Re: AB040 problems

From: Jo Even Skarstein <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 1998 02:22:32 +0100

On Thu, 8 Jan 1998, Magnus Kollberg wrote:

> > slot(s)? I have 32Mb in the first slot (the one closest to the AB
> > expansion-port) and 16Mb in the second slot. At first MagiC wouldn't
> > boot if the second slot was enabled (magxboot crashed at the second
> > boot), but now it seems to work fine.
> Hmmm... what do you mean with this? Does MagiC work with both SIMS
> enabled or not?

It works :-) For some reason it just started to work, don't ask me
how. I haven't changed anything.

> > BTW. does this happens only under MagiC? If this is the case it might
> > be MagiC's fault and not the DSP. On my Falcon MagiC crashes the first
> > time the DSP is accessed, after a warm reset it works fine. Don't ask
> > me why...
> Strange. I have tested alot of DSP programs under MagiC and almost all work,
> except some which doesn't work under TOS either. All the problems I wrote about
> some time ago had to do with the fact that the 040 was to fast so using handshake
> was necessary.

The problems seems to appear only on certain Falcons, and only the
first time the DSP is accessed via Xbios after power-on/cold reset. I
had excactly the same problems before I installed the AB as well.

** Jo Even Skarstein
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Received on fr. jan. 09 1998 - 02:22:32 CET

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