[ct-user] Upgrade woes
Jesse M. Wall Jr.
Jesse M. Wall Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun, 06 Sep 1998 20:26:27 -0400
I seem to recall a bug in CT that if you had more than 32 MB of RAM, it
actually subtracted the amount over 32MB from 32. I believe it was cured in
Ver 9.37, or so.
Jesse - KA8YYZ
> I'd appreciate some help in resolving problems encountered with CT
> version 9.27 on a new machine.
> Symptom: Program loads and you can play with the first set-up screen.
> Going to the next screen yields a Page Fault error and out of memory
> Here's the info on the machine:
> WIN95 machine (233 MHz), 64 Meg Memory, 4 com ports and 2 lpt's. No
> conflicts in addresses or interrupts.
> Start-up is done with a special configuration file that has only HIMEM,
> EMM386 and Files =50 in CONFIG.SYS and the autoexec.bat file is empty.
> These files are written at the last shutdown and the F8 /command mode
> used to start the machine. There is 584 K of DOS memory available
> Here are some things I tried:
> 1) entering the COMTSR's manually one line at a time and then starting
> CT. This would work with a new empty file. A BAT file with the same
> commands resulted in failure within CT. Everything Keyer, antenna
> control etc works fine when it started OK.
> 2) creating a BAT file with pauses between the COMTSR's resulted in
> SUCCESS when the contest file is a new one. Program says room for
> 400124 more contacts!
> 3) adding dummy contacts to the file can be done successfully and it
> restarts OK. I've done this for 100 contacts so far. I have also
> changed the type of contest to see if perhaps one of my CTY files is
> corrupted. AOK.
> 4) I am successful in reading in only a few old contest files from the
> same versions. Others fail with the same symptoms (especially the
> larger ones).
> I'm wondering why the pauses are needed between the starting of the
> COMTSR's is needed. I'm also wondering if is going to be solid in the
> next contest. Perhaps some of my old BIN files got corrupted in the
> Vance Net Inc
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