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ne_one
Post subject: Re: stand alone vampire board Posted: Sat 18 Feb 2017 20:49

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I’ve gone nuclear. Some readers may want to skip right past this post. Quick... someone start preparing the pancake batter. ;) The value of having a computer is using software. Which really is a profound irony with the Amiga because the OS is dated and tightly coupled with expensive, dead hardware....
ne_one
Post subject: Re: stand alone vampire board Posted: Fri 17 Feb 2017 22:35

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A Macintosh Plus on eBay would cost you ~100 USD. Obviously a Austin Mini and a 500HP V8 required a substantial investment which is why people are not lining up to do it. The metaphors was more on how much fun it would be. I was being irreverent - I'm suggesting that there are a lot of existing Vam...
ne_one
Post subject: Re: stand alone vampire board Posted: Fri 17 Feb 2017 06:28

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People want to see a 500HP V8 in a Austin Mini that is what makes it fun. And by all accounts, there are quite a few Austin Minis already in a queue with their bonnets propped up waiting for a 500 hp V8. ;) It would be wonderful to explore lots of weird and wonderful possibilities for Vampire accel...
ne_one
Post subject: Re: Faster production ! Posted: Fri 27 Jan 2017 07:16

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eAk wrote:
So there will be a long wait then 2000+ interested. Do you have to test them each hooked up to an Amiga, or you have some kind of bench that can test several at the same time?
The number of entries in the list doesn't take into account orders that have already been filled.
ne_one
Post subject: Re: stand alone vampire board Posted: Thu 19 Jan 2017 05:40

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I just wish that AMD would think outside the box and make some 68k versions of their hardware includimg drivers... but I guess its to small a market for them and the AMD/ATI guys currently are way to busy with updating drivers and catching intel and nvidia I suspect. It's a safe bet that they have ...
ne_one
Post subject: Re: stand alone vampire board Posted: Fri 13 Jan 2017 22:20

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cbmfreak wrote:
To find someone with the time to write a generic linux driver wrapper for various other operating systems like amigaOS etc ?
This has been done a number of times using a thin Linux host, most notably for Amithlon.

Gunnar is the person to ask about microcode - you can catch him on IRC.
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