Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD interface and SGC

2017-06-23 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Andrea, >> My guess is that replacing the QL motherboard could fix this issue. >> Unfortunately, I have no Aurora system to try. > > Is it possible to install QL-SD on Aurora? > Although the ROM socket is different from that of the QL? The Aurora has a jumper setting for standard QL ROMs. In

Re: [Ql-Users] R: R: QxlwinReader

2017-06-17 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Davide wrote: > Having had to transfer a full QL system based on SGC/Qubide to .win with 150 > Mb, using DD would have been quite a nightmare. Why should dd be a nightmare? Are you aware that dd means a utility program, not floppies? > [...] > I understand the effort to write such sw might

Re: [Ql-Users] QxlwinReader

2017-06-10 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Wolf wrote: > I've released QxlwinReader, a small java program that allows you to > read/write qxl.win type container files directly. > > There is also experimental support for Qubide formatted ("BDI") > container files. Excellent! BTW it can delete subdirectrory trees in one go, which is

Re: [Ql-Users] QxlwinReader

2017-06-16 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Wolf wrote: > A new version of QxlwinReader is available on my site, better handling > of Qubide image files. For those like me who didn't find it quickly: http://www.wlenerz.com/QLstuff/#qxlwinr ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Stupid AND

2017-09-19 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > Just a rant about the SBasic AND operator. > > Suppose this: > > 10 a=0 > 20 b=10 > 30 if (a<>0 AND b/a=5) > 40 do_something > 50 end if > > Run it and what happens? > > You get an "overflow" error at line 30. > You get this error because it is trying to

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Advance Notice 2 - Pricing

2017-09-09 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Gerhard, >> 3. There can be no promise of ethernet software drivers, although >>I would like them for myself, building upon my QLwIP project. > > Tell me(us) more about your QLwIP project (no need of inventing diversity of > projects) QLwIP is a combination of - A QDOS native TCP/IP

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Advance Notice 2 - Pricing

2017-09-09 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi all, before placing orders, please take this into consideration: 1. The Q68 is not a high-end machine like the Q60 in terms of speed. If in doubt, please wait for benchmarks. 2. I developed the Q68 strictly as a hobby project, absolutely for free, and support will be only by communitly

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Advanced Notice

2017-09-02 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Derek Stewart via Ql-Users wrote: > Q68 Advanced Notice > --- > [snip] I hope to be able to comment more about the Q68 at a later time, right now let me say thanks to... ... Laurence Reeves and Tony Firshman for releasing Minerva as free QL operating system, motivating me to

[Ql-Users] How to reach QUANTA membership secretary?

2017-11-26 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi, I'm trying to pay my QUANTA subscription without Paypal. In the papers I received, bank transfer to QUANTA is offered, but the required account information was not included. I found no email address of the QUANTA membership secretary, neither in the papers, nor on the website. And using the

Re: [Ql-Users] Mode 33 to 32

2017-12-16 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > I'd do it this way > > %ggWbrggg Which is the same :) ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Mode 33 to 32

2017-12-16 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
pjwitte via Ql-Users wrote: > I havent tested your suggestion yet, Wolfgang, but what I found so far > was that gggbrgg0 appears (to my eye) to look cleaner than > gggbrggW. Is that so wrong? ;) It is right, because gggbrggW has the W at the wrong bit. It must be the

Re: [Ql-Users] Mode 33 to 32

2017-12-16 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
But the same as my proposal :) Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: > No, not the same as %gggbrggW, as suggested in the original post. > > Wolfgang > > On 16/12/2017 10:18, Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: >> Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: >>> I'd do it this

Re: [Ql-Users] Mode 33 to 32

2017-12-15 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
> What do I do with 'w' in either case for best results? I would just use the RGB0 bit of mode 33 as G0 Bit of mode 32, which is what you probably do already. There is no perfect translation, since mode 33 has 64 clean grey levels, while mode 32 has only 32. There will be a minimal green tint in

