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Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2020, 17:39
Replies: 16
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Posted By torsti76
It does, i.e. blizkick does. However, remapping...

It does, i.e. blizkick does. However, remapping the ROM on this card significantly improves system speed, thus I'd rather go with this reset.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 June 2020, 00:15
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By torsti76
I can only speak about the FastATA.driver as I...

I can only speak about the FastATA.driver as I used to use it myself. It is not romable, and thus can neither be added to a custom ROM nor blizkicked.

Setpatch is also a bit tricky but newer...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 June 2020, 22:57
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By torsti76
Very nice writeup and result! I second a lot of...

Very nice writeup and result! I second a lot of the things you said from my experience of building a NOS A4000T pcb.

What I found extremely helpful for soldering the birdseed is a hotair rework...
Forum: support.Apps 21 June 2020, 23:06
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By torsti76
Cool, thanks @AMIGASYSTEM

Cool, thanks @AMIGASYSTEM
Forum: support.Hardware 21 June 2020, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By torsti76
I would start by recapping the board. You can...

I would start by recapping the board. You can rest assured that almost none of the electrolytic caps is still within tolerance of it's original value even if there's no visible leakage.
What you...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 June 2020, 20:16
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By torsti76
The onboard clockport can be used together with...

The onboard clockport can be used together with the ACA1233n. The ACA's clockport is an additional one at a different address.
Forum: support.Hardware 17 June 2020, 21:01
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By torsti76
Well, I'd really love to help since I have a...

Well, I'd really love to help since I have a ZZ9000 laying around, too. But unfortunately my AA3000+ is still a blank PCB and two boxes of components. And with the current childcare situation I'm...
Forum: Hardware mods 14 June 2020, 20:06
Replies: 31
Views: 7,545
Posted By torsti76
The limit is in the spec of the CPU slot. In an...

The limit is in the spec of the CPU slot. In an A3/4000 the CPU memory space is max 128 MB. In theory, more can be achieved by "faking" Zorro III RAM, but it's impossible to do that with existing...
Forum: support.Hardware 13 June 2020, 09:52
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By torsti76
Yeah, this looks like some kind of ChipMem...

Yeah, this looks like some kind of ChipMem problem.
Forum: support.Apps 11 June 2020, 20:12
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By torsti76
I guess editing in Windows messed up the line...

I guess editing in Windows messed up the line breaks. Try an editor like notepad++ and convert the file to Unix-style line endings.
Forum: support.Apps 08 June 2020, 12:15
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By torsti76
iBrowse doesn't support CSS and never did.

iBrowse doesn't support CSS and never did.
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 10:58
Replies: 196
Views: 19,398
Posted By torsti76
Rev. 2: Apparently, they also use the 1G65V mask,...

Rev. 2: Apparently, they also use the 1G65V mask, but are manufactured using larger structures.

I've never seen a Rev. 3

Rev. 4 AFAIK mostly (If not only) exists in the EC/LC variant without...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2020, 02:07
Replies: 196
Views: 19,398
Posted By torsti76
Isn't the Rev. 6 mask 71E41J? Or is that the...

Isn't the Rev. 6 mask 71E41J? Or is that the older Rev. 6 mask used by Motorola?

Rev. 5 is 01G65V btw.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2020, 14:17
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By torsti76
Oh, didn't know that, sorry.

Oh, didn't know that, sorry.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 June 2020, 06:11
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By torsti76
First of all, yes to burn the files they need to...

First of all, yes to burn the files they need to be byte swapped, i.e. have their endianess corrected.

What you describe sounds like you're trying to burn a ROM file from an Amiga Forever disk....
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2020, 06:46
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By torsti76
One of the main differences between a 15kHz...

One of the main differences between a 15kHz capable LCD and a flickerfixer like the Indivision is that the former are generally very bad at displaying interlaced screen modes.
The reason is that...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2020, 22:20
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By torsti76
I've already bought 4 pieces from them. One...

I've already bought 4 pieces from them. One refused to work and was replaced without any hassle.

Also, all modules I bought from them had 5V RAM chips (it was obvious that they were used, but they...
Forum: support.Apps 31 May 2020, 15:56
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By torsti76
Netsurf is a recent and relatively nice browser...

Netsurf is a recent and relatively nice browser that has been ported to classic AmigaOS.
It's freely available on Aminet.

The latest iBrowse is somewhat of the next best option, but has a high...
Forum: support.Hardware 31 May 2020, 11:32
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By torsti76
There's a US seller called keystronllc on eBay....

There's a US seller called keystronllc on eBay. This is a company that builds new SIMM modules of different kinds out of refurbished chips.
They also have 128MB SIMMs specifically for Amiga turbo...
Forum: support.Apps 28 May 2020, 18:50
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By torsti76
I made a complete description of what needs to be...

I made a complete description of what needs to be done in my gitlab reposiory here: https://gitlab.com/tkurbad/amiga-hardware-info/-/tree/master/MacEmulation#recipes

Thanks again, works like a...
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2020, 20:54
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By torsti76
Yeah, that's what I thought, too. OTOH, having 5...

Yeah, that's what I thought, too. OTOH, having 5 Zorro slots is unique to the tower models. And while the 74HC32 is there in the A4000T, too, there are some literal oddities. The last (topmost) slot,...
Forum: support.Apps 27 May 2020, 13:55
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By torsti76
Thank you very much for the thorough explanation....

