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Quarterdeck Technical Note #178
by Quarterdeck
last revision: 5 March 1992

What follows is all the help screens from the DESQview 2.4, QEMM 6.0,
Manifest 1.1, QRAM 2.0, and some of their utilities:

From QEMM386.SYS:
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* QEMM *
* Copyright (c) 1986-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* QEMM-386 is an expanded memory manager for 80386 and 80486 machines.*
* It also gives High RAM and other capabilities *
* *
* Syntax: *
* DEVICE=QEMM386.SYS [switches] *
* *
* *
* QEMM-386 switches: *
* ADAPTERRAM=xxxx-yyyy An adapter has RAM in the range *
* ADAPTERROM=xxxx-yyyy An adapter has ROM in the range *
* AUTO Turn on only if necessary *
* COMPAQ386S Identify this as a COMPAQ 386S *
* COMPAQEGAROM Relocate COMPAQ's video ROM *
* COMPAQHALFROM Split system ROM in half *
* COMPAQROMMEMORY Use COMPAQ memory reserved for ROM *
* DISKBUF=xx Set the size of the SCSI disk buffer *
* DISKBUFFRAME=xx Buffer disk access into the page frame *
* DMA=xx Set the size of the DMA buffer *
* DOS4 Alter EMS page ordering for DOS 4.00 *
* DONTUSEXMS Do not allow QEMM386 to get memory from XMS *
* EMBMEM=xxxx Limit memory available as EMBs to xxxxxK *
* EXCLUDE=xxxx-yyyy Consider the range unmappable *
* EXCLUDESTEALTH=xxxx Do not Stealth a particular ROM *
* EXCLUDESTEALTHINT=xx Do not Stealth a particular interrupt *
* EXTMEM=xxxxx Reserve xxxxxK of extended memory *
* FASTINT10:n Do not speed up INT 10s with Stealth *
* FORCEEMS Still act like EMS even if no frame *
* FORCESTEALTHCOPY Copy tables even when excluded
* FRAME=xxxx Set the page frame; xxxx=seg or NONE *
* FRAMEBUF:y/n Buffer INT 21s into the page frame
* FRAMELENGTH=x Set the page frame to be x pages *
* HANDLES=xxx Set the number of EMS handles *
* HMAMIN=xx Set the minimum size of the HMA (0-63K) *
* IGNOREA20 Don't trap the 8042 *
* INCLUDE=xxxx-yyyy Consider the range mappable *
* LOCKDMA Don't allow interrupts during DMA processing *
* MAPS=xx Set the number of alternate register sets *
* MEMORY=xxxxx Use only xxxxxK of extended memory *
* NOCOMPAQFEATURES Disable EGAROM, HALFROM, ROMMEMORY *
* NOEMS Don't be an expanded memory manager *
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* QEMM-386 switches, continued: *
* *
* NOFILL Don't fill conventional memory *
* NOHMA Don't allow access to the HMA *
* NOROM Don't map the "reboot" page of the system ROM *
* NOROMHOLES Don't find holes in the system ROM *
* NOSHADOWRAM Don't use C&T Shadow RAM *
* NOSORT Don't sort memory *
* NOTOKENRING Do not look for a Token Ring adapter *
* NOTOPMEMORY Don't look for "top memory" *
* NOVIDEOFILL Don't fill into video memory *
* NOWINDOWS3 Do not support Windows 3 *
* NOVIDEORAM Don't put RAM into video memory *
* NOXBDA Don't move the eXtended BIOS Data Area *
* NOXMS Don't be an extended memory manager *
* OLDDV DV 1.3 or 2.00 will be run *
* OFF Turn QEMM OFF *
* ON Turn QEMM ON *
* RAM[=xxxx-yyyy] Put RAM everywhere or in the range *
* REGION=x Specify the region to load high into *
* ROM[=xxxx[-yyyy]] Map ROM everywhere or in the range *
* SHADOWRAM:type Specify the type of ShadowRAM *
* (NEAT, LEAP, SCAT, 386, or NONE) *
* SORT:N Do not sort memory by speed *
* TASKS=xx Set the interrupt nesting level *
* UNMAPFREEPAGES Unmap pages from the frame when free *
* UNUSUAL8042 The 8042 is non-standard *
* UNUSUALEXT The extended memory BIOS is non-standard *
* VIDRAMEGA Configure for EGA feature of VIDRAM *
* VIDRAMEMS Configure for EMS feature of VIDRAM *
* VIRTUALHDIRQ:N Do not suppress INT15/90 with Stealth *
* VXDDIR=path Specify the directory of the .VXD files *
* WATCHDOG=[0,1,2] Set the type of Watchdog timer *
* WINSHRINKUMBS:N Do not reclaim unused high RAM for Windows *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
**************************************************************************

