Thread: ACA500 tested
View Single Post
Old 02 February 2014, 04:15   #340
Photon's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Hult / Sweden
Posts: 4,516
Originally Posted by Schoenfeld View Post
That depends on where the last little block of 256k is located - there's a small chance that it all works together.

If you can do a "showconfig" after running that program and post the list of memory blocks here, I can tell you if it works. Would be interesting to see where the additional RAM is located, as I have never seen a full 2M expansion of the trapdoor/Gary type for the A500. The most popular ones all wasted 256k.

I've tried one 1.8MB trapdoor board with a Rev 6A A500, and I got gurus if the second half of the board was connected (with and without the Gary Adapter). I'm running it temporarily now with just the 512K board until I find out if it's usable with the latest firmware. IIRC it only worked with the onboard 1.2 ROM so then of course I lose the CF cards. The manual wasn't in the box so I haven't identified the expansion name for sure yet. If you have no board to test with Jens I'll try to find time for testing, if you email instructions (if needed).
Photon is offline  
Page generated in 0.04061 seconds with 10 queries