Re: [stella] Meditations on the pause button

Subject: Re: [stella] Meditations on the pause button
From: "Aaron" <stella-receiver@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 5 Sep 2004 21:10:07 +0100 (BST)
Edwin Blink said:
> 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.

That seems probably more reliable than checking if the registers are
non-zero, assuming the same values /do/ show up for every unit...

How would one go about checking it out though?  Would the debug version of
MESS work?  If so, does anyone have a Windows binary? :)


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