On Sat, 26 Feb 2000, Ken Yap wrote: > This is in netboot-0.8.1/doc/INSTALL: > > If you have trouble starting DOS from the network but not from a > boot diskette with the same setup, you should try to add the > following switch to the himem.sys call: > > /testmem:off Whenever using DOS on anything more recent than a 386, you shoul ALLWAYS use /testmem:off since himem.sys uses a really small block size for memory testing; then since a 486 has 8K of cache memory and anything released since then has even more on chip cache, then himem.sys will only test your cpu's on chip cache, an it will probably do that in a less than optimal way. Hence anything but /testmem:off is a waste of time. /rlnd --- Roland Ronquist email: email@example.com Gustaf Kjellbergs Väg 28 phone: +46-18-714 733 SE-756 43 Uppsala, Sweden cell: +46-708-569 753 "any technology sufficiently advanced is indistinguishable from a Perl script" - Larry Wall =========================================================================== This Mail was sent to netboot mailing list by: Vild Hussen <firstname.lastname@example.org> To get help about this list, send a mail with 'help' as the only string in it's body to email@example.com. If you have problems with this list, send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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