Re: Lisa Disk Drive

From: Jerome Vernet <vernet.jerome_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 21:59:37 +0100

Le 26 fvr. 06, 21:48, Guido Deiana a crit :

> On Sun, 26 Feb 2006 21:33:22 +0100, Jerome Vernet wrote
>>> I have two IO card, both tested with same behavior. I have in fact
>>> two
>>> back plane with CPU, IO and mem, same thing :( :(
>> Last thing: my Lisa show a D/A8 ROM.
>> While i'm testing, i get one time an error '23', that is, no system
>> disk. That was when boot from 'disk 2' in the menu. never able to get
>> it again...
> Normally you get an error 23 when, passed the initial test, the Lisa
> try to boot from
> the floppy (the first device available when the hdd is not present)
> and it do not find
> any floppy inserted on it. If during the initial test and after the
> first click you
> press any key eccept the Option key, the boot menu is shown.
> If you see 2 floppy icons, this is because the D/A8 Roms. These are
> Lisa 1 Roms, and
> Lisa 1 have 2 Twiggy drives. In your situation only Apple-2 can work.
> Infact, when
> upgraded to Lisa 2 with the 400K drive only the second flat was used
> and connected to
> the Lisalite board.

Goog to know ! I alway try to boot on the floppy with Apple-1, and have to wait a while....

I ask myself if the second board I have isn't a H/A8 ? I will try.

>> I try to see where the cable that connect main board to the Lite
>> Adapter is connected, but I cannot see the connector without dismantle
>> it all, I think.
> Is not easy to see without dismantle. Anyway the two cables are
> connected that
> connector in which the motherboard is inserted (looking from the back
> of the Lisa,
> it's that bigger on the left.

have to dismantle it...

Thanks you


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