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Amigaworld.net News   Amigaworld.net News : Switchless DF0: / DF1: Floppy Drive Boot Selector A500 / A2000 from AmigaKit.com
   posted by amigakit on 13-Sep-2022 12:22:16 (513 reads)
Switchless DF0: / DF1: Floppy Drive Boot Selector A500 / A2000

Hold down reset keys (Ctrl-Amiga-Amiga) for 5 seconds to enable the external floppy disk drive (DF1:) as the boot device. The DF1: device drive is then used as if it were the internal DF0: drive and the internal drive is disabled. Switching back by holding down reset for another 5 seconds restores the internal drive as the DF0: boot device and the external disk drive as DF1:

Everytime the drives are switched by holding down the reset keys, an audible beep tone is made by the selector.




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Re: Switchless DF0: / DF1: Floppy Drive Boot Selector A500 /
Posted on 13-Sep-2022 21:22:03
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Nice product for those that need it.


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Re: Switchless DF0: / DF1: Floppy Drive Boot Selector A500 /
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Curious how it works out when kickstart switcher, ram expansion/cpu board, and this thing… all use the same method for switching. Hold five seconds and it boots to a new kickstart, different cpu, different ram config, and external DF0: :)


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