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Martin Iturbide

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The Config.sys Documentation Project
« on: March 16, 2021, 08:53:38 pm »
Hi

On the EDM/2 wiki we have this project called "The Config.sys Documentation Project".
The idea is to try to document all the things we can find about the everything that goes on the config.sys, all the drivers, SET, etc, etc...

I had been quietly adding all the drivers I had been able to find, try to put the syntax, parameters and examples if I can get some.

I need help, if you have some driver that you use, with xyz parameters that you use and it is not listed on the "The Config.sys Documentation Project" please let me know to add those.

You can post you comments and suggestion on this thread.

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Andreas Schnellbacher

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Re: The Config.sys Documentation Project
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2021, 09:38:28 pm »
Hi Martin,

the linked ACPI.PSD page misses important switches:

* PSD=ACPI.PSD /MAXCPU=1
   Only one CPU is used.

* PSD=ACPI.PSD /CPUMASK=1
   Only CPU 1 is used. The arg describes which CPU or CPUs are active and which not. It's a combination of bit-wise switches.

It's good that the /VW (virtal wire) option is not present. It's outdated since a few years and will hopefully not be required for newer versions (I'm not sure).

See
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start view psd_en.inf "The ACPI.PSD command line"for an almost full description.

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Re: The Config.sys Documentation Project
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2021, 09:46:33 pm »
Bonjour to all,

This post won't be of any help here, but it reminds me of the (in)famous ConfigTool from Goran Ivankovic and Klaus Staedtler-Przyborski...

["Hi!" To them from here, whereever they are.].

Those were the times.  ;)

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Re: The Config.sys Documentation Project
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2021, 03:34:37 am »
Hi

Thanks Andreas

This post won't be of any help here, but it reminds me of the (in)famous ConfigTool from Goran Ivankovic and Klaus Staedtler-Przyborski...

Hi Guilliaume.
We already merged the ConfigTool info with this project. I checked and many of the text is the same of the ConfigTool.

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« Last Edit: March 19, 2021, 02:11:36 am by Martin Iturbide »
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Re: The Config.sys Documentation Project
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2021, 03:13:01 pm »
Have a look at this DOS help file.  I rebuild it regularly.

http://www.os2fan2.com/files/doshlp21.zip  is the help file

http://www.os2fan2.com/files/doshlpex.zip is the engine to read it.

It's QBasic 1.1, modified so as not to read the ram diskette every read, and to use QBED for EDIT.  The dos6 command starts the help file.

It's a fairly complete documentation of DOS 5, 6 and 7 (MS and PC dos), from my MSDOS63 project.

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Re: The Config.sys Documentation Project
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2021, 04:02:16 pm »
I went through CONFIGTOOL 1.30 and the EDM/2 pages to see if there was anything amiss.

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SET GLOSSARY

  The files listed in this directory are made into the master index.

  If you plan to run more than one glossary, you need to create a new MINDEX object
  and point it to a different directory.  You then compile ordinary HLP files for it.

SET LUCIDEHELP=help files)
SET LUCIDEINSTALLPATH = path to Lucide.exe

DEVICE=C:\VM\        (Microsoft Virtual PC)
    vmdrv.sys         general driver.
    vmmouse.sys   mouse integration
    vmvdd.sys     virtual disk drive
    vmmap.ifs     file sharing
    "vmserv.exe daemon"  in startup.cmd

SHELL=
   should be c:\os2\mdos\command.com c:\os2\mdos /P