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Forum: support.Hardware 27 November 2022, 17:54
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By SpeedGeek
Yes, the skew compensation will help in the above...

Yes, the skew compensation will help in the above problems. But it won't (alone) solve the problem with Ramsey and DMA. Because the latter problem is caused by Ramsey's primary timing relationship...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 November 2022, 20:26
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By SpeedGeek
Thanks! :) ** NEWS UPDATE ** See...

Thanks! :)


** NEWS UPDATE **

See post #17 for the recent 060 upgrade update.
Forum: Coders. System 26 October 2022, 19:01
Replies: 56
Views: 24,235
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 18TH NEWS UPDATE ** FastCache040+ 2.5...

** 18TH NEWS UPDATE **

FastCache040+ 2.5 released!

v2.5 - Fixed another rare but possible bug with DMA transfers
crossing the 16MB boundary of the DTTR! So now (except for
MEMF_24BIT DMA...
Forum: Hardware mods 24 October 2022, 19:59
Replies: 30
Views: 2,886
Posted By SpeedGeek
A custom Hardware interface for an LC060 and a...

A custom Hardware interface for an LC060 and a 68882 would actually be quite fast. Both the CPU and FPU have 32 bit data buses and can run synchronously at the same clock speeds (approx. 50-75 MHz)....
Forum: support.Apps 24 October 2022, 19:15
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By SpeedGeek
I am a DM2 user also. But I haven't changed much...

I am a DM2 user also. But I haven't changed much from the default config. Some color changes and some Lha command options added. Nothing IMO, worthy of mention.
Forum: Coders. System 16 September 2022, 15:50
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By SpeedGeek
The answer is essentially a qualified no. You can...

The answer is essentially a qualified no. You can count the Zorro slots which are populated but not the slots which are unpopulated. However, even if all the slots were populated some models have...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 September 2022, 17:18
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By SpeedGeek
The Z3 bus is completely asynchronous so Z3 cards...

The Z3 bus is completely asynchronous so Z3 cards essentially determine their own timing (within the minimum Z3 timing limits).



There are always things that can go wrong, and I've only listed...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2022, 19:02
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By SpeedGeek
Hopefully, by making some improvements then it...

Hopefully, by making some improvements then it will not be so horrible. :)



I've already provided some basic benchmark images. To decide if it's worth doing anything is often a very personal...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 September 2022, 00:18
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By SpeedGeek
Okay, here's my recently built A3660-040. I guess...

Okay, here's my recently built A3660-040. I guess I'm a little late to the party. :laughing

It's a 68040 running @40 MHz and is mostly based on the last episode of A3660 overclocking. The clock...
Forum: MarketPlace 15 August 2022, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By SpeedGeek
All items on this thread have now been sold...

All items on this thread have now been sold (outside of EAB). Hence, it is now time to close this thread. ;)
Forum: support.Hardware 13 August 2022, 19:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By SpeedGeek
@Thread Political discussions are not...

@Thread

Political discussions are not allowed on EAB. Please see the forum rules:

https://eab.abime.net/faq.php?faq=eab_rules#faq_eab_banned
Forum: support.Hardware 10 August 2022, 20:56
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By SpeedGeek
As previously indicated, I have one Board...

As previously indicated, I have one Board available on this thread:

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=110098

I did not have any problems reported with the 2 Boards I sold previously. But...
Forum: MarketPlace 08 August 2022, 15:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By SpeedGeek
Shaf's interest in this item is now withdrawn for...

Shaf's interest in this item is now withdrawn for non-payment. He had 3 weeks to pay for the item and the PM's he sent to me suggest that he did not have the ability to send a Paypal payment at the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 August 2022, 20:36
Replies: 35
Views: 4,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
Now, you didn't read completely what I wrote. The...

Now, you didn't read completely what I wrote. The Aminet patches and the code I added to Carsten's 68060.library address both issues - patching and optimization. The only difference is that the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 August 2022, 18:19
Replies: 35
Views: 4,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
"Useless" patches available on Aminet? Certainly...

"Useless" patches available on Aminet? Certainly not! You consider them useless because they don't serve any purpose which you think is important or beneficial.



I just downloaded the...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 August 2022, 16:20
Replies: 35
Views: 4,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
*Cough* your awareness is obviously somewhat...

