English Amiga Board


Go Back   English Amiga Board > Support > support.Other

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 08 June 2021, 21:28   #1
Ulysses13
Registered User

 
Join Date: May 2020
Location: Surrey / UK
Posts: 91
PCMCIA CF/SD Card Adapter access after 3.2 install

Hello.

I was previously running 3.1.4 with some additional CF & FAT95 drivers in Devs and L to enable me to see my SD card inserted into an PCMCIA SD card adapter. They came with the adapter on a floppy disk.

It was working fine and was my only real way to transfer files to and from my Amiga 1200.

I installed AmigaOS3.2 and was curious if it included drivers like these out of the box. After the install I was a little disappointed to see that inserting my PCMCIA adapter with SD card was not recognised.

I figured it meant the drivers weren't included, so I got the floppy disk with them on out and went to copy them over. But I got messages telling me they are already in place, so why won't my adapter work?

I don't want to mess around unnecessarily with the 3.2 setup, especially as it seems these drivers are intended to be included, but should I overwrite them with the ones I was previously using?

Just curious as to what the right thing to do is to get my PCMCIA adapter working - as that's my only way of loading 3.2 up with goodies!
Ulysses13 is offline  
Old 08 June 2021, 21:45   #2
npagonis73
Registered User

npagonis73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2019
Location: Corfu / Greece
Posts: 274
What is included is the Fat 95 in L folder. The dosdrivers and the compactflash.device are not. Just copy those in their folders and reboot. Compact flash cards work just fine with 3.2
npagonis73 is offline  
Old 09 June 2021, 10:54   #3
Daedalus
Registered User

Daedalus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Dublin, then Glasgow
Posts: 5,259
Do you have an 8MB RAM expansion by any chance? From 3.1.4 to 3.2, support for PCMCIA cards alongside 8MB memory expansions has been removed, which might explain why things aren't working any more.
Daedalus is offline  
Old 12 June 2021, 10:07   #4
Ulysses13
Registered User

 
Join Date: May 2020
Location: Surrey / UK
Posts: 91
Got to the bottom of it, I just needed to copy over my drivers like usual. Would be perfect if the two extra files were included in the OS in the future.
Ulysses13 is offline  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to use a CF card larger than 8 GB with PCMCIA adapter? guybrush support.Hardware 6 06 June 2021 07:51
Access PCMCIA with Viper 1230/28 (A1200) Badders support.Hardware 60 15 June 2020 16:39
32 GB Compact Flash card in PCMCIA adapter not showing up! ProdigalAmigan support.Other 4 16 May 2018 11:38
PCMCIA CF card adapter, that I can buy online? theshinyknight support.Hardware 13 07 November 2013 07:52
PCMCIA adapter with 256mb CF Card issue smeghead support.Hardware 6 01 July 2011 10:23

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 18:14.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Page generated in 0.07378 seconds with 15 queries