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Old 04 March 2009, 06:09   #1
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Large HD Guide

Hi,
We do not have a large HD guide, and for noobs it can be quite daunting trying to set up a large HD.
I would like to ask the Amiga community if any of you kind souls would like to write a guide and take screenshots as you do it.
I would then tidy it up and host it on my personal web space forever and a day for all to see. It would never be taken down, and very rarely would it go off-line. I would also keep any links updated the best I can and host small files.
I know Thomas is good with HD related things, so any offers anyone?
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Old 04 March 2009, 08:13   #2
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I think this is a great idea... I was meaning to write a guide on using FastATA as a lot of ppl seemed to have problems with it, but I never get round to doing it, so I won't put my hand up for this one

Things to consider are which OS (i.e. 3.1/3.9), which hard drive connector (amiga mb IDE, third party ide, scsi), what size hard drive (>4gb, >128GB lba48), real amiga only vs prepped using winuae.

EDIT: Maybe it could be added to the EAB wiki to keep it all in a central place: http://wiki.abime.net/

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Old 11 March 2009, 03:01   #3
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The wiki would be a better place.
I have no idea why it's not there already to be honest.
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Old 11 March 2009, 08:18   #4
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Great idea Eclipse, as i`m planning to buy a bigger CF card (8 or 16 GB) as my hd and really don`t know where to start to prepare it correctly (format, blocks and all that parameters).
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Just search all the posts written by Thomas and you'll find all the large HD in Amiga info you want. Then please compile it into the wiki.
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