*Cough* your awareness is obviously somewhat limited. The Carsten S. 68060 libraries didn't patch them at all. The Tekmagic060 and P5 68060 libraries patched but didn't optimize them:
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 03 August 2022, 00:16
Replies: 35
Views: 4,840
Posted By SpeedGeek
I was just about to question what specific code...

I was just about to question what specific code on the 060 would be optimized any differently than 020-040 code. But then I remembered that the unimplemented 060 instructions are probably the best...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 01 August 2022, 23:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By SpeedGeek
Each user may have a different experience or find...

Each user may have a different experience or find different solutions to a particular installation issue. That being mentioned, I'm a little surprised that no reference to the OS3.9 FAQ was made...
Forum: Coders. System 01 August 2022, 17:30
Replies: 17
Views: 9,963
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 5TH NEWS UPDATE ** RamseyConfig 1.5...

** 5TH NEWS UPDATE **

RamseyConfig 1.5 released!

v1.5 Replaced A3000 bonus code test with Lisa test. In most cases,
hardware model detection should be more reliable than
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 01 August 2022, 13:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By SpeedGeek
@Wrangler Thanks again for reporting your...

@Wrangler

Thanks again for reporting your results. I can see that you have not been following the development of RamseyConfig. I'm not really concerned with the AA3000+. I'm simply looking for a...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 31 July 2022, 00:50
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By SpeedGeek
@Wrangler I also have an SDMAC rev 2 in my...

@Wrangler

I also have an SDMAC rev 2 in my A3000D. :nuts

@Thread

I decided to give up on SDMACtest and try LISAtest instead. So this thread has been updated accordingly. ;)
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 July 2022, 21:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By SpeedGeek
@Wrangler Thanks again for your help. I'm...

@Wrangler

Thanks again for your help. I'm glad the bug fixed code can safely exit on the A4000. The strange results from the A3000T makes no sense at all. Do you know what version of SDMAC you...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 30 July 2022, 15:12
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By SpeedGeek
A3000 and A4000 Code Testers Wanted!

Yes, I need some A3000 and A4000 code testers. Now, here's why. ;)

The attached archive contains a small executable file called SDMACtest. This is the bug fixed code which didn't make it into...
Forum: Coders. System 27 July 2022, 01:59
Replies: 17
Views: 9,963
Posted By SpeedGeek
** 4TH NEWS UPDATE ** RamseyConfig 1.4...

** 4TH NEWS UPDATE **

RamseyConfig 1.4 released!

v1.4 A4000 Bug Fix
- Replaced SDMAC test with A3000 bonus code test. Thanks again to macce2 for the bug report!
Forum: support.Hardware 23 July 2022, 01:43
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By SpeedGeek
You have an old version of the driver ROM. I...

You have an old version of the driver ROM. I would suggest you upgrade to the 4.15 version. However, please do not purchase the 4.15 ROM version on ebay. You should download it from here instead:
...
Forum: Coders. Asm / Hardware 19 July 2022, 23:06
Replies: 20
Views: 11,511
Posted By SpeedGeek
Really, how much is the price difference between...

Really, how much is the price difference between a EC060 and an LC060?
Maybe 10 EURO? I personally would prefer a 68040 with MMU and FPU running at 40-50 MHz over the crippled EC060 running at any...
Forum: MarketPlace 17 July 2022, 21:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By SpeedGeek
PM sent to shaf.

PM sent to shaf.
Forum: support.Hardware 16 July 2022, 14:20
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By SpeedGeek
If you decide to go with the A3660, I still have...

If you decide to go with the A3660, I still have one board available. Here is the link:

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=110098

EDIT: The Board is no longer available.
Forum: Coders. System 29 June 2022, 02:19
Replies: 17
Views: 9,963
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, 01:43
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
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, 19:54
Replies: 17
Views: 9,963
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, 15:30
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
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, 16:29
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
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: support.Hardware 06 June 2022, 01:25
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
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: support.Hardware 04 June 2022, 15:41
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
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: support.Hardware 03 June 2022, 01:01
Replies: 26
Views: 2,499
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, 01:30
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
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, 15:09
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
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, 18:34
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
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, 16:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
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...
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