DOS memory behavior
Posted on 1997-06-24
under win3.11 I found that everytime a program begin to run the dos memory(which i think it is the base memory and only 640K available) is eaten up very fast, especially for some like photoshop, so it is almost impossible to start another program when there are around 1K DOS memory left while the physical memory is still around 30M(i have 40M total extended RAM chip installed). is there any way to improve this? I mean to try to allocate more DOS memory for free and to let programs use more extended memory?
it looks DOS memory is essential for any program, why? if this true, then my 40M extended RAm like nothing but waste of money.