Mail Archives: djgpp/1995/09/22/15:24:44

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From: Charles Sandmann <sandmann AT clio DOT rice DOT edu>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: [Q] Increase DPMI ?
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 1995 20:52:33 CDT
Organization: Rice University, Houston, Texas
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To: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Dj-Gateway: from newsgroup comp.os.msdos.djgpp

> The other problem - I think it's a problem - is that when I type GO32 in
> a DOS window it reports that I only have about 2 megs of DPMI memory.  Now,
> I physically have 8 megs of RAM.  I was under the impression that most,
> if not all, of this would be available to Windows/DPMI.  

Well, Windows eats up quite a bit of RAM itself, so you usually need to
allow Windows to have a swap file at least as big as the physical memory,
(in your case 8Mb) but 2 times memory is better (in your case 16Mb).

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