Turbo-R GT + MegaFlashRom SCC+ SD + DenyoNet = crash at boot?

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Por edoz

Prophet (2437)

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29-01-2014, 12:27

Oeps: Question .. I was switching rom's, but during the procedure there was something going wrong.

I typed the current syntax: (where my DenyoNet was in slot 1)

denyorom denyotcp.rom 1 /mac:00-50-c2-e4-50-12

Output:

> erasing flash memory block 0 ... OK
> Writing flash memory ERROR!!

** Failed to write on the flash memory

At the moment my DenyoNet is not detected at boot anymore and I'm not able to flash again...
Any suggestions ?

Por Latok

msx guru (3866)

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29-01-2014, 12:54

edoz, I've had the same errors as you describe. Erasing flash memory block 0 ... ok and then Writing flash memory ERROR!!

After this, I couldn't do anything with DenyoNet anymore on my turboR GT. Then I inserted DenyoNet in slot 1 of my NMS8245 MSX2 and flashed it from floppydisk in DOS2....

That worked....

Yes, it was scary ^___^

Por edoz

Prophet (2437)

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29-01-2014, 13:10

Nope..(I have no 8245) but on my MSX 8280 I'm not able to flash it again. Same error. Tried DOS2 and DOS1. In slot 1 and 2 .. (from floppy)
same results.. so it seems my Denyonet is broken now ?

Por edoz

Prophet (2437)

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29-01-2014, 13:33

Good news!! It seems, my MSX8280 (2+) 7mhz/3.5 mhz was not working. So I wend to my attic where my private spares are based Big smile
I found a normal 8280 and I was able to flash it again! ... so solved for now Wink

Por konamiman

Paragon (1172)

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29-01-2014, 14:25

Flashing the DenyoNet ROM is somewhat tricky.

I had the same problem too using a NMS8245... which disappeard when I put a lego piece under the cartridge (which was standing horizontally, in slot 2) in order to compensate the angle caused by its own weight, and which apparently was causing a bad connection with the slot pins.

One certainly must be a bit of a McGyver to own a MSX... Smile

Por edoz

Prophet (2437)

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29-01-2014, 15:24

ducktape Big smile

Por Latok

msx guru (3866)

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29-01-2014, 17:40

konamiman wrote:

...which disappeard when I put a lego piece under the cartridge (which was standing horizontally, in slot 2) in order to compensate the angle caused by its own weight, and which apparently was causing a bad connection with the slot pins

This makes my day Big smile MSX is awesome!!

Por Grauw

Ascended (10558)

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29-01-2014, 17:51

The power of lego!

Por konamiman

Paragon (1172)

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30-01-2014, 17:10

Ok people... brace yourselves because it's BETATESTING TIME!



All of you having a DenyoNet (and especially, having a DenyoNet and a Turbo-R GT!) please be so kind to download this and try it. It is a zip file containing the following:

  • DENYOTCP.ROM: A new version (0.6) of the DenyoNet TCP/IP BIOS. It corrects a bug (due to me reading an outdated version of the W5100 datasheet, aaaargh!) that caused a status of "Connection closed" to be reported when the actual status was "Performing ARP resolution". It still has the GT bug but continue reading.
  • DENYTCP2.ROM: An alternative version of the BIOS that has the meaning of the ESC key reversed: the BIOS is NOT initialized when the key is NOT pressed.
  • DENYINIT.COM: A command line tool that initializes the DenyoNet TCP/IP BIOS. Usage: DENYINIT denyonet_slot[-subslot]

So if you have a GT the strategy is: flash DENYTCP2.ROM in your DenyoNet, then put DENYINIT.COM in your autoexec.bat to activate it at boot time. (You can do that too if you don't have a GT, but it's unnecessary as the regular ROM will work fine)

If a couple of persons confirm me that this works, I'll upload it to my web site, together with the new version of MSX trivial dropbox.

Por karloch

Prophet (2157)

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30-01-2014, 18:38

Yipieeeee!!! Let me reach $HOME and I'll give a try Smile

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