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Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2011, 22:37
Replies: 32
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Posted By Oliver_A
Not necessarily. You can mount FFS formatted CF...

Not necessarily. You can mount FFS formatted CF cards in your PCMCIA adapter using rdbmount from Aminet.

rdbmount dosdev <DEVICE NAME> execdev compactflash.device

Where <DEVICE NAME> is the...
Forum: News 14 January 2011, 20:50
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
If you want to replicate KS 3.1 behaviour, then...

If you want to replicate KS 3.1 behaviour, then you have to do that.



The OS checks in increments of 1MB (yes, 1MB, not 512K, like Z3 autosizing) if there is any memory starting from this...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 January 2011, 16:30
Replies: 84
Views: 14,842
Posted By Oliver_A
Perhaps I should add that ACATune does not...

Perhaps I should add that ACATune does not support encrypted ROMS, which are often used in conjuction with WinUAE.
Forum: News 14 January 2011, 16:06
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Well, technically, only the ACA630 has true Z3...

Well, technically, only the ACA630 has true Z3 autosizing autoconfig memory. The ACA1230 has non-autoconfig memory, which nevertheless is detected by exec.library >= V40.

When you set the...
Forum: News 13 January 2011, 03:09
Replies: 59
Views: 14,669
Posted By Oliver_A
Of course! It runs great on ACA1230-56 (16fps in...

Of course! It runs great on ACA1230-56 (16fps in 320x200 full detail).
Forum: News 12 January 2011, 16:14
Replies: 59
Views: 14,669
Posted By Oliver_A
Uhhh, why should it be this way? 1.4 does of...

Uhhh, why should it be this way? 1.4 does of course still run on all Amigas. Without any difference to the previous version.
Forum: support.Hardware 12 January 2011, 13:52
Replies: 84
Views: 14,842
Posted By Oliver_A
I am formulating this as neutral as possible: ...

I am formulating this as neutral as possible:

You can load and map ANY rom image from harddisk as your new Amiga operating system. Once it is loaded and mapped, it stays reset-proof and works like...
Forum: News 12 January 2011, 13:29
Replies: 59
Views: 14,669
Posted By Oliver_A
Thank you. :) 71000us is SLOWER than...

Thank you. :)



71000us is SLOWER than 24000us! You don't want that! ;)

24000us is the maximum speed possible to transfer data over the 16Bit Chip Bus. The ECS C2P routine takes around...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 January 2011, 12:00
Replies: 389
Views: 183,217
Posted By Oliver_A
I'm very impressed! :great If you guys need...

I'm very impressed! :great

If you guys need any help with the implementation, PM me.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 January 2011, 11:36
Replies: 252
Views: 36,745
Posted By Oliver_A
Hmmm, for me, it was Le Manoir de Mortevielle /...

Hmmm, for me, it was Le Manoir de Mortevielle / Mortville Manor / Der Landsitz von Mortville from Lankhor. This game confused me to no end with its convoluted plot and user interface. Either I was...
Forum: News 12 January 2011, 10:33
Replies: 59
Views: 14,669
Posted By Oliver_A
Faster than running ADoom with ECS graphics on...

Faster than running ADoom with ECS graphics on your machine. :)
Forum: News 12 January 2011, 10:11
Replies: 59
Views: 14,669
Posted By Oliver_A
ADoom V1.4 released

Hello folks!

I have uploaded a new version of ADoom, which supports the Indivision GFX 256 colour direct chunky display of Indivision ECS. Grab it here: http://aminet.net/game/shoot/ADoom-1.4.lha...
Forum: News 12 January 2011, 09:59
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
ADoom V1.4 with Indivision GFX support for...

ADoom V1.4 with Indivision GFX support for Indivision ECS is uploaded to Aminet. So all those new ACA630 users here with Indivision ECS can now play ADoom in 256 colours with faster graphics. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 10 January 2011, 10:01
Replies: 389
Views: 183,217
Posted By Oliver_A
Great work, guys! :) Just one important...

Great work, guys! :)

Just one important note: the MAPROM function of the ACA takes the reset vector from the internal kickstart, since the ROM mirror is still being read from motherboard. Luckily,...
Forum: News 09 January 2011, 14:46
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Ah, okay. Sorry, I didn't want to exclude you. :)

Ah, okay. Sorry, I didn't want to exclude you. :)
Forum: News 08 January 2011, 23:27
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
I just wanted to pick a colour which hasn't...

I just wanted to pick a colour which hasn't already been chosen by the Amiga OS developers. I'm probably going to change it to something else in the final version.

Glad that somebody finally...
Forum: News 07 January 2011, 22:45
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Yes, but not by driving the components completely...

Yes, but not by driving the components completely out of spec. We spent most of the development time on getting the hardware completely stable. When it was possible to go up in speed (as done on the...
Forum: News 07 January 2011, 20:59
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Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
And we say: the components on the card are not...

And we say: the components on the card are not specified for this kind of speed. Neither the CPU nor the Rams nor the CPLD. If it runs stable, then it's pure luck. The ACA630-30Mhz for example has...
Forum: News 07 January 2011, 18:59
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Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Yes, but you forget the CPU, speed of CPLD (the...