From QEMM.COM
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* QEMM *
* Copyright (c) 1986-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* QEMM displays and gives some control over certain *
* functions of QEMM386.SYS *
* *
* Syntax: *
* QEMM [switches] *
* QEMM with no parameters shows SUMMARY and TYPE *
* *
* QEMM switches: *
* AUTO Put QEMM into AUTO mode *
* ON Turn QEMM on *
* OFF Turn QEMM off *
* TYPE Display QEMM type information *
* ACCESSED Display QEMM accessed information *
* ANALYSIS Cross-reference ACCESSED with TYPE *
* MEMORY Display QEMM memory usage *
* SUMMARY Display QEMM summary *
* LIST Display charts in LIST format *
* MAP Display charts in MAP format *
* RESET Reset ACCESSED info to unaccessed *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
*********************************************************

From Manifest:

MANIFEST [Category] [Topic] [/M] [/L] [/N] [/P] [/A] [/Bd] [/Tn] [/?]

Category Topic
System [ Overview CONFIG AUTOEXEC Adapters CMOS ]
First Meg [ Overview Programs Interrupts BIOS Data Timings ]
Expanded [ Overview Pages Handles Timings Benchmark ]
Extended [ Overview XMS ]
DOS [ Overview Drivers Files Environment ]
QEMM-386 [ Overview Type Accessed Analysis Memory ]
Hints [ Overview Detail ]
* = all overviews
* = all topics in category
* * = all information
Switches: M - monochrome (2 color) display
L - EGA: 43 rows; VGA: 50 rows
N - CGA: No sync - with snow
P - PAUSE after each screen to console
A - show alternate F3 screens
Bd - specify boot drive letter
Tn - automatically TSR (hotkey choice 1-3)
? - This help screen

From QRAM:
****************************************************************
* QRAM *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* QRAM provides high RAM for use by LOADHI when *
* loaded after an EMS 4 or EEMS driver *
* *
* Syntax: *
* DEVICE=QRAM.SYS [switches] *
* No switches means the RAM option *
* *
* QRAM switches: *
* EXCLUDE=xxxx-yyyy Don't put RAM in the range *
* FORCEEMS Still act like EMS even if no frame *
* FRAMELENGTH=x Set the page frame to be x (0-4) pages *
* HIDE=xxxx-yyyy Hide that the range is mappable *
* INCLUDE=xxxx-yyyy Put RAM or fill in the range *
* NOFILL Don't fill conventional memory *
* NOSHADOWRAM Don't use C&T Shadow RAM *
* NOVIDEOFILL Don't fill into video memory *
* NOVIDEORAM Don't put RAM into video memory *
* NOXBDA Don't move the eXtended BIOS Data Area *
* NOXMS Don't be an extended memory manager *
* RAM[=xxxx-yyyy] Put RAM everywhere or in the range *
* REGION:n Load into region number n *
* SHADOWRAM:type Specify the type of ShadowRAM *
* (NEAT, LEAP, SCAT, 386, or NONE *
* VIDRAMEGA Configure for EGA feature of VIDRAM *
* VIDRAMEMS Configure for EMS feature of VIDRAM *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
****************************************************************

