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(workaround) HDPMI32 on DR-DOS with XMS only (DOSX)

posted by Japheth(R) Homepage, Germany (South), 01.04.2009, 16:39

> Anyways, I didn't say it wasn't moot, just that it was fairly strange
> behavior. Maybe for best compatibility HX should try XMS 2.0 calls by
> default if the 3.0 ones fail.

The most robust strategy probably is to generally use xms v2 calls whenever the block of memory to allocate is < 64 MB.

You can modify the source yourself, it's in pagemgr.asm, procedure allocxms.

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