> I successfully built COMMAND.COM (small model) & used 'upx' to
> compress (per Tom Erlert's help).

I have to admit that I didn't manage to compile Freecom at all.

what did you change? what environment? DOSBOX? Linux? Windows?
for which compiler?

> Once installed, it starts up but
> after a few keyboard commands it hangs up -- my diagnostic
> (printf()) indicates the hang-up is in "malloc" -- calls but never
> returns.

> Prior to entering the main "input" loop, I called
> malloc()/free() a dozen times with no issue -- smells like a memory
> corruption issue but it's been elusive thus far tracking it down. Has anyone 
> else experienced this?

some compilers have diagnostics to check the memory chain.

> I'm using the "kernel.sys" supplied on the Free-Dos site for 1.2.

> thx, Rich..


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