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Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2021, 06:46
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Posted By gdonner
Some helpful GVP docs

Thanks to eBay seller vannysue_6 who kindly sent me some photos of some interesting/helpful GVP docs she has up for sale--part of a Video-Toastered A4000 w/GVP T-Rex II accelerator (eBay item number:...
Forum: support.Hardware 30 April 2021, 06:27
Replies: 18
Views: 5,158
Posted By gdonner
You're right; 1.4 won't boot with an '040/A3640....

You're right; 1.4 won't boot with an '040/A3640. In my case, I removed the 1.4 ROM chips and installed 3.1.4 when I added the A3640.
Forum: request.Other 26 April 2021, 19:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,369
Posted By gdonner
I'm not sure there is a manual--at least for the...

I'm not sure there is a manual--at least for the GVP 4060. To my knowledge, all any original buyers of the card got was a card schematic print out and (possibly?) a page with some incomplete jumper...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 April 2021, 19:33
Replies: 18
Views: 5,158
Posted By gdonner
I can confirm this--I have an A3000/16 (replaced...

I can confirm this--I have an A3000/16 (replaced the original 1.4 ROMs with 3.1.4), along with a recapped A3640 (and upgraded to v3.2) and it works fine with a BigRamPlus, Buster 11, X-Surf-100 and...
Forum: support.Apps 26 April 2021, 16:33
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By gdonner
If you don't mind my asking, what functionality...

If you don't mind my asking, what functionality does post.library offer that ImageFX needs?

I ask, as I have ImageFX 4.5, and it seems to run fine without it?
Forum: support.Apps 26 April 2021, 16:26
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By gdonner
FWIW, another odd issue that the latest Installer...

FWIW, another odd issue that the latest Installer corrects is the Installer defaulting to a topaz font that extends past the GUI window, making it impossible to continue the installation (happened...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2021, 19:44
Replies: 1,136
Views: 208,322
Posted By gdonner
Oy vey! ;) Two Amigas are enough for me (A3000...

Oy vey! ;) Two Amigas are enough for me (A3000 and A4000), but I'm learning that it's not uncommon for many Amiga owners to have a lot more in their possession. :) The most I've personally heard of...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 April 2021, 05:39
Replies: 1,136
Views: 208,322
Posted By gdonner
Indeed! 3.2 is very nice--many substantial...

Indeed! 3.2 is very nice--many substantial practical improvements, numerous solid bug fixes, and feels much snappier/more responsive than 3.1.4; well worth the upgrade when it's released.
...
Forum: Hardware mods 27 March 2021, 14:04
Replies: 25
Views: 5,087
Posted By gdonner
@ Jope/brett71: Very good points well taken!

@ Jope/brett71: Very good points well taken!
Forum: Hardware mods 26 March 2021, 00:33
Replies: 25
Views: 5,087
Posted By gdonner
Pure speculation on my part, but I would imagine...

Pure speculation on my part, but I would imagine it's technically possible to create a "snap on" version that sits on top of soldered Busters. I believe CS-Lab's scandoubler/flicker-fixer card(s) for...
Forum: support.Apps 25 March 2021, 23:58
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By gdonner
I can only imagine how slow 4k can be even on a...

I can only imagine how slow 4k can be even on a decently beefy PC (which I have). It takes a lot of RAM and bandwidth at that resolution... not to mention gaming at that screen res. 8-O

I'm...
Forum: support.Apps 25 March 2021, 23:49
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By gdonner
I've been there. :) Glad it's working for you! ...

I've been there. :) Glad it's working for you!

I'm also a fan of ToolsMenu, especially after Tools Daemon (Nico Francois) was showing its age--had a very nice GUI though!
Forum: support.Hardware 16 March 2021, 23:45
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
FWIW, Cizar of CS-Lab posted just today about the...

FWIW, Cizar of CS-Lab posted just today about the scandoubler on the ppa.pl forums:



Web translated from the original Polish post:...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 March 2021, 01:51
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
Sellen just posted an update to their website's...

Sellen just posted an update to their website's blog (photos and text)--glad to hear Cizar is OK!:

http://www.amigawarp.eu/1_3_6_status-update-14.03.2021.html
Forum: request.Other 02 March 2021, 18:55
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By gdonner
"A3000T-040 68040 Support Library" disk

For historical sake (and my own curiosity) does anyone have a working copy of this rare disk from Commodore (photo below)?

https://www.gregdonner.org/workbench/images/A3000T-040_68040_disk.png
...
Forum: request.Other 02 March 2021, 18:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By gdonner
It did--many thanks again! Just what the...

It did--many thanks again!

Just what the doctor ordered; I was beginning to think I'd never find a copy!
Forum: support.Hardware 01 March 2021, 01:27
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By gdonner
Thanks! :) Leave no Amiga behind.

Thanks! :)

Leave no Amiga behind.
Forum: support.Hardware 28 February 2021, 01:56
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By gdonner
Success! When I removed the old ZIP Fast RAM...

Success!

When I removed the old ZIP Fast RAM chips, I found that a pin on one of the ZIP chips had been bent.

Just to be safe, I replaced all the RAM with new chips, quick-formatted DH0:, and...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 February 2021, 18:32
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
Just noticed this update...

Just noticed this update (https://amitopia.com/warp4060-is-coming-and-scandoubler-is-under-development/) regarding the Warp 3060/4060 from Amitopia (thanks to Michal Bergseth!):



I was aware...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2021, 02:29
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By gdonner
Thanks! A fresh reinstall is a good...

