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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by exxos » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:27 pm

leon22 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:25 pm
Not that time, only when the progress bar has finished!
The only thing which happens next is it tries to boot from floppy drive. With no disk in, it should goto desktop as normal after about 40 seconds.
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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by exxos » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:36 pm

leon22 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:25 pm
PS: 8MHz mode also works with TOS 1.06
You mean 206 ?

Sounds like there maybe a problem with the 16MHz line. You need to put the scope on the booster GAL pin 1 and check signal is good.
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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by leon22 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:37 pm

exxos wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:27 pm
leon22 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:25 pm
Not that time, only when the progress bar has finished!
The only thing which happens next is it tries to boot from floppy drive. With no disk in, it should goto desktop as normal after about 40 seconds.
-> 4 bombs appears after the progress bar and not the desktop (see other screenshot from my first post)

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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by leon22 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:39 pm

exxos wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:36 pm
leon22 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:25 pm
PS: 8MHz mode also works with TOS 1.06
You mean 206 ?

Sounds like there maybe a problem with the 16MHz line. You need to put the scope on the booster GAL pin 1 and check signal is good.
No I mean TOS104 (sorry for the typo)! So I can boot in 16MHz + 8MHz mode to TOS104 and never to TOS206!

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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by exxos » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:45 pm

leon22 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:39 pm
No I mean TOS104 (sorry for the typo)! So I can boot in 16MHz + 8MHz mode to TOS104 and never to TOS206!
The only possible modification is wiring a 68R resistor in series with ROM CE to the dualtos board as I have seen issues there recently.

You probably would have to send me your motherboard to diagnose the issue because it's not a fault I have seen before. There's no difference really between 16MHz TOS104 or TOS206.
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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by Atari74user » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:23 pm

I have issues but with the 2.2 booster. I was hoping to stifle such upgrade issues, but it came back from E-Key Solutions not booting, still trying to go through the motions of diagnosing myself. I am hoping my original STFM motherboard can be saved, but to date I really don't understand why in my instance my ST is not booting at all. I will create a separate post on findings so not to completely thread jack, with hopeful good news in the near future, could be more simple than I think, but will have to reverse engineer what has been done.

At least you are half way there!
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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by exxos » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:29 pm

Atari74user wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:23 pm
I have issues but with the 2.2 booster. I was hoping to stifle such upgrade issues, but it came back from E-Key Solutions not booting, still trying to go through the motions of diagnosing myself.
Yeah please open up a new thread and we can go through some things to check.
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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by Atari74user » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:36 pm

Greatly appreciated, leave it with me for now, and I'll see how it goes and update with news either way in a new thread! :D
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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by leon22 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:36 pm

exxos wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:45 pm
leon22 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:39 pm
No I mean TOS104 (sorry for the typo)! So I can boot in 16MHz + 8MHz mode to TOS104 and never to TOS206!
The only possible modification is wiring a 68R resistor in series with ROM CE to the dualtos board as I have seen issues there recently.

You probably would have to send me your motherboard to diagnose the issue because it's not a fault I have seen before. There's no difference really between 16MHz TOS104 or TOS206.
I think about it! Do you send me your address as private message?

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Re: STFM Booster 2.3 + Dual TOS Kit, TOS 2.06 Issue

Post by exxos » Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:49 pm

Have you tried the 68R resistor ? You need to do all my suggestions first. I don't have much free time at the moment , so it could be several weeks before I would get chance to look at your board.

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You still haven't posted a screenshot of the 16MHz signal as requested before.
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