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SILVER9 Update for Vampire600 Releasedpage  1 2 

Gunnar von Boehn
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 6245
03 Aug 2016 22:23


SILVER9 core has been released and it brings new cool features!
 
  Full changelog :
  * Fix fusing bug
  * Fix MMU write protect of Kickstart
  * Fix bug in TRAPV
  * Fully enable Branch-Target-Cache (big speed up)
  * Div 64 Flag fixes (Thanks R_Nev)
  * Adding more AMMX instructions
 
  Download it :
  EXTERNAL LINK   
  Apollo team would be happy to get feedbacks from users using this new SILVER9 core.
  Feel free to join #Apollo-Team IRC channel on Freenode to discuss it.


Mr-Z EdgeOfPanic

Posts 189
04 Aug 2016 04:49


Nice work again!



Nicolas Sipieter
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Posts 115/ 1
04 Aug 2016 10:44


congrats on the relase.
at this pace, by the time i get my a600 and vampire delivered home we'll be at silver13 :)
very nice.


Marcus Gerards

Posts 58
04 Aug 2016 15:24


>* Fix MMU write protect of Kickstart

So there is some kind of basic MMU(-feature) implemented in the core now?


Roman S.

Posts 149
04 Aug 2016 16:48


> Fully enable Branch-Target-Cache (big speed up)

Interesting... can we ask for a SysInfo results screenshot?


Szyk Cech

Posts 191
04 Aug 2016 18:46


Roman S. wrote:

Interesting... can we ask for a SysInfo results screenshot?

Sysinfo isn't very representative. It measure right thing in nonsense way. Gunar told this some time ago (he recommended recompile Sysinfo and read it code if you don't believe).
In his opinion AIBB is much better.
So please share with us results of AIBB...


Pavel Saro

Posts 6
04 Aug 2016 18:50


I did simple LhA archiving test and from my results it was nearly 10 % faster with Silver9.
But currently I experienced some stability issues so I reverted to Silver7.


Grzegorz Wójcik (pisklak
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 87
04 Aug 2016 19:21


Pls share your issues with us. Every little bit of help with finding bugs is needed  :)


Satviewer G

Posts 3
04 Aug 2016 19:34


How should I use the new BoingBall2 patch file?
 
  I'm using BoingBall 1. When I installed BoingBall2 my A600 won't boot. That's why I returned to BoingBall1.


Pavel Saro

Posts 6
04 Aug 2016 22:11


I played in MagicC64 emulation, but after sometime it freeze and crashed. After that constant freezes (it froze even plain amiga dos). Similar scenario like with Silver8.
I had to wait quite long time powered off, then safely reverted to Silver7 - rock stable here. Never had those problems with 6/7.


Carlos Peris

Posts 11
06 Aug 2016 13:26


After flashing V2 with Silver9 the vampire is gone, back to vanilla A600 configuration. Both vampire leds are always on now and cannot flash it anymore, contacts are good.

Any ideas? Thanks


Simo Koivukoski
(Apollo Team Member)
Posts 601
06 Aug 2016 17:16


If the file system MaxTransfer is not set to 0x1FE00, bigger files than 128kB will be corrupted. Flash exe is 1.57MB

You will need a USB-Blaster.


Carlos Peris

Posts 11
06 Aug 2016 18:15


Getting one, although MaxTransfer was fine. Thank you


Tim Kovack

Posts 48
08 Aug 2016 02:49


I unarchive the flash files to RAM: and run them from there.  Maybe do this to avoid bricking it?


Mark Smith

Posts 30
12 Aug 2016 11:37


I've a question or two about the ROM patch included in the archive.

What is it patching ?
If the BB2 ROM is patched can it also be patched with scsi.device patch : EXTERNAL LINK

Thanks!


Wawa T

Posts 695
12 Aug 2016 14:25


usualy patching is modifying a genuine file with a patch-file in order to get a modified/improved (?) (binary) file as result. this is required, as example, when (c, c++, ..) sources are not available and fixes and additional fubctionality need to be introdueced by disassembling, modifyinbg and reassembling of asm/machine code, rather than the genuine (referred as human readable) higher level code.

you can patch file by file, there is linux and amiga commands to do that.


Mark Smith

Posts 30
12 Aug 2016 23:10


wawa t wrote:

usualy patching is modifying a genuine file with a patch-file in order to get a modified/improved (?) (binary) file as result. this is required, as example, when (c, c++, ..) sources are not available and fixes and additional fubctionality need to be introdueced by disassembling, modifyinbg and reassembling of asm/machine code, rather than the genuine (referred as human readable) higher level code.
 
  you can patch file by file, there is linux and amiga commands to do that.

Ah I think you misunderstood my question, or I wrote it badly :-)

I was trying to ask what the patch file included in the Silver9 update archive is actually changing in the "Amiga OS ROM Update".

And if those changes would interfere with the changes the scsi.device patch makes ...

Basically .. Can I apply the scsi.device patch to the already "Vampire" patched ROM ?

Might have still written that badly :-)


Myzar Alcor

Posts 27
13 Aug 2016 00:40


you dont need to, it's already patched


Michael Nurney

Posts 283
13 Aug 2016 08:02


Amos created games now have missing graphics , this was fixed in silver 8 but they've gone again.


Myzar Alcor

Posts 27
14 Aug 2016 12:03


Lotus 3 & lotus 1 whdload ver don't work for me with silver9. Intro is ok but in game both run at 1fps.

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