ROM Archive

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Mon Jun 30 18:37:49 1997

On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Richard A. Cini, Jr. wrote:

> >>Additional thought...
> >>How will additional required information be tied to the ROM images (as in
> >>manufacturers part numbers, revision levels, serial numbers,
> >>corresponding hardware information, etc.)? ROMS (and PALs) often change
> >>as the circuits get minor "improvements" (ECOs).
> I don't know yet. I'm grappling with this now. There are all sorts of issues
> with this: parts are house numbered, or not numbered at all. Maybe we can go
> by unit serial number, date-of-manufacture stickers, and pc-board
> identifications (such as "Revision A" or the like).

I think without any markings on the chip you will have to go by the other
clues on the board, such as revisions and part numbers.

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Received on Mon Jun 30 1997 - 18:37:49 BST

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