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Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2019, 15:24
Replies: 14
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Posted By gdonner
Great, thank you! :) (It hadn't been obvious...

Great, thank you! :)

(It hadn't been obvious to me, as there are all sorts of critical-looking commands in the archive, and I'm definitely a "noob" to IDEFix). :)
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2019, 14:24
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By gdonner
Quick question on IDEFix: Does anyone know...

Quick question on IDEFix:

Does anyone know what the absolute minimum part of the IDEFix package is required to get the 4-way IDE adapter to work?

Do you still need to install all the commands...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2019, 17:38
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By gdonner
Grazie. :)

Grazie. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 03 October 2019, 03:01
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By gdonner
Argh. Ah well; at least I got a nice original...

Argh. Ah well; at least I got a nice original diskette. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 02 October 2019, 21:25
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
Showing my ignorance here (ahem), but the...

Showing my ignorance here (ahem), but the following 1.4a optimizations aren't blitter-related?

(All contributed by @beeanyew):
• Consolidated and optimized rectangle filling and pattern/template...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2019, 19:28
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By gdonner
Thanks Jope--downloaded. FWIW, I managed to...

Thanks Jope--downloaded.

FWIW, I managed to buy an original IDE-Fix '97 diskette from eBay (real cheap); I figured if there were any key files or registration needed, this diskette should have it.
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2019, 19:18
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By gdonner
I can also vouch for the U2211H on my A3000 and...

I can also vouch for the U2211H on my A3000 and PicassoIV (soon to be ZZ9000)--works very nicely, with some good auto screenmode adjustment capability.

Only problem might be finding one--but...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2019, 18:49
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
^^ 1.3c? As of this writing, 1.4 hasn't been...

^^ 1.3c? As of this writing, 1.4 hasn't been released to the public...

Good to know that the NIC issue was resolved; though my understanding from Lukas was that the NIC delay was a user-initiated...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 September 2019, 15:18
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
Laine, am just curious as to what 'display...

Laine, am just curious as to what 'display software setup' you're referring to--do you mean PicassoModeTNG / PicassoMode96, or is there something extra that the ZZ9000 uses?

Edit: AFAIK (as Jope...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 September 2019, 16:08
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By gdonner
Thanks all for the very helpful replies! ...

Thanks all for the very helpful replies!

I've ordered the A4000 IDE Expansion that Laine mentioned--looks like this would work very nicely; especially with the floppy port pass-through.

Am I...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 September 2019, 15:50
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By gdonner
Best way to connect a Disk-On-Module and DVD drive in an A4000?

Is anyone using both a Disk-On-Module and DVD drive in their A4000 desktop?

If so, how did you mount/connect them to the IDE port?

I'm currently using an externally-accessed CompactFlash card...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2019, 15:52
Replies: 24
Views: 1,106
Posted By gdonner
FWIW, my A3000 works quite well with the SCSI2SD...

FWIW, my A3000 works quite well with the SCSI2SD v6 board, though it was rather finicky to setup via Windoze (keeps losing connection to the board--you just have to keep trying).

Everything in my...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2019, 15:34
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
^^ Glad it's working for you, and it's looking...

^^ Glad it's working for you, and it's looking good!

Hopefully 1.4 will be a solid release that will help iron out a number of issues and bring some performance boosts at the same time.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2019, 17:08
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
Since my initial hang during boot issue, I did a...

Since my initial hang during boot issue, I did a reinstall of OS 3.1.4.1 which fixed the hang--so IMO this was something essentially outside of the ZZ9000.

My system now boots properly, albeit...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2019, 19:15
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By gdonner
Has your A4000 motherboard (and accelerator...

Has your A4000 motherboard (and accelerator board) been recapped in recent years?
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2019, 18:49
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
Just had a thought; I'm wondering if a similar...

Just had a thought; I'm wondering if a similar data cache and/or Zorro III issue(s) that Individual Computer's RapidRoad module for the X-Surf 100 had (eventually fixed in their "RRDevice17Bin.lha"...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2019, 17:08
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
Hi johnny, Any chance at posting your...

Hi johnny,

Any chance at posting your experience with the card? Also, what version of the drivers and firmware are you running?



:( Hopefully a solution will be found!
Forum: support.Hardware 19 September 2019, 16:34
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
Thanks--I left a synopsis for him on the channel,...

Thanks--I left a synopsis for him on the channel, and will see what he says.

Good to know we have some similarity of issue; however, on your card not being recognized--if you haven't already--you...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2019, 22:37
Replies: 137
Views: 17,825
Posted By gdonner
I got mine yesterday, and it (mostly) seems to...

I got mine yesterday, and it (mostly) seems to work in my A4000, but I get a corrupt screen with ZZ9000-native video output (Amiga video via the ZZ9000CX comes through OK to my ASUS VE248H monitor):...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 September 2019, 22:11
Replies: 17
Views: 430
Posted By gdonner
If you haven't already, you might try giving the...

If you haven't already, you might try giving the daughterboard sockets (and its connection to your motherboard) a good scrub with isopropyl alcohol and a clean, soft toothbrush.

My Amiga 3000...
Forum: News 03 September 2019, 21:14
Replies: 63
Views: 6,268
Posted By gdonner
Mentioned this elsewhere, but for me, available...

Mentioned this elsewhere, but for me, available RAM seems to make a notable difference.

