[vcf-midatlantic] Amiga 1000 (or any model) that needs a kickstart disk

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Fri Mar 12 19:19:29 UTC 2021


Amiga 1000 Was not made with  kickstart in ROM.

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> On Mar 12, 2021, at 2:08 PM, Ethan Dicks via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2021 at 1:56 PM Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> For those who know, if my Amiga 1000 has v 1.1 ROMS, will it only boot with
>> a 1.1. kickstart disk?
> 
> If your Amiga is asking for a Kickstart disk (i.e., it has a WCS board
> not Kickstart in ROM), then it should work with any version of
> Kickstart from 1.0 to 1.3.  2.0 is too large to fit on the WCS board
> so that's when a bunch of us got ROM expanders to use an A500/A2000
> Kickstart ROM chip.  Some people also converted the WCS RAM to be
> extra RAM, I think, but that was a bit of a hack.
> 
> -ethan



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