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UMBs etc. (Announce)

posted by Rugxulo(R) Homepage, Usono, 26.08.2016, 22:12

> My situation is with UMBPCI.

Email the author privately. He's not here.

> Is X=TEST I=TEST for UMBPCI?

No.

> JEMMEX JEMM386 and EMM386 all fail.

Try this:

>> 7. Troubleshooting, Hints
>>
>> * If Jemm halts or reboots the machine, the following combinations
>> of parameters may help to find the reason. Generally, Jemm386 should be
>> loaded immediately after the XMM (HIMEMX.EXE, HIMEM.SYS), and the XMM
>> itself should be the first device driver to be loaded. For testing, it
>> might also help to prevent DOS from loading in the HMA and/or not to
>> use UMBs at all.
>>
>> - X=A000-FFFF NOHI NOVME NOINVLPG
>>
>> This is the safest combination. If this doesn't work, Jemm most
>> likely isn't compatible with the current DOS/BIOS.
>>
>> - X=TEST NOHI NOVME NOINVLPG
>>
>> This is slightly less safe, since Jemm will scan the upper memory
>> region to find "unused" address ranges usable for UMBs. If this
>> doesn't work, one has to manually set X=xxxx-yyyy to finally
>> find the region which causes the troubles. Tool MEMSTAT may be used
>> to find the address region which is reserved for the ROM-BIOS.

 

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