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How does a console work?
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How does a console work to display a game and its input output system? I know image arebuilt from 01 bit informations so... a character would be at least 3x3 collection of bytes. And then what next?

How does it know things like floats and integers and binary stuff that happens in OS?

Or even at all...memorize anyof hese procedures?
Is it the ROM or the disk?
Is it physicalywritten or digitally reloaded everytime from a ..disk or drivers?

Dosnt seem to me these drivers have any texts or images written in it so it probably only 0 1 in electrics right
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That is a pretty general question, I think you need to detail on what're you asking about. You could do books on how a console work.
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(09-17-2018, 11:14 AM)iyenal Wrote: That is a pretty general question, I think you need to detail on what're you asking about. You could do books on how a console work.

Uh no. Not books. Thats too wide... unless your idea is that all consoles are working on different modules and system in data delivery.

Even that...

I have written what i want to know.
Like how is a bios written? Where is it written?
I dont see texts in the chip or motherboards of that size .

Where is the information memory happening? And how is it stored.
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(09-17-2018, 06:06 PM)hentaiaru Wrote:
(09-17-2018, 11:14 AM)iyenal Wrote: That is a pretty general question, I think you need to detail on what're you asking about. You could do books on how a console work.

Uh no. Not books. Thats too wide... unless your idea is that all consoles are working on different modules and system in data delivery.

Even that...

I have written what i want to know.
Like how is a bios written? Where is it written?
I dont see texts in the chip or motherboards of that size .

Where is the information memory happening? And how is it stored.

Each console had its own architecture (except evolution with Gamecube and Wii for example), but recent consoles (PS4/Xbox One) are just PCs with custom system, and the original Xbox.

Basically there's a flash where a small bootloader is included, which does a lot of cryptography checks to see if anything have been changed plus a lot of initialisation (like a BIOS but here no bootable device initialisation), and then everything is moved to RAM including system and here the system run to make its work.
But that's a lot simplified.
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Something like this could be researched into yourself. My advice, literally buy books on the subject to find the specific answers to gain that kind of know-how

It's as iyenal said in his first post, you're asking too general of a question for us to even answer to your needs. We could give simplified answers, like how a bios is written: Programming code into it. Where is it written? On a computer of course. Why you don't see texts in the chip or the motherboards? because it's not on the surface, it's literally a bunch of micro-electronics that store the information.

There's really nothing more that any of us can tell you without a more specific question.

Off topic: I'm more worried about your choice to associate your username with the word "Hentai" in any way shape or form, regardless if you know what it means or not.
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(09-19-2018, 11:06 PM)DioShiba Wrote: Something like this could be researched into yourself. My advice, literally buy books on the subject to find the specific answers to gain that kind of know-how

It's as iyenal said in his first post, you're asking too general of a question for us to even answer to your needs. We could give simplified answers, like how a bios is written: Programming code into it. Where is it written? On a computer of course. Why you don't see texts in the chip or the motherboards? because it's not on the surface, it's literally a bunch of micro-electronics that store the information.

There's really nothing more that any of us can tell you without a more specific question.

Off topic: I'm more worried about your choice to associate your username with the word "Hentai" in any way shape or form, regardless if you know what it means or not.


hey thanks, that's specific, dioshiba.

first, as for hentai. it depends on how you want to perceive it. depending your need for the particular details, it's just a name.
otherwise, it could mean something. but unless anyone wants to pursue that particular meaning, it's simply, enough. so, details, are pushed, depending on the social participant.  a little on how to evade, things you dont want to address. or so, i read somewhere.
but of course, given the anonimity of this place, i think it's safe as long as i am not discussing anything out of norm?

meanwhile, how does this microelectrics are written? there is no a b c d e, in microelectrics.
and it only understand binaries....
how does the computer memories those BIOS entry and registers?
technically, these BIOS are made of "images" of letters.

But how does it, remember and "boot" start the same way everytime?

as for books, i think the details are always all over the place, and it always seem to walk around concepts.
if anyone could just point a book that doesn't spin around when it comes to computer architectures...

cheers
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(09-21-2018, 03:26 AM)hentaiaru Wrote: meanwhile, how does this microelectrics are written? there is no a b c d e, in microelectrics.
and it only understand binaries....
how does the computer memories those BIOS entry and registers?
technically, these BIOS are made of "images" of letters.

But how does it, remember and "boot" start the same way everytime?

Computers use small batteries to "power up" a RAM containing BIOS config (and hour), but that's because the user can change them. In a console, as I said before since no custom configuration is needed depending of the user, it is stored in a flash memory written during console manufacturing. Everything is literally written (in binary for sure in that flash of circuitry) so boot the same time everytime.

BIOS is composed of instructions (assembly) ran by the chipset (now in the CPU) which charge to initialize the CPU since the CPU itself can run them as it is not initialized yet (its RESET pin is high so it can't execute anything).

There is dozens of book which speak of that, I would advise to start with this one: https://bunniefoo.com/nostarch/HackingTheXbox_Free.pdf (it recently became free).
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