Dumping the GBA BIOS
endrift has recently written an article on a new method she discovered for dumping the GBA's BIOS, different from the MidiKey2Freq method currently used. This article is about a third method I've discovered that is different from those two.
I've been having a very recent fascination with the Game Boy Advance. The hardware is simple relative to more complex modern handhelds and the CPU is of an architecture I'm already familiar with (ARM7TDMI), making it a rather fun toy to play with. The GBA is a console where cycle counting is important. In order to learn more about the hardware, I have been reading documentation that others have produced (like Martin Korth's GBATEK) and writing small programs to test edge-cases of the hardware that I didn't quite understand. One example of this was the BIOS ROM.