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DMA activation

No, not the pseudoscience stuff, I am talking about Direct Memory Access. More specifically in the context of IBM PC and compatibles, which use the Intel 8237A DMA controller. For some reason, I had never used the 8237A before. I … Continue reading

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Chiptunes…

You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. One thing that annoys me is the recent fad in ‘8-bit’ music. Especially when people also refer to it as ‘chipmusic’ or ‘chiptunes’, then … Continue reading

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