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    Posting bugs in this thread is the norm, There's...

    Posting bugs in this thread is the norm, There's no where else, However updates are few and far between these days, I always use windows xp.
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    It does sound like you introduced a short with...

    It does sound like you introduced a short with the first test and subsequent test's, If the XTIDE card didn't fit the slot then it's the wrong card for the system, Have you tried removing all cards...
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    I'm wondering Did you "Trim" the card to fit ?, I...

    I'm wondering Did you "Trim" the card to fit ?, I don't own that system but i remember someone having a problem with an Olivetti M240 and a lo-tech isa - cf adapter which turned out to be the CF card...
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    Back in the early days when the XUB home was on...

    Back in the early days when the XUB home was on the old google code site there was a "Drive compatibility" page and a "Benchmark" page, It's a good idea but i'd recommend listing system specs as...
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    I have no SCSI drives left, They all died and got...

    I have no SCSI drives left, They all died and got binned a long time ago, In my IBM 5170 and 5162 i swapped out the IBM Bios for the AMI bios and use the XUB and a 16-bit IDE/Floppy controller with...
  6. Yes some of the old Toshiba and Dell laptops had...

    Yes some of the old Toshiba and Dell laptops had removable caddy's which used similar connectors, IIRC i think some of the old IBM laptops used similar connectors, It's hard to tell from the photo...
  7. I have 5 x STEC 128Mb CF cards which identify as...

    I have 5 x STEC 128Mb CF cards which identify as "STI Flash 8.0" and have had zero problems with them in my ISA - CF or XTIDE cards in my IBM's, I also have SD adapters with 4Gb Transcend SD cards...
  8. Thread: Cf adapter issue

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    Boot the system using a DOS 6.22 boot floppy with...

    Boot the system using a DOS 6.22 boot floppy with fdisk on it and Try running, FDISK /MBR and reboot
    If that don't work download and run wipedisk https://www.lo-tech.co.uk/wiki/WipeDisk and try...
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    May just need a re-cap, Caps are not expensive.

    May just need a re-cap, Caps are not expensive.
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    It's not unusual for the voltages to be a bit low...

    It's not unusual for the voltages to be a bit low if there is NO load connected to the PSU, ie: PSU on the bench powered up with nothing connected to it, If you have a known working hard drive or 2...
  11. Why not try a 16-bit combo if you got one, The...

    Why not try a 16-bit combo if you got one, The hard drive part won't work as the 5150 has a reserved I/O range, I don't know about the game port as i always disabled them, If you have the lo-tech...
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    I don't recall seeing any cases specifically for...

    I don't recall seeing any cases specifically for that purpose but there should be cases out there that would suit albeit needing modification, Or maybe if you can find a BackPack 3.5" external floppy...
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    I wonder if it's worth trying a separate serial...

    I wonder if it's worth trying a separate serial card if you got one ?, Just to rule out problems with the serial on the xtide.
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    Never used it myself as i have no need for it but...

    Never used it myself as i have no need for it but what version are you using ?, Krille posted a fixed version of serdrive here:...
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    You just need to configure the XUB for the PC you...

    You just need to configure the XUB for the PC you are going to use it in and configure the network card appropriately, I only have 3 Com 3C509B network cards and have used them just for that purpose...
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    I never fitted the components for the serial port...

    I never fitted the components for the serial port on my R2 cards, There is some info here on the serial settings...
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    Yep, I grabbed a working 240V 130W Schrack PSU...

    Yep, I grabbed a working 240V 130W Schrack PSU and measured the resistance of the +12V - GND line and got a stable 21.6 Ohm's, If i had my meter in continuity mode it would beep as my meter beeps at...
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    I'm a bit confused here, When you took those...

    I'm a bit confused here, When you took those readings, did you take them from the Motherboard +12v - GND connector with nothing connected to the Motherboard ?, Or did you have the PSU on the bench...
  19. Be very careful, Using these type's of programs...

    Be very careful, Using these type's of programs on a CF card it wasn't meant for can render the CF card useless, Years ago there were lots of programs around like ATCFWCHG.COM, At best they did...
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    IDECFG.COM is for the very old v1x XUB,...

    IDECFG.COM is for the very old v1x XUB, XTIDECFG.COM is for the v2x > XUB but neither can be used to flash an EEPROM in situ on a network card, However You can flash an EEPROM using an XTIDE card for...
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    For daily internet use i have an old HP t610 Plus...

    For daily internet use i have an old HP t610 Plus thin client running Ubuntu with the Mate desktop, It works well and suits me just fine, Everything else i need to do i can do on other PC's running...
  22. If you're happy with all solder joints, CF...

    If you're happy with all solder joints, CF adapter, etc and it's still the same in another PC then i'd replace IC's, Easy when in sockets, Can't help with the scope, I have an old Hameg i bought...
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    Yes i have one of those and a couple of 40 pin...

    Yes i have one of those and a couple of 40 pin models with the FC1307A chip, They work very well with my XTIDE cards, Though they do not work when connected to my lo-tech isa - cf card, i posted...
  24. Fdisk won't format the partition, The DOS format...

    Fdisk won't format the partition, The DOS format command does that, Though it doesn't matter if the CF card is RAW, It should still be found barring any problems. Make sure that IC1 / IC4 and IC5 are...
  25. I don't own any Tandy's but just to rule out any...

    I don't own any Tandy's but just to rule out any Tandy issues can you try this adapter in another PC, You know the ROM circuit is working but because the CF is not found there could be a problem with...
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