Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > Especially for sharing with the Q68, the new feature is useless, as it > does not exist there. > Which just means that I'll have to implement it on Q68 as well... Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users
Hi, On 23/04/2020 13:08, Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users wrote: On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 12:10:13 +0200, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: I don't feel it necessary to release a new version of SMSQE for this. Err... I do need the corresponding sources, so that I can patch them (I need a delay on

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users wrote: > Sadly, I did not find a single SD card to IDE adapter that could be > configured on a master/slave IDE port, i.e. they all grab the "stand > alone" role and forbid using a second IDE drive as a slave (or master). Same here, unfortunately. Except that, it

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users
On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 12:10:13 +0200, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > I don't feel it necessary to release a new version of SMSQE for this. Err... I do need the corresponding sources, so that I can patch them (I need a delay on boot for the hard disk, else it won't cold-boot on it) and burn

[Ql-Users] Maximum size of a file

2020-04-23 Thread Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users
Maximum size of a file What is the maximum file size allowed on a .win disk? Regards Giorgio ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > The Qx0 uses the UV erasable 27c1024. > I don't remember whether other types of EPROM, especially EE ones will fit. The 27C4096 fits. Nowadays, most of them are OTP though. Peter ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, The Qx0 uses the UV erasable 27c1024. I don't remember whether other types of EPROM, especially EE ones will fit. the programmer you mentioned in your email to me seems OK. > I am finishing my process of updating my Q40 / Q60, I have installed a > new case, a new modular Atx power supply,

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi > Sadly, this change totally broke secondary partitions support for Atari > partitioned hard disks. > This is fixed now. I don't feel it necessary to release a new version of SMSQE for this. FTB, if you need/want this rom, contact me by mail, I'll sent it to you. Have fun. Wolfgang

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users
On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 13:37:15 +0200, Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users wrote: > On 23/04/2020 13:08, Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users wrote: > > > Err... I do need the corresponding sources, so that I can patch them > > (I need a delay on boot for the hard disk, else it won't cold-boot > > on it) > >

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users wrote: > it is more easy to find on the market CF to IDE adapter, only for my Q40 > I ordered recently from Amazon (should be here next week) an SD/IDE > adapter: Kalea Informatique - Adaptateur Convertisseur IDE 3.5" 40Pin > vers SD Card. I let you know . They

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > Sadly, this change totally broke secondary partitions support for Atari > partitioned hard disks. > Just to make sure, this change broke things in 3.36 only, not in 3.35? Regards Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users
yes, you are right. What i meant in my previous email is about what i plan to do, I am not saying anything against Atari partition, it is up to the user decide what to do. I read again, Peter, your previous email, and In case we (Wolfgang:-)) cannot find a solution, I vote in favor to

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users
On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 09:16:36 +0200, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > > Sadly, this change totally broke secondary partitions support for Atari > > partitioned hard disks. > > Just to make sure, this change broke things in 3.36 only, not in 3.35? Yep. v3.35 works like a charm in this

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users
Hi all, I am taking the decision to abandon at all Atari format partition on my Q60/Q40. I never had a special passion for mkpart/drvchk/drvlnk because I never fully understand the logic behind and this is my limit obviously . New configuration I am approaching is to burn new ROM able to

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users wrote: > On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 09:16:36 +0200, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > >>> Sadly, this change totally broke secondary partitions support for Atari >>> partitioned hard disks. >> >> Just to make sure, this change broke things in 3.36 only, not in 3.35? >

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users wrote: > New configuration I am approaching is to burn new ROM able to load > SMSQ/E 3.36 directly without need of at least one atari partition and > then have a single CF/SD (1 or 2 partition, doesn't care) to be able to > load until 8 QXL.WIN and to have the

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users
On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 14:57:11 +0200, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > > I can vouch for this fact that, sadly and while implementing a "full IDE" > > compatibility mode, the Compact Flash cards (their "reader" is actually > > just a controller-less CF connector to PATA IDE connector adapter)

