Subject: Re: [stella] Meditations on the pause button|
From: Glenn Saunders <mos6507@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2004 10:35:08 -0700
.. >Could this be used to tell the difference between a 7800 and a 2600? >There could be some startup conditions, like...
If All 7800 use the same bios or at least the same code to switch to 2600 mode then a signature check (or crc/checksum) can be done on ram. Because the 7800 copies 128 bytes code to ram with the 2600 swiching code.