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Forum: Coders. System 29 June 2022, 01:19
Replies: 12
Views: 7,954
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 3RD NEWS UPDATE ** RamseyConfig 1.3...

** 3RD NEWS UPDATE **

RamseyConfig 1.3 released!

Added code to disable Burst and Page mode for A4000 users since they can't use either of them.
- New feature, added (version dependent) code...
Forum: support.Hardware 08 June 2022, 00:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
Yep, the A2630 never had a RAMSEY. Actually, the...

Yep, the A2630 never had a RAMSEY. Actually, the A2631 got the RAMSEY instead. :D

https://bigbookofamigahardware.com/bboah/product.aspx?id=166
Forum: Coders. System 07 June 2022, 18:54
Replies: 12
Views: 7,954
Posted By SpeedGeek
Okay, RamseyConfig is due for an update (Thanks...

Okay, RamseyConfig is due for an update (Thanks to macce2 for helping me realize this). :great

PAGE mode will absolutely crash the machine for A4000 users. Therefore, this option should be...
Forum: support.Hardware 07 June 2022, 14:30
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
Oops, I am in error. You can't use page mode...

Oops, I am in error. You can't use page mode either. Ramsey requires Static Column RAM for both PAGE and BURST mode. This also means A3000s are the only machines which can use either of these modes....
Forum: support.Hardware 06 June 2022, 15:29
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
I suppose PAGE mode could fail with EDO RAM...

I suppose PAGE mode could fail with EDO RAM installed, but this type of RAM is not very common in the 4MB size SIMMs. I would suggest you check the type of RAM you are using.

There not much more...
Forum: MarketPlace 06 June 2022, 00:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,913
Posted By SpeedGeek
In your previous post, you wrote "Actually it...

In your previous post, you wrote "Actually it affects all transfers" but somehow you were also trying to explain this only applies to OS 3.1.4 onward. You then provided several examples of transfers...
Forum: MarketPlace 04 June 2022, 14:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,913
Posted By SpeedGeek
You can't expect that all users are going to be...

You can't expect that all users are going to be using "OS 3.1.4 Onwards". If these versions do provide some sort of work around in Software for what is practically a "Broken by Design" Hardware...
Forum: MarketPlace 03 June 2022, 00:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,913
Posted By SpeedGeek
First, this thread is off topic here and should...

First, this thread is off topic here and should be moved into support.hardware. Hopefully, a GM will do that for us. ;)


Second, I hate to rain on the parade here, but if your proposed mask...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 June 2022, 00:30
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
What result did you obtain (or not obtain) which...

What result did you obtain (or not obtain) which makes you think PAGE mode doesn't work? If you enabled PAGE mode then RamseyConfig should report Page mode = 1. Please be more specific about your...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 May 2022, 14:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
You can't use BURST or PAGE mode on an A4000...

You can't use BURST or PAGE mode on an A4000 because the PS2 72 pin SIMMs are always FPM RAM. You can enable BURST mode as long as the CPU/accelerator card doesn't support BURST. WRAP mode is an...
Forum: support.Hardware 17 May 2022, 17:34
Replies: 24
Views: 926
Posted By SpeedGeek
Nope, you really don't want to use the CD32 exec...

Nope, you really don't want to use the CD32 exec (unless your making a CD32 ROM). You do want to use the blizkick 1MB ROM patch (included with Remus) for the A1200 exec. ;)
Forum: support.AmigaOS 23 April 2022, 15:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By SpeedGeek
http://www.haage-partner.de/amiga/aos39/aos39featu...

http://www.haage-partner.de/amiga/aos39/aos39features-e.htm

OS3.9 FFS supports > 4GB partitions but only the OS3.9 included scsi.devices are NSD64 compliant. This means any other devices must be...
Forum: Hardware mods 18 April 2022, 15:36
Replies: 23
Views: 10,748
Posted By SpeedGeek
The EC060 does not have the co-processor...

The EC060 does not have the co-processor interface logic required to communicate with the FPU. But even if it did the EC060 would trash the performance of any decent 68060 accelerator card anyway....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 April 2022, 15:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,349
Posted By SpeedGeek
Slow-Fast RAM is typically what you got with a...

Slow-Fast RAM is typically what you got with a 512KB Fat Agnus chip and a 512KB trap door RAM expansion installed. There were some early A2000s which were functionally the same with a 512KB Fat Agnus...
Forum: Coders. System 17 April 2022, 15:00
Replies: 16
Views: 5,363
Posted By SpeedGeek
It makes sense for the benchmark tool since it...

It makes sense for the benchmark tool since it does not do any ROM remapping. The remapping tools are using either MEMF_PUBLIC or MEMF_FAST for the remap.

The only difference is that using...
Forum: Coders. System 13 April 2022, 12:39
Replies: 16
Views: 5,363
Posted By SpeedGeek
Yes, the numbers make sense. On the A3000 system...

Yes, the numbers make sense. On the A3000 system you mentioned above, the MEMF_24BIT memory tested would in fact be Chip RAM. So using a low bandwith screen mode will provide the fastest results.
...
Forum: Coders. System 12 April 2022, 13:20
Replies: 16
Views: 5,363
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 3RD NEWS UPDATE ** FastROMbench 1.1...

** 3RD NEWS UPDATE **

FastROMbench 1.1 released
- Changed Public memory to MEMF_24BIT memory. This
should handle the problem of early MMU table termination on
systems with 32 Bit extended Fast...
Forum: Coders. System 12 April 2022, 03:26
Replies: 16
Views: 5,363
Posted By SpeedGeek
Okay, I think I know what the problem is. The MMU...

