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Forum: Amiga scene Today, 18:50
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Posted By SpeedGeek
Rule #9 - Opportunity plus instinct equals profit...

Rule #9 - Opportunity plus instinct equals profit (and related rules):

http://memory-beta.wikia.com/wiki/Ferengi_Rules_of_Acquisition
Forum: Amiga scene Today, 17:16
Replies: 68
Views: 4,602
Posted By SpeedGeek
The problem is there are too few users following...

The problem is there are too few users following your example. So, Hyperion continues to do what they have always done. :rolleyes
Forum: Coders. System Today, 15:05
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 12TH NEWS UPDATE ** FixMapP5 1.4 released...

** 12TH NEWS UPDATE **

FixMapP5 1.4 released

v1.4 - Added code to determine the Chip RAM start address from the
system memory list. Hopefully, this solves the problem with
...
Forum: Coders. System 21 October 2018, 18:10
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 11TH NEWS UPDATE ** FixMapP5 1.3 released...

** 11TH NEWS UPDATE **

FixMapP5 1.3 released

v1.3 - Swapped order of 68040/060 library test. Some OS 3.1
systems use a dummy 68040.library (which does not expunge)
and prevented...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 October 2018, 17:32
Replies: 68
Views: 4,602
Posted By SpeedGeek
No, that's not what I'm referring to. The...

No, that's not what I'm referring to. The lawsuit(s) were filed in U.S. Federal court because the parties have agreed this court has jurisdiction over their agreements. That's also why Cloanto is...
Forum: Amiga scene 21 October 2018, 16:46
Replies: 68
Views: 4,602
Posted By SpeedGeek
Sorry, but I must respectfully disagree. It's...

Sorry, but I must respectfully disagree. It's Hyperion who is wrecking the Amiga scene. Hyperion filed a lawsuit against Amino in retaliation for Cloanto's lawsuit against Hyperion. This now exposes...
Forum: Coders. System 20 October 2018, 15:48
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
The 68040 has neither a "Store Buffer" nor a...

The 68040 has neither a "Store Buffer" nor a "Precise" mode for non-cache operation. The 68040 does have a "Serialized" mode for non-cache operation. Although some software apps may be less stable...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2018, 18:16
Replies: 3,848
Views: 335,160
Posted By SpeedGeek
Well, actually it's model specific: - Gary...

Well, actually it's model specific:

- Gary A500/A2000/CDTV ROM write = Normal /DTACK termination with ROM disabled
- Fat Gary A3000/A4000 ROM write = Bus Timeout (/BERR or /DSACKx) termination...
Forum: Coders. System 16 October 2018, 16:54
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
With the 68060.library 46.15 I get the following...

With the 68060.library 46.15 I get the following (before and after FixMapP5) results:

Before:

Current 68060 MMU table setup:
$00000000-$00000FFF -> $07071000: Local User Valid Read/Write...
Forum: Hardware mods 16 October 2018, 14:23
Replies: 3,848
Views: 335,160
Posted By SpeedGeek
MMU write protection is over-rated. There are...

MMU write protection is over-rated. There are very many ways to crash AmigaOS. So any software hack or unsafe code which can do an illegal write to any task, program data or system allocated memory...
Forum: Coders. System 15 October 2018, 15:59
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
That's interesting. Please specify your P5...

That's interesting. Please specify your P5 library version and accelerator card. FixMapP5 only works after the P5 library is installed and it's possible that the firmware modifies the MMU mapping...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 October 2018, 14:31
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By SpeedGeek
Oops, did you forget the AmigaOS CPU command uses...

Oops, did you forget the AmigaOS CPU command uses the MMU?

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=92403
Forum: Coders. System 05 October 2018, 17:33
Replies: 9
Views: 4,393
Posted By SpeedGeek
Hi amigoun, It appears you have already...

Hi amigoun,

It appears you have already obtained the most significant performance improvement for the A3000 with Burst enabled (Static Column) RAM. This performance improvement is unfortunately...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 September 2018, 19:38
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By SpeedGeek
Lightbulb Unofficial AIBB v6.7 patch

Unofficial AIBB Version 6.7 patch
© SpeedGeek 2018

INTRODUCTION:
This an update to the previous AIBB v6.6 patch. It has some
new code to adjust the CPU speed results on 68060...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 September 2018, 16:18
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By SpeedGeek
AFAIK Meutoxo has already released the 96MB Fast...