My A4000 (50MHz '060) with the standard motherboard RAM (2MB Chip/16MB Fast) was very slow (3.1.4.1); but my...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2019, 14:11
Replies: 40
Views: 2,496
Posted By gdonner
@ Brett71: That sounds a lot like my system--good...

@ Brett71: That sounds a lot like my system--good to know it's not unusual!
Forum: support.Hardware 14 June 2019, 20:48
Replies: 40
Views: 2,496
Posted By gdonner
Thanks! I'll run Scout tonight and see what it...

Thanks! I'll run Scout tonight and see what it says; definitely worth a try..!
Forum: support.Hardware 14 June 2019, 17:11
Replies: 40
Views: 2,496
Posted By gdonner
@ Jim Drew: Hat's off to you for developing...

@ Jim Drew: Hat's off to you for developing those!

Speaking of Amiga 3000's and hardware damage, my A3000's motherboard was professionally repaired recently (by Anthony Hoffman--does excellent...
Forum: support.Apps 11 June 2019, 18:02
Replies: 31
Views: 2,441
Posted By gdonner
Yes, very nicely done! And v1.1 is now available,...

Yes, very nicely done! And v1.1 is now available, too:

https://aminet.net/comm/net/Roadie.lha
Forum: support.Apps 10 June 2019, 18:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By gdonner
^^ Thanks for doing so! I wish you the best in...

^^ Thanks for doing so! I wish you the best in its further development--FW was what I was using before my original A4000 kicked the bucket about 20 years ago...
Forum: support.Apps 30 May 2019, 18:53
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By gdonner
@ matsp888: Thank you!! I had bought some of the...

@ matsp888: Thank you!! I had bought some of the Video Unlimited disks from eBay (don't ask lol), but was missing several of these other disks!

Great stuff, much gratitude. :)
Forum: support.Apps 30 May 2019, 18:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By gdonner
My hat's off to the devs doing this work! How did...

My hat's off to the devs doing this work! How did they get their hands on the source code though? Or is it being reverse-engineered?

In any case, improved table support would be excellent--IIRC,...
Forum: support.Apps 30 May 2019, 18:26
Replies: 40
Views: 9,208
Posted By gdonner
Oh wow--I had no idea Final Writer was being...

Oh wow--I had no idea Final Writer was being updated! Used to own that when my A4000 kicked the bucket back in the early 2000s.

Now that I'm back... :)

Are the updates to Final Writer for AROS...
Forum: support.Apps 30 May 2019, 18:20
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By gdonner
Yeah, the best/safest Compugraphic fonts come...

Yeah, the best/safest Compugraphic fonts come from the "Intellifont" disks with the oversized "AGFA" disk logo.

AFAIK, it's not just an issue of missing kerning, but also a full range of...
Forum: support.Apps 30 May 2019, 18:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By gdonner
Hmm; interesting--my A3000 (16MHz version)...

Hmm; interesting--my A3000 (16MHz version) actually had the 1.4 ROMs, but I installed 3.1.4, as I understand that you obviously can't run 1.4 with a 68040 or higher CPU..?

So if you have no plans...
Forum: support.Apps 30 May 2019, 18:01
Replies: 31
Views: 2,441
Posted By gdonner
Like nogginthenog and Sir_Lucas noted, it's...

Like nogginthenog and Sir_Lucas noted, it's newer, and has more up-to-date support for current Internet protocols, etc.

It also works very well, and is very efficient.

My only real wish for...
Forum: support.Apps 30 May 2019, 17:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By gdonner
Just my personal take, but I trust it's accurate:...

Just my personal take, but I trust it's accurate:

Foundation-wise, 3.1.4 is far and away better than 3.9. Numerous bugs, issues and stones have been addressed, making the OS itself very stable,...
Forum: support.Apps 30 May 2019, 16:58
Replies: 13
Views: 2,535
Posted By gdonner
@ mark_k: I'm about four years late(!), but thank...

@ mark_k: I'm about four years late(!), but thank you! I've been looking for that GUI'd version of Say for a long, long time! I've had a screenshot of it for ages, but never got my hands on the...
Forum: support.Hardware 28 May 2019, 22:22
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By gdonner
I believe that if you upgrade to OS 3.1.4 this...

I believe that if you upgrade to OS 3.1.4 this issue is fixed; the following thread explains a bit more:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=97513
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2019, 17:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By gdonner
Argh. :banghead If I'd done some research...

Argh. :banghead

If I'd done some research and read the review from 1998 (https://www.amigafuture.de/kb.php?mode=article&k=1678), I would have known that VillageTronic decided to switch things...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2019, 14:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By gdonner
Sounds good; thanks! Do let me know if you find...

Sounds good; thanks! Do let me know if you find them.
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2019, 04:45
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By gdonner
@ stevelord: Nice find on the potentiometer...

@ stevelord: Nice find on the potentiometer resistors.

And I'm with you on the ZZ9000. Can't wait to get mine... until then, my recapped PicassoIV should keep my A4000 happy. :)
Forum: support.Hardware 21 May 2019, 04:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By gdonner
Bringing this thread back to life for the sake of...

Bringing this thread back to life for the sake of the AriadneII's original install disks.

Does anyone have the authentic AriadneII install disks in either DMS or ADF format that I can get a copy...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 May 2019, 00:41
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By gdonner
No problem at all, and I think you'll love RTG!...

No problem at all, and I think you'll love RTG! The PicassoII is a good, solid card to start with--was what I actually started with when VillageTronic had just started selling them, along with OS 3.1...
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