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by rpineau
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Wait what... ?! lol
Replies: 10
Views: 351

Re: Wait what... ?! lol

imagine this :
Multiply each tape by 26.1TB ... LOTS OF STORAGE
by rpineau
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Wait what... ?! lol
Replies: 10
Views: 351

Re: Wait what... ?! lol

Yep. Tape system like LTO have always been cheaper than drives. This is really for archiving as direct random access is not really usable even if you "raid" them. But for enterprise, on a cost per GB, Tape is very cost effective as a backup medium and with LTO-9 coming the restore time are similar t...
by rpineau
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: UBUNTU old repos ?
Replies: 10
Views: 523

Re: UBUNTU old repos ?

Based on this page : https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/awstats
Trusty (14.04 which in Ubuntu time is old) only has 7.2
If you want 7.6+ you'll need to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.06 at least (Bionic Beaver)... or compile it yourself from sources.
by rpineau
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Just when you think life couldn't possibly get any worse..
Replies: 8
Views: 325

Re: Just when you think life couldn't possibly get any worse..

This is an abomination and should be banned !!
by rpineau
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: 68030 bootstrapping issue
Replies: 9
Views: 487

Re: 68030 bootstrapping issue

The CT60/63 uses the bus grant signals as well as the halt signal. The reason for the use of the bus grant signals use is that when the DMA request the bus the "new" CPU has to release the bus and at that point this invalidate the halt state of the on board 68030, so the new CPU (actually the CPLD) ...
by rpineau
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Hey All
Replies: 4
Views: 355

Re: Hey All

And the source and binary are available : https://rti-zone.org/atari_soft.php
:)
by rpineau
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Merry ChriSTmas one and all!
Replies: 12
Views: 799

Re: Merry ChriSTmas one and all!

Yep, really busy as I now have a day job and do some PCB and system design for a 2nd company as a contractor (astronomy related). This unfortunately doesn't leave a lot of time for Atari stuff. I'll check with Juliusz (who's busy as a new parent :) ) and may be we can just release what we have and s...
by rpineau
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: Merry ChriSTmas one and all!
Replies: 12
Views: 799

Re: Merry ChriSTmas one and all!

:merryxmas: :thanksblue: :cheers:
by rpineau
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: exxos blog - random goings on
Replies: 641
Views: 62851

Re: exxos blog - random goings on

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