William Levak wrote: > > > 2. Are Basic programs relocated on loading or are they loaded onl at their > > > saved address? > > > > If I change the load address in the file > > (;0000 13 00 19 00 0a 00 8f 00 00 00 ) > > it is still loaded at the same address, using both 'load"bar",8' and > > 'load"bar",8,1' > > How about if you poke a new load address into 2D & 2E, bank 15 (start of > Basic), do a NEW and CLR, and then load the program? This should load at > the new address. The question is then; will Basic see it? > Suggested new load address: 1025, the same as the PET. This works, i.e. I find a copy of the program at $0401 and BASIC sees it. > > fre(0) -> 0 0 > > fre(1) -> 64089 64089 > > fre(2) -> 64187 64253 > > fre(3) -> 0 31487 > > fre(4) -> 0 64187 > > fre(5) -> 0 0 > > This is very confusing! In "The Complete Commodore Inner Space Anthology" > it says Basic programs are located at 2-61439, bank 1. This would make > 61437 free. Arrays are at 2-65535, bank 2. Variables are at 32768-65535, > bank 3. Strings are at 2-64511, bank 4. This is obviously for the 256K > machine, assuming bank 3 and 15 are actually the same, otherwise it would > take 320K. Are all the arrays, variables, and strings in bank 3 on the > 128K machine? All arrays, variables and strings are supposed to be in bank 2. > Does FRE(x) give the amount of free memory in bank x? This would be As far as I know yes. > different than other Commodore Basics, where the variable is ignored. > If this is so, does FRE(0) cause the "garbage collection" routine to run > only in the bank specified?? Don't know. Andre - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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