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Forum: support.Hardware 02 December 2021, 15:08
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By SpeedGeek
From the Bustest documentation: "Bustest is...

From the Bustest documentation:

"Bustest is a small utility to measure data transfer speed
to and from memory."

The speed of the data cache in many cases is very much faster than physical...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 December 2021, 01:56
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By SpeedGeek
The error problem with Bustest is the data cache...

The error problem with Bustest is the data cache is enabled (by Setpatch). Now, most results for the Fast RAM and Kickstart ROM are a mixture (cache + memory). But Chip RAM is correct (Thanks to the...
Forum: project.EAB 01 December 2021, 00:45
Replies: 634
Views: 152,697
Posted By SpeedGeek
Hello RCK, This is just an early reminder...

Hello RCK,

This is just an early reminder that the legendary EAB snowman should (hopefully) return soon... :xmas
Forum: News 25 November 2021, 21:39
Replies: 76
Views: 5,830
Posted By SpeedGeek
Sorry, to learn about your loss. My condolences...

Sorry, to learn about your loss. My condolences to you and your family.
Forum: project.EAB 23 November 2021, 15:24
Replies: 2
Views: 2,935
Posted By SpeedGeek
Hello RCK, This is just a friendly reminder...

Hello RCK,

This is just a friendly reminder notice:

The Amiga FAQ link is still broken... :D
Forum: support.Other 22 November 2021, 17:50
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By SpeedGeek
Why do you think AmigaOS was ever called...

Why do you think AmigaOS was ever called Workbench when the Workbench is just an application which runs under AmigaOS?

BTW, Commodore generally referred to AmigaOS as AmigaDOS and IIRC it was...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 07 November 2021, 16:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By SpeedGeek
I agree that SetCPU is a practical option for...

I agree that SetCPU is a practical option for BridgeBoard 030 systems with certain limitations. In particular, SetCPU was developed for OS 1.3-2.x systems and would only have some limited degree of...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 21 October 2021, 16:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By SpeedGeek
The limited explanation of the problem itself...

The limited explanation of the problem itself does not offer a satisfactory explanation of the solution provided. First, even though Enforcer was not specifically intended to fix BridgeBoard 030...
Forum: support.Apps 19 October 2021, 21:56
Replies: 26
Views: 9,860
Posted By SpeedGeek
https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1489452&postc...

https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1489452&postcount=9
Forum: support.AmigaOS 16 October 2021, 18:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By SpeedGeek
What nonsense? The OP did not state that this was...

What nonsense? The OP did not state that this was a boot warning, he stated he got an irritating message about "Needing" the 68030.library.

Your reply to the OP was to explain how to properly...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 16 October 2021, 14:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By SpeedGeek
It appears to be a case of vice versa. If OS 3.2...

It appears to be a case of vice versa. If OS 3.2 can't "Deal" with your A2000/A2630 system without requiring you to install a 68030.library, then it's probably time to reconsider your decision to...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 October 2021, 01:54
Replies: 19
Views: 1,945
Posted By SpeedGeek
IIRC the last official US magazine was probably...

IIRC the last official US magazine was probably the online variant Amiga Report magazine:

https://www.amigareport.com/
Forum: support.Hardware 07 October 2021, 21:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By SpeedGeek
Hmm... did everyone forget about ShowConfig?...

Hmm... did everyone forget about ShowConfig? AmigaOS CPU command?

The first step is to verify the FPU is installed (correctly) and working. Then the benchmark programs, fractal and mandelbrot...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 October 2021, 15:16
Replies: 34
Views: 4,984
Posted By SpeedGeek
AFAIK, if the disk based version of icon.library...

AFAIK, if the disk based version of icon.library is higher then it should replace the ROM based version.
Forum: support.AmigaOS 05 October 2021, 01:43
Replies: 3
Views: 1,637
Posted By SpeedGeek
That really depends on the particular 060...

That really depends on the particular 060 accelerator card you are using. You should check the documentation for the specific card. The commercial cards often provided a proprietary library which...
Forum: support.Games 05 October 2021, 01:30
Replies: 21
Views: 2,834
Posted By SpeedGeek
Normally, the 68060.library emulates the...

Normally, the 68060.library emulates the unimplemented instructions. The 68060.library is normally loaded either directly or indirectly by Setpatch.
Forum: Hardware mods 03 October 2021, 16:35
Replies: 363
Views: 81,405
Posted By SpeedGeek
How is A4000 stock IDE and TF1260 upgraded IDE a...

How is A4000 stock IDE and TF1260 upgraded IDE a fair comparison here? I would think an A4000 with PIO2 mod would be a little more fairer. But if that's not available, than why not try comparing...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2021, 16:34
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By SpeedGeek
According to this post Amibay registrations are...

According to this post Amibay registrations are currently offline:

https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1506512&postcount=149

However, normally your account would not be closed on Amibay. If...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 03 September 2021, 16:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By SpeedGeek
Yes, I have explained this (several times...

Yes, I have explained this (several times before). For 020-030 systems don't enable the MMU unless there is good reason to do this. Using the VBR imposes no performance penalty but the MMU does.
...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 02 September 2021, 22:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,607
Posted By SpeedGeek
Apparently, you didn't read this comment: ...

Apparently, you didn't read this comment:

https://eab.abime.net/showpost.php?p=1427935&postcount=13

The MMUlib does not use the simple "Ad Hoc" solution of just remapping the Zero page. It uses...
Forum: Hardware mods 03 August 2021, 16:59
Replies: 76
Views: 25,306
Posted By SpeedGeek
Sorry, but you probably won't find much info (or...

