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  1. Sir Foxx

    OrangePC Ram problem

    Gotcha. I looked through the manual for decent, and it says itll work on a 386-33 processor with 4mb of ram. How good it will run is a whole different question haha. Are ISA-to-PCI adapters a thing..?
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    OrangePC Ram problem

    I tried with 2 of my 16mb sticks with no luck, so I went back to the 1mb of ram, How does graphics work on these cards? Is it integrated on the orangePC or does it use the mac hardware? I'd like to get interplay's decent 1 to run on the card. However seeing as it needs 3d acceleration, the likelihood of the happening is slim unless it can share resources with the q950, or I were to get a ISA graphics card, and at least 4mb of ram to work.
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    OrangePC Ram problem

    Ahhh gotcha. I didn't grow up when these computers were around, so its news to me Now mine wont even load the orangepc program with 1*16mb stick in it. Is loading win 3.1 even possible with 1mb (700k useable) of ram? What can you do with 700k of ram..?
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    OrangePC Ram problem

    So, something I tried, my particular card has 4 of the 30pin ram slots, which are the same as the macintosh ram slots. I pulled 64mb from my q950 and popped it into the orangePC card, and while its doing the ram check. it usually fails around 79XXkb at address F300. Other times it will start to do ram check, but characters are missing, then the card crashes and starts giving beep codes. Is it possible that the card doesnt support more than 8mb of ram..?
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    Orange PC software

    Well, that was a nightmare-- What i ended up doing was: extracting all the image files into a folder on my win10 computer zipped it downloaded maczip retrieved it on my q950 via fetch extracted the zipped file mounted the orangepc drive and copied everything over launched the freedos boot floppy and backed out of the installer changed directories to C:/ and fired up fdauto.bat The rest is history! Now to learn how to install windows haha
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    Orange PC software

    Bad news--tried the x86-BOOT image, and the floppyemu says its an unsupported image type edit: looking in the instructions for the emu, it may be because the images are of the DC63 variety. However, I have no way of checking this or converting it using the method in the instructions as I do not own an OSX product.
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    Orange PC software

    Are you referring to the boot floppy + cd rom option..? If so, that is what I am currently using. I am trying to get it to install the contents of the floppy image onto the hard drive so I dont have to go through the installer every time the computer boots up just to back out and get to the freedos prompt. I've tried formatting the "hard drive" to be an active ms dos partition and copied the contents of the floppy image to the hard drive to see if it will boot from the drive, but the card hangs after doing the ram check, unless I load the freedos floppy image. I have thought about copying the freedos CD image onto the q950 via fetch, mounting it, and setting it as a shared drive under the orangepc settings, but the image is close to 500mb, and my mac hdd is 765mb, 565 after allocating 200mb to the orangepc card. I may have to find a larger SD card for my scsi2sd as I am running it off a spare 1gb microsd that I had laying around.
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    Orange PC software

    I dont think freedos will work. I do not own a CD drive for my q950, and freedos requires either a cd drive or a way to mount the iso within the mac os for it to install. I got it booted using their floppy image, but I think after it formats its looking for the cd image, and it aborts the install since its not there.
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    Orange PC software

    bump-- anyone got a good guide on how to make a bootable dos floppy image?
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    Orange PC software

    Just need to make an edit, the floppy emu shows garbage on the third line, not the orange pc screen. Mac os can see the disk image fine, but not the card. Thoughts?
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    Orange PC software

    Question-- Got the orangePC app working. However, I cannot get a dos boot disk to work. I have tried several methods making a boot disk, but I keep getting "non-system disk or disk error, replace and press any key when ready", so I am unsure if it is me or the card, or maybe the program? I know that when I press any key, the activity light on the floppy emu flashes. I dont have a usb floppy drive or diskettes unfortunately. Whenever I load up any of the dos images, the screen shows a bunch of garbage on the third line. Not sure if thats normal or not.
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    Orange PC software

    Ahh, didn't think to try it with stuffit. I've never opened bin files on an old Mac before, hence my confusion. I've already got the files on my q950 using a local ftp server on my main windows desktop. Interestingly enough, when fetch retrieves the bigger of the two files, the system hangs (mouse still works, but no response from any of the toolbars or windows) and I usually have to turn the computer all the way off and back on to regain usability. The file is there after restart, however I think it has to do with it trying to auto extract after retrieving the file. Thoughts?
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    Orange PC software

    Hello-- Finally got my orange PC card for my quadra 950. Just curious, is there a place where I can download the software to use my card? I downloaded the software from Macintosh garden, but it appears it's all .bin files.
  14. I've read that too about the green hue disappearing once the extensions load on my Q950. However, I noticed if I use a newer LCD that has VGA, the green hue never goes away. I tried using two 15 year old LCD monitors and the green hue never shows up. I think it has to due with the sync-on-green signal the macs use, and it being an obsolete standard.
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    Rom upgrade for thunder/24

    bump?
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