Re: ProFile Low Level Format ROMs

From: James MacPhail <gg__at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 19:14:40 -0700

>On two of my 10MB ProFile controller boards,
>at location U25 I have a Zilog Z8613 with a "piggyback" ROM chip
>plugged into it. This ROM has Apple P/N 341-0286 on one of the
>ProFiles and 341-0286-A on the other. By chance are these the
>formatter ROM chips needed to perform the low-level format?

No, 341-0286 is a normal "operating" ROM. The -A being a later version.

The piggyback version of the Z8 was used when the mask programmed ROM wasn't available (ie. while waiting for delivery), not only for the LLF part.

HTH, James

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