Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/07/20/23:38:51

From: varobert AT colba DOT net
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Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 23:38:31 -0400
To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: DPMI-Alloc with 192MB RAM - how ?
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DJGPP can only reconise the first 128MB of physical and virtual RAM. So you
can only use the first 128MB of memory you have.

At 06:19 PM 7/20/99 GMT, you wrote:
>I have the problem to allocate a large block of RAM (about 150MB in one
>the machine has 192MB built in). I use Watcom C++, the prog runs under MSDOS
>6.22 or DOS7.0 with himem/emm386. Currently, using PMODE/W, I can only get
>about 96MB of the RAM, the rest seems unavailable, but mem.exe tells me there
>are 199.000 KB there.
>What must I do to get ALL of the RAM in my program ???
>Please mail me, since I don't read this group:
>info AT drfoerst DOT de,
>or m DOT barth AT oberberg-online DOT de
>Thanks !
>Michael Barth

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