Re: AB and Nemesis

From: Jo Even Skarstein <>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 1997 01:41:24 +0100

On Thu, 20 Nov 1997 wrote:

> 2. With the AB installed, the Falcon does 2 boots -- once through
> XBOOT, then a reset and then a complete boot, bypassing XBOOT this

With Doug's Toolkit-driver installed the Falcon will boot twice when
you switch it on, but only once when you reset it.

> 3. Floppy access causes 2 bombs or a reset. This is obviously a
> problem. We stuck to the 150 pf capacitor rather than the inductor/
> resistor mod and I suspect that's the problem. Is it really okay

Yup, you have DMA-trouble. Remove the capacitor, if it still doesn't
work then add the resistor/inductor mod.

> steal two inductors from the motherboard? What is the best way

The inductor you removed when you installed the Nemesis should be

> 4. GEMBENCH shows the FPU at only 48% of a Falcon. I was expecting
> much higher. The CPU is at 309%. Ditto there. I haven't added

Sounds like you haven't installed the Toolkit properly (or not at
all). How much fastRAM do you have, and in what bank have you
installed it? The TK-driver won't work at all without fastRAM.

> NEM_LO to the mix yet, so maybe that will speed things up. Overall,

Don't try to use the Nemesis until everything works fine in 16/32MHz,
it'll just confuse you even more :-)

** Jo Even Skarstein
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