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Forum: support.Hardware 01 April 2020, 12:18
Replies: 9
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Posted By Sim085
Great :) I think I am going to try this out. Will...

Great :) I think I am going to try this out. Will see out it goes.
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2020, 19:18
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Sim085
Did not completely understand this. An A500...

Did not completely understand this.

An A500 comes with 512KB of ChipRAM. Any bottom expansion card adds 512KB of SlowRAM. A motherboard hack can be done (change of jumpers) to get this recognized...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2020, 13:44
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Sim085
That would also be my understanding. Maybe when...

That would also be my understanding. Maybe when the statement was written there where no accelerator card relocators and therefore written in the context that with what was available the use of a...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 March 2020, 07:00
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Sim085
DKB MegaAChip 2000/500

I am looking at the details of the DKB MegaAChip 2000/500 on the Amiga Hardware Database here:
https://amiga.resource.cx/exp/megachip

This says:

"rules out internal processor cards and...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 March 2020, 11:33
Replies: 198
Views: 30,221
Posted By Sim085
Can't wait to join this party :)

Can't wait to join this party :)
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2020, 16:34
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Sim085
Thank you for this. Yes, I have been looking...

Thank you for this.

Yes, I have been looking at this for a long time. The problem is that this mod makes the bottom expansion slot useless as all 2MB of ChipRAM come from the new DRAM chips. I do...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 March 2020, 16:27
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Sim085
+1 to this. :)

+1 to this. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 09 March 2020, 15:00
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Sim085
Have 8MB FastRAM connected to the 68K socket (I...

Have 8MB FastRAM connected to the 68K socket (I believe that is the maximum) + IDE. To my knowledge (from what I have read) ChipRAM cannot be added from socket or side expansion.

It is just this...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 March 2020, 14:14
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Sim085
The thing is that I have an A500 with 1MB ChipRAM...

The thing is that I have an A500 with 1MB ChipRAM and an A500+ with 2MB ChipRAM using standrad expansions for these machines. What I want for this particular A500 rev6a is to hack it into an A500+. I...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 March 2020, 10:30
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Sim085
Definitly don't want a rat's nest of wires :) ...

Definitly don't want a rat's nest of wires :)

I understand that a new Agnus will be required because the one that comes with the rev6a has the 1MB limit. However, apart from this, I was hoping...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 March 2020, 21:53
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Sim085
Use 1MB Expansion Card in A500 rev6a

Out of the box the A500 rev6a comes with 512KB of ChipRAM. An expansion card for the A500 rev6a would come with another 512KB of RAM recognized as SlowRAM. I know there is a motherboard hack that can...
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2020, 21:06
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Sim085
This is for an A500 and at the moment just want...

This is for an A500 and at the moment just want to be able to connect a PLCC 68K to the motherboard DIP socket.



Thank you for the link. Will check it out.
Forum: Hardware mods 08 March 2020, 10:25
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Sim085
68K DIP format to PLCC format

Does anyone know from where I can order a 68K DIP to PLCC adapter?
Forum: support.Apps 08 March 2020, 09:50
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Sim085
Thanks gulliver. Yes can see the option in...

Thanks gulliver. Yes can see the option in Rebooter.
Forum: support.Apps 07 March 2020, 23:26
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Sim085
BootRamDrive - What is it?

I can see that BetterWB updates the startup-sequence with the following entry:


assign >NIL: exists BootRamDrive:
if not warn
LockDevice BootRamDrive: Lock on
Echo ""
Echo "WARNING"
Echo ""...
Forum: support.Apps 27 February 2020, 08:56
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Sim085
Ahh... :shocked Should have started a fresh...

Ahh... :shocked
Should have started a fresh Workbench install before posting. Will see what I might have changed in BenchTrash.
Forum: support.Apps 26 February 2020, 22:05
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Sim085
Delete not working as I would expect

I am using Workbench 3.1. I am sure that in the past when I deleted something, what I deleted used to go to the Trashcan directory (System:Trashcan). However I noticed that when I delete something...
Forum: support.Apps 22 February 2020, 22:32
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Sim085
Thank you for the explanation :) Will go with...

Thank you for the explanation :)
Will go with option 2.
Forum: support.Apps 22 February 2020, 00:12
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Sim085
VBCC/NDK/Make AmiTCP dependency?

I have installed NDK 3.9, VBCC 0.9f and Make. I have written a small HelloWorld example. The solution does compile but each time I compile the solution using the Make command I get a requestor to...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 February 2020, 20:23
Replies: 238
Views: 23,175
Posted By Sim085
I was mostly referring to the "surprise for...

I was mostly referring to the "surprise for later" mentioned by mkstr. What I said previously was not related to me preferring one storage format over another but rather wishful thinking that an...
Forum: Hardware mods 17 February 2020, 11:14
Replies: 238
Views: 23,175
Posted By Sim085
Looking forward to see more of this :)

Looking forward to see more of this :)
Forum: Hardware mods 17 February 2020, 10:31
Replies: 238
Views: 23,175
Posted By Sim085
First of all big thank you to all those working...

