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Microsoft KB Archive/104646

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When Setup Configures SMARTDrive 5.0 for Read-Only Caching

Article ID: 104646

Article Last Modified on 11/25/1999



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.21 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft MS-DOS 6.22 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q104646

SUMMARY

MS-DOS Setup adds the SMARTDRV /X command to the AUTOEXEC.BAT file if:

  • The version of SMARTDrive currently in use is earlier than 4.0. -or-


  • SMARTDrive is not currently loaded in memory and there is no SMARTDRV command line in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.


MORE INFORMATION

The following is a list of the five scenarios Setup may encounter and whether or not Setup modifies your configuration files:

  • A version of SMARTDrive earlier than version 4.0 is loaded in memory.


Setup removes the SMARTDRV.SYS command from the CONFIG.SYS file and adds SMARTDRV /X to the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.

  • SMARTDrive is not loaded in memory and there is no command for SMARTDRV in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.


Setup adds SMARTDRV /X to the AUTOEXEC.BAT file

  • SMARTDrive is not in memory and there is a SMARTDRV command in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.


Setup does not change the SMARTDRV command in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.

  • SMARTDrive is in memory and there is no command for SMARTDRV in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.


Setup does not add a SMARTDRV command to the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.

  • SMARTDrive is loaded in memory and there is a command for SMARTDRV in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file.


Setup leaves the SMARTDRV command in the AUTOEXEC.BAT file unchanged.



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