Yes, but you forget the CPU, speed of CPLD (the logic design is NOT guaranteed to work under 80Mhz) and several timing parameters involved in how we drive the SDRAM, which are violated now because we...
Forum: News 06 January 2011, 23:58
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
ACATune is for ALL ACA cards. So if you have...

ACATune is for ALL ACA cards. So if you have problems with a non-booting IDE drive after MAPROM on the ACA630, this update is for you.
Forum: News 06 January 2011, 18:37
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Update! ACATune now supports patching 1MB...

Update!

ACATune now supports patching 1MB Roms! It can be downloaded from my original post here:

http://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=727079&postcount=1388
Forum: News 06 January 2011, 12:07
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Fixed. ...

Fixed.

http://eab.abime.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=27506&stc=1&d=1294335231
Forum: News 06 January 2011, 10:35
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Because it's a beta release and still...

Because it's a beta release and still work-in-progress. It's here to get the first feedback from the users.
Forum: News 06 January 2011, 10:06
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
New Bugfix Update ! I have written a new...

New Bugfix Update !

I have written a new beta version of ACATune tool, which should make most ACA1230-56Mhz users very happy, because it fixes the following issues:

- Ram (especially RAD disks)...
Forum: News 01 January 2011, 21:37
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Is this the message when starting ACATune from...

Is this the message when starting ACATune from startup-sequence? Or did you use ACATune from Workbench? What happens when you do this after booting your Amiga without startup-sequence?

ACATune is...
Forum: News 19 December 2010, 21:32
Replies: 2,438
Views: 358,971
Posted By Oliver_A
Almost correct. :) Indivision ECS does have...

Almost correct. :)

Indivision ECS does have Graffitti emulation, but it doesn't make sense, since on ECS, Grafitti is VERY SLOW and works only in 320x resolutions.

That's why Indivision ECS has...
Forum: News 19 December 2010, 21:20
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Great, this means that you now have a working...

Great, this means that you now have a working ACA1230-56Mhz at full speed.

So, anyone having problems with a non-booting Amiga and the ACA1230-56Mhz, use

acatune >NIL:
cpu cache burst fastrom...
Forum: News 19 December 2010, 20:53
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
I'll explain again what the problem is: The...

I'll explain again what the problem is:

The ACA1230-56 has a very fast CPU->Amiga mainboard and CPU->SDRAM interface. The card can indeed do some memory related operations faster than a 68060...
Forum: News 19 December 2010, 14:43
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Put the following lines into your...

Put the following lines into your startup-sequence:

acatune >NIL:
cpu cache burst fastrom >NIL:

Does this solve your problem?
Forum: News 18 December 2010, 23:46
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
There is one important thing to keep in mind:...

There is one important thing to keep in mind: ACATune currently does not support encrypted rom files, which might be a part of Cloanto Amiga Forever.

We are working hard to find out what happens....
Forum: News 16 December 2010, 20:27
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Thank you, that sounds fair enough. :)

Thank you, that sounds fair enough. :)
Forum: News 16 December 2010, 20:03
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Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
Then be prepared to do quite a lot of manual...

Then be prepared to do quite a lot of manual work, because the original thread was already established for quite a few months as a direct communication platform between the developers, dealers and...
Forum: News 16 December 2010, 19:41
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
I wouldn't have noticed this split-up if I hadn't...

I wouldn't have noticed this split-up if I hadn't read CU_AMIGA's request for help in the original thread before the split. Now we (which I mean: Jens, amigakit and me) all have to swap between two...
Forum: News 16 December 2010, 18:45
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
We tested all cards thorougly on the following...

We tested all cards thorougly on the following mainboard revisions:

1B
1D
1D1
1D4
2B

The ACA1230-56 is permanently installed in my development A1200, which is revision 1D4, which has run...
Forum: News 16 December 2010, 11:37
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
You are free to contact me when you have any...

You are free to contact me when you have any suggestions or bug reports. Your help is always highly appreciated, but it doesn't help if we both end up with wasted efforts due to lack of communication...
Forum: News 16 December 2010, 11:31
Replies: 572
Views: 110,613
Posted By Oliver_A
While it's true that I'm going to add Indivision...

While it's true that I'm going to add Indivision GFX support to this port, it's not true that all non-AGA users can join the party, since it will only work on Indivision ECS flickerfixers. With...
Forum: News 15 December 2010, 00:37
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
This is not the integrated GUI I'm actually...

This is not the integrated GUI I'm actually working on, but thank you anyway, Matthew. 2 GUIs are better than none. ;)
Forum: News 14 December 2010, 13:25
Replies: 2,926
Views: 517,893
Posted By Oliver_A
If there are any questions concerning the ACATune...

If there are any questions concerning the ACATune tool, feel free to ask here.

For those who are still waiting for their cards, you can also already install and add the tool to your...
Forum: News 09 December 2010, 10:47
Replies: 2,438
Views: 358,971
Posted By Oliver_A
Good question, the honest answer is: I don't know...

Good question, the honest answer is: I don't know yet. What I'm intending to do is using the MMU to split the screen into segments, which are partially updated only when something has changed. That...
Forum: News 09 December 2010, 10:17
Replies: 2,438
Views: 358,971
Posted By Oliver_A
Hi Cammy, this is something I am actually...

Hi Cammy,

this is something I am actually working on.
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