Subject: Re: Wrong Machine identification
To: Arthur Hoffmann <>
From: Michael L. Hitch <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 05/17/1994 08:49:41
On May 17,  2:21pm, Arthur Hoffmann wrote:
> > 
> >   No - the Amiga's shell program "resident" command only deals with AmigaOS
> > commands.  The resident modules I am referring to are modules detected at
> > boot time that are resident - most of them will be from the Kickstart ROM,
> > but some may be present from RAM via the KickMemPtr data.  I need to know
> > what the exact text for the A3000 Bonus module is (loadbsd is currently
> > looking for "A3000 Bonus" and apparently is not finding it).
> > 
> > Michael
> > 
> I used artm now to see what you mean, when I use the resident button
> in there I get the following:
> Address		Type	Pri	Vers	Flags		Name
> 00f864f8	unknown	101	37	00000001	A3000 bonus
> I don't know if the case matters, but it comes up exactly as above
> (bonus in lower case letters).

  Yes, the case does matter - loadbsd is looking for upper case.  A quick
fix would be to use a binary file editor on loadbsd and change the string
"A3000 Bonus" to "A3000 bonus".  That should fix it.  I'll change loadbsd
to check for the uncapitalized string.

> I hope that helps.

  Yes, it does.


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