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Acill

by Acill posted Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:06 am

I used to do something like this back in the day with my 1000 and this same setup. I had a boot floppy that was kickstart 1.3 and a basic WB that started the boot process and then did an assign over to the SCSI drive I had and finished booting up. I must have made like 20 or more backups of that boot floppy too, lol!
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Beska

by Beska posted Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:31 am

The 520 is an IDE interface, so you will need use an A600 scsi.device driver in order to access it from an A1000.
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McTrinsic

by McTrinsic posted Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:50 am

Regarding the 520:

It emulates the Amiga 600‘s internal IDE. As weird as it sounds - this device is called „scsi.device“.

To use it in an otherwise unexpanded A1000, you need to create a boot disk with an altered KickROM disk. You need to put this scsi.device from the a600 into the KickROM that is loaded from disk. This is possible but I don’t know how.

You might be better off with a Kickstart-replacement for the A1000, such as the one discussed here in the forum:
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=622

Then you can boot from the 520 without any disk.

You might want to consider to open up a new thread for this as this can be easily overlooked in an existing discussion regarding a ZIP drive :).

Cheers,
McT
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BatteMan
France

by BatteMan posted Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:26 pm

Thank you everybody.

We can put kickstart on 520, maybe we could put a modified 1.3 kickstart with the scsi.device ;)

I'll open a new thread dedicated to the Classic 520 as soon as I receive mine.

Thanks again !
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bigdan

by bigdan posted Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:52 pm

Batteman : already tried this patch ? (if you keep Kickstart 1.3)
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BatteMan
France

by BatteMan posted Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:58 am

bigdan wrote:Batteman : already tried this patch ? (if you keep Kickstart 1.3)


No, i don't have a 520 yet, but it's a good idea/trick. i'll try as soon as I'll receive mine ;)
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A10001986

by A10001986 posted Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:29 am

BatteMan wrote:Thank you everybody.

We can put kickstart on 520, maybe we could put a modified 1.3 kickstart with the scsi.device ;)


Detailed explanation

Dropbox (please be discreet)
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A1-X1000
Toronto, Canada

by A1-X1000 posted Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:52 pm

man that's some cool struff right there! damn what I would have done back in 88/89 to have a 100MB HD for my Amiga 1000 :mrgreen: <3
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