Re: [Ql-Users] Mode 33 to 32

2017-12-16 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
The least significant of the 6 green bits. Am 16.12.2017 um 19:12 schrieb pjwitte via Ql-Users: > Sorry for yanking your chain again so soon but, on going the other > way, ie from mode 32 to 33, what is the best value for W? g6, 0, 1..? > > Per > > On 16/12/2017 18:13, pjwitte via Ql-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40 display mode

2017-11-11 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Am 11.11.2017 um 22:06 schrieb Derek via Ql-Users: > I will check on my Q60 the DISP_TYPE values and report back tomorrow. I looked already. Seems always 33. Peter ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40 display mode

2017-11-11 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Am 11.11.2017 um 17:58 schrieb Giorgio Garabello via Ql-Users: > 64 – 24-bit colour mode (no hardware supports this at the time of writing) Hmmm... was there _software_ support at the time of writing? > DISP_TYPE > The DISP_TYPE function is used to find the type of display. For the Q40, > there

Re: [Ql-Users] Dock

2017-11-10 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Wolfgang, > Concerning dock, this is supposed to be a program run in the background. I figured that, but started a second SBASIC and used LRUN from there - which didn't work. > Start with EX, not LRUN That, plus QPRT v0.14 does the trick. However, I'm still puzzled that the missing

[Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.31 Q40 no boot after configure

2017-11-12 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi, the original SMSQ/E 3.31 Q40 boots here on my Q60/80 with LRESPR. But if I do even the slightest configuration with MENUCONFIG, it crashes on boot. Just language settings, nothing else. Can anyone with Q60 reproduce this problem? All the best Peter

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.31 Q40 no boot after configure

2017-11-13 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Duncan, > the version of menuconfig I have is 3.36 and is dated 2003. Thank you. That's it! :) With menuconfig 3.36 it worked. > The version of menuconfig on Dilwyn's site is 3.34 Found even 3.36 when I searched again. Maybe it is stored at more than one location. All the best Peter

Re: [Ql-Users] Dock

2017-11-07 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Peter via Ql-Users: wrote: >> I would have a look at the OUTLN and WINDOW commands a bit up from there >> [...] > > Wow, you are really an ace! Setting OUTLN to 1 pixel cures the RPTR > crash. WINDOW can remain unchanged. Not under all circumstances... something is definitly buggy. And there

Re: [Ql-Users] Dock

2017-11-07 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
QPTR toolkit (RPTR), you can find the > toolkit manual on Dilwyn web site. It work nicely on SMSQmulator, QPC > and Q60. > > Ciao > > > Fabrizio > > > On 07/11/2017 19:28, Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: >> Hi, >> >> I try to run this n

Re: [Ql-Users] Dock

2017-11-07 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Tobias, > I would have a look at the OUTLN and WINDOW commands a bit up from there > [...] Wow, you are really an ace! Setting OUTLN to 1 pixel cures the RPTR crash. WINDOW can remain unchanged. However, an SBASIC command should not crash the machine by a wrong parameter. > Doesn't work

Re: [Ql-Users] Dock

2017-11-08 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
François Van Emelen via Ql-Users wrote: > RPTR is part of the pointer toolkit ‘qptr_rext’. Once loaded Dock does > what it is supposed to do. Not here, same hang/crash. At least with the 'qptr_english_bin' from Wolfgang's site. Not sure it really is because of RPTR, but in one of my debug

[Ql-Users] Dock

2017-11-07 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi, I try to run this nice looking "dock" for SMSQ/E: http://www.wlenerz.com/qlstuff/dock_bas.zip It seems to crash or hang at the RPTR command in line 1020, which I can not find in the SMSQ/E Manual on Dilwyn's Website. Does anyone else use this program and can give me a hint? All the best

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.32

2017-12-10 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Tobias Fröschle via Ql-Users wrote: > That’s really great. Eager to try an IDE-to-SD Adapter and see how direct > data exchange will work. The adaptor I use is called "Kalea Informatique Adapter IDE 3,5 Zoll 40 Pins auf SD-Card", available off the shelf from from amazon. I could directly use a

