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Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2020, 21:18
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By amigasith
See here:...

See here: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=77705
Forum: support.Hardware 29 June 2020, 20:23
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By amigasith
This is required for the Voltage Back Bias (VBB)...

This is required for the Voltage Back Bias (VBB) versions of Agnus.
Forum: support.Hardware 13 May 2020, 21:30
Replies: 52
Views: 1,843
Posted By amigasith
Nice read and pics :great Regarding the hard...

Nice read and pics :great

Regarding the hard drive: I have successfully re-animated a couple of old hard drives by giving them a gentle knock from the side with a small hammer. This helps when the...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 April 2020, 09:48
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By amigasith
Excellent :great Nice finding & even nicer repair...

Excellent :great Nice finding & even nicer repair guide :)
Forum: support.Hardware 14 April 2020, 09:40
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By amigasith
Hi Morten, when I got my A4000 a couple of...

Hi Morten,

when I got my A4000 a couple of years ago, it showed similar symptoms to what your setup is showing: It ran fine for some time, sometimes even hours, and out of the blue it would just...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 April 2020, 13:37
Replies: 39
Views: 2,486
Posted By amigasith
You need a programmer for this. See here:...

You need a programmer for this. See here: https://lotharek.pl/productdetail.php?id=105#faq
Forum: support.Hardware 03 April 2020, 22:05
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
As Boris pointed out in another Furia thread here...

As Boris pointed out in another Furia thread here on EAB, a new Firmware version was released:



I tested all afternoon with the new version and I only got a red screen of death once when I was...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 February 2020, 09:44
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
That's strange. Version 12.5 ran okay-ish on my...

That's strange. Version 12.5 ran okay-ish on my A600, 12.7 was a total mess from a stability point of view, and 12.8 is the most stable so far.

I suspect that at the end of the day, most if not...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 January 2020, 10:12
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
I totally feel with you, I was also disappointed...

I totally feel with you, I was also disappointed that it is so picky. Here are a couple of thoughts, without any guarantee for success, however:

- I think I read somewhere that others are also...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 January 2020, 20:41
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Hmm... I never had to disable caches before...

Hmm... I never had to disable caches before booting into Workbench. Even before flashing the new firmware this worked okay for me.



Only partly. You can only view the "major" part of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2020, 21:04
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
I used this one (DLC9G):...

I used this one (DLC9G): http://www.ebay.de/itm/272220427911

You have to be careful however - this type of programmer is available in many different versions from many different vendors, and some...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 January 2020, 20:52
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Thanks for reminding me of this thread :D ...

Thanks for reminding me of this thread :D

Well... Getting the programmer to run wasn't as bad as I thought actually. And the programming process is also almost straightforward. I tried a couple of...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 November 2019, 14:32
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By amigasith
Oh my goodness :shocked This is super awesome...

Oh my goodness :shocked This is super awesome :D:D:D :great
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2019, 09:59
Replies: 58
Views: 2,229
Posted By amigasith
Perhaps this is the "PIO 2 Mod" for the A4K? Here...

Perhaps this is the "PIO 2 Mod" for the A4K? Here you can find some info: http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=603519&postcount=40 However, I am not sure if this mod is known to cause issues with...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 August 2019, 10:38
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By amigasith
Please don't do this! The membrane is incredibly...

Please don't do this! The membrane is incredibly delicate. You would destroy it in an instant - guaranteed.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 June 2019, 20:51
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By amigasith
Not true! My own A500 Rev 5 from back in the day...

Not true! My own A500 Rev 5 from back in the day has exactly this Signetics CPU and it is still going strong :great See here for an example of a list of 68000 CPUs used:...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 May 2019, 06:26
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
I am in contact with Boris, the Furia developer,...

I am in contact with Boris, the Furia developer, since a couple of days and he thinks that the new version of the Firmware could actually solve my reboot issue :agree

The problem is, however, that...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2019, 20:42
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
I used a 3.1 ROM as the base and did the...

I used a 3.1 ROM as the base and did the following changes:

- Removed workbench.library, because I could not otherwise squeeze all the updates into the ROM and workbench.library gets loaded from...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 May 2019, 20:23
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Another update... A friend of mine burnt me...

Another update...

A friend of mine burnt me the custom Kickstart I was using for my MAPROM experiments into a real EPROM. My hope was that I could use SHADOWROM with this custom Kickstart and...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 May 2019, 18:11
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
This is exactly what I'm trying to achieve :)...

This is exactly what I'm trying to achieve :) Overriding the Kickstart built-in icon.library, for example. LoadModule registers the libraries with Amiga OS's exec.library, so it really shouldn't...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2019, 12:46
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Hi majinga, thanks for sharing your...

Hi majinga,

thanks for sharing your experience! However, as I described above, I had no issues with plain SHADOWROM. The problems started when I used some modules on top of SHADOWROM by using...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2019, 06:00
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Phew - that's tough :( I guess I really have to...

