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@guitar.oit.unc.edu (Todd M. Lewis) writes:
> What mechanism is used to make either the WB_1.3 or the WB_2.x partitions
> invisible when running 2.x or 1.3 respectively on a dual-boot A3000?
I think it is just called 'Magic 36.7'. This ROM tag
is at (or rather 'behind') the end of the ROM. The
mechanism is simple: remove the DosNode entry for the
partition from ExpansionBase. It won't mount then.
> Does it have anything to do with the "1.3 Bonus" or "2.x Bonus" messages
> that MakeFiles displays when it extracts the kickstart files from the
> A3000 Superkickstart disk?
Yes. A3000 Kickfiles are not exactly 256k or 512k big.
The 1.3 bonus adds the scsi.device and memory detection
(the A3000 RAM is not autoconfig). The 2.0 bonus does
not have the scsi stuff, but still sets up some MMU
tables and fiddles with expansion.library to hide the
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