OK, I'm confused. I want to try to get NTFS4DOS working from a
bootable CD and loaded into high memory (using DEVICEHIGH).
My first attempt was a failure and resulted in an "out of
memory" error. I forget the exact message.
I sent an e-mail to the list asking if anyone has done this, but
didn't get any responses. :-( There have been lots of e-mails
about debugging problems with loading programs (and drivers
I suppose) high and various options to EMM386 like MEMCHECK
which I intend to try.
I need to put a complete FreeDOS environment on the floppy.
I think I need the newest versions of EMM386 and
HIMEM.SYS to be on the safe side. Do I need a new kernel
or can I use the "stock" one? (I mean the one from Beta9SR1
(either the installation CD or the ODIN distribution).
I can get a reasonable config.sys/autoexec.bat from my hard
disk installation, since the ones on ODIN are not useful.
Other than the new EMM386 and HIMEM, and possibly a new
kernel, should I update anything else (command.com?
FORMAT, SYS, something else...)?
Thanks. I know FreeDOS hasn't done a stable release yet,
but it really is an amazing achievement and very useable.
And, it is the only one of the DOS variants I've found that's
I appreciate all the hard work that has gone into FreeDOS.
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