PRELIMINARY PROM MANUAL (June 8, 1977 4:19 PM)
PROM is a program to drive the Alto Prom Blower. PROM combines the features of APROM, PROMDIAG, and LOGICPROM. PROM supersedes all previous prom blowing software for the Alto Prom Blower and is the ONLY software package that will be supported for use with the Prom Blower. PROM runs in three modes, "MB File" mode which corresponds fairly closely to APROM, "MB File" mode which corresponds fairly closely to PROMDIAG, and "MB File" mode which corresponds fairly closely to LOGICPROM.
PROM COMMAND LINE
noneSelect "MB File" mode.
/ESelect "Prom Editor" mode
/DSelect "Prom Blower Diagnostic" mode
/SCall Swat (debug use only)
LOCAL SWITCHES (valid in "MB File" mode only)
string/PPermutate address (Default 9876543210)
name/FRead micro binary from file "name"
name/DWrite differences on file "name"
name/MUse memory "name"
number/CChip starting address equals "number"
number/BSet chip starting bit equal to "number"
number/ASet memory starting address to "number"
number/SSet memory starting bit to "number" blow the
PROM EDITOR COMMANDS
SSet prom to all ones
CChange prom (alters bits pointed to by mouse;
red sets bit, yellow resets bit, blue returns
control to keyboard input)
RReverse bit (data bits are numbered with bit
zero starting from the left)
EEquation ("or" the equation into the bit
selected. Address bits are numbered with bit
zero on the right. "+" means "or". An "N"
before a number
negates the it.)
GGet a file
PPut a file
NNew prom (test prom for virginity)
FFormat selection (only format 4 which selects
4x256 format and format 8 which selects 8x32
format are currently implemented)
DDiagnostic (call Prom Blower Diagnostic)
AAddress permutation (Default permutation is
9876543210. All input is right justified. An "N"
before a number negates the bit.)
H or ?Help (list all commands)
PROM DIAGNOSTIC COMMANDS
RRead loop test
TType prom (display prom type)
IIs prom virgin (test prom for virginity)
EEdit (call Prom Editor)
?Help (list all commands)