Captain Cozmos Posted January 12 Share Posted January 12 (edited) First please don't scold me if I do not release the dump. The card costs me $500 and I had to remove the two chips and there is miner...miner pad damage. I will never be able to recover what I paid for the thing so I may keep this close to my chest. At least for now. Analysis..... The first chip is nothing more than R80 Smart Writer. Simple as that, byte for byte. It takes over the same as Smart Writer just it's in the expansion rom slot. It's all English and again Revision 80 The second chip is 100% different than the second half of the stock SW Rom set. The logical conclusion would be it contains the font patterns for the French characters or whatever language this is being the only known ones to me are all French. As well as all the necessary code to implement it. Both are 16k chips however the binary itself before it pads out with FF is 29,015 bytes whereas the WRITER.ROM from COLEM is 29,016 before padded with the added EOS at the end, in my copy. So, mystery solved. Nothing to see here. Gonna disassemble it but it's all going to be the same boot scenario with the addition of what happens within the second chip. I was hoping for some new mystery to be solved but this seems to be more of adding to the history. COLEM will not run it even if I rename it WRITER.ROM so whatever preventing it from running on my ADAM is also blocking it from running in COLEM or it could just be COLEM. After I analyze the disassembly I will post updates in this thread. CC The things I do for you guys...... Edited January 12 by Captain Cozmos Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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