AFAIK Meutoxo has already released the 96MB Fast RAM version. But of course, the 1MB Romy version solves the problem too. ;)

BTW, I've already had 2 requests for an 8MB Romy! :crazy

(No good...
Forum: Amiga scene 11 June 2018, 17:00
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By SpeedGeek
Lightbulb FastRom2MB

AFAIK Cosmos is the first known Amiga user to successfully remap a 2MB Kickstart ROM! :great

https://leblogdecosmos.blogspot.com/2018/05/fastrom2mb-10.html

Note: The new MMU tool was released...
Forum: support.Apps 25 May 2018, 14:55
Replies: 511
Views: 92,934
Posted By SpeedGeek
@Thread FYI, the reason CPU was updated is...

@Thread

FYI, the reason CPU was updated is explained here:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=92403
Forum: Coders. System 21 May 2018, 17:53
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 11TH NEWS UPDATE ** v1.9 Released! -...

** 11TH NEWS UPDATE **

v1.9 Released!
- Fixed "D2 Register Not Preserved" coding bug in PreDMA.
Most DMA drivers don't seem to need it preserved but
Thanks to Cosmos for reporting it anyway....
Forum: Coders. System 19 May 2018, 20:05
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 10TH NEWS UPDATE ** v1.8 Released! -...

** 10TH NEWS UPDATE **

v1.8 Released!
- Reworked the code to eliminate a serious (but seldom noticed) data transfer corruption bug for the case of multiple DMA drivers in the same system. Special...
Forum: Coders. System 16 May 2018, 13:31
Replies: 1
Views: 988
Posted By SpeedGeek
Lightbulb FastRom1MB Released!

FastRom1MB 1.0 for 68020/030 ©SpeedGeek 2018

INTRODUCTION:
FastRom1MB is an MMU tool which provides "Complimentary" 1MB Kickstart ROM support to the AmigaOS "CPU" command. The CPU command already...
Forum: Coders. System 28 April 2018, 02:07
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
Considering that most of these trolling attacks...

Considering that most of these trolling attacks have happened on A1K.org your comment shows the Heuchelei Regeln (Hypocracy rules) of the sites moderation.

Just to refresh your memory a little...
Forum: Coders. System 27 April 2018, 16:22
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
Not at all, but you imply that "Joe Regulars"...

Not at all, but you imply that "Joe Regulars" also can't understand how/why PeterK's code easily out performs the code it replaces.



PeterK has fortunately not been victimized by relentless...
Forum: Coders. System 27 April 2018, 15:49
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
Of course, the "Joe Regulars" don't understand...

Of course, the "Joe Regulars" don't understand the technical reasons why this patch easily out performs the code it replaces. That's why I told them exactly what to look for and developed a Benchmark...
Forum: Coders. System 27 April 2018, 15:16
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
Marginal speed gains? No, quite impressive speed...

Marginal speed gains? No, quite impressive speed gains really. The stability problem is already solved for Phase5 68060.library users. 68040.library users never had a problem (see feedback from...
Forum: Coders. System 25 April 2018, 14:24
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
http://www.a1k.org/forum/showthread.php?t=62552

http://www.a1k.org/forum/showthread.php?t=62552
Forum: Coders. System 21 April 2018, 14:00
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 9TH NEWS UPDATE ** FastCache040+ v1.6P5...

** 9TH NEWS UPDATE **

FastCache040+ v1.6P5 has been removed. Phase5 68060.library users should use FixMapP5 before using this patch.

FixMapP5 1.4 ©SpeedGeek 2018 (MMU Handler ©Michael Sinz...
Forum: Coders. System 17 April 2018, 19:58
Replies: 1
Views: 1,265
Posted By SpeedGeek
** NEWS UPDATE ** v1.1 Released -...

** NEWS UPDATE **

v1.1 Released
- Replaced Copymem() with Copymemquick()
Forum: Coders. System 17 April 2018, 14:46
Replies: 1
Views: 1,265
Posted By SpeedGeek
Lightbulb MapROM040+ Released!

