Plus 3 Memory Paging Control

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Number $1FFD
Short desc. Controls ROM paging and special paging options from the +2a/+3.
Bit Mask %0001 ---- ---- --0-
Readable No
Writable Yes
Subsystem Memory map

Bit mapped to control paging options.

Bit Effect
7-3 Unused, use 0 (Printer Port Strobe b4 and Disk motor enable b3 are not implemented in core3.0)
2 Normal mode: High bit of ROM selection. Together with bit 4 from $7FFD port:
   00 = ROM0 = 128K editor and menu system
   01 = ROM1 = 128K syntax checker
   10 = ROM2 = +3DOS
   11 = ROM3 = 48K BASIC

Special mode: High bit of memory configuration number (see Memory map).

1 Special mode: Low bit of memory configuration number.
0 Paging mode. 0=Normal, 1=Special.

Any values written to this port should also be stored in $5B67 if you intend to use any OS routines.

NEW in core 3.0:

When exiting +3 special paging mode, the banks 5 and 2 are mapped back at regular place.