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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2450 on: 22:20, 07 June 19 »
It seems the thrill has gone...  ;D

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2451 on: 22:36, 07 June 19 »
It seems the thrill has gone...  ;D
I have noted the bug, thanks. Will check up on it, when I find time.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2452 on: 11:28, 11 June 19 »
I've never had my 6128 stable with the M4 and other cards, even though I used good quality high capacity power supplies. For the longest time I thought that my M4 was faulty... ...and this weekend I finally tried running the system with a 5.1v PSU, and all my problems vanished. I don't even need to power the M4 separately!


Obviously there's enough voltage drop across my CPC to make everything marginal when supplying it with just 5v.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2453 on: 08:45, 22 June 19 »
M4 Board firmware v2.0.5 released.
Download here: http://www.spinpoint.org/cpc/M4FIRM_v205.zip and unpack to root of microSD, then power cycle the CPC with microSD inserted.
If you have not used any v2.0.5 beta, you can use |update instead.

Changes since v2.0.5 beta 12:
  • Fix |HTTPGET strip "http://" from URL if used (@robcfg)
  • Fix |HTTPGET freeze when URL does not resolve (2 sec DNS lookup timeout)
  • ADDED |HTTPGET use @ symbol at start of request to silent output text of console, ie. |httpget,"@spinpoint.org/cpc/m4info.txt"  (@zhulien)
  • ADDED |HTTPGET use > symbol followed by filename at end of request string to output into desired file, ie. |httpget,"spinpoint.org/cpc/m4info.txt>info.txt" (@zhulien)
  • Fix save basic program as ascii, broken in beta12, ie. save"test",a   (@cpcoldie)
  • Fix WEB server missing HTML escape tags in files upload page.  (@cpcoldie)
  • ADD NMI/HACKMENU trigger from z80 code for debug (@HAL 6128), Ie:
       
Code: [Select]
        ld hl,0x431D        ; C_NMI
        ld    bc,0xFE00
        out (c),c
        out (c),l
        out (c),h
        ld b,0xFC
        out (c),c   
        will trigger HACKMENU, so one can examine memory and registers.
« Last Edit: 09:01, 22 June 19 by Duke »

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2454 on: 11:50, 22 June 19 »
Great stuff!


I'll be trying it as soon as I have a little time.


Thank you for your extraordinary support!

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2455 on: 18:50, 22 June 19 »
That's pretty cool. Thanks a lot, Duke!
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2456 on: 17:52, 23 June 19 »
Cool new features. Installing....  ;D
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2457 on: 17:33, 25 June 19 »
I have updated the latest firmware but it keeps appearing:

M4 Board firmware v2.0.5 Beta 12

EDIT:
everything is correct now, I have done it again, it seems that the first time it was not updated well
« Last Edit: 18:01, 25 June 19 by XeNoMoRPH »

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2458 on: 18:26, 25 June 19 »
Glat you made it!  :)  When updating screen stays black, but I don't mind. The report.txt tells 'all good'.  :)
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2459 on: 18:23, 07 July 19 »
thanks for the rom updates duke - i will let you know how i go.


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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2460 on: 01:25, 08 July 19 »
Did the 2.0.5 update on my 2.5b M4 board. Screen stayed blank at the end and required a manual reset, but all good and the new firmware took.


Also got my new 2.5c board the other day - thanks @Duke - already having fun with the Hack button and functionality.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2461 on: 11:07, 08 July 19 »
Screen stayed blank at the end and required a manual reset, but all good and the new firmware took.


It happens to me and to friends, sometimes you get stripes too but everything turns OK at the end  :)

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2462 on: 08:59, 17 July 19 »
Feature Request (e.g.):
M4ROMStatus   0x433C     IN:Nothing   OUT:M4-ROM-Number  (0=Deactive)
(Please as an OUT-Command, yes i know, i can scan the ROM's if i found the ROM or Check if a M4-RSX is present)
« Last Edit: 09:24, 17 July 19 by SOS »

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2463 on: 16:02, 17 July 19 »
Feature Request (e.g.):
M4ROMStatus   0x433C     IN:Nothing   OUT:M4-ROM-Number  (0=Deactive)
(Please as an OUT-Command, yes i know, i can scan the ROM's if i found the ROM or Check if a M4-RSX is present)
That would be 'nice to have', especially for ROM software.
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2464 on: 21:47, 17 July 19 »
Feature Request (e.g.):
M4ROMStatus   0x433C     IN:Nothing   OUT:M4-ROM-Number  (0=Deactive)
(Please as an OUT-Command, yes i know, i can scan the ROM's if i found the ROM or Check if a M4-RSX is present)
Let me understand it correctly, the only purpose of this command is to disable M4 rom? - so no need to specify it's rom number? or is it to obtain the M4 rom number?

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2465 on: 22:51, 17 July 19 »
Let me understand it correctly, the only purpose of this command is to disable M4 rom? - so no need to specify it's rom number? or is it to obtain the M4 rom number?
obtain the M4 rom number
(normally the function should return "6", or after M4ROMOFF an "0")

(I hope, that the out-commands on a non M4-System do not crash the Amstrad.)
« Last Edit: 22:53, 17 July 19 by SOS »

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2466 on: 04:09, 18 July 19 »
Without the M4 no crash should happen, because nothing is there. If there would be something else, then there would be "talk" to two kinds of hardware, that would be a problem per se.


SOS's idea is to be able to run code in ROM and to obtain the M4 ROM number without the need to put code into RAM (as much as I got it), the would be great for me too.  :)
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2467 on: 11:32, 18 July 19 »
obtain the M4 rom number
(normally the function should return "6", or after M4ROMOFF an "0")

(I hope, that the out-commands on a non M4-System do not crash the Amstrad.)
Without the M4 no crash should happen, because nothing is there. If there would be something else, then there would be "talk" to two kinds of hardware, that would be a problem per se.


SOS's idea is to be able to run code in ROM and to obtain the M4 ROM number without the need to put code into RAM (as much as I got it), the would be great for me too.  :)

Ok thanks for the explanation, will see what I can come up with.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2468 on: 12:39, 18 July 19 »
You do realize that we are nearing 100 pages on this topic, right?


Congratulations to @Duke for creating the nice M4 card and for his wonderful support!

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2469 on: 14:13, 18 July 19 »
You do realize that we are nearing 100 pages on this topic, right?


Congratulations to @Duke for creating the nice M4 card and for his wonderful support!
Thanks! - Maybe it will reach page 100 when M4 board number 700 is sold (14 to go...)

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2470 on: 13:10, 19 July 19 »
Thanks! - Maybe it will reach page 100 when M4 board number 700 is sold (14 to go...)


That is grest news.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2471 on: 20:57, 20 July 19 »
good luck to the guy who will read the 100 pages  :doh:
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2472 on: 21:16, 20 July 19 »
Well when i discovered the M4 i read pages 1 to 93 (while i waited for my M4 order!) i think  took me about a week!!   :laugh:
Its actually an interesting read seeing how it developed and was released and supported!! 

Kudos to Duke and everyone else who contributed!

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2473 on: 14:16, 21 July 19 »
Hi @Duke
I know that i asked this... but i don't remember,
 whats the port to open on the router to access the M4 throught the navigator on another location?
thanks!!


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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #2474 on: 15:07, 21 July 19 »
You must forward port 80 (http) to the M4.

Hi @Duke
I know that i asked this... but i don't remember,
 whats the port to open on the router to access the M4 throught the navigator on another location?
thanks!!