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* CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT configurations

 
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johpower
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2003 8:26 am     Post subject: * CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT configurations Reply with quote

Do some cut & paste of your DOS only Autoexecs and Config.sys here. Menu boots especially wanted. Violent

Tell us the games you use them for and a short description of the hardware. Cool

I know some of these posts will run down the page so don't be shy! Congratulatory


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2003 1:19 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Unless you have a dos web browser, you cant. How would youy like us to copy and paste from one computer to another? If you have windows to do it, then its not pure dos.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2003 6:47 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

1. Open file in Notepad.
2. Save into floppy.
3. Insert disk to net computer's drive.
4. Open in Notepad.
5. Go to net and t'is forum.
6. Click 'Post reply'.
7. Cut&paste.
8. Click 'Submit´.

Simply.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2003 8:09 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Also, DOS will network.... at least to Win98. There's "direct cable connection" via nullmodem, twisted pair, coax, etc. For DOS look up "interserver" setup. The MS-help menu has it.

And if you have a BBS email account you can send it to yourself.

But we like sneeker-net best! Right 486? A Frikkin Cuccoan A Frikkin Cuccoan A Frikkin Cuccoan
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 20, 2003 8:30 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

sneeker-net?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2003 7:54 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Nets are named by what they run on (usually). By making a floppy and walking over to the other machine/user in your sneekers you have made a sneeker-net connection. Laughing

That one just dated me. Sarcastic
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2003 7:58 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Without 'work it's only way to get games.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2003 10:44 pm     Post subject: Config.sys/Autoexec.bat Reply with quote

CONFIG.SYS
DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS
DOS=HIGH
FILES=30
BUFFERS=20
STACKS=9,256
LASTDRIVE=D

AUTOEXEC.BAT
@ECHO OFF
PATH=C:\DOS

If your game does not need EMS memory, this setup should work best kind.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2003 3:17 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Well thank the Gods SOMEONE knows what I made this forum for. Thanks J-man! Happy (and I see someone has been to FreeDOS, as I suggested awhile back, too.... saw your forum elsewhere, seen mine on SuperDOS? http://www.dosgames.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=584 ).

I also recommend "4DOS" (a powerful DOS helper) and "Ultimate Boot Disk" or "UBD". Great stuff for all DOS fans and DOS/Win techs.

Here are some of my old config/exec setup files of yore, by machine type. They are a good general starting place for anyone who's just installed DOS and needs more than the basics.

Universal Autoexec.bat

rem C:\DOS\SMARTDRV.EXE a- b- /f /e:2048 (del the "rem" for a quick enable; don't use if an 8088 PC)
@ECHO OFF
PROMPT $d$t $p$g
PATH C:\;c:\DOS;c:\temp; (make a "temp" dir to make this work)
SET TEMP=C:\temp
rem C:\DOS\SMARTDRV.EXE a- b- /f /e:2048 (some like to load this after the PATH statement instead of first thing. USE ONLY ONE OF THESE!)
c:\dos\doskey
c:\mouse\mouse (assumes a mouse driver in c:\mouse)
c:\dos\dosshell (assumes you've setup this semi-GUI on the install)

(The last 3 will all load high. Just add "LH (space)" before each. Then run "c:\dos\mem /c/p" to see if you've really gotten it --or anything- to go there. If not use Memmaker.)

8088 Config.sys

DEVICE=C:\DOS\SETVER.EXE
FILES=30
BUFFERS=20
Stacks=8,128 (or 64)
DEVICE=C:\DOS\EGA.SYS
DEVICEHIGH=c:\dos\ansi.sys
SHELL=C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM C:\DOS\ /p
Break=on

286 Config.sys

DEVICE=C:\DOS\SETVER.EXE
DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS /v
DOS=HIGH,umb
BUFFERS=20,0
FILES=30
FCBS=4,0
Stacks=0,0
DEVICE=C:\DOS\EGA.SYS
DEVICEHIGH=c:\dos\ansi.sys
rem DEVICEHIGH =C:\DOS\RAMDRIVE.SYS 2048 128 256 /E (2mb RAM drive)
SHELL=C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM C:\DOS\ /p
Break=on

386 Config.sys

DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS /v
device=c:\dos\emm386.exe /auto /v
DOS=HIGH,umb
Buffers=20,0
FILES=30
FCBS=4,0
stacks=0,0
DEVICEhigh=C:\DOS\SETVER.EXE
rem DEVICEHIGH=C:\DOS\DRVSPACE.SYS /MOVE
DEVICEhigh=C:\DOS\EGA.SYS
devicehigh=c:\dos\ansi.sys
rem DEVICEHIGH =C:\DOS\RAMDRIVE.SYS 4096 128 256 /E (4mb RAM drive)
SHELL=C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM C:\DOS\ /p
Break=on
rem installhigh=c:\mouse\mouse.com

(note you CAN install -high!- some meece.coms --not exe or bat-- in config; this has advantages, like giving your mouse some precidence over other commands in the autoexec so it doesn't get knocked out easily; just remember to NOT double load it in the autoexec....)

486 Config.sys

DEVICE=C:\DOS\HIMEM.SYS /CPUCLOCK:ON /V
DEVICE=C:\DOS\EMM386.EXE /auto /v
DOS=UMB,high
BUFFERS=20,0
FILES=20
FCBS=4,0
stacks=0,0
LASTDRIVE=G
rem DEVICEHIGH =C:\DOS\DRVSPACE.SYS /MOVE
DEVICEHIGH =C:\DOS\SETVER.EXE
DEVICEHIGH =C:\DOS\ANSI.SYS
rem DEVICEHIGH =C:\DOS\RAMDRIVE.SYS 4096 128 256 /E (4mb RAM drive)
SHELL=C:\DOS\COMMAND.COM C:\DOS\ /p
break=on
rem installhigh=c:\mouse\mouse.com

MAKE SURE YOU REMOVE ANY OF MY (.....) NOTES BEFORE USING!!!
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 16, 2003 3:59 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

so... here's my autoexec.bat from windoes ME:

SET windir=C:\WINDOWS
SET winbootdir=C:\WINDOWS
SET COMSPEC=C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND.COM
SET PROMPT=$p$g
SET TEMP=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP
SET TMP=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP
SET PATH=c:\tools;c:\mydocu~1\john\research\lib;C:\Utilities\jdk1.3\bin;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\COMMAND;c:\texmf\miktex\bin;C:\UT;C:\GAMES\PCTOOLS;


i only use xp now, but it's files are all hidden away. anyway, scummvm runs all the old games i need.
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