Phew - that's tough :( I guess I really have to consider myself lucky as John pointed out. My Furia at least doesn't do things like this to me.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2019, 22:43
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Nope... Entering the early startup menu each time...

Nope... Entering the early startup menu each time I reset the machine is something I would consider highly impractical. In addition, at least "C:CPU >NIL: NOCACHE" should do exactly the same as...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2019, 20:59
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Hmm... Based on your comments above, I tried...

Hmm... Based on your comments above, I tried again with disabling caches. First try was via "furiatune cache off" in Startup-Sequence and then "C:CPU >NIL: NOCACHE". Both variants didn't work :sad...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 April 2019, 14:57
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
For the records: I just finished a 3+ hours test...

For the records: I just finished a 3+ hours test cycle with MBRTest-2 with all RAM test cases enabled. As expected, MBRTest-2 didn't find a single error. Of course, the A600 didn't lock up or...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2019, 21:39
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Before somebody concludes that SHADOWROM didn't...

Before somebody concludes that SHADOWROM didn't work for me, I think I have to add some additional bits of information here: SHADOWROM itself worked without any problems, but I tried using LoadModule...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2019, 20:59
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Alright, instead of messing around with Frontier,...

Alright, instead of messing around with Frontier, which I have never tried in the past, I just let my A600 play an mp3 for ~2 hours in a loop. After that, I could reset the machine without any...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2019, 14:47
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Hi John, thanks for your comment! Of course,...

Hi John,

thanks for your comment! Of course, before creating my own thread, I read yours with great interest. I will try to run some tests with MBRTest-2 as you suggest, however I somehow doubt...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 April 2019, 11:22
Replies: 66
Views: 4,483
Posted By amigasith
Furia MAPROM / SHADOWROM issues

Hi all,

since a couple of weeks, I'm the proud owner of a Furia Rev2b with FPU - the red one. In general, I think the Furia is a great little card that has a lot of horsepower, but there is one...
Forum: Coders. System 02 March 2019, 10:20
Replies: 3,470
Views: 486,288
Posted By amigasith
Same opinion here :great I also think that your...

Same opinion here :great I also think that your icon.library is one of the most useful pieces of software made for the Amiga in the last I don't know how many years - hats off :bowdown
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 29 January 2019, 20:13
Replies: 126
Views: 22,090
Posted By amigasith
Great read :great Really enjoyed it :)

Great read :great Really enjoyed it :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 20 December 2018, 21:47
Replies: 44
Views: 4,286
Posted By amigasith
My Amiga moment 2018: I finally realized my Amiga...

My Amiga moment 2018: I finally realized my Amiga dream and got a Cyberstorm MKII - what a beautiful beast :)
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2018, 16:24
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By amigasith
New membranes are available here:...

New membranes are available here: https://www.vesalia.de/r0d_amiga_hardware_amiga_500.htm
Forum: News 21 September 2018, 19:55
Replies: 209
Views: 25,184
Posted By amigasith
Nice :great This is customer support how it...

Nice :great This is customer support how it should be.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 September 2018, 13:13
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By amigasith
I also almost ruined a drive a while back when I...

I also almost ruined a drive a while back when I put in a floppy disk that caused a pretty bad grinding noise. Cleaning with IPA didn't help.

After a while, I found out that the heads were out of...
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2018, 20:44
Replies: 20
Views: 2,398
Posted By amigasith
I always use changerdbflags from Thomas Rapp. You...

I always use changerdbflags from Thomas Rapp. You can download it here: http://thomas-rapp.homepage.t-online.de/download.html Works beautifully :great
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2018, 08:17
Replies: 82
Views: 14,716
Posted By amigasith
This is awesome, Acill :great I was already...

This is awesome, Acill :great

I was already following very closely what hese did with his A4000+ Alice motherboard, but what I was really waiting for was a Rev B motherboard replica. Hats off to...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 March 2018, 20:46
Replies: 88
Views: 16,981
Posted By amigasith
hese, you are a true hero :bowdown Honestly, I am...

hese, you are a true hero :bowdown Honestly, I am deeply impressed by both your reverse engineering and PCB design skills and also because of the fact that you are going to open source your work....
Forum: Hardware mods 19 February 2018, 10:24
Replies: 257
Views: 33,101
Posted By amigasith
Hi Amiga87...

Hi Amiga87 (http://eab.abime.net/member.php?u=62543), thank you very much for this very nice piece of information! What would make it even more valuable would be a picture :) Could you post one? This...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 February 2018, 09:21
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By amigasith
In many cases, it's not just bad traces that...

In many cases, it's not just bad traces that cause problems. Vias can also be a major source of issues.

While they look okay from the outside, they might be broken from the inside and don't...
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