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by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: Icky - Progress
Replies: 144
Views: 1319

Re: Icky - Progress

Out of interest, what happens if you try to boot without the RAM card installed ? Great minds think a like. I have done such a test this morning. With the RAM board off and no Diag Cart the screen is black with white border With the RAM board off and with the Diag Cart plugged in the screen is whit...
by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: Icky - Progress
Replies: 144
Views: 1319

Re: Icky - Progress

exxos wrote:
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:16 pm
DiagROM posted out this morning, Assume should get them Monday.
Thanks Exxos
by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: STF REMAKE PROJECT
Topic: EmuTOS debug version
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: EmuTOS debug version

Sounds like we have a growing arsenal of tools to help diagnose the STF.
  • Diagnostic Cart
  • DiagROM
  • EmuTOS debug version
by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: STF REMAKE PROJECT
Topic: Video connector un-f*ck
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Video connector un-f*ck

Never gave mono a thought.. I guess we can look into that a bit further down the line anyway. While I am waiting for the DiagRom (Thanks for sending btw) I am going to have a go at adding the mono patch in with a modified VGA cable to cover off the STF remake monitor pinout. If successful I'll upda...
by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: Icky - Progress
Replies: 144
Views: 1319

Re: Icky - Progress

Morning icky, Mine is the same except for the random characters, just a plain red background. I wonder if this time if the Ram is making the difference between our two attempts. Will post a photo shortly of mine with the marpet fitted. Yes - its good that we have two boards (as Exxos has stated in ...
by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: Forgottenmyname - Progress
Replies: 80
Views: 877

Re: Forgottenmyname - Progress

Would be interesting to see a photo of your board with the different memory option being used. Icky https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=64&t=1204&start=50#p10349 Ah must of missed that one with all the traffic on these threads :) - Nice pic. This fault finding is becoming addictive. :...
by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: Icky - Progress
Replies: 144
Views: 1319

Re: Icky - Progress

Just thought I would share what the board looks like when booting with the diagnostic cart.

Showing the E7 Spurious Interrupt message and a few graphical glitches

by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: STF REMAKE PROJECT
Topic: Video connector un-f*ck
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Video connector un-f*ck

Great work Exxos.

I just had the thought and I know it’s too late but could of put the mono buffer onto this adaptor board.

Oh well - this is what comes with rapid development.

At least the STF Remake Beta board is going to be some cool piece of kit after this stint of design, testing etc.
by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: Forgottenmyname - Progress
Replies: 80
Views: 877

Re: Forgottenmyname - Progress

Would be interesting to see a photo of your board with the different memory option being used.

Icky
by Icky
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: ALPHA USER BUILDS
Topic: Icky - Progress
Replies: 144
Views: 1319

Re: Icky - Progress

Added 16MHZ OPTIONAL FIX - viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1185&start=30#p10361

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