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Forum: support.Hardware Today, 09:59
Replies: 37
Views: 784
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: 533
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: 592
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: 31
Views: 1,413
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: OT - General 20 March 2019, 20:28
Replies: 52
Views: 6,676
Posted By amigasith
OMG Peter :shocked Can you please post your...

OMG Peter :shocked

Can you please post your real address here or send it to someone via PM so that somebody can bring you some food?

EDIT: I sent an email to Postbank.
Forum: Coders. System 02 March 2019, 10:20
Replies: 3,161
Views: 425,437
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: 76
Views: 8,440
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: 3,920
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: 216
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: 23,417
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: 1,301
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: 1,816
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: 75
Views: 10,256
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: 15,899
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: 254
Views: 27,755
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: 680
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...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2018, 14:35
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By amigasith
A 30 to 40 seconds boot delay if there is no HDD...

A 30 to 40 seconds boot delay if there is no HDD connected to the system is normal for a 3.1 Kickstart machine. If you don't like this delay, then you can for example connect an IDE device that has...
Forum: Coders. System 29 January 2018, 19:59
Replies: 3,161
Views: 425,437
Posted By amigasith
This.

This.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 January 2018, 21:32
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By amigasith
Sometimes it's even more simple: Check the ports...

Sometimes it's even more simple: Check the ports themselves for broken pin-to-mainboard connections. I had this with an A2000 Rev. 6 with the mouse port - one of the connections inside the 9-pin...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2018, 22:52
Replies: 777
Views: 144,327
Posted By amigasith
If you know how, you can download all previous...

If you know how, you can download all previous firmware releases from the iComp Wiki ;) Check this link: http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/File:UPD500p.zip
Forum: support.Hardware 05 December 2017, 21:06
Replies: 25
Views: 3,221
Posted By amigasith
Hmm... I'm not too sure about this. Before I did...

Hmm... I'm not too sure about this. Before I did the timing fixes to my Rev. 2B board, I had a demo that always froze at the exact same spot. Therefore, the issue _could_ also be due to timing...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 November 2017, 22:25
Replies: 31
Views: 4,207
Posted By amigasith
Good evening gentlemen, just for the sake of...

Good evening gentlemen,

just for the sake of scientific curiosity: I have an A590 with V7 ROMs - both xt.device and scsi.device identify themselves as version 37.64.

It works flawlessly with an...
Forum: Coders. System 24 October 2017, 21:48
Replies: 54
Views: 13,598
Posted By amigasith
Hi SpeedGeek, I just tested version 1.4 of...

Hi SpeedGeek,

I just tested version 1.4 of your FastCache040+ patch on my A4000 with A3640 and 68040.library version 37.30 (original OS3.1). Result: I didn't get any DMA transfer errors, but I...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 October 2017, 10:13
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By amigasith
Hmm... I never came across this. I just checked...

Hmm... I never came across this. I just checked the German version of the A4000D manual and it also says that the daughterboard is "...required for proper operation". But this is definitely not true...
Forum: Hardware mods 13 September 2017, 16:43
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By amigasith
Hi Chucky, there is a UK-based ebay shop...

Hi Chucky,

there is a UK-based ebay shop that has them new: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Amiga-A4000-Daughter-Board-Riser-Card-/161753112695

Or you can try AmiBay of course :)

Cheers,
Marc
Forum: Hardware mods 02 August 2017, 15:27
Replies: 254
Views: 27,755
Posted By amigasith
It looks amazing :bowdown Awesome stuff, Chucky...

It looks amazing :bowdown Awesome stuff, Chucky :great
Forum: MarketPlace 24 June 2017, 21:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By amigasith
Hmm... I am really sorry that you had so much...

Hmm... I am really sorry that you had so much trouble, TenLeftFingers, and I apologize for recommending airey36 in this particular case. I for myself have bought quite a couple of items from him -...
Forum: Hardware mods 30 May 2017, 06:13
Replies: 4,059
Views: 414,422
Posted By amigasith
I use something called "Leiterplattenreiniger" in...

I use something called "Leiterplattenreiniger" in German, which is probably called PCB cleaner in English. It comes as a spray in a can and removes the sticky flux residue very nicely :great PCBs...
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