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What options were available for having an Amiga 1000 not be dependent on a KickStart disk?

I bought an Amiga 1000 second-hand many years ago for $50. In this deal I received a spare motherboard as the one installed in the chassis was upgraded; most notably, it had KickStart on ROM and thus ...
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Was the Amiga 1000's front expansion port capable of anything other than the 256KB card?

The Amiga 1000 had a small, hidden memory expansion port on the front-middle of the machine. From what I've seen, this was always populated with a 256KB RAM expansion card that brought the base ...
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How did the Amiga 1000 WCS (write controlled store) for Kickstart work?

Most Amiga computers have Kickstart (the core of the operating system) on ROM. But the original Amiga 1000 instead loaded Kickstart from disk. It had boot ROM that would run some self tests and then ...
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Booting an Amiga 1000 directly to the hard drive without Kickstart floppy

The Amiga computers such as the Amiga 1000 required a Kickstart floppy to be able to boot directly into a hard drive. I have a Amiga 1000 as well but missing the Kickstart floppy. I would like to ...