Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/12/10/09:40:28

From: eplmst AT lu DOT erisoft DOT se (Martin Stromberg)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: ms-dos 7 ramdrive.sys and djgpp
Date: 10 Dec 1999 13:31:59 GMT
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Manni Heumann (manni DOT heumann AT gmx DOT de) wrote:
: If you only want a ramdrive because the FAQ mentions that this could speed 
: things up, then I'd say: Forget it. A machine like yours running win98 should 
: be compiling pretty fast. If you had a 486, things would be different.

If you have enough memory you can copy the DJGPP tree to the RAMDISK
and get lighting fast compiles...

: However, if you want that ramdrive anyway, forget MS. I remember some 
: shareware program for win, that will provide a ramdrive that is easy to 
: install and will even shrink and grow according to your needs. I forgot the 
: name, though. Anyone?

Franck Uberto's(sp?) is a good choice (although not resizeable IIRC).



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