First of all big thank you to all those working on this project.

With regards to SD card feature; is there any advantage of having an SD slot instead of an IDE header?
I ask as for the IDE...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 February 2020, 13:20
Replies: 75
Views: 12,546
Posted By Sim085
I have gone through the thread and from what I...

I have gone through the thread and from what I understand two cards are under discussion in this; one presented in the first post and another presented in post 25. The one posted at post 25 can take...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 February 2020, 08:31
Replies: 30
Views: 1,430
Posted By Sim085
So A1200 on its own (no expansion card no cf...

So A1200 on its own (no expansion card no cf card) works fine?

if yes, this is similar behavior I had with my A1200 when I had the power issue but for me, with an 030 card, after first restart it...
Forum: support.Apps 14 February 2020, 21:37
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Sim085
Thank you. Much appreciated :).

Thank you. Much appreciated :).
Forum: support.Hardware 13 February 2020, 10:22
Replies: 30
Views: 1,430
Posted By Sim085
When I had random restarts on my A1200 it was...

When I had random restarts on my A1200 it was because i had added an 030 card and the power supply I was using (modified ATX) was not providing enough power - therefore triggerign a restart. However...
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2020, 20:02
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Sim085
NewIcons on Workbench 2.1

Hello,

Is there a package to install NewIcons on Workbench 2.1? On Wikipedia entry for NewIcons it says "NewIcons is a third-party extension to the icon handling system for AmigaOS 2 and newer"...
Forum: support.Other 11 November 2019, 10:05
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By Sim085
Do you mean like using tools like re-source? ...

Do you mean like using tools like re-source?

Also what would you qualify as "system friendly"? For example would a game that runs from workbench be classified as so?
Forum: support.Hardware 09 November 2019, 14:59
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Sim085
So when we say that Agnus is 512KB or 1MB or 2MB...

So when we say that Agnus is 512KB or 1MB or 2MB it means the amount of addressable ChipRAM only? If the Agnus is 1MB and in total on board and through bottom expansion slot there is a total of 2MB...
Forum: support.Other 08 November 2019, 20:32
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By Sim085
SysInfo: why A600 reported as slower than A2000?

Just out of curiosity; why does an A500+ with 1MB chipRAM get a lower score than an A2000 and A600 is reported to be just 77% as fast as an A2000? Didn't the A2000 come with a 68000 at 7Mhz and 1MB...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 November 2019, 13:46
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Sim085
Is bottom expansion slot just for a clock board on an A500 rev5 with 8371 agnus?

Given the Agnus 8371 agnus supports 512K of RAM, and given a rev5 A500 board already comes with 512K of RAM onboard, then does it mean that such a machine, unmodified, would only support a clock...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 November 2019, 15:10
Replies: 198
Views: 30,221
Posted By Sim085
Hello, just checking if anyone is selling empty...

Hello, just checking if anyone is selling empty PCBs of the latest version of the A314. I would really like to try and build one of these.
Forum: Hardware mods 29 October 2019, 11:39
Replies: 41
Views: 5,121
Posted By Sim085
(I am no keyboard expert so sorry if the question...

(I am no keyboard expert so sorry if the question might sound stupid)
Isn't the layout of the A1200 keyboard same as that of an A500? I know the controller is different but what about the layout?
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2019, 21:36
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By Sim085
http://amiga.resource.cx/mod/a500.html has the...

http://amiga.resource.cx/mod/a500.html has the following information;

revision 3:
512kB Chip RAM on motherboard as 16 chips
Kickstart 1.2 ROM

However I myself never owned a rev3 A500 so do...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2019, 21:02
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By Sim085
It looks like a rev3 ...

It looks like a rev3
http://amiga.resource.cx/photos/a500,1
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2019, 22:16
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sim085
By looking at the fake 68010 and compare this...

By looking at the fake 68010 and compare this with the original 68000 I would say they use something like a sandpaper to remove the original markings and then they place new markings.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2019, 19:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sim085
ok, by using vbr.68k I can confirm that this is a...

ok, by using vbr.68k I can confirm that this is a FAKE!



It was pretty cheap which is why I tried it out.



The CPU sent to me does not look like the one in the image on the ebay seller...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2019, 12:11
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sim085
Sorry for the newb question, but how do I do...

Sorry for the newb question, but how do I do this? Just type those two lines in Shell?
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2019, 12:07
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sim085
Here is photo of CPU.

Here is photo of CPU.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 October 2019, 22:38
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Sim085
SysInfo reports 68010 as being 68000. Is this normal?

Hello, so the 68010 I ordered arrived. Popped into an A500, switched in and everything booted fine. Tried SysInfo and this reports it as a 68000. Tried WhichAmiga and this reports the 68010 as 68000....
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