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HimemX v3.32 bug ? (DOSX)

posted by FFK(R) Homepage, 17.12.2008, 19:44

> what is Go? "Giga octets"? Are you French?
>
> It's unlikely that there is a difference between HimemX and JemmEx.
>
> All the himem's based on FreeDOS Himem have a problem with "holes" in
> extended memory (mostly the "os/2" hole at F00000h-FFFFFFFh). You can
> check with tool GETI15EX in HXRT if there is something suspicious with
> your memory.

Yes it's "Giga octets" which Giga bytes in english. and i'm francophone but not french.

here the result of Geti15ex.exe :
- In a Desktop PC 1 Gb RAM , HimemX 3.32 reports correctly 1 GB free and available RAM :

Int 15h, ah=88h, extended memory: 0 kB
Int 15h, ax=E801h:
ext. memory below 16 MB: 15360 (0x3C00) KB
ext. memory above 16 MB: 16116 64 KB blocks = 1007 MB [1000000-3FF3FFFF]
Int 15h, eax=E820h:
addr 000000000, size 00009FC00, type 1 (available)
addr 00009FC00, size 000000400, type 2 (reserved)
addr 0000E4000, size 00001C000, type 2 (reserved)
addr 000100000, size 03FE40000, type 1 (available)
addr 03FF40000, size 000010000, type 3 (ACPI)
addr 03FF50000, size 0000B0000, type 4 (ACPI)
addr 0FED00000, size 000000400, type 2 (reserved)
addr 0FEE00000, size 000001000, type 2 (reserved)


- In a laptop 2 Gb RAM , HimemX 3.32 reports 64 MB of free XMS and 2 GB available RAM :

Int 15h, ah=88h, extended memory: 0 kB
Int 15h, ax=E801h:
ext. memory below 16 MB: 15360 (0x3C00) KB
ext. memory above 16 MB: 30458 64 KB blocks = 1903 MB [1000000-77F9FFFF]
Int 15h, eax=E820h:
addr 000000000, size 00009FC00, type 1 (available)
addr 00009FC00, size 000000400, type 2 (reserved)
addr 0000E0000, size 000020000, type 2 (reserved)
addr 000100000, size 077EA8000, type 1 (available)
addr 077FA8000, size 000008000, type 4 (ACPI)
addr 077FB0000, size 00000E000, type 3 (ACPI)
addr 077FBE000, size 000032000, type 4 (ACPI)
addr 077FF0000, size 000010000, type 2 (reserved)
addr 0FEE00000, size 000001000, type 2 (reserved)


As you can see no memory holes on my laptop and it's exactly the same order as my desktop PC (except the additional ACPI) where HimemX works.

EDIT by rr: added {code} tag for better readability

 

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