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Forum: support.Hardware Yesterday, 04:44
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Posted By grelbfarlk
Yes, after the vacation is over obviously.

Yes, after the vacation is over obviously.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 May 2022, 03:16
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Posted By grelbfarlk
Yeah, that Playmus player I posted a while back...

Yeah, that Playmus player I posted a while back used some very small percentage of CPU time for playing OGGs and other stuff. It would be sure nice for a full PPC player of various things, that had...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 May 2022, 03:29
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Posted By grelbfarlk
It still works in version 2.25. I just did a...

It still works in version 2.25. I just did a quick test of it. Grab an M3U from say: https://www.internet-radio.com/stations/50s/
128k streams generally work best as I recall.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2022, 04:42
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By grelbfarlk
Hail and well met fellow Amiagician, hast though...

Hail and well met fellow Amiagician, hast though misplugged the accelerator perhaps skipping a pin in the process, mayhap? Or dost though just mean to say thy hands had crushed some pins, which...
Forum: support.Hardware 10 May 2022, 01:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,388
Posted By grelbfarlk
I don't know what you're talking about, there...

I don't know what you're talking about, there were maybe a few games that didn't run on the A4000 from floppy.

Not to say that there's any reason for a Gotek with WHDLoad around.
Forum: support.Hardware 05 May 2022, 05:16
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By grelbfarlk
Yo my holmesmigran, Michronic are known for their...

Yo my holmesmigran, Michronic are known for their perfunctory Zorro support on they A1200 busboards. The A4000 Michronic is trippy fly yo, that it works with DMA where the Delbox does not, but it's...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 May 2022, 04:12
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Views: 1,388
Posted By grelbfarlk
Basically any 040 board you buy you can just...

Basically any 040 board you buy you can just appreciate the improvement over an 030 and if you want to later you can upgrade to an 060.
The only A4000 accelerator I know of that can't be upgraded to...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 May 2022, 04:10
Replies: 22
Views: 1,388
Posted By grelbfarlk
There are three A4000 processor cards in...

There are three A4000 processor cards in development:
1) TF-4060 which you can sort of get
2) Warp4060 (has everything but the kitchen sync)
3) Matze 4060 others know more about this than me
...
Forum: support.Hardware 01 May 2022, 02:38
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Posted By grelbfarlk
:( :sad:sad

:(
:sad:sad
Forum: support.Hardware 29 April 2022, 05:18
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Posted By grelbfarlk
I have a better idea. Make a Checkmate 4500 case...

I have a better idea. Make a Checkmate 4500 case with four PCI/Zorro slots and the options for a 5 1/4" bay and a 3 1/2" next to it and another one below. Or dual 5 1/4" bays and an ATX mount on...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 April 2022, 02:41
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By grelbfarlk
I know it's just an illusion but these pins...

I know it's just an illusion but these pins really don't look like they're soldered down. I'm assuming when you are testing it outside of the case the busboard isn't installed?
...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 April 2022, 04:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By grelbfarlk
What frequencies have you tried? A good...

What frequencies have you tried?
A good starting point to calculate the exact settings to put into Picasso96mode is this utility:
http://aminet.net/package/driver/video/umc
Start with something...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 April 2022, 04:03
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By grelbfarlk
I'm going to guess you just have a cold solder...

I'm going to guess you just have a cold solder joint somewhere. One time I had a randomly cracked SMT resistor on the bottom of the board which was impossible to spot visually.
How about some clear...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 April 2022, 03:52
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By grelbfarlk
Was there never a driver for an Adaptec PCMCIA...

Was there never a driver for an Adaptec PCMCIA SCSI card? A lot of them were Cardbus, obviously those wouldn't work. But I thought at some point someone wrote a driver for that?
Forum: support.Hardware 20 April 2022, 03:57
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By grelbfarlk
Rom speed doesn't have any effect on RAM usually,...