Thanks! A fresh reinstall is a good idea--especially as I've run into some issues with Windoze tampering with Amiga software stored on my FAT32-formatted flash drive (it thinks there's an error, and...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 February 2021, 15:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By gdonner
I wonder if any of these issues are potentially...

I wonder if any of these issues are potentially related to what IComp and Dave Haynie are attempting to resolve in Buster v12 (below)?

"During the interview of the Amiwest event, we've announced...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2021, 19:51
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By gdonner
Thanks! I didn't even think of that--I'll give...

Thanks! I didn't even think of that--I'll give the ZIP sockets a good scrubbing with isopropyl alcohol and report back.

Update: cleaned the ZIP RAM sockets, put things back; it boots, and now I...
Forum: support.Hardware 20 February 2021, 17:50
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By gdonner
A3000 troubleshooting

My A3000 has been giving me some gurus lately--various ones, apparently pointing to a possible(?) RAM issue (8100 0004, etc.)

I bought and installed a set of A3000/A4000 DiagROMs v1.2.1, and when...
Forum: request.Other 15 February 2021, 01:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By gdonner
It should be e-mailable as an attachment; AFAIK...

It should be e-mailable as an attachment; AFAIK my hosted domain has a pretty big allowance for attachments.

But if that doesn't work, just let me know!

Thanks!
Forum: request.Other 14 February 2021, 20:39
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By gdonner
PeterK, oh wow--many, many thanks!! I had no...

PeterK, oh wow--many, many thanks!!

I had no idea it was available. You made my day. :)

I'm as excited about this as I am the new "mouSTer (https://retrohax.net/shop/amiga/mouster/)" USB device...
Forum: request.Other 14 February 2021, 20:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By gdonner
Amiga4000, yes please (but yeah, only if it's...

Amiga4000, yes please (but yeah, only if it's legal(?)--I would love to pay Schatztruhe for both CDs if I could; IMO they're well worth the money)! Love the OS 3.5/3.9-style icons.

My e-mail...
Forum: request.Other 14 February 2021, 06:25
Replies: 1
Views: 1,227
Posted By gdonner
There's an A1000 up for sale on eBay that...

There's an A1000 up for sale on eBay that includes two disks--not sure what they are, but might be worth contacting the seller (below) and if they have the Extras 1.0 disk, they might be willing to...
Forum: request.Other 14 February 2021, 05:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By gdonner
GlowIcons CDs?

I would love to buy both the original and second GlowIcon collection CDs:

https://www.vesalia.de/e_glowicon.htm
https://www.vesalia.de/e_glowicon2.htm

...the catch is that although Vesalia...
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2021, 02:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By gdonner
I second that. :) It works nicely with...

I second that. :) It works nicely with ScreenTime, too:

http://aminet.net/util/time/ScreenTime.lha
Forum: support.Apps 11 February 2021, 02:10
Replies: 81
Views: 15,711
Posted By gdonner
Geijer, It really is nice to see SysInfo...

Geijer,

It really is nice to see SysInfo being fixed and updated after many years--thanks for your work!

Looking forward to v4.5!
Forum: support.Hardware 19 November 2020, 19:39
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
Similar components, similar price? Time will...

Similar components, similar price? Time will tell...
Forum: support.Hardware 16 November 2020, 22:32
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
The Warp 3060/4060 -and- the Warp CDTV-60...

The Warp 3060/4060 -and- the Warp CDTV-60 accelerator boards are both in prototype stage, and looking good (CS-Lab posted photos on their Facebook page).

Both boards use a socketed 68060, unlike...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 November 2020, 19:52
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
Unless something has changed (or I just...

Unless something has changed (or I just misunderstood), here's what CS-Lab said about the STM32 in Stephen Jones' FAQ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vj_KTkGxno) (at the end of the video). It...
Forum: support.Hardware 29 October 2020, 21:11
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
I suspect you mean "FPGA chip"(?) for the RTG;...

I suspect you mean "FPGA chip"(?) for the RTG; the ARM is only for a handful of specific tasks like MP3 decoding/playback and JPEG processing. Though one of my coworkers (embedded systems design and...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 August 2020, 18:26
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
I believe memory stick support was added with...

I believe memory stick support was added with firmware v1.007, as Dan Wood's YouTube video YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vyGk9jOC84) (12m 44s) shows him updating to firmware v1.008 via a...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 August 2020, 16:36
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
If anyone reading this speaks Polish, would you...

If anyone reading this speaks Polish, would you be willing to post highlights from the following MP3 interview with CS-Lab?

http://amiwigilia.ppa.pl/podcast/AmiWigilia_Odcinek_33.mp3

(from the...
Forum: support.Hardware 21 August 2020, 14:15
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
Rev. 6 CPUs are still out there, but at what...

Rev. 6 CPUs are still out there, but at what price (of course) is the issue... some now asking 550 Euros. Which is beyond ridiculous.

TL;DW summary of video below: A friend of Retrocengo found...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 July 2020, 00:29
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
A good question--was wondering that myself. CS...

A good question--was wondering that myself. CS Lab has said that they'll be posting a FAQ on their website in the near future; would be great if that's one of the questions they address.

I would...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 July 2020, 19:17
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
Cosmos found a genuine rev. 6 CPU very similar to...

Cosmos found a genuine rev. 6 CPU very similar to mine (minus the scratches) that seems to indicate otherwise on both of those issues (link below); but, Cosmos verified his CPU--I have yet to do so....
Forum: support.Hardware 17 July 2020, 18:12
Replies: 275
Views: 40,312
Posted By gdonner
Yeah, I would avoid the -003; I say that as there...

Yeah, I would avoid the -003; I say that as there are (at the time of this writing) no genuine -003 rev. 6 chip photos on Cosmos' page...
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