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.32

2017-12-10 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: > - Filesystem for QUBide drives. This is a very nice feature especially for native hardware, allowing direct data exchange between Q68 and QL with QL-SD. > - Q40/Q60: > It is now possible to use IDE hard disks formatted with FAT32 and contining > QXL.WIN "drives" A

Re: [Ql-Users] Possible bug in the (experimental) QubIDE feature of QXLWinReader

2017-10-31 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Wolfgang, > the new version of QxlwinReader is on my website. Many thanks! If I had to vote for the "tool of the year", QxlwinReader would be it! :) Extraordinary useful for the development of the Q68! Without QxlwinReader, there was always an emulator or Wxqt2/qltools involved when

Re: [Ql-Users] BouQLder Qlash

2018-05-06 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: > thereTs a new game on my site called BouQLder Qlash. > It's an an arcade game inspired by an old 8 bit game called Boulderdash. > I programmed it initially to showase some of the capabilities of the Q68. Awesome!!! Looks like the first QL arcade game of this century!

Re: [Ql-Users] BouQLder Qlash source code

2018-05-26 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Wolfgang, > the source code for BouQLder Qlash is now available from my site. Amazing work. And a lot of comments. I like this one: "Normally, a sound is only played if the previous one is finished. An explosion, though, is always played" :-D Thank you very much Peter

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40 and Q60 video controller for flatscreen monitors

2018-05-01 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Am 01.05.2018 um 20:55 schrieb Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users: > On Tue, 1 May 2018 19:26:56 +0200, Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: > >> Most flatscreens misunderstand the signal as 800x600, leading to bad >> interpolation. > > Among the 3 LCD monitors I own, only the

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40 and Q60 video controller for flatscreen monitors

2018-05-01 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Dave Park via Ql-Users wrote: > What are the frames per second and number of lines in the image? Originally 72 Hz, 512 visible lines. > What 'legal' signal is it most similar to? At design time it was fine to use any legal resoltion of a multisync CRT monitor. The idea was to stay at the

[Ql-Users] Q40 and Q60 video controller for flatscreen monitors

2018-05-01 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hello, I have developed an alternative video controller for Q40 and Q60: http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2=2434 All the best Peter ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-04-30 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi, > But there are some confusing aspects about the Q68 files. > Both count 350.000 bytes, one .SYS and one .WIN. > When Viewed they look the same. Should the .WIN not be a valid QLWA file  > containing the .sys? Both are wrong and can not be used by the Q68 Loader without changes. There

[Ql-Users] Probleme mit smsq_q40_boot_make_bas

2018-04-30 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Wolfgang, ich benutze das .WIN Archiv der SMSQ/E Sourcen. 1. smsq_q40_boot_make_bas führt menuconfig nicht sichtbar aus, ziemlich verwirrend, da man nicht weiss ob und woher er die Konfiguration dann nimmt. 2. Zeile 760 gibt ein "not found", weil komischerweise ofile$ seinen Wert verloren

Re: [Ql-Users] Probleme mit smsq_q40_boot_make_bas

2018-04-30 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Sorry that message was supposed to be private. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQ/E 3.33

2018-04-29 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Wolfgang, fantastic work, many thanks! Now all QL hardware platforms QL, GC, SGC, Q40, Q60 and Q68 share the same, stable filesystem on SDHC cards. And they can exchange it with emulators on the same medium. This was my original hope and vision, when I first started with SD cards on the SGC

[Ql-Users] QL MODE 8 Flash Bit

2017-10-27 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi, today I noticed that my MODE 8 Flash Bit implementation in the Q68 was never completed. It is 11 years ago that I designed the video controller, and now I don't even remember how exactly the QL hardware used that bit at all. Especially, I don't know how the background colour for the flashing

