Mail Archives: djgpp/1992/08/17/15:03:13

Date: Mon, 17 Aug 92 14:08:28 EDT
From: DJ Delorie <dj AT ctron DOT com>
To: pynq AT midway DOT uchicago DOT edu
Cc: bims AT isl DOT stanford DOT edu, djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Quick question about go32

>>		Error: out of conventional memory

>I posted a similar question last week - haven't gotten any replies.

I was on vacation.

>I think GO32 does *not* recognize XMS memory - only VCPI.

GO32 does recognize XMS memory - read the README.

>I don't think that is the problem though.  It just seems to me that you
>cannot malloc a chunk of memory that will span real mem and disk
>(virtual) mem.  I.e., if you have 4 meg of real memory, you can't malloc
>more than 4 at the git go (if you see what I am driving at)

There was a problem in 1.07 whereby if data grew to beyond 4M, it
couldn't allocate another page table.  This has been fixed in 1.08.
It has nothing to do with real vs swap memory.  I will re-verify that
it is fixed.

dj AT ctron DOT com
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