BANK

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BASIC keyword
Keyword: BANK
Abbreviation: B SHIFT+A
Type: Command
Token code: 254/$FE 2/$02
Handling routine
in BASIC ROM:
List of all BASIC keywords


Remark: This article describes the BASIC function BANK in Commodore BASIC V7.0 or higher.

-- Select one of the 16 banks, numbered 0-15

Type: Command
General Programming-Syntax: BANK bank number

This statement specifies the bank number and corresponding memory configuration for the Commodore 128 memory. The default bank is 15. Here is a table of available BANK configurations in the Commodore 128 memory

BANK CONFIGURATION
0 RAM(0) only
1 RAM(1) only
2 RAM(2) only
3 RAM(3) only
4 Internal ROM , RAM(0), I/O
5 Internal ROM , RAM(1), I/O
6 Internal ROM , RAM(2), I/O
7 Internal ROM , RAM(3), I/O
8 External ROM , RAM(0), I/O
9 External ROM , RAM(1), I/O
10 External ROM , RAM(2), I/O
11 External ROM , RAM(3), I/O
12 Kernal and Internal ROM(LOW) , RAM(0), I/O
13 Kernal and External ROM(LOW) , RAM(0), I/O
14 Kernal and BASIC ROM, RAM(0), Character ROM
15 Kernal and BASIC ROM, RAM(0), I/O


To look at a particular bank (in the machine language monitor, for example), type BANK n(n=0-15) and enter the monitor. From within the monitor, precede the four-digit hexadecimal number of the address range your are viewing with a hexadecimal digit (O-F)

This procedure is described in detail in the Commodore 128 Programmer's Reference Guide.


BASIC V7.0 Commands

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