Subject: Re: macbsd for 040
To: None <macbsd-general@sun-lamp.CS.Berkeley.EDU>
From: Seppo Kallio <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 11/18/1993 16:46:59
So, I have had the wrong idea that all rom calls are documented in the
"Inside Macintosh" - so they have not?


>>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...