Re: Dating a C-64 board

From: Nicolas Welte (
Date: 1999-04-20 13:53:15

Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Apr 1999, William Levak wrote:
> > I have loaded from the drive with sprites still on the screen with no
> > problems.
> Were all 8 sprites enabled on the same line?  I haven't tried it on an
> NTSC C64, but a PAL C64 will definitely hang when trying to load something
> from the disk while 8 sprites are enabled at the same vertical position.

Some fastloaders know about that problem and disable all sprites while
loading. The 64'er DOS kernal does it and I remember that these blinking
sprites look quite funny ;-)

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