Re: Kernel uses only half of Mac IIci memory with built-in video
On Mon, Mar 22, 2021 at 02:19:10PM +1300, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> Does any of this help with the problem of RBV Macs? Video RAM must start at
> address 0x0, and reordering RAM to have the largest chunk at that address
> would occupy the RBV video range and render RBV unusable? Can you even
> rearrange RAM in these machines?
You can rearrange the RAM in a IIci, but not in a IIsi. The IIsi has
the first bank soldered in and so is always 1MB. Incidentally this
means that if you have more than 2MB (which would be a requirement
for running Linux in any case) then bank B would have to be bigger.