From EMS.COM:
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* EMS *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* EMS gives status of and control over expanded *
* memory handle functions. *
* *
* Syntax: *
* EMS [param] *
* EMS with no parameter gives EMS status *
* *
* EMS parameters: *
* CREATE name size Create a handle with the given name and size *
* CREATEFAST name size Create a handle with fast expanded memory *
* CREATESLOW name size Create a handle with slow expanded memory *
* DIR Display current handle sizes and names *
* FREE handle Free the given handle *
* LOAD handle file Load handle data from the specified file *
* RENAME handle name Change a handle's name *
* RESIZE handle size Change amount of memory allocated to a handle *
* SAVE handle file Save handle data in the specified file *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
* *
* where: *
* name - is a handle name of up to 8 characters. The name need *
* not be quoted unless it contains blanks. *
* size - is the number of 16K pages to be allocated. If the number *
* is followed immediately by the letter 'K', it represents *
* the number of kilobytes to allocate. *
* handle - is either a 'name' as described above or a handle number *
* file - is a DOS file name *
**************************************************************************
from LASTDRIV.COM:
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* LASTDRIV *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* LASTDRIV displays and increases the highest *
* DOS drive letter *
* *
* Syntax: *
* LASTDRIV [param] *
* LASTDRIV with no parameter shows the current *
* highest drive letter *
* *
* LASTDRIV parameters *
* l Set the highest drive to letter l *
* =l Set the highest drive to letter l *
* +num Increase the number of letters by num *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
************************************************************

From LOADHI.COM:
******************************************************************
* LOADHI *
* Copyright (c) 1988-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* LOADHI loads TSRs into high RAM *
* *
* Syntax: *
* LOADHI [switches] [prog-name [prog-switches]] *
* LOADHI with no parameters shows status *
* *
* LOADHI switches: *
* /BESTFIT Load into the block that fits best *
* /HAPPIEST Load until the program is happy *
* /REGION:n Load into region number n *
* /LARGEST[:n] Load into the nth largest block *
* /SMALLEST[:n] Load into the nth smallest block *
* /EXCLUDEREGION:n Don't load into region number n *
* /EXCLUDELARGEST[:n] Don't load into the nth largest block *
* /EXCLUDESMALLEST[:n] Don't load into the nth smallest block *
* /GETSIZE[:f] Load low and calculate size *
* Store result in file f *
* /SIZE:nnnnn Load into a block nnnnn big *
* /LABEL:abc Display a label with /GS data *
* /LO Load low *
* /NOLO Don't load low *
* /TERMINATERESIDENT TSR on exit *
* /@[:f] Specify a response file which holds *
* info on how to load this program. If *
* not specified, use the LOADHIDATA *
* environment variable. *
* /SQUEEZEF Squeeze using the page frame *
* /SQUEEZET Squeeze using temporary QEMM386 *
* memory areas *
* /RESIDENTSIZE:x Specifies resident size of program *
* /QUIET Disables LOADHI messages *
* /LINKTOP Connects the low and high memory chains*
* /UNLINKTOP Disconnects the low and high memory *
* chains *
* /NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* /PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* /HELP Display this help text *
* /? List all commands *
******************************************************************

From LOADHI.SYS:

******************************************************************
* LOADHI *
* Copyright (c) 1988-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* LOADHI loads drivers into high RAM *
* *
* Syntax: *
* DEVICE=LOADHI.SYS [switches] driver-name [driver-switches] *
* *
* LOADHI switches: *
* /BESTFIT Load into the block that fits best *
* /HAPPIEST Load until the program is happy *
* /REGION:n Load into region number n *
* /LARGEST[:n] Load into the nth largest block *
* /SMALLEST[:n] Load into the nth smallest block *
* /EXCLUDEREGION:n Don't load into region number n *
* /EXCLUDELARGEST[:n] Don't load into the nth largest block *
* /EXCLUDESMALLEST[:n] Don't load into the nth smallest block *
* /GETSIZE[:f] Load low and calculate size *
* Store result in file f *
* /SIZE:nnnnn Load into a block nnnnn big *
* /LABEL:abc Display a label with /GS data *
* /NOLO Don't load low *
* /LO Load low *
* /SQUEEZEF Squeeze using the page frame *
* /SQUEEZET Squeeze using temporary QEMM386 *
* memory areas *
* /RESIDENTSIZE:x Specifies resident size of program *
* /QUIET Disables LOADHI messages *
* /LINKTOP Connects the low and high memory chains*
* /UNLINKTOP Disconnects the low and high memory *
* chains *
* /@[:f] Specify a response file which holds *
* info on how to load this program. If *
* not specified, use the LOADHIDATA *
* environment variable. *
* /NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* /PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* /HELP Display this help text *
* /? List all commands *
******************************************************************
from FILES.COM
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* FILES *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* FILES displays and increases the maximum number of *
* DOS file handles *
* *
* Syntax: *
* FILES [param] *
* FILES with no parameter shows the current amount *
* *
* FILES parameters *
* num Set the number of file handles *
* =num Set the number of file handles *
* +num Increase the number of file handles by num *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
*****************************************************************