Re: [Ql-Users] QL MODE 8 Flash Bit

2017-10-27 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Jan, > It works in a serial fashion, much like the old Videotex/Prestel standard. > When you set the flash bit on a pixel, the colour of that pixel is used > as background flash colour for the rest of the line until another flash > bit on the same line is encountered. > E.g. when a pixel has

Re: [Ql-Users] QL MODE 8 Flash Bit

2017-10-27 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Jan, > The flashing is up to and including the pixel which has the flash bit on > to turn flash off. Thanks for this precise info! > I've tested this on a real QL and it looks like the blink frequency is > 16/50th of a second which is a bit slower than the software-generated > blinking of

Re: [Ql-Users] New document on DV3 drivers

2017-12-29 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Wolf via Ql-Users wrote: > I've added a small technical explanation of DV3 drivers for SMSQE to the > additional info and data section on the SMSQE site. Which is here: http://www.wlenerz.com/smsqe/DV3_Device_Drivers.zip Good stuff, thanks Wolfgang! Peter

Re: [Ql-Users] Some QL Newbie Questions: Modern video and storage upgrades for QL

2018-01-06 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Michael, > What is the easiest way to connect a QL to a modern VGA or HDMI monitor? The only converters which work for me at all, are the GBS-8220 and similar. These are VGA converters. I find picture quality poor compared to a suitable CRT monitor, but at least I can work. All my attempts

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-20 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Fabrizio, > Now playing with SMSQ/E sources, according Wolfgang suggestion (Thanks) How do you come to the idea your SER-USB adaptor supports 460 kBaud, even PC to PC? The required RS-232 line drivers are very seldom! Peter ___ QL-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-20 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
ory, the quality of the cable starts making > an extraordinary difference, even if there is UART support for that speed. > > On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 3:25 PM, Peter Graf via Ql-Users < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >> Hi Fabrizio, >> >>> configuring the

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-20 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Fabrizio, > configuring the driver in Win10 there are available different predefined > speeds, including 460800, so I assume it should work at least from PC side. I know, but that tells nothing about what the adaptor can physically hanlde. I have a lot of experience with that, unfortunately.

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-21 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Fabrizio, > I have done a sufficient number of experiment in copying and executing > files over the sernet@230400 to say that it is working. I'm glad it does, although SERNET alone can not prove the SER-USB adaptor handles 230 kBaud reliably in general. The problems usually pop up when you

Re: [Ql-Users] How to reach QUANTA membership secretary?

2017-12-28 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
On 26 Nov 2017 1:54 p.m., "Peter Graf via Ql-Users" < > ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com> wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> I'm trying to pay my QUANTA subscription without Paypal. In the papers I >> received, bank transfer to QUANTA is offered, but the required account >>

Re: [Ql-Users] Q68 Baud

2018-01-20 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Fabrizio, > Finally what is the theoretically max ser speed of the Q68 is? 460 kBaud for the hardware itself (UART and RS-232 driver). But for the overall system, max. 115 kBaud is specified in the Manual. Beyond that it has not been sufficiently tested. Please note that many USB-SER

Re: [Ql-Users] Quanta eMag

2018-03-15 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
The printed QUANTA magazine for December/January arrived here today. Derek Stewart via Ql-Users wrote: > Hi, > > Has anyone received the recent Quanta eMags, the last one I received in > October/November 2017. My subscription is in date. > > I tried to email John Southern, but no reply, where

Re: [Ql-Users] Quanta eMag

2018-03-09 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Derek, I have the same problem with the magazines. I thought it was because I could not pay QUANTA subscription for some time. QUANTA had difficulties to tell their bank account information. I paid in January. Maybe it is because of Lee Privett passing, which we all understand. All the best

Re: [Ql-Users] Sjef vd Molengraaf

2018-03-09 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
This is very sad news indeed. At Eindhoven I also showed the first Q40 before it had any operating system, and later the first public appearance with QDOS Classic. It was there where Tony Tebby approved my machine and agreed to port SMSQ/E. The Eindhoven meetings in the middle between England and

