Re: 1571/1581 Sources: Macro WDTEST inserting NOP before reading WD177x status register / writing command register

From: Rhialto <>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2022 14:08:56 +0100
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On Wed 16 Mar 2022 at 11:13:10 +0000, smf wrote:
> You implied that it was fixing hardware problems in software that killed
> commodore, which every succesful company does (Intel and AMD software
> mitigations for Spectre for example).

For example the Apple ][ was the total example of fixing limitations of
the hardware in software (or not at all). Think of the strange way it
did composite "color", or how the disk controller was so minimal that it
needed cycle-exact software drivers.

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