Screen update speed of 8088 PC
trixter at oldskool.org
Wed Mar 15 20:43:20 CST 2006
Fred Cisin wrote:
> 4000 byte buffer when the "magic" key combo was pressed, and then poll for
Poll? How did you do this, and why was it necessary? I've written
screen capture programs before and I just dump straight to a file...
> They were panicy about the CGA snow! They were worried about whether it
> was damaging the monitor, etc.
> So, I told them that it was just the "flash" from taking the picture, and
> that it was a "FEATURE", to show whether the image had been successfully
Oh my :-)
> captured. Such misstatements have a way of coming back to bite you - then
> they wanted me to add the "flash" to the MDA captures.
So just XOR every screen word as you read it ;-)
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