Re: [Ql-Users] Stuart Honeyball

2018-03-29 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Am 29.03.2018 um 20:13 schrieb Darren Branagh via Ql-Users: > Dont forget he also designed the ZX Spectrum issue 1 PCB by hand. And approximately 16000 of these machines were produced! Does anyone know how many GoldCards were sold? Peter ___

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD news

2018-03-29 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Am 30.03.2018 um 00:47 schrieb Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users: > Peter Graf via Ql-Users wrote: >> Did you test your logic changes with a non-Tetroid GC inside a QL where >> the original logic did *not* work reliably? >> >> I'm asking, because IIRC you reported total failu

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-SD news

2018-03-29 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Am 29.03.2018 um 23:29 schrieb Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users: > Speaking of only announcing stuff that basically already works, I have > made huge progress regarding my work on QL-SD that I was going to > write about today anyway: > > https://www.kilgus.net/2018/03/29/ql-sd-news/ Must have been a

[Ql-Users] QL Video Card?

2018-03-29 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Am 29.03.2018 um 22:59 schrieb Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users: >> (By the way, I wish Stuart had finished his QL Graphics Card, >> because all the video converters I tried with my QLs suck.) > > Yes, this is true. That's the reason I have built a prototype of a > bus-snooper that mirrors the QL

Re: [Ql-Users] OT new 68k Core

2018-11-12 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
desin via Ql-Users wrote: > > FX CAST cycle accurate Atari ST FPGA core > > http://www.atari-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=117=34555 > and > http://atari-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=28=34554 I don't find this off-topic at all. The logic seems to include a new 68000 CPU core, which is relevant for QL

Re: [Ql-Users] QED v2.01 released!

2018-09-25 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Jan Bredenbeek via Ql-Users wrote: > I'm very pleased to present you release 2.01 of QED, my ever popular text > editor! > > This release comes exactly 30 years after version 1.01, which has been > included in many QL software distributions. Awesome! Many thanks, Jan!

Re: [Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-02 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote: > Revision 2.15.5 > > [...] > > If you enjoy using this half as much as I've enjoyed amending it, then > I've had twice as much fun as you! :o) That's great work! But like many, I went from floppy images to harddisk images to be honest. Most native machines

Re: [Ql-Users] QLTools - 2.15.5 available

2019-02-04 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Norm, > One of the reasons I did some work was a recent almost total loss of over 300 > floppies going back many years. Oh my. That sounds similiar to my Q60 harddisk loss long ago. > I have qxltools on my laptop but haven't looked at it for ages, I think I had > problems compiling it -

[Ql-Users] The Pawn adventure with graphics on the Q68

2019-11-17 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi, just in case not everyone is on the QL forum, there is an exciting new software development underway. "The Pawn" and other "Magnetic Scroll" games are back. And this time not just text but with graphics! The first supported machine is the Q68, executables are already downloadable, on page 3:

Re: [Ql-Users] QBOX BBS for TCP/IP released!

2020-03-04 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Am 04.03.2020 um 17:26 schrieb Jan Bredenbeek via Ql-Users: > I've just ordered Schottky diodes for the operation 'Q68-net'. > I followed the discussion on the QL forum about fitting network sockets to > the Q68 case. This doesn't look very straightforward. I think removing the > on/off switch and

Re: [Ql-Users] QBOX BBS for TCP/IP released!

2020-03-02 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Jan, > I personally use a Linux machine or Raspberry Pi with tcpser and a> > USB-to-serial converter to exchange files to my BBQL. How about using a Q68 as bridge from Linux (SER) to QLNET (BBQL)? This way you could use higher baudrates. And network is much faster on the BBQL than SER.

