Laze, I may have missed this in the thread, but what happens in C64 mode? Bill Degnan -------- Original Message -------- > From: "Laze Ristoski" <email@example.com> > Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 4:25 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: Need help fixing a C128 DCR > > Thank you for your replies. I appreciate them. > > Ruud Baltissen wrote: > > Is it just the normal start-up sequence or the one a C128 does i.e. auto > > start? > > The normal start-up sequence. > > > My advice: try exchanging the CIA's first. AFAIK they aren't soldered do > > that shouldn't be much trouble. > > They are on my board. Any ideas which one is more likely to be the cause, > or should I replace both of them right away? > > Bil Herd wrote: > > Are you describing the color RAM for the 40 column VIC or > > do you mean you get random colors on 80 column? > > I get random colors in 40 column mode. > > > What if the cursor is there but the same color as the background? :) > > I recall using the keyboard to type some chars, change colors, etc. I even > tried typing LOAD"$",8 (a few times actually, to make sure I didn't mistype > anything). To my misfortune, the drive didn't come up. :( > > > Don't laugh: Lick your finger and get it down around all of the > > pins on the color ram and the quad buffer and look for any change, > > if something changes based on your finger it probably is floating. > > I could never laugh at the man who made the "herdware" possible. > In fact, I feel quite privileged talking to you. > Still, I can't take your advice. The machine looks so brand new that > I try to leave as few fingerprints on it as possible. Using saliva is > out of the question. :) Maybe as a last resort... > > -- > Laze > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2010-06-24 21:00:30
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