Okay, I think I know what the problem is. The MMU tables for the AmigaOS CPU command terminate early (at the end of the 24 bit address space). The same thing is probably happening with SetCPU.

So...
Forum: Coders. System 11 April 2022, 21:10
Replies: 16
Views: 5,363
Posted By SpeedGeek
You do not need to use FastRom2MB to use the...

You do not need to use FastRom2MB to use the benchmark tool. FastRom2MB only works with the AmigaOS CPU command.

Please provide more detailed info about your system. The FastRomBench tool assumes...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 11 April 2022, 14:29
Replies: 16
Views: 3,097
Posted By SpeedGeek
Yes, and I released a benchmark tool so users can...

Yes, and I released a benchmark tool so users can actually see the performance differences:

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=92994

BTW, there is nothing special about the 1K page size....
Forum: support.Other 10 April 2022, 14:32
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By SpeedGeek
Oh no, here we go again: :banghead ...

Oh no, here we go again: :banghead

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=108534
Forum: MarketPlace 08 April 2022, 15:08
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By SpeedGeek
Okay, bump #2 with updated international terms....

Okay, bump #2 with updated international terms. Holy... :D
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 06 April 2022, 13:03
Replies: 17
Views: 9,168
Posted By SpeedGeek
I don't know the score with OS (3.1.4 - 3.2.1). I...

I don't know the score with OS (3.1.4 - 3.2.1). I can only test the 68LC060.library with the OS versions I have (3.1 - 3.9).

IIRC the size of the ROM based mathieeesingbas.library is approx. 1 KB...
Forum: MarketPlace 21 March 2022, 14:30
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By SpeedGeek
Holy nuisance posts Batman, it's bump time. :D

Holy nuisance posts Batman, it's bump time. :D
Forum: MarketPlace 14 March 2022, 12:32
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Posted By SpeedGeek
A3660 PCBs For Sale

DESCRIPTION:
I have 3 2 1 Chucky A3660 bare PCBs for sale. They are Rev. 1.1 (see attached image). The price per Board is less than ebay and I don't collect sales tax (LOL hint).

USA TERMS:...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 February 2022, 16:24
Replies: 127
Views: 9,998
Posted By SpeedGeek
IIRC the AAA chip set was never finished by...

IIRC the AAA chip set was never finished by Commodore, or in particular by Dave Haynie who was working on it at the time Commodore went under.

But there is really nothing stopping anyone from...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 February 2022, 22:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,605
Posted By SpeedGeek
It's more of a Ramsey problem than an SDMAC...

It's more of a Ramsey problem than an SDMAC problem. But I would fix the BCLK to PCLK skew problem before I would replace any custom chips.

Nope, page mode or static column RAM is not the problem...
Forum: support.Hardware 05 January 2022, 00:19
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By SpeedGeek
Because: 1) Your question essentially asks...

Because:

1) Your question essentially asks why do different measurement tools give different results? So why ask a question which answers itself?

2) Your question assumes SysInfo is a good...
Forum: support.Hardware 03 January 2022, 15:54
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By SpeedGeek
I think I will have to begin ignoring MisInfo...

I think I will have to begin ignoring MisInfo discussion threads from now on. I must apologize for the sarcasm, but they are just too annoying to me. :rolleyes
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 27 December 2021, 14:53
Replies: 19
Views: 2,421
Posted By SpeedGeek
I simply relied on the extensive 68060 research...

I simply relied on the extensive 68060 research performed by thebajaguy linked here:

https://www.amibay.com/forum/amibayers/amioracle/guides-and-faqs/hardware/102765-68060-pcr-information-request...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 December 2021, 17:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By SpeedGeek
Thanks for making this benchmark tool available!...

Thanks for making this benchmark tool available! :great

Unfortunately, I now have my GVP G-Force 030 installed in my A2000 (waiting support for another long delayed project). So I can't provide...
Forum: Hardware mods 26 December 2021, 17:23
Replies: 9
Views: 4,310
Posted By SpeedGeek
Thanks to patrik a benchmark tool is now...

Thanks to patrik a benchmark tool is now available: :great

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1523681

Unfortunately, I now have my GVP G-Force 030 installed in my A2000 (waiting support for...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 26 December 2021, 15:12
Replies: 19
Views: 2,421
Posted By SpeedGeek
What is the source of your information? If you...

What is the source of your information? If you looked at the Motorola 68060 Errata you should have seen the same mask set affected by F6 was also affected by I14 & I15. So not only Rev. 5 but Rev. 1...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 24 December 2021, 18:34
Replies: 19
Views: 2,421
Posted By SpeedGeek
Hmm... Did you try using FNOP instead of...

Hmm...

Did you try using FNOP instead of NOP? But either way, I assume you want to keep Superscalar mode enabled.
Forum: Coders. General 08 December 2021, 18:29
Replies: 16
Views: 2,211
Posted By SpeedGeek
@Thread I am considering a title change to...

@Thread

I am considering a title change to this thread. Since, the A500 does not own the monopoly on C2P code some possible options for greater topic diversity are:

Low End Amiga
ECS Amiga...
Forum: support.Hardware 02 December 2021, 14:08
Replies: 26
Views: 3,511
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, 00:56
Replies: 26
Views: 3,511
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 30 November 2021, 23:45
Replies: 639
Views: 165,165
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, 20:39
Replies: 86
Views: 16,316
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, 14:24
Replies: 3
Views: 5,092
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
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