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Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 11:10:47 +0300
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT gnu DOT org>
Subject: Re: Increasing area for variable storage
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> From: Rugxulo <rugxulo AT gmail DOT com>
> Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 14:17:43 -0700 (PDT)
>=20
> > > How do I increase these area(s)?
> >
> > Run win98 and run your program in its DOS box. =A0If its a DJGPP
> > program it can use all of your memory.
>=20
> I don't think that's right. (If Eli wasn't so busy, he'd probably
> explain better.) While I haven't used Win9x in years, and when I di=
d I
> was much younger / dumber (although I'm still quite wimpy), I think
> I've read that even with it set to Auto or -1, you still are maxed =
out
> at 64 MB of DPMI.

The ways to maximize DPMI memory available to DJGPP programs on
Windows 9x are described in the DJGPP FAQ list; see the node
"Windows9x alloc" there.  As it explains, if you have enough physical
memory installed, you _can_ get more than 64MB.

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