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Sender: nate AT cartsys DOT com
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Date: Sat, 17 Jul 1999 13:00:29 -0700
From: Nate Eldredge <nate AT cartsys DOT com>
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To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: Preloading emu387.dxe
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Martin Str|mberg wrote:
> 
> Nate Eldredge (nate AT cartsys DOT com) wrote:
> : Martin Str|mberg wrote:
> : >
> : > Is it possible in some way to preload emu387.dxe?
> :
> : Is -lemu what you want?
> 
> Nope. I really don't want to recompile every DJGPP package. But I see
> that emu387.dxe is often loaded and as I know there's no FPU in that
> box it would make sense to load it once and be done with it (it would
> save network load too).

Oh, I see.  No, probably not.  You could put it on a ramdisk, which
would make it load much faster, but ISTR the machine in question hasn't
much memory anyway.

It's an FPU-less machine and things are just going to be slow, I guess.
-- 

Nate Eldredge
nate AT cartsys DOT com

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