killermike: The 26/32-bit mode switch is a build-time switch. I wouldn't recommend making it into a run-time switch, because it would have to be checked on every entry to the kernel interrupt, SWI and exception handlers. But you could store both 26-bit and 32-bit ROM images on your boot disc and adapt the softload tool to give you a choice of which version to boot into.
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Byte Back convention: show reports and photos by Acorn fans This month a number of Acorn enthusiasts exhibited their favourite 8-bit kit at Byte Back convention - a two-day UK show that featured all manner of electronic equipment from C64s to arcade cabs demonstrated by their adoring fans. Dave Moore, who was able to secure a few tables for Acorn hardware, organised a meet up for like-minded enthusiasts at the event and gave us this round-up of reports and photos from the show. Discuss this. Published: 22 Mar 2009