MapRom040+ 1.1 ©SpeedGeek 2018 (QuickROM Simon Goodwin 1998)

INTRODUCTION:
MapRom040+ is an MMU tool to remap Kickstart ROM(s) for 68040
and 68060 users. It can remap both 512KB...
Forum: Coders. System 11 April 2018, 13:46
Replies: 9
Views: 4,393
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 2ND NEWS UPDATE ** v1.2 Released! ...

** 2ND NEWS UPDATE **

v1.2 Released!
RamseyConfig now works more like a "Standard" Shell tool!
- Replaced custom argument parsing code with ReadArgs()
- Replaced paired SuperState()/UserState()...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 April 2018, 15:23
Replies: 48
Views: 6,517
Posted By SpeedGeek
Well, again as I previously indicated you don't...

Well, again as I previously indicated you don't need to use 4MB devices either unless you intend to build 4MB ROMs.

Apparently, my British vernacular was a little rusty. The adapter is not...
Forum: Hardware mods 06 April 2018, 15:08
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By SpeedGeek
Well, some of the "Vapourware" was actually...

Well, some of the "Vapourware" was actually planned for the A4000. I suppose you have never heard about the "Free Sex and Beer Jumper" comment by Dave Haynie.

Also, exec does configure any Fast...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 April 2018, 17:44
Replies: 51
Views: 7,058
Posted By SpeedGeek
No, it's not a mistake. The 060 adapter was not...

No, it's not a mistake. The 060 adapter was not designed for the A3640. It was designed for 040 accelerators which provide BCLK to PCLK skew compensation.

I also warned users about skew...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 April 2018, 16:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By SpeedGeek
IMHO, this project is an awful lot of work to add...

IMHO, this project is an awful lot of work to add 20-30 bytes of code needed to disable the 060 FPU.

BTW, Cosmos has already provided patched 3.1 Kickstart ROMs for users who can't patch or...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 April 2018, 14:22
Replies: 48
Views: 6,517
Posted By SpeedGeek
As I previously mentioned you don't have to use...

As I previously mentioned you don't have to use the full 4MB of ROM space, you may use any fraction of the space you wish provided that your ROMs are built specifically for the new address space.
...
Forum: Hardware mods 05 April 2018, 13:53
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By SpeedGeek
Here is some info from the A3000+ manual: ...

Here is some info from the A3000+ manual:

A3000 and earlier systems. Chip RAM, for example, is mapped as in earlier
systems at $00000000-$001FFFFF. Since the original Amiga architecture...
Forum: Hardware mods 04 April 2018, 15:53
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By SpeedGeek
Sounds like an interesting hack, but I hope...

Sounds like an interesting hack, but I hope Meutoxo does not map the extra RAM into the same address space as 4MB Romy:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=88182

$1000000-$13FFFFF
Forum: Coders. System 04 April 2018, 15:26
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 8TH NEWS UPDATE ** v1.6P5 Removed code to...

** 8TH NEWS UPDATE **

v1.6P5 Removed code to allow PostDMA cache Flush for the case of
16 byte aligned transfers. Added code to skip PostDMA
cache Flush for the case of...
Forum: Coders. System 03 April 2018, 15:13
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
Given a choice between more users who do not...

Given a choice between more users who do not leave feedback and fewer users who do leave feedback, then it's quite obvious what my preference is here.

But if you have a better idea for the...
Forum: Coders. System 01 April 2018, 18:37
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 7TH NEWS UPDATE ** v1.6 - Added code to...

** 7TH NEWS UPDATE **

v1.6 - Added code to PostDMA to Flush the cache conditionally
(if the Store buffer and cache are enabled). Added NOPs
to sync the pipelines before RTE (CINVA...
Forum: Coders. System 30 March 2018, 15:32
Replies: 51
Views: 8,532
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 6TH NEWS UPDATE ** v1.5 - Found an...

** 6TH NEWS UPDATE **

v1.5 - Found an occasional Recoverable Alert bug which could
possibly result in a crash but only on 060 systems!
The simple fix was to move "CINVA NC" in...
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