[NTLK] ROM dump

Victor Rehorst victor at chuma.org
Mon Oct 30 15:45:38 PDT 2023

That's ... interesting.  Dumping the ROM while NewtonOS is running 
doesn't actually give you exactly what is on the ROM chips - the MMU 
maps a few RAM pages into the ROM's address space.  The only way to get 
a truly clean ROM dump is to use a hardware dumper like Matthias'.

Can't wait to get my hands on this and see what's up ...

On 2023-10-30 18:00, Grant Hutchinson via NewtonTalk wrote:
> Done.
> One thing to note ... I extracted the ROM twice and then compared the two files using BBEdit’s Compare function. The contents of the two dumps were very different. Not sure why that would be the case, seeing as the ROM is a fixed chunk of data.
> I would love to hear from anyone who is able to boot Einstein (or something else) using this image.

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