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Bugfix update for AmigaOS Workbench 3.1 (40.43)

Brussels, October 25, 2016

Hyperion is pleased to announce the immediate availability of an update to the recently released AmigaOS Workbench 3.1 (40.43) to address a few reported issues.

Registered customers can download the free update from the restricted download area on the Hyperion Entertainment website, new customers will automatically get the fixed version via our fulfillment partner avangate.

Changes:

  • FIXED: The AmigaOS Workbench disk image was not bootable
  • FIXED: The installation script could wrongly copy the contents of the Install disk into FONTS:
  

 

 

Halloween special double treat for the Classic AmigaOS

Brussels, October 13, 2016

Hyperion Entertainment is pleased to announce the first official AmigaOS Workbench 3.1 and Kickstart 3.1 updates in over twenty years for Classic Amiga systems. The new versions, which have have been re-built from the original source code, include a number of enhancements and bug fixes and are fully compatible with both real Amiga hardware and Classic Amiga emulation software.

Each update can be purchased for only EUR 9.95 incl. VAT via the Buy now! link on their respective product pages. Buyers of both updates will get a 10% discount!

 

AmigaOS Workbench 3.1 (v40.43) update for Amiga desktops

(for Amiga 500/600/1200/2000/3000/4000(T) computers and Amiga emulation software)

The AmigaOS Workbench 3.1 (v40.43) images can be written to real Amiga floppy diskettes or used in Amiga emulation software. The changes include:

  • Compatibility with A4000T
  • Installer fixed to use proper assigns which allows installation from other media in addition to the 6 floppy disk set

Special BONUS - AmigaOS Workbench 3.1 (v40.43) is supplied with a FREE updated licensed copy of AmigaOS Workbench 1.3.3 which incorporates the following changes:

  •  C/SetClock v34.3 by Olaf Barthel, which fixes Y2K issues and also works on newer Kickstart versions. (Note: the old SetClock command has been renamed and left on disk for reference purposes)
  • Deactivated "FF" program in Startup-Sequence to prevent problems on 68020/030 processors

 

Kickstart 3.1 (40.72) update for Amiga desktops

(for Amiga 500/600/1200/2000/3000/4000(T) computers and Amiga emulation software)

The Kickstart 3.1 (40.72) image is the first test release and can written to EEPROM chips for use in real Amiga computers or used with Amiga emulation software. It contains the following new components:

exec.library 40.12

  • Updated copyright information text
  • Fixed a small bug in the memory pools code which mirrors the same bug fix in the same code that was used in amiga.lib.

strap 40.3

  • Added the Boingball logo which replaces the rainbow-coloured checkmark logo. Slightly brighter background colour.

workbench.library 40.6

  • Rebuilt with SAS/C 6.59 to free up more ROM space because the copyright text in the updated exec.library. No other functional changes.

scsi.device 40.21 for A600

  • Small bug fix to the IDE task initialization making is compatible with the A600. (Note: older Kickstart ROMs used scsi.device version 39, because unlike version 40, it did not crash on the A600)

scsi.device 40.21 for A1200

  • Same binary as used for the A600

Special BONUS - Kickstart 3.1 (v40.72) is supplied with a FREE licensed copy of Kickstart 1.3 

 

Farewell, Dave :(

Brussels, February 21, 2016
Dave Needle, 2011

With deepest regret we learnt that Dave Needle passed away on February 20, 2016.

As most of you know, Dave was one of the original engineers who created the AMIGA in the team around Jay Miner. Without people like Dave we would never have been able to feel the joy of a real personal computer.

The management of Hyperion Entertainment CVBA and the whole team behind AmigaOS offer their sincere condolences to family Needle and wish them a lot of strength and all the best.
We all will sadly miss Dave.
 

Hyperion and Individual Computers sign license agreement

Brussels, March 9, 2013

Hyperion Entertainment CVBA (Belgium) and Individual Computers GmbH (Germany) have signed a license agreement for use of Kickstart 1.3 and Kickstart 3.1 ROMs in processor accelerators for Amiga 500, Amiga 1000, Amiga 2000 and Amiga 2500.

In addition to the binary license, Hyperion will grant Individual Computers access to the source code  of the IDE driver for further development  which may facilitate installation of AmigaOS 4.1 and beyond.

The first product to make use of this license will be the entry-level accelerator for Amiga  500 called "ACA500": With both Kickstart images in the flashrom of this product,the user will benefit from best compatibility with floppy-based and harddisk-based software.

 

Happy New Year

Antwerp, Belgium. - 31 December, 2007

Hyperion Entertainment extends its best wishes for 2008 to all of its customers and supporters world-wide.

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