Category : Files from Magazines
Archive   : APR91.ZIP
Filename : 2N04026A

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{Listing1.asm - delay.asm}

; This file contains the routines to perform a 10ms delay
; using the system timer.

; Video segment and offset used in delay logic
vid_seg DW 0
vid_off DW 0


PUBLIC fdcDelay, calibrateDelay
; Perform a delay to allow the FDC Controller to catch up.
; This process works by waiting for the video memory,
; which is located on the system bus
fdcDelay PROC
push es
les bx, video
mov al, es:[bx]
mov es:[bx], al
pop es
fdcDelay ENDP

; Determine the address to use for the delay operation.
; For color text modes, use the second video page in
; order to avoid creating snow on a CGA.
calibrateDelay PROC
push bp
mov ah, 0fh ; get curent video mode
int 10h
cmp al, 7 ; monochrome display?
je mono ; yes, set the address accordingly
mov vid_seg, 0B800h ; Color address ==
; 0xB800:((page+1)%2)*4000
xor ax, ax ; AX == offset
mov bl, bh ; mov page number to BL
inc bl
and bl, 01h ; use odd/even pages due to
; alternate text modes
jz page0
mov ax, 4000 ; use page 1
mov vid_off, ax
jmp SHORT done
mov vid_off, 0 ; Monochrome address == 0xB000:0000
mov vid_seg, 0B000h
pop bp
calibrateDelay ENDP


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Archive   : APR91.ZIP
Filename : 2N04026A

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