You can't load EMM386 in your Autoexec.bat. Your config.sys should
look like this:
device=c:\windows\ramdrive.sys 1024 512 64 /e
This will solve your problem.
Robert E. Naumann
N5NJ / V26O
Plano, TX USA
ex KR2J, V26RN, W6V, WA2OVE
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Hider" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 22:57
Subject: [ct-user] RAMDRIVE for DVP - how to?
> How can I create a RAM drive for the DVP so that the DVP data uses
> not the harddrive?
> Here's the environment:
> P-III/1000 MHZ 256 MB/RAM WIN98SE
> 1. I have a 30 GB C: HDD and a D: CDROM
> 2. I am running WIN 98SE and booting to F8/Command Prompt Only.
> 3. I modified my Autoexec.bat with the line:
> set DVPPATH=e
> 4. I modified my CONFIG.SYS with the line:
> device=c:\windows\ramdrive.sys 1024 512 64 /e
> Then, I rebooted, hit F8, selected Command prompt Only
> and received the message that Extended Memory manager was not
> I then modified config.sys to include SMARTDRV.sys and autoexec.bat
> to include EMM386.exe, but the error came up: XMS manager not
> What is needed to create the RAMDrive in drive E:?
> Bill, N3RR
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