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Offline duga

Bug in AmiUpdate 2.39?
« on: January 01, 2020, 04:01:26 PM »
System: WinUAE running AmigaOS 4.1 Update 8 (PPC604e with 128 MB FAST RAM)
AmiUpdate version 2.39

Problem: Trying to upgrade to Final Edition update 1 via AmiUpdate, but due to some bug in AmiUpdate it only saves and unpacks the file to RAM: which causes RAM to go down to zero.

I've configured AmiUpdate to save to System:temp, but still it both downloads and unpacks to RAM: for some reason.

Is it possible to run any higher version of AmiUpdate than 2.39 on 4.1 update 8?

Any other hints?

Offline duga

Re: Bug in AmiUpdate 2.39?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2020, 05:20:48 PM »
Managed to manually upgrade to 2.47.

But of course it still can't unpack, and when that fails ("Cannot unpack this for you") it asks: "Do you want to save this file to RAM: ?" even though I have configured it to download and unpack the files to System:Temp.

When I answer Yes the file is kept in RAM:, but when I try to open the file UnARC claims it's corrupted. I've downloaded it 5-6 times.

Offline Matt_H

Re: Bug in AmiUpdate 2.39?
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2020, 04:31:45 PM »
Not sure about AmiUpdate in this scenario, but you can download Update 1 from Hyperion’s website and install it the old-fashioned way.