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mhindsbo
Post subject: Boot vampire in 68000 / v.13 mode? Posted: Sat 19 Aug 2017 16:48
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Would it be possible to boot the vampire with kickstart 1.3 and emulating 68000? That way you could both run the modern Amiga experience and go back to full compatibility with some of the original A500 games and demos.

There might be other ways of doing this, so apologies if it is a stupid question. I left the Amiga after my 500 and only recently with the Vampire making my way into the more modern experiences. My original A500 is one of the very early ones with OCS and it would be great to boot in that mode as well.


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Sinphaltimus
Post subject: Re: Boot vampire in 68000 / v.13 mode? Posted: Sun 20 Aug 2017 01:23
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I don't think you'll be able to switch kickstarts but with Goldv3 - you'll be getting AGA. And from the little bit I've seen, it's pretty ECS/OCS friendly.


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mhindsbo
Post subject: Re: Boot vampire in 68000 / v.13 mode? Posted: Mon 21 Aug 2017 01:01
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Thanks ... have to wait for gold3 then and see how compatible it is :-) Certainly looking forward to getting AGA on my system.


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bax
Post subject: Re: Boot vampire in 68000 / v.13 mode? Posted: Mon 21 Aug 2017 10:41
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Gold 2.7 will bring the MapROM feature to the public.

See here for a demo:
https://youtu.be/0mp4G3ngl6k

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Sinphaltimus
Post subject: Re: Boot vampire in 68000 / v.13 mode? Posted: Mon 21 Aug 2017 12:42
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Just watched that video yesterday - very excited - hope someone develops a nice software switcher for it to avoid memorizing the correct shell syntax.


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mhindsbo
Post subject: Re: Boot vampire in 68000 / v.13 mode? Posted: Tue 22 Aug 2017 21:50
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That is cool. Echo the comment on hoping for a simple tool / UI to easily switch


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