Re: [Freedos-user] defrag

2014-10-06 Thread Mateusz Viste
Take a look here, that's the FDNPK online Base repository: ftp://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/distributions/1.1/repos/base/ Mateusz On 10/06/2014 03:25 PM, John R. Sowden wrote: I understand that the only defrag program that runs on true DOS, meaning not DOS in MS

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag

2014-10-06 Thread John R. Sowden
On 10/06/2014 06:29 AM, Mateusz Viste wrote: Take a look here, that's the FDNPK online Base repository: ftp://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/distributions/1.1/repos/base/ Mateusz On 10/06/2014 03:25 PM, John R. Sowden wrote: I understand that the only defrag program

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag

2014-10-06 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 8:25 AM, John R. Sowden jsow...@americansentry.net wrote: Problem is I cannot find a location to download [Defrag 1.3.2]. The freedos.org site does not have the current version where I can download it, and google is not my friend, in this case. You didn't look

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag

2014-10-06 Thread John R. Sowden
On 10/06/2014 10:03 PM, Marcos Favero Florence de Barros wrote: Hi, I understand that the only defrag program that runs on true DOS, meaning not DOS in MS Windows, and that supports FAT32, is the one written for FreeDOS. I also understand that the most current version is 1.3.2. Does it

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-03-08 Thread dos386
You can create a 4GB FAT16 partition using WinXP which uses 64KB clusters, but it probably isn't accessible from DOS. Did you test? EDR-DOS AFAIK does support 64 KiB clusters on FAT16, but I never tested. See http://support.macro$oft.com/kb/310561 See drdos.org and drdosprojects.de (latter

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-03-08 Thread dmccunney
On Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 12:27 PM, dos386 dos...@gmail.com wrote: You can create a 4GB FAT16 partition using WinXP which uses 64KB clusters, but it probably isn't accessible from DOS. Did you test? EDR-DOS AFAIK does support 64 KiB clusters on FAT16, but I never tested. No, I didn't. It may

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-03-08 Thread dos386
Granted that you can, it may simply be more trouble than it's worth. Agree. No point to brew 64 KiO clusters. -- Subversion Kills Productivity. Get off Subversion Make the Move to Perforce. With Perforce, you get

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-02-27 Thread Marcos Florence
Hi, A defrag supporting FAT32 would be nice indeed. I have been taking lots of digital photos recently, and they need large amounts of disk space. The only reason I have been unwilling to use FAT32 is that there is no way of defragmenting. Instead, I made several FAT16 partitions of 2GB each

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-02-27 Thread dmccunney
On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 8:56 AM, Marcos Florence fav...@mpcnet.com.br wrote: 4GB FAT16 partitions would be a lot better, but for some reason I couldn't make them. FDISK isn't always easy to use. FAT16 has a 2GB limit, imposed by the format. The smallest area of disk accessible by DOS is the

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-02-26 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 7:53 AM, John R. Sowden jsow...@americansentry.net wrote: On 02/25/2014 03:00 AM, Tom Ehlert wrote: When I run the defrag program on my dos machine, It does not allow me to do a full defrag. The options are limited (grayed out). It could be a bug in the program

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-02-26 Thread John R. Sowden
On 02/26/2014 04:16 PM, Rugxulo wrote: Hi, On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 7:53 AM, John R. Sowden jsow...@americansentry.net wrote: On 02/25/2014 03:00 AM, Tom Ehlert wrote: When I run the defrag program on my dos machine, It does not allow me to do a full defrag. The options are limited (grayed

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-02-26 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 8:37 PM, John R. Sowden jsow...@americansentry.net wrote: Thanks for the follow up. I can boot with a floppy using MS-DOS 6.2. But I don't think that version supports FAT32. (And I have no idea if defragging FAT is supported under Linux or FreeBSD.) I think my

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-02-25 Thread Tom Ehlert
When I run the defrag program on my dos machine, It does not allow me to do a full defrag. The options are limited (grayed out). On that machine, I am running freedos and for a command processor, 4dos. FAT32 was created by a windows o/s before I bought it. I have since removed window

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag program issue

2014-02-25 Thread John R. Sowden
On 02/25/2014 03:00 AM, Tom Ehlert wrote: When I run the defrag program on my dos machine, It does not allow me to do a full defrag. The options are limited (grayed out). On that machine, I am running freedos and for a command processor, 4dos. FAT32 was created by a windows o/s before I bought

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag abhores windows

2013-03-27 Thread dos386
a Freedos 32bit defrag program for DOS FreeDOS DEFRAG is NOT a 32-bit program, but it should support FAT28 (at your own risk). DOS (7.0 for 32 bit file system Where did you get it? How is defrag deciding that it is running under Windows (when it really is not)? The detection indeed is

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag abhores windows

2013-03-27 Thread dos386
Actually you will have to disable all DPMI hosts completely, HDPMI=16384 will only switch the whining from Windaube to DPMI :-( -- Own the Future-Intelreg; Level Up Game Demo Contest 2013 Rise to greatness in Intel's

Re: [Freedos-user] Defrag broken...

2007-03-09 Thread Eric Auer
Hi, sorry, I assume I can only reply via the list as rfc-ignorant would still blacklist me...? when these efforts fail, they discourage both of us from trying to filter out spam at all. I run my own mail server and the recommendation I have run into is to use the whois.rfc-ignorant

Re: [Freedos-user] Defrag broken...

2007-03-09 Thread Carl Spitzer
On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 15:37 -0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm wondering if anyone is fixing the defrag that comes with freedos 1.0? I'm curious as I want to to try and fix it myself if noone else is. If anyone can help me understand what is wrong with it or connect with me with efforts

Re: [Freedos-user] Defrag broken...

2007-03-08 Thread Eric Auer
Hi! I'm wondering if anyone is fixing the defrag... I was going to answer that question, but Michael's email provider says that rfc-ignorant.org says that the domain .de is not giving enough WHOIS information unless you specify some yes I do want that data flags in the query. Oh yeah. I wonder

Re: [Freedos-user] Defrag 1.21 Full Optimization Problems

2006-10-15 Thread Lester V
After FDOS folder was moved from drive C to drive D Defrag's full optimization works ok. There are only four files (and no folders) left on drive C: - kernel.sys - command.com - fdconfig.sys - fdauto.bat Drastic solution but very effective. I made drive D visible from WinXP so it can be

Re: [Freedos-user] defrag for Fat32

2005-02-22 Thread Johnson Lam
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 01:47:29 -0800, you wrote: http://www.sysinternals.com/files/defrag.zip NTFS and FAT32 under NT 3.51 Under NT 3.51 that means you need WindowsNT ... http://www.whitneyfamily.org/Hacks/Defrag/INTEL/Defrag.zip Another one, claims to be more intelligent but quite slow. Also

Re: [Freedos-user] Defrag is very slowww

2004-05-10 Thread Yann Benigot
[EMAIL PROTECTED] a crit : Because you have a beta version wich is not optimized yet. I am working on making it a lot faster and am also in the process of fixing all the bugs. For the mean time, please use microsoft defrag. Imre On a laptop with 4Mb of RAM,defrag is very slow then