Preventing CGA revisionist history

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Jan 18 15:53:02 CST 2006

On 1/18/2006 at 12:13 PM mbbrutman-cctalk at wrote:

>If you look at IBM documentation (especially the BASIC manuals from the
>era) it is clearly listed as Brown, not dark yellow.

Looks like the network around Q204/Q205 is the dark-yellow to brown
translation in the IBM CGA montor.  I can scan that part of the circuit and
post it if anyone's interested.

I haven't checked, but wasn't there also special-casing in the EGA BIOS
code to handle the dark yellow=brown case?


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