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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1000 on: 16:19, 02 March 18 »
Well, this is just my POV... To speed up the development of software - especially something complex and big like a DOS - it's an advantage to write emails and PM's of motivation. IMHO it's bad to comment in an impatient way because this will just lead to increased frustration of the programmer, which - of course - is not helpful at all.  :)


I'm sure that SyX is doing an great and awesome job, but please consider that he is NOT paying his bills from his hobby projects. People doing hardware for the CPC are making at least some bucks with it (except Tot0 who even put's money in to serve the CPC scene), but people making software don't ever get a dime for it.  :(


I don't want to offend somebody, it's just my personal view. You are welcome to disagee (and code something well on the CPC  ;) )

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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1001 on: 17:01, 02 March 18 »
Häh?

I do not know why you come with SyX? (this is not a ACMEDOS-Thread)
What "impatient way" do you mean?

I'm developed an own FAT32-ROM for the Amstrad CPC, which is finished (RC).
It's an AddOn (ROM < 7) to AMSDOS/Parados.


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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1002 on: 20:54, 02 March 18 »
Häh?

I do not know why you come with SyX? (this is not a ACMEDOS-Thread)
What "impatient way" do you mean?

I'm developed an own FAT32-ROM for the Amstrad CPC, which is finished (RC).
It's an AddOn (ROM < 7) to AMSDOS/Parados.

I think he refers to a comment from @Audronic.

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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1003 on: 22:37, 02 March 18 »
I'm finished with my FAT16 / FAT32-ROM (RC version).
Core features: ACMEDOS alternative, the usual RSX
like REN, CD, MD, .... are available.
ACMEDOS partition or standard Windows format (FAT16 or FAT32, up to 128GB allowed).
I'm looking for a second beta tester in a closed beta test phase.

If someone has enough time and desire, please send me a PM.
(Hardware does not matter)


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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1004 on: 03:13, 03 March 18 »
I'm finished with my FAT16 / FAT32-ROM (RC version).
Core features: ACMEDOS alternative, the usual RSX
like REN, CD, MD, .... are available.
ACMEDOS partition or standard Windows format (FAT16 or FAT32, up to 128GB allowed).
I'm looking for a second beta tester in a closed beta test phase.

If someone has enough time and desire, please send me a PM.
(Hardware does not matter)

Hello SOS,

I have not had an X-mass out for a very long time (I was successfully using one with BonnyDOS and the other with SymbBOS).
I would be happy to get them out again and have a play if you need anything.  ;D

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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1005 on: 17:45, 03 March 18 »
How much do X-mem and X-mass draw power together? I’ve been wonder why the X-mass wouldn’t work and now it turned out that it was the external 5V 1A PSU that was the reason. What is even funnier is that the X-mass works just fine when it’s powered just from the CPC bus.


Should the expansion be powered after the CPC as opposed to before?

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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1006 on: 17:51, 03 March 18 »
I do not know why you come with SyX? (this is not a ACMEDOS-Thread)
What "impatient way" do you mean?


Well, SyX is the one who made ACMEDOS. And ACMEDOS is the DOS which comes along with the X-MASS expansion. And this is an X-MASS thread.  :)
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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1007 on: 01:23, 23 March 18 »
CubeIOS / FAT16+FAT32-ROM for the CPC's with XMASS released

All questions/remarks/bugs please goes to:
http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/applications/cubeios-fat16fat32-rom-for-the-cpc's-with-xmass/msg158072/#msg158072

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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1008 on: 01:54, 23 March 18 »
Well, SyX is the one who made ACMEDOS. And ACMEDOS is the DOS which comes along with the X-MASS expansion. And this is an X-MASS thread.  :)
Hi GUNHED
SyX has not finished the OS to go with X-mass (we have waited 3-4 years ?).
Perhaps thats why others have started to get an OS for X-mass.
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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1009 on: 10:30, 23 March 18 »
Be patient, IMPdos is coming soon and believe me, it works fast and is reliable ......


Kris from IMPact ;)
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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1010 on: 15:40, 16 February 19 »

Hello!

I have updated the X-MASS installer for X-MEM boards:
- FW3.16 (UK,FR,ES) + EXP ROM
- BASIC 1.20
- CUBEMDOS 0.12 (overwrite ACMEDOS)
- SYMBOS 3.0 ABCD ROM (optional)

The disk content include FORMAT, INSTALL and the X-MEM FLASHER tool.
It now support the FAT32 filesystem for 512MB users to share data from BASIC or SYMBOS in example.

Here the link: xmem_xmass_install.zip

Cheers,

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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1011 on: 21:56, 16 April 19 »
Is there any chance that cubemdos will ever work with M4?


The only way i have to get data to CPC is via sdcard on the M4.  Unfortunately some update of M4 stopped XMEM ROMs from working.  Internet access on CPC is important.




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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1012 on: 22:45, 16 April 19 »
Is there any chance that cubemdos will ever work with M4?
hmmm, i dont understand you completely.
Why you asked about CubeMDOS on the M4? (it works after M4ROMOFF)
(Maybe continue at the CubeMDOS-Thread)

Unfortunately some update of M4 stopped XMEM ROMs from working.  Internet access on CPC is important.
Why do you combined - XMEM-ROM & Internet-Access? Is it dependent?
maybe asked at the M4-Thread.


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Re: X-MASS, a mass-storage expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #1013 on: 00:53, 17 April 19 »
Guess, sometimes things get mixed up very easily.
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