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Dumping AR firmware?

Discussion in 'Saturn Dev' started by ExCyber, Nov 15, 2001.

  1. ExCyber

    ExCyber Staff Member

    Anyone got any idea how to dump the firmware of an AR via commslink? I tried using action.exe to dump the various cart address spaces (at both cached and uncached addresses), but I'm not getting anything...
     
  2. TakaIsSilly

    TakaIsSilly New Member

    Isn't the firmware mapped to a portion of the BIOS memory?
     
  3. ExCyber

    ExCyber Staff Member

    Not that I know of... it does copy at least part of itself to RAM, so depending on what it copies I might be able to use that to accomplish what I want.
     
  4. Artemio Urbina

    Artemio Urbina New Member

    Just curiousity.. what is that that you want to do? Sounds VERY interesting...
     
  5. ExCyber

    ExCyber Staff Member

    I want to write a CD-based flash util for AR carts... I don't think I'll actually need to be able to dump the firmware though; I wanted to dump it so that I could do a test write to some nonessential region before overwriting the actual firmware, but I should be able to just alter a cheat code region to do that...
     

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