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Re: Test ROM

Post by MartinB » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:26 pm

GadgetUK164 wrote:I CRC checked it in the EPROM programmer a few times, but not within the beeb. The contents read fine in the programmer.
Yeah, that's why it would be interesting to test it in the offending Beeb. To do so, you'd fit the hooky test eprom into a spare sideways rom socket, not the OS socket, and then run the *EEP16 SUM <id> command where <id> is the hex sideways rom slot id into which you have fitted the eprom.

Anyway, to answer your question, EEP16 is a disc-based utility and you can get the ssd here. There's also some extra summary info about all the eeprom utilities at the link.

Note that EEP16 doesn't calculate a CRC, it uses the simpler Checksum-32 so see here for an earlier post I submitted on this very subject.

EDIT : Made some edits.....
Last edited by MartinB on Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:38 pm, edited 3 times in total.

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