68060 dilemma

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alenppc
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Re: 68060 dilemma

Post by alenppc » Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:03 am

I read that the MMU library package got updated recently to deal with LC/EC variants. Anybody tried it? I didn’t have a whole lot of free time lately.

chucky
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Re: 68060 dilemma

Post by chucky » Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:22 am

I doubt it.. hmm is there a recent link for download and I can check.

but in short: 68LC060 works.. but forget demos and games.. the fpu emulator FEMU works as 040 code.. SLOW as hell and buggy (but as it is V0.10 do not expect else :) )

and as many defaulted 040+ to have fpu. if you have a LC060 cpu.. you should use code compiled for 030 without fpu. then it will work. will still be fast etc. but unfortunally I guess people will report issues with gurus etc as they forget the fpu issue. not a hardware issue. more a user-issue

f1lupo
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Re: 68060 dilemma

Post by f1lupo » Sun Aug 30, 2020 6:03 am

personally I need an FPU and could do without MMU as I love demos and all the good ones require FPU as do many apps and games plus I still enjoy messing with 3D rendering too which also requires FPU.

of course that being said if you can find a non FPU 060 for a good price I say try it out and if you're ok with running the stuff you enjoy to do on your computer then all is fine
addicted to Amiga hardware for far too long :twisted:

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