From: B Degnan (billdeg_at_degnanco.com)
Date: 2006-07-25 22:47:56
I have this disk if anyone wants to send me a SASE I will make you a copy. Contact me privately. Bill D At Tuesday, 25 July 2006, you wrote: >Hello. > >>From what I understand, the ROM with part number 901225-01 is better >known as the C64 character set? > >Now, here is something odd. I have obtained two cartridges for the >CBM-II series (CBM 700/B256). Both cartridges supposedly contain >Word Result from Handic Software, printed label and ditto circuit. > >Both these cartridges contains a socketed ROM, with part number 901225-01. >I suppose one needs a disk with the actual software, but why would the >cartridge contain a character ROM? In particular as the CBM-II series >generates its characters out of Kernel if I understand correctly. > >Would the application software (that I don't have) somehow utilize the >character ROM in the cartridge as a copy protection? That is my best >guess, and that Commodore/Handic used a ROM chip they had plenty of. > >Besides, does anyone know if there are autostarting cartridges for the >CBM-II series, or do all require disk software and the cartridge only >fills an auxillary function? > >-- >Anders Carlsson > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list > -- E N D -- Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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