Re: [hatari-devel] Attaching an ACSI harddisk: 3 x Why

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Am Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:03:55 +0100 (CET)
schrieb "perot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <perot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> Unfortunately I found Hatari is not able to support the enhanced
> screen resolution that I had on that machine. Well - to be honest -
> it was to be expected. The original machine was an ST that I had
> rigged for 16MHz. That needed a 16MHz rated 68000, but all the other
> ST internals accepted the higher clock just fine. For the FDC I built
> a drive operated switch between 8 and 16MHz to support HD floppies,
> and another small PCBA generated new video sync signals that were
> accepted by GLUE and VideoShifter to display a 960x544 desktop on an
> SM124. Found only the oldest SM124 would tolerate this. 
> Once I find some time nostalgia might drive me to implement support
> for this into Hatari. I don't think though too many people have any
> use for it.

Well, there is already the "extended VDI screen" mode in Hatari which
can be used to get a similar result, so I don't think it's worth the
effort to write code to emulate that PCBA board, too.


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