Re: Is this normal!!

From: Nick Ripley <>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 1998 09:48:26 +0100

In message <Pine.MNT.3.96-MiNT.980418203916.381B-100000_at_bluto>, Jo Even
Skarstein <> writes
>On Sat, 18 Apr 1998, Nick Ripley wrote:
>> >Use the Nemesis-program 'NEMHI_AB.PRG'.
>> >
>> Oh, I was told not to use this.
>It works fine, it's more likely that it's 'NEM_HI.PRG' you're warned
>against using.
Yes, it was me miss reading. I have not seen the NEMHI_AB patch.
>> >It's not trivial to get Afterburners to work perfectly in 40Mhz. Run
>> >in 32MHz instead until things are stable, then start experimenting
>> >with 40MHz.
>> Your not joking. TOS is now unstable with this, so, if I can get back
>> into the system for more than a few minutes then I will reset this.
>Boot without the ToolKit-driver and reconfigure.
Done, that, thanks.
>> What suprises me is HOW unstable it all is though.
>Some AB's won't even start in 40MHz. However, there are some things
>you can do to improve stability:
I did not fit it, so I will have to check these details with the person
who did. Toolkit 5 definetly does not like booting with Nemisis, however
toolkit 4 driver seems a bit better, and will boot about 25% of the time
with MagiC, however it will only remain stable for at the most, 30
>1. Shield the underside of the AB with aluminium-foil.
>2. Shield the wires from the GALs to the AB.
>3. Replace the white wire from the Nemesis buffer to the DMA-chip with
> shielded wire.
>4. You *have* done the resistor/inductor modificiation to the
> DMA-chip? (My AB wouldn't even boot until I did this)

Nick Ripley
Received on sø. april 19 1998 - 13:22:00 CEST

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