MASM 6.1 vs 6.11

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Jan 18 18:16:05 CST 2006


On 1/18/2006 at 6:27 PM Scott Stevens wrote:

>16-bit Windows runs exceptionally well[1] on modern hardware, as
>long as you can get driver support.  And if you are doing
>low-level programming on older processors, the tools are all DOS
>based anyway.  Virtual DOS sessions run well enough inside
>Windows 3.11.  And of course, you can run DOS and Windows 3
>inside a virtual machine, i.e. Bochs on your favorite free 'unix'
>variant.

I use DOS, but I run with a 32-bit DPMI server.  I find the 16-bit
performance of Pentium-class systems to be very much inferior to the native
32-bit mode.

http://www.thefreecountry.com/programming/dosextenders.shtml

Cheers,
Chuck





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