Monthly archives: May, 2014

reinstall grub 2 in IcAROS

Reinstall grub2 if stuffs go wrong :   I had a problem this morning when booting my machine. Screen stayed blank at the first step of the boot, instead of displaying the grub screen. This comes from the dma on my computer. So I disabled dma with “nodma” option in grub, now. I don’t have…


mount an ISO file in IcAROS

So you have an ISO file and want to access it without having to burn a DVD ? Here is what you have to do : – copy the file (iso) to the drawer “AROS:Diskimages” – rename it as Unit0 – add this into the file AROS:Devs/Mountlist ISO: FileSystem = cdrom.handler Device = fdsk.device Unit      …


icaros tutorial

This article is there to help you understanding how to install / update the last official IcAROS release : IcAROS 1.5.2 WIP5, what it is made of, what you have to expect of it, and some workarounds on some issues. I am very happy to have downloaded it, and even if some stuffs don’t work…


install dopus on regular IcAROS

Introduction :   Yepa, that’s fantastic : DOpus 5.9 has finally been released, 15 years after the 5.89. http://aros-exec.org/modules/news/index.php?storytopic=4 That’s really fantastic, and I can hear the sounds of many people saying, I want it running on my IcAros ! There are two main ways to get DOpus running on IcAROS : – Install DOpus…


smb share on linux with amiga 1200 and easynet pcmcia eth

I’ve made an article about this for IcAROS http://thewetmachine.net/?p=755, so, now, one is needed for Amiga 1200 classic. The best way to surf the network, download programs, … today with an amiga 1200 classic is its original case, is buying an easynet pcmcia card : http://amiga.amedia-computer.com/index.php/catalogue/infos/1/1/LC_EASYNETRJ45 For me network is better than sharing usb keys,…


access amiga FFS Hard Drive (or CF) under ubuntu

Today a simple trick. It is sometimes needed for us, amigans, to access the internal hard drive (or compact flash) that fits normaly inside our beloved Amiga 1200. Many articles around the internet speak about accessing it from Win-UAE under Windows, but I did not find many of them speaking about accessing it under Ubuntu….


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