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Old 11 February 2011, 20:09   #1
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Compact Flash PCMCIA on an A600

Hi, apologies if this has been asked a zillion times! Trying to return to the scene...

I've got a Compact Flash / PCMCIA solution ready to go with a boot disk, I only want to use it on an A600* to transfer ADF's back to floppy, would I still need to upgrade the RAM and hunt down a particular version of Kickstart that recognises the card size, as I have seen said various posts dotted about saying this.

*This is all in theory as I haven't purchased an A600 yet, but I hope you get my drift! (still saving up)

thanks in advance!
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Old 11 February 2011, 23:22   #2
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If it's all about turning adf files into real floppies any unexpanded A600 should do, or at least that was my experience when I first came back to Amiga-land some years ago. MY A600 had a 2.05 kickstart (rev 37.300) and just 1 MB of chip RAM. It booted from the disk included on a PCMCIA-CF adapter kit which included the needed drivers to handle the external CF and programs to make the adf-real foppy conversion (like adf2disk)

In no time, anyway, I wanted to play games straight out of the CF card, so upgrading to 2 MB and eventually adding an internal hard disk to boot from made life easier

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Our EasyADF PCMCIA CF Transfer Kit requires 1MB of RAM (self booting) so that would be sufficient.
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Thanks for the info!
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