64K RAM Ought to be Enough: a demo for the PCjr

Updated 2018–10–08

A demo for the IBM PCjr by Pungas de Villa Martelli. It was presented at Flashparty 2018 and won the Demo category.

Requirements

An IBM PCjr with at least 64k RAM.

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Technical description

The demo is divided in the boot loader and demo 3 parts

Boot loader

Boot loader
Boot loader

The demo is intended to work with a 64K RAM (or more) PCjr. Booting from its own boot loader is needed to save precious memory. DOS alone takes ~20K of RAM. That is 30% of the total memory. You don’t want to waste that memory.

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