Microsoft KB Archive/103521
Article ID: 103521
Article Last Modified on 11/18/1999
- Microsoft MS-DOS 6.2 Standard Edition
- Microsoft MS-DOS 6.22 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q103521
This information applies to both Microsoft DoubleSpace and Microsoft DriveSpace. For MS-DOS 6.22, use DRVSPACE in place of DBLSPACE for commands and filenames.
If you have a DEVICEHIGH statement without an explicit /L parameter, MS-DOS uses the same upper memory block (UMB) as the last DEVICEHIGH command that did have an explicit /L parameter. For example, if you have the following commands in your CONFIG.SYS file, RAMDRIVE.SYS loads into region two:
If you remove the DEVICEHIGH command for DBLSPACE.SYS, RAMDRIVE.SYS loads into region one.
NOTE: This example assumes both UMBs are large enough to hold RAMDRIVE.SYS.
Additional query words: 6.20