[Coco] [Color Computer] Older site.
alxevans at concentric.net
Sat Jan 27 12:36:48 EST 2007
On 23 Jan 2007, at 7:32 PM, Dan Olson wrote:
>> I don't know if it's the same one, but a friend of mine has a similar
>> IDE controller in his Amiga 1000. (Hi Lex) But I don't know if he
>> a hard drive running on it or not.
> Correct me if I'm way off here, but I was looking at this a little,
> and I
> think this lacked the ROM and/or hardware needed for the Amiga to
> see this
> as a valid hard drive controller, so you'd have to boot from floppy
> run a special program to make this work. (I hope I'm wrong, an IDE
> controller on the 1000 would be kinda cool).
Well, you still have to startup with your kickstart 1.3 disk (unless
you have modified your A1000 to have a kick ROM), but that isn't
really that big a problem. My A1000 actually has 2 IDE controllers:
this one and a dataflyer 1000 (which also has 8 Meg fast RAM on it).
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