Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-25 Thread Derek Stewart via Ql-Users
Hi, Please see the quoted message at the bottom of this message. All clear now, I had not read the Q40_FAT32 file. It looks to me that in SMSQ/E now on a Q60 in eproms, that I can add upto 4 QWA container files and assign them with the new WIN_DRIVE command. Since the QWA files must exist

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-24 Thread Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users
Hi, I'm not sure I follow. Regards Wolfgang > Hi, > > Just to clarify, does SMSQ/E v3.36 mount the QXL.WIN files correctly. > --- > Regards, > > Derek > ___ > QL-Users Mailing List > ___ QL-Users Mailing

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-24 Thread Derek via Ql-Users
Hi, Just to clarify, does SMSQ/E v3.36 mount the QXL.WIN files correctly. --- Regards, Derek ___ 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: > -    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] 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 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 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] 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] 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] 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 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, > > 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] 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: > 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 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 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 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

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 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, > 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
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 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 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 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 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

2020-04-22 Thread Thierry Godefroy via Ql-Users
On Sun, 19 Apr 2020 07:52:43 +0200, Wolfgang Lenerz via Ql-Users wrote: > The Qx0 can read container files from the first four FAT32 partitions > and has some new card related keywords (see extras_new_Q40_FAT32_txt) Sadly, this change totally broke secondary partitions support for Atari

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-19 Thread Derek via Ql-Users
Hi, No need to use CD ROM disks, as I have a PC with an SD Card reader on it in the house... I insert the 32Gb SD Card into the reader and copy the QWA container file (QXL.WIN file) to it and insert the SD Card into the Q68 SD Card reader Slot 2, mount the SD Card and read the files. Or

Re: [Ql-Users] SMSQE 3.36

2020-04-19 Thread simon629--- via Ql-Users
You No the Removable Win File is a Removable SD a Well The Next thing needs to come out is CD-Rom Support  so If they have to Computers in the  house Like a PC and LIKE a Q68 and If you a Portable USB CD Rom Drive you could of  unplug it from the  PC and plug it it to the  Q68 and install All

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