On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 4:30 PM, TJ Edmister <damag...@hyakushiki.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jan 2012 14:07:01 -0500, dmccunney <dennis.mccun...@gmail.com>
> wrote:

>> FreeDOS *is* a DOS system, so you'll have the standard DOS limit of
>> 1MB of real memory, and 640KB of conventional memory available to
>> applications.
>>
>> The box I have FreeDOS on has 256MB of RAM.  I load HIMEM.SYS, and
>> have a disk cache and a ramdisk in XMS memory.
>
> Isn`t XMGR.SYS the xms memory manager under FreeDOS? Loading HIMEM.SYS
> seemed to cause a crash for me, although I could be wrong.

It's HIMEM.EXE here in FreeDOS 1.0.  (I misspoke calling it HIMEM.SYS.)

>>> The machine I'm testing FreeDOS on has 16 Gb of memory installed.
>>
>> Er, don't you mean 16 megabytes?
>
> 16GB as in gigabytes is certainly believable these days, on a 64-bit
> system.

Believable but unlikely, unless it's a server.  The consumer systems
I've seen all have 3 - 8 GB.
______
Dennis

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