English Amiga Board

Go Back   English Amiga Board > Support > support.Apps

Thread Tools
Old 01 April 2005, 00:11   #1
Global Caturator
Shoonay's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Porando
Posts: 6,035
Question Yet another kickstart confusion...

Since AMIGAZ (thanks again mate! ) pointed me in this thread to a program called QuickROM, i can't wait to check it out

BUT, something got me worried...

Blizkick ("used to rekick any Kickstart ROM image with Blizzard turbo boards")

QuickROM ("makes operating system code a lot faster by copying Kickstart - the built-in part of the Amiga's operating system - into fast memory")

If i understand that correctly, they both copy kick to fast, one to enable the other kick's features, second to speedup the kick's access times... so more or less the very same purpose... or not?
...well, if not, can i use them both? Firstly load the 3.1kick with Blizkick then speedup everything with QuickROM???

Wouldn't it "ate" about 1mb of my memory in that case?

Maybe QuickROM is just a option for 3.1 owners that don't have to relokick any newer kickstart, just to speed it up?

What's with the unofficall 3.5 kick rom then? can i use that one?
But what prog to use in that case?

Geez, this is confusing
Shoonay is offline  
Old 01 April 2005, 09:14   #2
Registered User
thomas's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Germany
Posts: 5,681
If you've got a Blizzard accelerator, you use BlizKick. If not, you use QuickROM, SKick or whatever. Once the Kickstart has been copied to RAM, you can't get it any faster by copying it another time. If that works at all.

BlizKick is to be preferred because it offers to add some useful patches to the Kickstart. Just read the docs.

The Kick 3.5 is just a Kick 3.1 with version numbers hacked. So no improvement at all.
thomas is offline  
Old 01 April 2005, 13:55   #3
Global Caturator
Shoonay's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Porando
Posts: 6,035
Thanks thomas, again your answers are the most helpful ones
Shoonay is offline  

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Land of Confusion The Edge request.Demos 7 05 June 2013 23:47
KGWHD - confusion nixxjsteve New to Emulation or Amiga scene 16 16 January 2011 22:18
Kickstart Confusion gklinger support.Hardware 1 23 August 2008 06:00
Confusion! five_magics New to Emulation or Amiga scene 3 29 June 2004 23:17

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +2. The time now is 11:22.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.05789 seconds with 12 queries