Re: Kernel uses only half of Mac IIci memory with built-in video
On Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 05:56:02PM +1100, Finn Thain wrote:
> I didn't know that the IIsi limited video RAM to 1 MB. It's unsurprising
> though, considering the drawbacks of RAM based video.
It really doesn't have anything to do with the video. It's just that
the first bank is soldered on instead of being normal SIMM slots. I
believe the max settings on RBV end up being something like 320kB
usage for video on both models. I'm pretty sure RBV maxes out at
8-bit color. However, it's true that wouldn't leave much wasted on a
IIsi if we can't use the rest of it.