Thank you very much for the thorough explanation. I didn't know how to create the ipnat rules in a proper way. The BSD-style of doing this is very different from Linux iptables, which I'm used to.
Forum: support.Hardware 27 May 2020, 13:48
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By torsti76
A4000T Zorro slot order

Hi,

a while ago I built (i.e. soldered) an original A4000T mainboard. While the board works fine now, there's one thing that puzzles me: There seem to be subtle differences in the handling of the...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 14:37
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By torsti76
No, while it is true that ChipRAM is slow,...

No, while it is true that ChipRAM is slow, SlowRAM is basically FastRAM... ;-)

Jokes aside, SlowRAM is just a sloppy word for something called Ranger Memory. It's the kind of special memory you...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 13:19
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By torsti76
Ok, my bad. That can't be true...

Ok, my bad.



That can't be true universally. I had a Rev 6 back in the day, bought sealed and fresh from the factory. I had to upgrade Agnus to be able to use the trapdoor memory as ChipMem. I...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 May 2020, 01:49
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By torsti76
If you populate the empty spaces on the mainboard...

If you populate the empty spaces on the mainboard along with the decoupling capacitors for the chips, I believe you'll have to set some solder jumpers differently for the RAM to be recognised. Also,...
Forum: request.Apps 24 May 2020, 20:54
Replies: 143
Views: 27,150
Posted By torsti76
I've got a debug version of the...

I've got a debug version of the enc624j6net.device from its developer and will try to find out what's missing there.

I'm positive we'll figure it out.
Forum: support.Apps 24 May 2020, 10:31
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By torsti76
Did you try to get behind what's going on as the...

Did you try to get behind what's going on as the Q&A in the readme says? It suggests starting it from a shell like this:

stack 102400
twittamiga debug
Forum: request.Apps 24 May 2020, 07:03
Replies: 143
Views: 27,150
Posted By torsti76
No, Fusion doesn't give me an error message. The...

No, Fusion doesn't give me an error message. The problem only manifests itself "inside" the emulation:

When I set up Fusion with the enc624j6net.device unit 0, it successfully starts and boots...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2020, 09:00
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By torsti76
Do you have a PCMCIA reset fix installed in your...

Do you have a PCMCIA reset fix installed in your A1200, either as a hardware solution or by means of one of the available software fixes?

EDIT: Sorry, just saw that you mentioned Cardpatch and...
Forum: support.Apps 22 May 2020, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By torsti76
That sounds very promising. The concept of...

That sounds very promising. The concept of nullsana.device is identical to that of vlink. Can you post your Roadshow config here (or send me a PM)? That would be most helpful.

Thanks!
Forum: request.Apps 22 May 2020, 14:53
Replies: 143
Views: 27,150
Posted By torsti76
Well, vlink is basically the same as nullsana and...

Well, vlink is basically the same as nullsana and that I already tried. To get this working, I'd have to understand how routing and forwarding works in roadshow, which is difficult because of the...
Forum: request.Apps 22 May 2020, 08:15
Replies: 143
Views: 27,150
Posted By torsti76
Hi @JimDrew, I've got another question. I...

Hi @JimDrew,

I've got another question. I recently built this Zorro III card https://gitlab.com/MHeinrichs/Zorro-LAN-IDE

It has some very nice features including a Fast Ethernet port that...
Forum: support.Apps 20 May 2020, 18:50
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By torsti76
Roadshow and nullsana.device

Hi,

I'm trying to wrap my head around setting up nullsana.device with Roadshow 1.13 to get Fusion to recognize ethernet on the Mac side.

I got as far as being able to ping the real LAN IP of...
Forum: support.Apps 13 May 2020, 20:03
Replies: 26
Views: 1,581
Posted By torsti76
Be careful doing that. This will replace all icon...

Be careful doing that. This will replace all icon tooltypes with the default ones. Better use something like copyicon from aminet.
Forum: support.Apps 13 May 2020, 11:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,581
Posted By torsti76
I think the is a downloadable add-on set for...

I think the is a downloadable add-on set for customers who bought 3.1.4.

Once you registered your copy of 3.1.4, you can download it from Hyperion's website.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 May 2020, 20:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,835
Posted By torsti76
Well, taking into account what some people sell...

Well, taking into account what some people sell them used on the various bays for, this seems like a fair deal. And at least you know you'll get a non-fake real rev. 6. :-D
Forum: Hardware mods 06 May 2020, 20:57
Replies: 83
Views: 6,707
Posted By torsti76
I think so. At least for the bare machine....

I think so. At least for the bare machine. Problems usually arise when you try to accelerate a quirked machine as some of the parts influence the signal clarity and/or waveforms which doesn't matter...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 May 2020, 20:26
Replies: 83
Views: 6,707
Posted By torsti76
Generally speaking, in the shape Commodore was in...

Generally speaking, in the shape Commodore was in when the A600 was available, most changes were done to save production costs, not to use higher quality parts.

Also, the EMI prevention measures...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2020, 23:32
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By torsti76
Perhaps ask John "Chucky" Hertell for help. He...

Perhaps ask John "Chucky" Hertell for help. He designed the A3660 and should know the A3640 inside and out.
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