• My storage device does not boot when connected to the IDE port of the Vampire.
    • Try booting with no Startup-Sequence. If it works, then try disabling commands in your S:Startup-Sequence to isolate the command that is causing the problem.
    • Your storage device might be bad / damaged. Try a different one.
    • The adapters and cables between the board and your storage device might be loose. Make sure to tighten them.
    • The adapters and cables between the board and your storage device might be bad / damaged. Try different ones.
    • The storage device might have been prepared incorrectly. Try booting from it on a different Amiga (or on an Amiga emulator) to make sure it is set up correctly.
    • Try formatting the storage device and preparing it from scratch.
  • My storage device takes an unusually long time before starting to boot, when connected to the IDE port of the Vampire.
    • The adapters and cables between the board and your storage device might be bad / damaged. Try different ones.
  • I am getting read/write errors on my storage device connected to the IDE port of the Vampire.
    • Your storage device might be bad / damaged. Try a different one.
    • The adapters and cables between the board and your storage device might be bad / damaged. Try different ones.
    • The storage device might have been prepared incorrectly. Try using it on a different Amiga (or on an Amiga emulator) to make sure it is set up correctly.
    • Try formatting the storage device and preparing it from scratch.
    • The cables between the board and your storage device might be too long. Try shorter ones.
    • You might have set “Fast IDE” to a speed level that is too much for your configuration, especially if your connection cables are too long. Update your VControl IDESPEED command to set a lower speed level.
Last modified: le 2020/02/14 01:58