Re: new TOS PROM for Falcon040!

From: Petr Stehlik <>
Date: Sat, 20 Jun 1998 08:22:05 +0100

On Fri, 19 Jun 1998 10:02:55 +0200 (CEST), Jo Even Skarstein wrote:

JES>> [2] I plan to burn the TOS 4.04 that is found in FastRAM after patching
JES>> by Doug's ToolKit 5.07. I can do anything else in the TOS, just tell me.
JES>Just a question: Is the patched TOS independent of fastRAM-configuration?

Yes, I believe so. The TOS would not know about FastRAM.

JES>> work on Afterburner without additional software patches.
JES>Hmmm... I'd rather see this working before buying ;-) I would prefer a

I would like to show you first, too. But there's the problem with price
of PROM if I bought just one or two. Though there's a solution. Magnus?

JES>patched, CPU-independent TOS with graphics-card initialisation and no
JES>PMMU-stuff, and a software-patch that sets up fastRAM and caches.

Yes, that's what I meant. The TOS will be CPU-independent, that's the
most important thing. The _CPU and _FPU will probably be set to correct
68040 values. PMMU would be set to I don't know what. We will have to
discuss and try out that.

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