Subject: CPU dilemma
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Aleksi \"Metalite\" Suhonen a.k.a Axu <email@example.com>
Date: 12/05/1994 18:09:06
I sent this to the wrong address at first ...
}- }- > > Hi Tero,
}- }- > > you wrote in <9412031130.AA02524@stekt16.ee.university.oulu.fi>:
}- }- > > > Yes, but I know several people who have 1.4 ROM in their A3000,
}- }- > > > just like me :-) And, what about 68060 when it comes? I don't
}- }- > > > think that even 3.0 (3.1?) knows about that chip.
}- }- > > The software of the Cybervision will set SysBase->AttnFlags manually.
}- }- > > (see 68060Guide.txt on AmiNet).
}- }- > That software won't be run if boot code is run from disk boot block,
}- }- > or is there a ROM module in the 68060 card? There should be some chip
}- }- > detection code in the boot sequence (I guess it is not tough to do).
}- }- > ++Tero
}- }- Does someone know who at Amiga or Commodore wrote that CPU detection
}- }- stuff? Maybe noone needs to reinvent that stuff ...
}- }- Heiko
}- Loadbsd passes this info to Netbsd, right? Why not customize your loadbsd
}- and make it tell netbsd that the CPU is 68060? (too simple? :-)
}- (Or alternatively customize the boot block)
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