[rescue] Curses, foiled again

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Fri May 18 20:38:44 CDT 2007

On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 08:35:09PM -0500, Michael Parson wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 08:28:54PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
>> On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 08:13:27PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
>>> Yeah, but that won't give me video output until AmigaOS is installed
>>> and the Z3 drivers are up, etc.  I have to use the native video for
>>> initial setup.
>>> (as far as I know.. maybe I should go test..)
>> Just tested this - no output whatsoever from the Z3 with nothing plugged
>> in but it.  It doesn't have any kind of passthrough for the "native" Amiga
>> video; its just a Zorro card.
> Odd.  My Picasso IV card passes the Amiga native resolutions until
> the P96 drivers kick in.  I was even running the Amiga UNIX installer
> through the P-IV card.  Might have been a special feature of the
> Picasso.

The A3000 also has a seperate HD15 connector that outputs native Amiga
graphics through the built-in flicker-fixer so you can use a VGA monitor.

The A4000 didn't have that?

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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