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Old 22 March 2008, 00:36   #1
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Question A4000D with A3640 , gurus when installing BB2


a friend got an A4000D , with 3.1 roms, buster11 , 16MB mobo fast and an A3640 card. No other cards are present.
We install 3.9 OK, BB1 OK, but when we install BB2 then the machine gurus on boot... it does this all the time on BB2 installation (with rom update) , and I am puzzled... the 68040.library is the stock OS3.9 one , it is fine with an A3640 right? is this a common problem? anything we can try?
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Old 22 March 2008, 00:44   #2
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do you have idefix or something like that installed ? can you boot if you skip rom updates ? (setpatch noromupdate something like that)
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Old 22 March 2008, 09:22   #3
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Try removing the MAPROM jumper for a bit?
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Old 23 March 2008, 11:23   #4
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we tried different RAM, we tried with an A2630 , we tried with the 3640 jumper on/off... also discovered the 3640 is the 1st version
If we have only 1 boot partition, all is excellent (boot partition is 1.8GB)
the minute we add partitions to the free HD space, there is always a guru and no OS3.9 loading. we even tried with different HD (2.1GB) , the minute we make a 2nd partition it gurus...
what can be wrong???

as a sidenote we also tried my spare PicassoIV. booting a game shows it on VGA, early startup VGA too, but when we boot wb, there is no vga output! not even with plain untouched WB3.1 !
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