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Latest beta: v1.2.0-BETA6 (2018-08-06 22:24 CET)

HstWB Installer

Prebuild self install images

Raspberry Pi


Latest stable: v1.1.0 (2017-06-12 21:30 CET)

HstWB Installer

Prebuild self install images


Previous beta: v1.2.0-BETA5 (2018-07-10 20:00 CET)

HstWB Installer

Prebuild self install images

Raspberry Pi


Change log

v1.2.0-BETA6 (2018-08-06 22:24 CET)

Changes:

  • Fixed hstwb image setup script patching self install directories correctly.
  • emoved extra igame screenshots from EAB WHDLoad Games Menu packages that was incorrectly placed.
  • New self install images are available at https://hstwb.firstrealize.com.

v1.2.0-BETA5 (2018-07-22 09:04 CET)

Changes:

  • Refactored build eab whdload install to build install entries.
  • Updated build install entries to build menus for selecting install sets: all, best version and best version for lowmem.
  • Updated install scripts to load archive commands resident.
  • Changed Chips UAE4ARM to use 68020 CPU.
  • Added new hstwb image setup Powershell and Python scripts to replace install uae config scripts for better cross platform support, detect and install from Amiga Forever installed or iso mounted and validate files detected.
  • Added build packages Powershell script to build all packages for HstWB Installer.
  • Updated Amibian support files.
  • New self install images are available at https://hstwb.firstrealize.com.

v1.2.0-BETA4 (2018-07-21 21:37 CET)

Changes:

  • Added new build eab whdload install Powershell and Python scripts to build user packages install menus that extracts and installs lha and lzx archives from Retroplay EAB WHDLoad Packs.
  • Replaced md5sum with own md5 for uae4arm and amiberry jit compatibility and added stack set to 16KB for generic install script.
  • Replaced lha 2.15 with lha 2.2 for uae4arm and amiberry jit compatibility.
  • Updated run script to create workbench, kickstart, os39 and userpackages directories for build self install mode.
  • New self install images are available at https://hstwb.firstrealize.com.

v1.2.0-BETA3 (2018-04-07 21:57 CET)

Changes:

  • Re-created all images from scratch using Amiga OS 3.9 with PFS3AIO v3.0 from Toni Wilen and left 5 cylinders unused at end of last partition.
  • Added failat 21 to fix startup sequences using version to check scsi.device.
  • Added transparency to HstWB Installer FS-UAE theme showing harddrive, cdrom and floppy icons for read and write activity.
  • Changed images to use new hstwb-image.json file format.
  • Changed packages to use new hstwb-package.json file format.
  • Added support files for Amibian to easily expand filesystem and automate installation of Kickstart rom and HstWB Installer on Amibian images.
  • Added rdbinfo Powershell and Python scripts to read RDB from image files and mounted devices.
  • Renamed make installer to build release and update it to build both msi installer and portable release.
  • Self install images are available at https://hstwb.firstrealize.com.

v1.2.0-BETA2 (2018-02-01 08:20 CET)

Changes:

  • Updated setup and run scripts to show warnings when images uses harddrives larger than 4GB. In some situations PFS3AIO v2.3 (used for all images) can become corrupt and result in requester popups "Wrong block id". This is currently being investigated with new experimental versions of PFS3AIO from Toni Wilen.
  • Replaced firstline with sed script for 68000 compatibility.
  • Replaced reqlist with requestline for 68000 compatibility.
  • Changed package installation and user package installation menu's options for better layout using requestlist.
  • Updated hstwb-installer setup, run scripts and self install mode to autodetect Cloanto Amiga Forever 7 Workbench adf and Kickstart rom files.
  • Updated self install images to remove packages installation files after they are installed.
  • Added back option to change installer mode menu.
  • Added a few new images installed and partitioned with dostype PDS3.

v1.2.0-BETA1 (2017-12-31 10:46 CET)

Changes:

  • Added installation of Amiga OS 3.9 from CD0: and iso using filedisk.device and amicdfs.
  • Added installation of Boing Bag 1 & 2.
  • Fixed sorting packages by dependencies when only one package is selected.
  • Optimized Workbench, Amiga OS, Kickstart, packages AmigaDOS scripts.
  • Added user package installation.
  • Updated self install to autodetect workbench 3.1 adf from WORKBENCHDIR and extract system files to automate self install and avoid inserting workbench 3.1 disk.
  • Added launch scripts to handle when hstwb installer is being used for the first time.
  • Updated setup and run script to support both FS-UAE and WinUAE emulators, which are autodetect and configure emulator menu using setup script.
  • Added build eab whdload pack install script to extract and install demo and game lha and zip files.

v1.1.0 (2017-06-12 21:30 CET)

Changes:

  • Updated readme for packages and HstWB Installer.
  • Added FAQ to HstWB Installer and HstWB Package.
  • Added 32GB and 64GB HDF images. Existing image template sizes have been adjusted and should fit into any brand CF/SD card.
  • Removed BETA2 from HstWB Installer version.
  • Updated HstWB Installer tutorial screenshots to reflect v1.1.0 and latest changes.
  • Added natural sort for Create Image Directory From Image Template menu.
  • Added better step descriptions for building package installation tutorial.
  • Fixed copying workbench or kickstart rom files containing exclamation mark characters.
  • Removed mod files from EAB Games menu packages that sounded strange being played with easymod.

v1.1.0-BETA2 (2017-05-31 15:17 CET)

Changes:

  • Fixed errors occurring when running self-install in emulator or real Amiga not having 4 floppy devices attached. Thanks to Tomse for notifying me.
  • Updated install Workbench script to work with non-Cloanto Workbench adf files.
  • Updated HstWB package default settings: Load scsi.device 43.45, PeterK icon.library and start Amiga Boot Selector.
  • Updated ClassicWB packages with installation of scsi.device 43.45.
  • Completed HstWB Installer readme tutorials.

v1.1.0-BETA1 (2017-05-23 11:33 CET)

Changes:

  • Added build self install and build package installation mode.
  • Changed from image HDF path to image directory to support multiple HDF files using image templates.
  • Added WinForm dialogs for selecting directories instead of entering paths in console.
  • Added and adjusted 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB HDF image templates.
  • Added documentation for HstWB Installer functionality, usage and tutorials with step by step descriptions and screenshots.
  • Updated msi installer to include readme for HstWB Installer and included packages readme.