Category : Communication (modem) tools and utilities
Archive   : CA29-4.ZIP
Filename : OVERLAY.CMD

 
Output of file : OVERLAY.CMD contained in archive : CA29-4.ZIP
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; Set-up the overlay
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MESS "Current overlay is: "*"_OVER"*"!" ; Note state at start
MESS "Overlay being loaded!" ; Indicate action
OVERLAY "Overlay.exe" ; Load our overlay
IF FAILED ; Stop here if can't load overlay
MESS "Overlay failed"
EXIT
ENDIF
MESS "!Current overlay is:"*"_OVER"*"!" ; Note state here
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; Invoke the overlay to find the segment addr (for the curious)
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SCALL 3,N0 ; Rtn one parameter
STRFMT S0 "Loaded at segment: %x!" N0 ; Format rtn value
MESS S0 ; .. and display
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; Invoke the overlay to display a string
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S0 = "This text written through BIOS video interrupt!"
SCALL 0,S0 ; Pass one parameter
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; Clear the overlay, and we're done
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MESS "!Overlay being terminated!" ; Indicate action
OVERLAY CLEAR
MESS "Current overlay is:"*"_OVER"*"!" ; Note state after clear


  3 Responses to “Category : Communication (modem) tools and utilities
Archive   : CA29-4.ZIP
Filename : OVERLAY.CMD

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: http://www.os2museum.com/wp/mtswslnk/