From: Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) (ruud.baltissen_at_abp.nl)
Date: 2003-12-15 11:01:27
Hallo Olaf, > ... (and in which stand), Sinclair-GG of course, in what other stand could I be found? :) HAllo allemaal, Last evening I managed to open the Web.it. I found out that you have take out the keyboard first, remove two screws and then lift the back of the machine using a screwdriver to unclick it. Inside were not may parts. The CPU is the Elan SC400-66 < <http://www.amd.com/epd/processors/4.32bitcont/13.lan4xxfam/22.lansc400/> http://www.amd.com/epd/processors/4.32bitcont/13.lan4xxfam/22.lansc400/>. The ROM package was made out of 4 27C3202's. You looking for 273202 Google returned only 3 sites with no substantial data. An interesting thing was that there was a 40 pins connector abouard. My guess is that this maybe is an IDE-connector. But I simply had not enough time to check which pins were GND to confirm this idea. A SDRAM-module, the ones you can find in laptops, was used for RAM. There should also be flashram onboard but I lost the note with the code of it. Very unfamiliar code anyway. Then a small suprise. After assembling it again I powered it up to check if everything still worked fine. To my big suprise it started to boot from UK DOS 6.20 floppy that was still on the drive. This was someting it never had done before. I was able to run an aold Norton SI that was on the floppy which said 16 MB of RAM, 4 serial and 1 parallel port. Videomemory starting at segment $B800. But then the floppy started to give read errors. So I formated another one with W98. This one booted fine as well and I started Landmark2. It said the Web.it was 40 times faster then a 6 MHz AT but then immediatly crashed after the first measurement. So I tried to start Speedcom, another benchmark, but that one made the Web.it hang up completely. So I dis- en reconnected the power and.... the Web.it refused to boot from the floppy :( I tried pushing buttons etc. but with no result. The only thing I can think of for the above behaviour is the fact that took the little board containing the 27C3202's from the mobo to have a better look at them. What if it aren't the ROM's I mentioned above? If not, where are the ROM's then? Back to work again. Any comment, info or questions is welcome. -- ___ / __|__ / / |_/ Groetjes, Ruud \ \__|_\ \___| <http://Ruud.C64.org> http://Ruud.C64.org < <http://ruud.c64.org/> http://ruud.c64.org/> =====DISCLAIMER================================================================= De informatie in dit e-mailbericht is vertrouwelijk en uitsluitend bestemd voor de geadresseerde. Wanneer u dit bericht per abuis ontvangt, verzoeken wij u contact op te nemen met de afzender per kerende e-mail. Verder verzoeken wij u in dat geval dit e-mailbericht te vernietigen en de inhoud ervan aan niemand openbaar te maken. Wij aanvaarden geen aansprakelijkheid voor onjuiste, onvolledige dan wel ontijdige overbrenging van de inhoud van een verzonden e-mailbericht, noch voor daarbij overgebrachte virussen. The information contained in this e-mail is confidential and may be privileged. It may be read, copied and used only by the intended recipient. If you have received it in error, please contact the sender immediately by return e-mail; please delete in this case the e-mail and do not disclose its contents to any person. We don't accept liability for any errors, omissions, delays of receipt or viruses in the contents of this message which arise as a result of e-mail transmission. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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