Re: [stella] RIOT RAM test

Subject: Re: [stella] RIOT RAM test
From: Chris Wilkson <ecwilkso@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2002 09:24:02 -0500 (EST)
On Wed, 27 Nov 2002, Eckhard Stolberg wrote:

> On the 7800 you always go through the BIOS before the cart gets
> access to the machine. And all 7800 BIOS versions I have seen
> use the same code in RIOT RAM to switch the 7800 into 2600 mode.
> So on a 7800 you can't get random values from RIOT RAM.

Is this what cause problems with certain 2600 carts not working?
Are they relying on the contents of RAM at powerup?


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