from FCBS.COM
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* FCBS *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* FCBS displays and increases the number of *
* DOS FCB handles *
* *
* Syntax: *
* FCBS [param] *
* FCBS with no parameter shows the current amount *
* *
* FCBS parameters *
* num Set the number of FCBs *
* ,num Set the number of protected FCBs *
* num1,num2 Set both FCBS and protected FCBS *
* +num Increase the number of FCBs *
* +,num Increase the number of protected FCBs *
* +num1,num2 Increase both FCBs and protected FCBs *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
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from BUFFERS.COM
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* BUFFERS *
* Copyright (c) 1988-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* BUFFERS displays and increases the number of *
* DOS buffers *
* *
* Syntax: *
* BUFFERS [param] *
* BUFFERS with no parameter shows the current amount *
* *
* BUFFERS parameters *
* num Set the number of buffers *
* =num Set the number of buffers *
* +num Increase the number of buffers by num *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
************************************************************


from VIDRAM.COM
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* VIDRAM *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* VIDRAM grows conventional memory on an EGA or VGA *
* *
* Syntax: *
* VIDRAM [switches] *
* VIDRAM with no switches displays status *
* *
* VIDRAM switches: *
* EGA Use EGA memory to turn on *
* EMS Use EMS memory to turn on (default) *
* NOCGA Inhibit EGA and CGA graphics *
* NOEGA Inhibit EGA graphics only *
* OFF Set up normal video memory with graphics *
* ON Grow memory into video region *
* OVERRIDE Allow video memory conflict *
* RESIDENT Just go resident *
* NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* HELP Display this help text *
* ? List all commands *
***************************************************************
from OPTIMIZE.COM:
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* OPTIMIZE *
* Copyright (c) 1989-1992 *
* Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. *
* *
* OPTIMIZE calculates and analyzes the sizes of your *
* TSRs and device drivers, and the sizes of the areas *
* of high RAM, and determines the optimal way to fit *
* the programs in memory so that as much memory as *
* possible is left below 640K. *
* *
* Syntax: *
* OPTIMIZE [switches] [filename] *
* OPTIMIZE with a filename processes that file *
* *
* OPTIMIZE switches: *
* /BOOT:l Specify boot drive letter *
* /PATH Add optimize path to path statements *
* /EMM:fname Specify own QEMM type driver *
* /LOADHIONLY Only modify lines which already have LOADHI *
* /SEGMENT Specify start address of first OPTIMIZE pass*
* /NOSQF Disables use of page frame during OPTIMIZE *
* /NOSQT Disables use of temporary memory *
* /STEALTH Enables Stealth testing (QEMM386 only) *
* /QUICK Speed switch for Optimize *
* /RESPONSE Specifies the response file for LOADHI *
* /COMMANDFILE Names a file containing commands which *
* Optimize should not process *
* /NOPAUSEONERROR Don't pause on error *
* /PAUSE Pause while parsing commands *
* *
* Display-related Commands: *
* /MONO Enables monochrome display (two colors) *
* /LARGE Enables 43 character EGA display (50 on VGA)*
* /NOSYNC Disables syncing on CGA adapters *
* Internal Commands: *
* /AUTOEXCLUDES Used for Automatic Exclusion Detection *
* (QEMM-386) *
* /DIRECTORY Used for internal housekeeping on the Final *
* Phase *
* /FILE Used when processing CALL statements *
* /FINISHED Enables OPTIMIZE Memory Saved screen *
* /STPASSDONE Used during Stealth processing *
* /HELP Display this help text *
* /? List all commands *
**********************************************************************

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*This technical note may be copied and distributed freely as long as it*
*is distributed in its entirety and it is not distributed for profit. *
* Copyright (C) 1991-2 by Quarterdeck Office Systems *
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