnostic help over the weekend? :) [1] After leaving the machine on for a few hours I now have power ligh...
by flibble
Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: general
Topic: 4corn update 08/05/2017 - 22 more manuals
Replies: 4
Views: 945

Re: 4corn update 08/05/2017 - 22 more manuals

I have never received any takedown requests.
by flibble
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: general
Topic: Which games from other platforms did you wish was on the BBC?
Replies: 63
Views: 5073

Re: Which games from other platforms did you wish was on the BBC?

Some sort of JPRG, a final fantasy or Zelda. A whole genre of games that's missing :)
by flibble
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5243
Views: 390959

Re: Today I received.....

I have a bunch of those - the 2001fp. If I recall correctly you need one with a date of July 2007 and earlier. They do work with 15khz but you have to use the controls to adjust the picture back to centre each time you turn the machine on. Not ideal but not a show stopper. It does have s video as w...
by flibble
Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: software
Topic: ST-506 Hard disc image creation
Replies: 17
Views: 1348

Re: ST-506 Hard disc image creation

I guess I need something like the SCSIReader in SCSITools from https://www.4corn.co.uk/articles/riscix121c/, but for ADFS. Does anyone have anything suitable already written? At the CCH earlier this year Sarah Walker and I bodged SCSIReader into ADFSReader to image an st506 drive, if memory serves ...
by flibble
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5243
Views: 390959

Re: Today I received.....

I lucked out on a local pick-up-only auction for one of the Dell LCD monitors that allegedly does 15KHz modes over the VGA connector. In theory it's the perfect monitor for archimedes and beebs ... I'll let you know :D
by flibble
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games
Replies: 7
Views: 1227

Re: NuLA - A 'softer' palette for games

An alternative is just to use composite video (with colour mod), then you get slightly muted colours by default :lol:
by flibble
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: Retro Computer Festival - CCH, Cambridge - 16 & 17 September 2017
Replies: 28
Views: 3020

Re: Retro Computer Festival - CCH, Cambridge - 16 & 17 September 2017

I should be about on Saturday afternoon, assuming I make it to the train on time :)
by flibble
Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: White Light High Score Challenge for Beta Testers
Replies: 37
Views: 3538

Re: White Light High Score Challenge for Beta Testers

Level 4, which seems to be my limit.
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by flibble
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: software
Topic: RISC OS Adjust: change registered user
Replies: 8
Views: 1277

Re: RISC OS Adjust: change registered user

From memory, this information was burnt into the flash roms that ROL provided, as such it won't be changable easily (popping the ROMS out, reverse engineering the format, burning a new image with an eeprom programmer). I think you're stuck with it :) Think I found a reference, http://www.riscos.com/...
by flibble
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: software
Topic: Latest version of Starfighter 3000 and RO 3.11 Problems
Replies: 3
Views: 898

Re: Latest version of Starfighter 3000 and RO 3.11 Problems

You need to have the universal boot with the 'Nested Window Manager' installed.

This give version 3.98 of the window manager module.
by flibble
Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Fixing RiscPC
Replies: 26
Views: 2419

Re: Have I just ruined my RiscPC motherboard?

Yep
by flibble
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Fixing RiscPC
Replies: 26
Views: 2419

Re: Have I just ruined my RiscPC motherboard?

Yes, you lucked out by breaking a spare. Assuming there's not another break anywhere, the positive side has the 2 connectors and you could use either.
by flibble
Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: cc65 C Cross Compiler
Replies: 28
Views: 3246

Re: cc65 C Cross Compiler

sweh wrote:I dunno how you're creating the SSD image for BeebEm, but if it uses inf files (pretty common) then something like

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$.HELLO      E00    E00  CRC=0
might work
I was using FSManager to put the file on a disc image, tweaked load and exec to E00 in that and I can *RUN it :)
by flibble
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: cc65 C Cross Compiler
Replies: 28
Views: 3246

Re: cc65 C Cross Compiler

dominicbeesley wrote:It should then be a case of
*LOAD <whatever> E00
CALL &E00

Or set the correct load/exec addresses - I'm pretty sure I made sure it ran from the load address!
Thank you!
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by flibble
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: cc65 C Cross Compiler
Replies: 28
Views: 3246

Re: cc65 C Cross Compiler

I'm glad you're taking a look at it. The whole thing is very thrown together from bits of what I was working on about 15 years ago so my memory is dim, to say the least. I got it all working well enough to compile and run the Contiki operating and run it as a web-server on my Master hooked up to th...
by flibble
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: ABug Leicestershire Nov 2017 - Venue & Date confirmation
Replies: 53
Views: 6583

