alexh wrote:If it boots then no links need changing.
I have to say I'm VERY surprised it works. The default (all links in position 1-2) is not 27C010 compatible. Which is why I've got lots of 27C1000 EPROMs
AtariZoll wrote:Since STE TOS is 256KB you can use only 2x 1Mbit (EP)ROMs . 27256 and 512 are too low capacity (2x32 & 2x64KB only). Therefore first 2 combinations were never used.
In my STE those jumpers are set for 27C1000 by factory. I guess that in later manufacturing period 27C1000 was easier to find, cheaper.
Actually, you can use larger capacity 32-bit EPROMs and Flash EPROMs - what I did already. For instance with 29F040 or like you can have 4 TOS versions in machine and change them with switch.
MIDIbro wrote:I was reading about that, i was interested in making it switchable between some early version and 2.06. 2.06 is good so far but i'm sure there are some incompatibilities, also, it takes much longer to boot.
I don't do any gaming on my STe, so i'm not sure there is really any benefit to having it switchable for other TOS?
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