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The CDTV CD drive is non-standard. The interface is not IDE or SCSI, it requires a special driver that was built in to the CDTV ROM. The ROM consists of a standard Kickstart 1.3 image plus the additional CD-ROM support. Unfortunately the CD-ROM support only works with Kickstart 1.3 and without reverse-engineering it there was no way to fix it for later ...


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I've seen a lot of information on CDTV ROM switchers, but it is still unclear to me what is the actual purpose of it. The CDTV is essentially an Amiga 500 sans keyboard and floppy but with CD and other additions. It uses an of the shelf Kickstart 1.3 ROM plus an extension ROM providing CD access, audio player and alike. But development didn't end with ...


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