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To ZERO or NOT to ZERO (memory / segment basing) (DOSX)

posted by DOS386(R), 05.08.2007, 08:33

Japheth wrote ( ) :

> The MZ format compared to the PE format has some limitations, though.
> - applications cannot run in a true flat (=zero-based) memory model

Recently, something very BAD happened:

I hacked on the USEDPMI.ASM example (generously discussed in other forum :lol3: ) - and got a true flat ZERO-based memory model !!! :surprised: With very marginal adjustments only :surprised: What's wrong ? Is the statement correct ? Did I miss something ? Where is the limitation supposed to come from ?

This is a LOGITECH mouse driver, but some software expect here
the following string:*** This is Copyright 1983 Microsoft ***


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