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Does every jamma arcade board have a bios?

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As a begginer I ask: I understand that Arcade board "systems" like the capcom boards etc have a bios chip just like consoles, does every single jamma board (ones that are just one game) have a bios chip?
If so,
1.Are you suppose to write the Firmware/Bios code in the assembly language of the main proccessor (In this case, the m68000) then just put that assembly code on the chip?
2. For boards that are just 1 game, should the firmware be inside the same code/rom chip as the game, or are they still seperate?

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Isn't jamma just a connector/pinout definition, not the actual game hardware.
http://www.jammaboards.com/jcenter_jammaFAQ.html
There wouldn't be a bios, seems the jamma is just the connector to connect a PCB with the matching connector to the cabinets controllers and monitors, thats it. Any CPU will work so whether there is a biOS or not would be dependant on the CPU.

Seems you lack the required knowledge to go off and do this yet.

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