[BBC-Micro] Reversing the Tube ULA (destructively)

Rick Murray rick at rs432.net
Tue Oct 26 05:24:32 BST 2010

On 26/10/2010 05:53, Phill Harvey-Smith wrote:

> I believe his clone, doesn't have as many bytes in it's FIFOs,

Yes, I remember, though this could just be a limitation of the 
programmable logic he used - that adding a larger FIFO would not have 
provided suitable gains for the work involved?

> and I seem to remember him saying that it didn't do DMA I think,

The Tube does DMA!?

I suppose the question is, do we want an EXACT replica, or "something 
that works"?

Best wishes,


Rick Murray, eeePC901 & ADSL WiFI'd into it, all ETLAs!
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