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SubjectRe: kerneld and dosemu-0.60.4
Hans Lermen wrote:
>
> On Mon, 13 May 1996, Bjorn Ekwall wrote:
>
> > You wrote:
> > >
> > > Does anyone know how to configure the kerneld to load the dosemu' emumodule
> > > automatically?
> >
> > First of all; are you _sure_ that you _really_ need emumod?
>
> Bjorn is right, you only need emumodule for a 'full-feature' dosemu.
>
> If you neither need DPMI nor WIN-3.1 nor IRQ-passing nor background
> debugging nor stressed timer access, then you should compile
> dosemu _without_ REQUIRES_EMUMODULE.
>

But the problem is that, if I comment the REQUIRES_EMUMODULE, dosemu cannot
compile.


> Anyway, NEVER let kerneld load/unload the _current_ version of emumodule, it
> is not aware of such a condition and may get unloaded while 'dos' is active
> ( which may crash you system ). Emumodule is not a 'drivers', it's sort of
> (ugly but needed) on-the-fly-kernel-patch to overcome lack of kernel support.
>
> Better load it at boot-up via ./dosemu/load_modules.sh.
>
> Hans
> <lermen@elserv.ffm.fgan.de>


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