Dear Friends, Commodore 65 boot up in C64 mode if there is a reason to start in C64 mode. For example if you press while booting the Commodore key, or if there is a C64 cartridge inserted. Otherwise it starts in C65 mode. In C65 mode with GO64 command you'll enter C64 emulated mode. Take care Carlo >----Messaggio originale---- >Da: email@example.com >Data: 05/12/2011 20.49 >A: <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Ogg: C65 boot-up sequence > >On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 04:18:07PM +0100, email@example.com wrote: >>>>Doesn't the C65 boot up in 64 mode? If I remember the documentation >>>>correctly, the KERNAL would do some VIC-III "register knocking" to >>>>switch to the C65 mode. >> >>Since I don't have one, I find it hard to verify but from what I saw on >>youtube, it boots into "native mode" and can be brought into C64 mode >>in at least one way similar to C128: by issuing the GO64 command. > >I have never seen a C65 either, but I seem to remember from the manual >that I read in 1996 that the hardware boots up in 64 mode. The KERNAL >would switch it to the "native" mode by writing some magic to the >VIC-III registers. This was supposedly in order to improve compatibility >with cartridges and the like. > > Marko > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2011-12-05 21:00:04
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