Re: ABUG EAST MIDLANDS (Winter Warmer) 17-19 November 2017 (Leicestershire)

If this has turned into the sign up thread, put me down :)
by flibble
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: cc65 C Cross Compiler
Replies: 28
Views: 3246

Re: cc65 C Cross Compiler

Just taking a stab in the dark but try including os.s in your crt0.s file. I've seen that os.s is exporting these missing symbols. I tried tweaking libsrc/bbc/crt0.s to include oslib/os.s where it then complained on making that it was including duplicate defines for things, so I'm pretty sure bbc.l...
by flibble
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: cc65 C Cross Compiler
Replies: 28
Views: 3246

Re: cc65 C Cross Compiler

I managed to get work I'd done copied over to a newer 2.16 version of cc65. This compiles and I've run a simple hello world program built by it but not much more. I suspect there are bugs and I seem to remember pressing Esacape caused programs to die horribly! https://github.com/dominicbeesley/cc65...
by flibble
Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: 4corn update 28/07/2017 - Circuit Diagrams
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: 4corn update 28/07/2017 - Circuit Diagrams

IanS wrote:Looks like the "106,000-C Circuit Diagram for Atom Disc Pack FDC Card" is in the wrong section.
Ta duck, fixed now.
by flibble
Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: 4corn update 28/07/2017 - Circuit Diagrams
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: 4corn update 28/07/2017 - Circuit Diagrams

Firefox? They're just jpeg, if very large.
by flibble
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: 4corn update 28/07/2017 - Circuit Diagrams
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

4corn update 28/07/2017 - Circuit Diagrams

As mentioned in another thread; 38 Circuit and assembly diagrams, some new, some not.

Stuff for System/Atom/BBC/Electron with some I've not seen before in each category.

All scanned at a nice high res.

https://www.4corn.co.uk/articles/diagrams/
by flibble
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Possibly Unscanned Acorn Circuit Diagrams - Need Help!
Replies: 18
Views: 2298

Re: Possibly Unscanned Acorn Circuit Diagrams - Need Help!

Arcadian wrote:Peter, it may be too late now, but you could borrow my nice Epson GT-15000 USB scanner? I could potentially drop it off with your bro in Leicester over the next couple of days, before I go away for the rest of July/August. LMK!
Thanks for the offer, but I finished them off today.
by flibble
Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Possibly Unscanned Acorn Circuit Diagrams - Need Help!
Replies: 18
Views: 2298

Re: Possibly Unscanned Acorn Circuit Diagrams - Need Help!

Unfortunately due to a quirk of this moderator not knowing what button he was clicking I managed to overwrite 1024MAK's reply with my own ... :oops:
by flibble
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Possibly Unscanned Acorn Circuit Diagrams - Need Help!
Replies: 18
Views: 2298

Re: Possibly Unscanned Acorn Circuit Diagrams - Need Help!

An update, this week I have access to an A3 scanner, but it doesn't quite have my ideal specs, only scans to compressed jpeg. Here is a scan of the Electron Plus 1 diagram at 600dpi greyscale JPEG, at this res it is very readable and the slight badness in the scan is mainly down to the photocopiedne...
by flibble
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Graphics Extension ROM based Game - experimenting
Replies: 28
Views: 2659

Re: Graphics Extension ROM based Game - experimenting

then you will just have to start crunching. With the initial 'B' version I had already started having to shorten variable names :) I'm currently editing the program on the PC and pasting into to Beebem for testing, I think I could add an extra step in my build process that at least stripped out the...
by flibble
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Graphics Extension ROM based Game - experimenting
Replies: 28
Views: 2659

Re: Graphics Extension ROM based Game - experimenting

Interesting idea about the 2nd processor, running a few tests in beebem the second proc *does* give the most available memory, even more than shadow ram. master 128 LOMEM HIMEM MODE 1 3586 12288 MODE 129 3586 32768 bbc b MODE 1 7170 12288 bbc b 6502 second proc MODE 1 2050 32768 But I think I'll try...
by flibble
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Graphics Extension ROM based Game - experimenting
Replies: 28
Views: 2659

Graphics Extension ROM based Game - experimenting

gxr-game.png I started playing with this little test program at Markfield earlier in the year, I finally reached a 'milestone' of sorts, I ran out of memory on the BBC B :lol: Good - Tile based plotting - Animation of character in 4 steps between adjacent tiles. - Two sprite layers, background and ...
by flibble
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: BeebSCSI mini
Replies: 168
Views: 18326

Re: BeebSCSI mini

1 board please :)