Rom speed doesn't have any effect on RAM usually, that's for setting the speed of your Kickstart ROMs. Like maybe if you burnt some EPROMS a few too many times the slower setting might work.

Try...
Forum: News 18 April 2022, 06:21
Replies: 311
Views: 24,346
Posted By grelbfarlk
I beg to differ, because in the OP, it states...

I beg to differ, because in the OP, it states clearly: "the new exciting Apollo Maggie 3D chip added to the already impressive ApolloSAGA chipset."


There is a new chip added to the chipset. A...
Forum: News 16 April 2022, 06:00
Replies: 311
Views: 24,346
Posted By grelbfarlk
Since there is a new chip, what's the pincount...

Since there is a new chip, what's the pincount and the manufacturer of this new chip, what process node is it? Is it TSMC? What frequency does it run at? Is it a drop in replacement for Alice or...
Forum: Coders. Releases 16 April 2022, 05:24
Replies: 27
Views: 13,582
Posted By grelbfarlk
Use Modepro to identify what screenmode it is...

Use Modepro to identify what screenmode it is trying to open. I have noticed situations where WarpOS applications try to open a 15-bit mode or the wrong endian 16-bit screenmode.
Forum: Hardware mods 14 April 2022, 04:43
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By grelbfarlk
This doesn't actually work. See the various...

This doesn't actually work. See the various threads about using an A4091 and Z3 RAM for instance. Whatever RAM has the highest priority is what will be used for HDD transfers. You can promote Z3...
Forum: support.Hardware 11 April 2022, 04:26
Replies: 5,090
Views: 722,661
Posted By grelbfarlk
Clearly the situation has deteriorated and he has...

Clearly the situation has deteriorated and he has Stockholm syndrome now. They're bribing him with E6500 QorIQ boards to reveal his sources.
Forum: support.Hardware 10 April 2022, 06:00
Replies: 5,090
Views: 722,661
Posted By grelbfarlk
I think Hedeon is sitting in a room, gagged with...

I think Hedeon is sitting in a room, gagged with his hands zip tied behind his back while somebody browses around his computer and says, look what he's been hiding all this time. So maybe someone...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 April 2022, 00:56
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By grelbfarlk
The TI PALs on some of them run quite a bit...

The TI PALs on some of them run quite a bit hotter than the Lattice GALs. Any measurements when the case are open will not really be accurate, since when the case is closed you will get airflow over...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 April 2022, 19:31
Replies: 5,090
Views: 722,661
Posted By grelbfarlk
Witchcraft! I declare this a heresy! Seize him!

Witchcraft! I declare this a heresy! Seize him!
Forum: News 03 April 2022, 05:52
Replies: 311
Views: 24,346
Posted By grelbfarlk
What if the Maggie chip* is just whatever we...

What if the Maggie chip* is just whatever we imagine it to be. Our darkest fears and our most outstanding aspirations!
Like you can't put numbers on that and compare it to something else. This...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 April 2022, 03:58
Replies: 5,090
Views: 722,661
Posted By grelbfarlk
I did get it running somewhat, I could launch it...

I did get it running somewhat, I could launch it and open the modeler and so on. Usually it bombed out when trying to render. If Frank Wille's ppc.library is working with other applications of the...
Forum: Coders. General 01 April 2022, 05:21
Replies: 235
Views: 66,685
Posted By grelbfarlk
I'm wondering, is the memory access speed on the...

I'm wondering, is the memory access speed on the Prometheus to GFX RAM just slower than the Mediator from the PPC? Or the 68k for that matter?
Forum: Coders. General 31 March 2022, 14:29
Replies: 235
Views: 66,685
Posted By grelbfarlk
Just launch the game normally and hit bring down...

Just launch the game normally and hit bring down the console with ~.
timedemo 1
demomap demo1.dm2
Then it will do a timedemo and report the FPS.
Forum: Coders. General 31 March 2022, 03:54
Replies: 235
Views: 66,685
Posted By grelbfarlk
Spudje do a timedemo 1 and a demomap demo1.dm2...

