Subject: Re: Which Amiga ROM version?
To: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
From: Tim Newsham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/03/1994 10:54:12
> > It should be possible to boot using even 1.3 ROMs (or 1.0 !!).
> Yes, but it would be big waste of work to get it work with 1.3.
> LoadBSD reads SysBase->AttnFlags to get knowledge about the CPU.
> And OS versions < 2.0 don't recognize an 68040. So you what have
> to write a new CPU detection ... bullshit to do so.
easy enough to use -c option to loadbsd.
> And I don't think there's any 1.3 user with a configuration usable
> for NetBSD out there. 1.3 machines are A500/000s with 1MB.
I have an a2000 with 1.3 and run NetBSD. (I boot into 2.0 first,
so my machine boots 3 times during a reboot to netbsd. fun).
> Matthias Scheler