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reminiscence of the past: DPMI (DOS Protected Mode Interface)

The Wiert Corner – While researching some other historic information about Delphi, I bumped into this thread:¬†New DPMI host – delphi. If is a small thread describing what kinds and versions of DPMI hosts were available to run Turbo Pascal based programs. DPMI stands¬†DOS Protected Mode Interface: a way for real mode DOS programs to access protected mode features (mainly memory above the 1 megabyte barrier). I had plainly forgotten that the DPMI host shipped with Delphi 1, and wasn’t aware you could have a 32-bit DPMI host at all. Some other memory related abbreviations from that era: XMS (eXtended ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2013-08-12 12:27


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