Re: SCSI problems

From: Jo Even Skarstein <joska_at_nuts.edu>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 18:56:40 +0100

On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Magnus Kollberg wrote:

> Sounds about right. The problem was that when I enabled the instruction cache
> with TK4.09 I got some realy "funny" effects on the Nova card. Stuff started
> to disapear and text got transparent! In the menues it would just draw text
> and no background. Quite funny.... ;-)

The exact same things happens with TK 5.07 unless you use the
'serialized' display-mode. AFAIK this option isn't available in TK4,
so Geir Řyvind wrote a small program that did this.

> > I can imagine. It's probably faster for many things than my 166MHz P5/MMX.
> > I have a _really_ crappy graphics card in that machine right now.
>
> Maybe. It's very fast at scrolling and drawing plane text.

Try running the old 'lines'-program on the Nova and compare that to a
standard Falcon :-) On the Nova all you see is a fuzzy (and
colourful!) cloud, even in fullscreen and 16bit.


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