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From: kuku AT acds DOT physik DOT rwth-aachen DOT de (Christoph Kukulies)
Subject: RE: 256K VCPI memory
To: meetze AT charlie DOT ece DOT scarolina DOT edu (Murle C. Meetze III)
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 94 17:23:13 MET
Cc: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu (user alias)

> 
> >I'm running go32 1.11 maint4 on a 386/35 with 8 MB
> >HIMEM.SYS, EMM386.EXE ram /frame=e000 and I'm wondering
> >why I get
> 
> >VCPI memory available: 256KB
> 
> >from invoking go32.
> 
> >I have a 2MB smartdrv, so I would expect at least 5MB of VCPI memory.
> 
> >--Chris  Christoph P. U. Kukulies    kuku AT acds DOT physik DOT rwth-aachen DOT de
> 
> 
> I think I know the reason why.  When I use it I don't use any 

Ah yes, I know, I should use EMM386 2048 or something.

Sigh, I'm degenerating to a DOS novice gradually. :-(



> parameters, but when doing so I type mem and it shows something
> like 640K expanded memory, only 256K availiable.  I think you
> have to specify how much memory you want else it defaults to 
> 256K, and the rest if I am not mistaken is extended.
> Look in a DOS book or check help to see how the syntax of
> the line is for specifing the amount of expanded memory.
> 
> 			Murle C. Meetze III
> 			meetze AT charlie DOT ece DOT scarolina DOT edu
> 
> 

--Chris  Christoph P. U. Kukulies    kuku AT acds DOT physik DOT rwth-aachen DOT de	 

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