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inDRIVE black screen

Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:53 pm
by grobda

both carts arrived, Snes flash cart works fine, megadrive does nothing, black screen.

Bought altera usb blaster cable and reflashed, that worked;

Info (209060): Started Programmer operation at Tue Jul 29 16:45:17 2014
Info (209017): Device 1 contains JTAG ID code 0x020A10DD
Info (209018): Device 1 silicon ID is ALTERA04-0
Info (209044): Erasing MAXII/MAXV configuration device(s)
Info (209019): Blank-checking device(s)
Info (209023): Programming device(s)
Info (209021): Performing verification on device(s)
Info (209011): Successfully performed operation(s)
Info (209061): Ended Programmer operation at Tue Jul 29 16:45:24 2014

but still black screen

any advice?

Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:25 pm
by HardWareMan
Any info about system setup? Did you try to boot without SD card and hold ABC buttons together?

Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:29 pm
by grobda
tested on md1 and md2 with/without sd card with/wihtout abc pressed every combination.

altera .pof 2.05/2.06/2.07 programming works fine with usb blaster but always get black screen.

read on russian forums about building parallel port adaptor to reformat flash roms? but not too clear with google translate

Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:51 pm
by HardWareMan
Yes. This thread is about flash content restore. But for now programmer works only with LPT based ByteBlaster.
1. Use CPLD Recover for prepare to programm.
2. Use Programmer for burn BootLoader into flash.
3. Use work CPLD Core for restore CPLD logic.
4. Use OS update for reflash entire OS into flash by BootLoader.