Sorry, but you probably won't find much info (or technical expertise) for over-clocking Atari 040 cards here. You are welcome to use anything you find here, but you will have to determine to what...
Forum: project.EAB 28 July 2021, 19:59
Replies: 4
Views: 2,455
Posted By SpeedGeek
Nice work RCK! :) Now, here is the other...

Nice work RCK! :)

Now, here is the other important detail. There are many AmigaOS related threads posted in support.apps and support.other which should be moved into the new sub-forum. This looks...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 July 2021, 01:34
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By SpeedGeek
@videofx Your 2 T-REX threads have been...

@videofx

Your 2 T-REX threads have been merged.
Forum: Coders. System 21 July 2021, 22:35
Replies: 15
Views: 2,922
Posted By SpeedGeek
Why should the results always be rounded to ISO-C...

Why should the results always be rounded to ISO-C specifications? The Amiga RKRM was written primarily for SAS-C, but it also provided a few examples for assembler code.

IIRC the C= mathlibs...
Forum: Amiga scene 20 July 2021, 19:12
Replies: 131
Views: 14,555
Posted By SpeedGeek
I would say "Precarious" is probably quite...

I would say "Precarious" is probably quite optimistic for Hyperion at this time:

http://amiga-news.de/en/news/AN-2021-07-00053-EN.html

But the other point you missed, was the Hyperion...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 July 2021, 18:50
Replies: 26
Views: 2,491
Posted By SpeedGeek
This thread has already been reported, but the...

This thread has already been reported, but the moderating staff is not here 24/7 and even when they are here, they may have some other priorities which need attention. So please have some patience.
...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 June 2021, 00:31
Replies: 76
Views: 25,306
Posted By SpeedGeek
Did you not read post #64 or not understand post...

Did you not read post #64 or not understand post #64? :rolleyes
Forum: Hardware mods 23 June 2021, 14:29
Replies: 76
Views: 25,306
Posted By SpeedGeek
I thought this was already very well explained....

I thought this was already very well explained. Apparently, this was not the case. :rolleyes

The "Extra Wait State" feature was intended for A4000T users. Of course, all the other users could use...
Forum: support.Apps 22 June 2021, 18:55
Replies: 14
Views: 3,143
Posted By SpeedGeek
You should now find an MD5 checksum posted on...

You should now find an MD5 checksum posted on both the AIBB v6.6 and v6.7 threads. Regarding the quality standards issue, this is freeware and you don't have to use any of it if you don't like it....
Forum: support.Apps 22 June 2021, 15:43
Replies: 14
Views: 3,143
Posted By SpeedGeek
Of course, it would be easier if there was only...

Of course, it would be easier if there was only one patch. But the feature updates and the bug fix occurred at different times and things just didn't work out that way.

It was just not worth doing...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 June 2021, 14:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By SpeedGeek
Sorry, to hear about your bad luck. You might...

Sorry, to hear about your bad luck. You might want to consider sending your A3640 to vibros but you will need to contact him on Amibay.
...
Forum: Coders. General 12 June 2021, 15:31
Replies: 494
Views: 53,904
Posted By SpeedGeek
@Thread I've edited the thread title so the...

@Thread

I've edited the thread title so the 040 and 060 can be included as on-topic here. As you can see, the topic diversity is something to think about when the thread is created. ;)
Forum: support.Apps 10 June 2021, 14:14
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By SpeedGeek
WTF? Why are you using the $A80000 space for a...

WTF? Why are you using the $A80000 space for a 1MB ROM when you should be using the $E00000 space?

The $A80000 space used for 2MB ROM's and is only available on the A600, A1200 and CD32. The Remus...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2021, 02:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
Posted By SpeedGeek
Please do not confuse the CPU address with the...

Please do not confuse the CPU address with the ROM address. :rolleyes

The CPU address starts with A1 but the ROM address starts with A0! The end result is a 1 bit offset on 16 bit ROMs and a 2 bit...
Forum: support.Hardware 09 June 2021, 01:33
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
Posted By SpeedGeek
The schematic shows an A19 connection on U6 pin 1...

The schematic shows an A19 connection on U6 pin 1 (so Commodore got it right this time). :D

Another test, I forgot to mention is the mirror image read test. You simply plug in the stock 512KB ROM...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 June 2021, 20:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
Posted By SpeedGeek
If your pretty confident that your 1MB ROM was...

If your pretty confident that your 1MB ROM was built correctly, then it's back to a hardware problem (again). :rolleyes

Try to find the A500+ schematic and determine if pin 1 of the 42 pin ROM...
Forum: Coders. General 08 June 2021, 16:50
Replies: 494
Views: 53,904
Posted By SpeedGeek
Within the limits of "Natural" off-topic...

Within the limits of "Natural" off-topic discussion (and this thread is already pushing those limits), IMO the 68030 Write-Allocate mode is certainly required for Supervisor mode compatibility.
...
Forum: support.Apps 08 June 2021, 15:23
Replies: 14
Views: 3,143
Posted By SpeedGeek
Finally, someone who can RTFM and use simple...

Finally, someone who can RTFM and use simple logical steps to solve a problem. Good work! :great



Unfortunately, the AIBB distribution license makes no exceptions for any user's technical...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 June 2021, 15:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
Posted By SpeedGeek
It appears that you need no jumper wire or bent...

It appears that you need no jumper wire or bent pins for the A500+. Your problem is then most likely an incorrectly built 1MB ROM. ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 08 June 2021, 03:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,291
Posted By SpeedGeek
Well, the A500 needs a jumper wire (only 1 wire...

Well, the A500 needs a jumper wire (only 1 wire is actually needed for the
27C800) but the A500+?:

https://leblogdecosmos.blogspot.com/2010/03/kickstart-1mo-a500-i.html
...
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