Eric,

>>> That was the case with the "unstable" DOS-C version 2037 (which
>>> had many features version 2036 and the upcoming 2038 don't have).
>>
>> I forgot to mention:
>> 2038 is 'upcoming' since about 2 years. it's probable stable
>> (the last changes were done by Bart, no Arkady in sight ),
>> most likely better then 2036 (at some bugs fixed), but still
>> not published.

> We found some bugs recently which will be fixed first:

> - int 21.1c should report invalid drives via AL (keep other regs?)
>   News here: DR-DOS modifies BX/CX/DX but not DS for inv drives.

> - CHS calculations are off by 1 and overflowing (thanks Rayer)
>   If your BIOS has no LBA, this was probably a real pain for you.

any details about this ? like the original email ('thanks Rayer' is
not enough of a description)



> - the BSS_INIT macro is bogus (thanks Rayer)
any details about this ? like the original email ('thanks Rayer' is
not enough of a description)

I looked into this, and it seems to do what is intended.
at least it does clear some BSS area

>   See below: It is fatal on some BIOSes to not init the BSS...
looks more like some other area should be initialized.

Tom



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