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, >> Very interesting, is a common problem using compressed SMSQe Rom with >> normal HD ? It isn't so much the fact that the ROMs are compressed, I just sped up the Qx0 boot time whilst I was at it. >> Could be this a value parametrized ? > > I just coded a (very quick) and (totally) dirty

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Ralf Reköndt via Ql-Users
Hmm, I remember (from my Atari times) that I had my QLWA partition as the 2nd one of the Megafile. Wasn't it configurable in SMSQ/E, where it has to look for a BOOT? Cheers...Ralf Am 23.04.2020 um 16:11 schrieb Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users: On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 15:39:39 +0200, Wolfgang

Re: [Ql-Users] Maximum size of a file

2020-04-23 Thread simon629--- via Ql-Users
On Thursday, 23 April 2020, 12:25:04 BST, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: Maximum size of a file What is the maximum file size allowed on a .win disk? Regards Giorgio ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Win File size

2020-04-23 Thread simon629--- via Ql-Users
Hi Giorgio  I think it is 100MB  well when I use  win1_win_exender_bas  you get the File do to this From Dilwyn Jones's   on his Website  and you copy it on to the win File  then in the command window and Type in win1_win_extender_ bas what what with will do is make your win file Bigger So I

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > > Thanks in advance for publishing them. Sent via PM. > I can vouch for this fact that, sadly and while implementing a "full IDE" > compatibility mode, the Compact Flash cards (their "reader" is actually > just a controller-less CF connector to PATA IDE connector adapter) are > totally

Re: [Ql-Users] Maximum size of a file

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, > Sorry for my english, i badly explained myself ... No, it was I who misunderstood! Theoretically, there are limits, in practice, you'll be more limited by the disk size limitation itself than the directory size. Wolfgang ___ QL-Users Mailing

Re: [Ql-Users] Maximum size of a file

2020-04-23 Thread Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users
Regarding the internals of a QXL.WIN disk, I documented that at http://qdosmsq.dunbar-it.co.uk/doku.php?id=qdosmsq:fs:qlwa there's a table at the end with host file sizes and the resulting internal block size. On 23/04/2020 14:29, Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users wrote: Sorry for my english, i

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users
On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 15:39:39 +0200, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > > I just coded a (very quick) and (totally) dirty 5s delay loop in the > > Q40 HD init code. The *proper* fix would require waiting in a loop > > (that would timeout after 10s or so) for a HD to show up and report > > as

Re: [Ql-Users] Maximum size of a file

2020-04-23 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I have used a 1GiB file w/o problems. I may be wrong, but I dimly remember somebody telling me they use a 2 GiB long QXL.Win container. The fact to be aware of is that these containers can always, at the most, deals with 65536 clusters, as the number of clusters (called groups in SMSQE

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users wrote: > Attaching the "quick and dirty" patch again to this message. FYI, the list doesn't allow attachments, so they are filtered out. Cheers, Marcel ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Maximum size of a file

2020-04-23 Thread Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users
Sorry for my english, i badly explained myself ... I wanted to understand if there are limits to creating files within a .win file Giorgio Il giorno gio 23 apr 2020 alle ore 15:10 Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users < ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> ha scritto: > Hi, > > I have used a 1GiB file w/o

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users
Hi, this is the "device" I use on the Q60: https://www.amazon.fr/Syba-SD-ADA45006-Interne-lecteur-m%C3%A9moire/dp/B0036DDXUM The device can fit 2 CF, the master on one side, the slave on the other. -    As a master I have an IBM microdrive (1gb) divided with 2 QLWA Atari partitions each

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users
On Thu, 23 Apr 2020 22:02:36 +0200, Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users wrote: > this is the "device" I use on the Q60: > https://www.amazon.fr/Syba-SD-ADA45006-Interne-lecteur-m%C3%A9moire/dp/B0036DDXUM > The device can fit 2 CF, the master on one side, the slave on the other. Probably just another

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-23 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users wrote: > -    As a slave I have a 4 GB Toshiba SD HC with a CF adapter Type II. Ah! Very good idea! With the right passive CF-IDE adapters, those might not suffer the same problem as the SD-IDE converters, which allow no slave. Also they are quite compact. Thanks