Spudje do a timedemo 1 and a demomap demo1.dm2 with your system specs and resolution please. I'm curious what Prometheus does here.
Forum: News 29 March 2022, 05:27
Replies: 311
Views: 24,346
Posted By grelbfarlk
Hey let's just walk it back a few steps and maybe...

Hey let's just walk it back a few steps and maybe like on some artificial benchmark it's almost as good as the Permedia 2 on the Cybervision PPC! Then they can claim it is the most bestestest 3d...
Forum: News 28 March 2022, 04:20
Replies: 311
Views: 24,346
Posted By grelbfarlk
I'm surprised they didn't name it the Cyberstorm...

I'm surprised they didn't name it the Cyberstorm Picasso96 Warp3D chip.
Forum: support.Hardware 23 March 2022, 22:16
Replies: 5,090
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Posted By grelbfarlk
So, the firmware supports these HDD controllers. ...

So, the firmware supports these HDD controllers. I only had a weird OEM version of a 53C810 and it refused to see the disks on it. I was meaning at some point to find a generic Symbios Logic PCI...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 March 2022, 00:35
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Views: 722,661
Posted By grelbfarlk
On the same note, it should be possible to boot a...

On the same note, it should be possible to boot a Lunix on the PPC in much the same way, using a PCI SCSI (maybe IDE) and USB. Just make sure the PPC hasn't booted yet and you don't initialize the...
Forum: Amiga scene 19 March 2022, 03:15
Replies: 325
Views: 25,538
Posted By grelbfarlk
Which one of you has one of these: ...

Which one of you has one of these:
https://bigbookofamigahardware.com/bboah/product.aspx?id=19


It's cool if you nicked it, statute of limitations is long expired.
Forum: support.Hardware 18 March 2022, 04:53
Replies: 5,090
Views: 722,661
Posted By grelbfarlk
And this is improved by using Radeon RAM as...

And this is improved by using Radeon RAM as Mediator swap space? 13MB vs 15MB on the Voodoo as P96 available VRAM?
I guess I could see it because my workbench is smaller usually, maybe 1000x600x16...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 March 2022, 03:06
Replies: 5,090
Views: 722,661
Posted By grelbfarlk
I'm not entirely sure when you are running out of...

I'm not entirely sure when you are running out of VRAM in normal usage, rather than having an extra 128MB on the PPC, please elaborate.
This is quite cool though, I thought I read somewhere that the...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 March 2022, 04:38
Replies: 325
Views: 25,538
Posted By grelbfarlk
Except Hombre, a new architecture which would...

Except Hombre, a new architecture which would include a faster processor, bus, graphics architecture, and a new codeset which would in theory also boot some windows, which were not very good in those...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2022, 04:26
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By grelbfarlk
What kind of power supply? And you need to...

What kind of power supply?

And you need to specify whether you're talking about Hyperion Quake 2 or Cowcat's Quake 2. And what version.
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2022, 03:50
Replies: 5,090
Views: 722,661
Posted By grelbfarlk
Possible, also what ATX to A4000 cable is used,...

Possible, also what ATX to A4000 cable is used, custom or the Amigakit one?

Trying to picture the setup, he's using the same A4000D motherboard and Mediator in a tower, so the PCI cards are...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 March 2022, 00:56
Replies: 27
Views: 3,243
Posted By grelbfarlk
A4000 with a PCI PowerPC board on a Mediator

A4000 with a PCI PowerPC board on a Mediator
Forum: support.Hardware 13 March 2022, 05:30
Replies: 44
Views: 5,279
Posted By grelbfarlk
Use the Picasso96/tools/debug program to see if...

Use the Picasso96/tools/debug program to see if it detects the card properly and reports the modes it supports. If it failed to detect it and report back what modes it supports and didn't bring the...
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