Just got Panasonic FS-A1WX

Par msx4me

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15-10-2021, 17:33

Just picked up my first MSX2+ computer!

Never used MSX before. I bought a MegaFlashROM SCC+ SD. When I boot it screen shows that it see the card and 2 SD cards, continues to boot then I get a screen in Japanese and can get to the Nextor loading of the MegaFlash

Can anyone please help?

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Par sdsnatcher73

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15-10-2021, 18:39

You can start by toggling the firmware switch, right next to the RenSha controller slider. Then you won’t have to go through that screen with Japanese text Wink.

You have to partition the SD card from BASIC. To do this do the following:

1. Exit MultiMente
2. In Nextor prompt type BASIC followed by enter key
3. In MSX BASIC type CALL FDISK followed by enter key.
4. Follow the on screen instructions, select the MegaFlashROM, the first SD card
5. Create 1 or more partitions and finally write the changes to the SD card.

Put the SD into your PC and copy some ROM and DSK games to the first partition.

Par msx4me

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16-10-2021, 17:24


That did the trick!

Do you know what that Japanese sentence means? After I flipped the switch I was able to get into Mutimente and setup the SD cards.

The Switch to the Left gives the message and the switch to the right doesn't.

Par jltursan

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16-10-2021, 18:03

You''ll probably find some interesting info in the wiki of this wonderful machine (isn't cool the firmware music? Wink ): https://www.msx.org/wiki/Panasonic_FS-A1WX

Par msx4me

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22-10-2021, 23:20

Yup I was surprised to hear music in the firmware!!! Smile