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Forum: support.Hardware 05 January 2022, 01:19
Replies: 10
Views: 446
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, 16:54
Replies: 10
Views: 446
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, 15:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
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, 18:28
Replies: 14
Views: 932
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, 18:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,722
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, 16:12
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
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, 19:34
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
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, 19:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
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, 15:08
Replies: 17
Views: 1,549
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: 17
Views: 1,549
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: 155,674
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: 77
Views: 8,523
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: 3,383
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: 1,052
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: 1,769
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: 1,769
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: 10,387
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: 1,769
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: 1,769
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: 2,235
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: 1,266
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: 5,925
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: 1,880
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: 3,192
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: 386
Views: 89,963
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: 509
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: 1,763
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: 1,763
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: 25,904
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: 3,042
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: 1,142
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: 3,680
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: 15,572
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: 2,647
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: 25,904
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: 25,904
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: 3,361
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: 3,361
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: 1,120
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: 55,428
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. ;)
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