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Anleitung SupraDrive 500

Anleitung SupraDrive 500 in englisch

mit freundlicher Genehmigung von AmigaHardwareWorld - J?rg Brenner

INTRODUCTION ........................................................................... 1
TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................ 3
1: INSTALLING YOUR SUPRADRIVE .......................................... 7
Connecting an External SupraDrive to an Amiga 500 or
Amiga 1000 Computer ........................................................... 8
Unpacking ........................................................................ 8
Connecting the SupraDrive to Your Amiga .......................... 8
Connecting RAM Boards to the Amiga 500 or Amiga 1000
Supra SCSI Interface (Optional) ....................................... 10
Installing an Internal SupraDrive in an Amiga 2000 Computer ... 11
Unpacking ...................................................................... 11
Installing the SupraDrive .................................................. 11
Using Accelerator Boards in an Amiga 2000 (Optional) ...... 16
2: GETTING STARTED ............................................................. 17
Booting ............................................................................... 17
Booting From Floppy Disk ............................................... 17
Autobooting ................................................................... 18
Miscellaneous Booting Information .................................. 19
Resetting Your System ......................................................... 19
Parking Your SupraDrive ....................................................... 20
Turning Off Your System ....................................................... 20
Reading Updates to This Manual ............................................ 21
3: USING YOUR SUPRADRIVE ................................................. 22
Copying Files ....................................................................... 22
Using Applications Software .................................................. 22
Software Written for Use with Workbench 1.1 ................... 22
Programs that are incompatible with the Fast File System .. 23
Software that Does Not Work Efficiently with a Hard Disk. ... 23
Improving Hard Disk Speed ................................................... 25
Large Amounts of Data .................................................... 25
Fragmentation ................................................................ 25
The AddBuffers Command .............................................. 26
Installing Supra System Software ............................................ 26
Backing Up the SupraDrive....................................................... 27
Saving Preferences .................................................................. 27
Renaming Partitions ................................................................. 28
4: USING CLIMATE ................................................................... 29
Introduction .......................................................................... 29
CLImate Features and Capabilities ................................... 29
CLImate System Requirements ....................................... 30
Starting CLImate ................................................................... 30
Using CLImate ...................................................................... 31
Source and Destination ......................................................... 32
Parent ............................................................................ 32
Double Arrow ................................................................. 33
Modes ................................................................................. 33
Batch Mode .................................................................... 33
Rename Mode ................................................................ 36
Display Mode .................................................................. 36
Showpic Mode ............................................................... 36
Tasks that Aren?t Mode-Specific ............................................. 37
Formatting Floppy Disks .................................................. 37
Creating Directories ........................................................ 38
Running Other Programs and Using Other Amiga
Features Without Quitting CLImate .................................. 38
CLImate and RAM ................................................................. 38
Quitting CLImate ................................................................... 38
5: USING CLI AND SHELL ......................................................... 39
The CLI and Shell Icons ......................................................... 39
The Start-up Sequence ....................................................... 40
Using CLI Commands to Maximize the Usefulness of
a Hard Disk ........................................................................... 40
Using Shell Scripts ................................................................ 41
6: FORMATTING, MAPPING, AND ZEROING YOUR
SUPRADRIVE .................................................................... 42
Should You Format, Map, or Zero Your Hard Disk? ................... 42
What Are Formatting, Mapping, and Zeroing? ......................... 42
What They Are ................................................................ 42
What They Are Used For ................................................. 43
Using SupraFormat ............................................................... 43
Before Running SupraFormat ................................................ 45
Running SupraFormat ........................................................... 45
Specifying the Hard Disk Type and Controller Type ........... 46
Setting the SCSI and LUN Numbers ................................. 47
Specifying the Number of Partitions and Setting
Partition Attributes .......................................................... 48
Starting a Format, Map, or Zero ........................................ 52
After a Format, Map, or Zero ............................................. 53
Writing Partition Information ............................................. 53
7: CREATING SPECIALIZED SYSTEMS .................................... 55
?Bailing Out? After Making Changes ....................................... 56
Re-Installing Icons Using SupraIcons ...................................... 56
Making Any Floppy Disk Capable of Booting the System ......... 57
Changing How Partitions Are Mounted .................................. 58
Using SupraMount .......................................................... 58
Using the CLI Mount Command and Mount List ................. 59
Changing Low-Level System Information Using SupraEdit ...... 60
Running SupraEdit ......................................................... 60
Making Changes on the SupraEdit Screen ....................... 61
8: TROUBLESHOOTING .......................................................... 65
General Troubleshooting Ideas .............................................. 65
Booting Problems ................................................................. 66
Problems When Booting from Floppy Disk ........................ 66
Blank Screen When Trying to Boot .................................. 66
Missing Workbench, Icons, or Partitions ........................... 67
Unusual LED (BUSY Light) & Frozen System ................... 67
Amiga 2000 LED Doesn?t Flicker When System Boots ...... 68
Can?t Boot After Changing Start-up Sequence ................. 68
Boot Takes One Minute or More to Complete ................... 68
Error Messages Encountered While Booting .................... 69
Software Problems ............................................................... 70
Software that Doesn?t Work Properly ................................ 70
Problems While Using Hard Disk Backup, ?Rearranger,?
and Optimizer Programs .................................................. 71
SupraFormat Problems ................................................... 71
Miscellaneous Problems ........................................................ 72
System Crashes While Copying Large Amounts of Data .... 72
Running Out of Memory .................................................. 72
Screen Problems ............................................................ 73
Amiga 1000 Clock Returns ?Garbage? Characters ............. 73
Read/Write Errors ........................................................... 73
?Insufficient Free Store? Message .................................... 74
?Key Not Set? Message ................................................... 74
Message Saying To Use DiskDoctor ................................. 74
Contacting Supra Customer Service ...................................... 75
Warranty ............................................................................... 75
FCC Rules ............................................................................ 76
A: SUPRADRIVE HARD DISK UTILITIES .................................... 77
B: SUPRAFORMATS DEFAULT DEVICE IDS ............................ 78
C: RESOURCES ...................................................................... 79
INDEX ........................................................................................ 80


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