From: Douglas Little <>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 14:52:05 -0400


> Yesterday I managed to run the 030 processor while the AB was still
> present! So far, a switch needs two 74-chips. With such a switch


> you'll get a simple select-line. This line can be connected to a
> turbo-switch or maybe a free port somewhere on the falcon... Imagine
> software controlled 040/030-switch! 100% software compatibility!!!
> As soon as I'm finished, I'll post a guide on this list...

Well done! I gave up on it after about 4 chips. I couldn't work out what
was stopping the 030 from working with the card present...
> I talked to Jo-Even yesterday and we talked about the possibility to
> let the 040 controll the 030 by disable the 030 when the 040 uses the

> ST-bus, and enable it again when it don't. The 040 can compute using
> the fast-ram, and the 030 can use the st-ram. This can be _VERY_
> even impossible, to do, but it would be cool! If it's possible to
> the 030-boot with some other code than the rom, then we could control

> the 030 100%. This would have been sooooooo cool!
> If any of you have any views on this, please tell us!

You are of course completely insane, but I like it.

Received on fr. sep. 12 1997 - 22:33:00 CEST

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