Subject: Re: macbsd for 040
To: None <>
From: Brian R. Gaeke <brg@CERF.NET>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 11/17/1993 22:42:25
Chris Caputo said:
>>( Is this correct?
>>Chris, how long did you trace with macsbug to find the entry point to
>>this code? )
>Finding the shutdown routine took under an hour.  The really frustrating
>thing is that I never figured out why I had to call it, rather than just
>copying the code and executing it myself.  Having to hard code the
>shutdown entry-point most likely means that shutdowns won't work on
>non-MacII style machines (ie. different roms).

Excuse me if I am missing something overwhelming here, but why does it
matter how you call it? I looked, and what it looks like to me is just
a _ShutDown to install copycode, and then a _ShutDown to run it...
btw, is it possible to get source to the booter at all? 


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