Re: [Ql-Users] QL-VGA

2020-01-09 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Norman Dunbar via Ql-Users wrote: > I get that it's a software description of some hardware. Not software. It is simply a hardware description, and the result is pure hardware, i.e. flipflops, gates, wires. You can as well describe he same hardware in a schematic rather than text. It is

Re: [Ql-Users] Q60 + OSSC

2020-01-15 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy wrote: > In fact, I found out today that by increasing the sample rate to 1260 (from > the 1200 I used so far) on the OSSC, I could get it to output a 1024x512 > (without scan doubling) or 2048x1024 (with it) resolution in the 480p HDMI > signal format... and the good news is that

Re: [Ql-Users] Q60 + OSSC

2020-01-15 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy wrote: >> Besides lack of time and the BGA soldering issue, I remain unsure if >> such a massive board modification is appropriate for a historic computer. >> >> A lot depends on the question, what do we actually prefer today: Keeping >> the historic machine alive, or any 68060

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-13 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy wrote: > I don't want to undermine your (nifty) project or discourage you to > pursue it, but I recently found a solution for hooking my QL and > compatible computers (including the Thor XVI and the Q60), to a LCD > monitor (as long as it got an HDMI input). > > See it here: >

Re: [Ql-Users] FGPA Anyone (Mister)

2020-01-13 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Marcel Kilgus wrote: > Daniel Baum via Ql-Users wrote: >> I'm afraid your core doesn't seem to work on my Mister (or I've messed up >> somehow). I get a black screen with a white Minerva logo in the bottom >> right corner, which appears to be gradually overwritten with more blackness. >> I wonder

[Ql-Users] Q60 + OSSC

2020-01-13 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Thierry Godefroy wrote: > Here are two new photos (full resolution, untouched: 30Mb each !) in DNG > format, with and without scan lines doubling: > http://qdos.free.fr/images/Q60-1960x1024.dng Many thanks for taking a highres picture. It is nice to get the screen filled, still single pixels can

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-19 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Wolfgang, > SMSQE 3.36 is out. You can get it as usual on wlenerz.com/smsqe Many thanks for your maintainance work, covering so many different machines. Not that I actually use the Q68 FAT driver, but by chance I noticed a configration issue. The "Fat1_ is on card =>" entry exists, but can

Re: [Ql-Users] QL User grapic competition from 1985: Tree

2020-04-16 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Michael Berger wrote: > I have a 1985 issue of 'QL User', where the results of a graphics > competition were posted. Basic programs of limited length, to produce > some image. The contribution that impressed me most (by far!) was 'Tree' > by A. Pritchard. That was a random image with a tree in

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 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 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 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 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

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory cards and the Q60 (was Re: SMSQE 3.36)

2020-05-12 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Marcel Kilgus via Ql-Users wrote: > Fabrizio Diversi via Ql-Users wrote: >> This issue seems to address newer SMSQ/E in Eprom, I used second >> hand ST M27C1024 eprom 120ns. I ordered completely new eprom from >> China the same Brand but with 100ns.not sure where is the >> problem. > >

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory cards and the Q60 (was Re: SMSQE 3.36)

2020-05-12 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Ralf Reköndt via Ql-Users wrote: > Hmm, so why use it in an EPROM? You need some kind of ROM to boot the machine and load the OS. This can be a separate loader, like inside the Q68, but then it needs to access mass storage to load the OS. In case of the Q40 and Q60, the OS can boot completely

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory cards and the Q60 (was Re: SMSQE 3.36)

2020-05-12 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
> If it is the drives, well, that's the problem Thierry has mentioned. By the way I doubt the ISA bus reset is required, which is adding to the delay. Neither QDOS Classic nor my own Utility ROMs use it. Never seen any issue. ___ QL-Users Mailing List

Re: [Ql-Users] Q40i/Q60 board availability

2020-06-12 Thread Peter Graf via Ql-Users
Hi Jason, > I realize I'm 19 years late to the party, but does these boards exist > anymore? Nice to hear that my good old design is still of interest. The Q60 still exists and has a die-hard user base, but is no longer officially manufactured. The Q40/Q60 version of the SMSQ/E operating system