Contents of the DRY_III.DOC file
DHRYSTONE III (TM) DOCUMENTATION
This program requires an 80386 or 80486 processor to operate. This version of
the Dhrystone benchmark runs in PROTECTED mode and will report the speed of
your computer using the standard Dhrystone results. It will also display the
results from several other machines for comparison purposes. Metware's HIGH 'C'
compiler was used to compile the program, and Ergo's OS/386 DOS extender is
used to allow protected mode operation. A minimum of 1.5 Mb's of memory is
required for this program to function properly.
You are granted a LIMITED, NON-EXCLUSIVE license limited to thirty days. During
the thirty day license period, the author expects you to evaluate this software
to determine if it suits your needs. At the end of the thirty days, you MUST
register the software with the author and obtain a perpetual license, or stop
using the software.
COMMERCIAL USE OF THIS PROGRAM OR THE RESULTS PRODUCED BY THIS PROGRAM IS
EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED UNLESS YOU HAVE FIRST OBTAINED A COMMERCIAL LICENSE FROM
THE AUTHOR OF THE PROGRAM.
Before you run the program, please copy ALL of the files to your hard disk or
to a diskette. Then run SETUP.BAT which will configure the kernel of the DOS
extender for your machine's configuration. This is IMPORTANT and MUST be done!
The fee for a non-commercial license is $25 (US) and includes a license, a copy
of the source code and the latest version of the compiled program. The fee for
a COMMERCIAL license is $100 (US) and includes the above along with a license
to use the program and/or results for commercial purposes.
To compile the source code you will require the following:
1) A high quality 'C' compiler. (WATCOM or METAWARE)
2) A high quality DOS extender. (OS/386 or PHAR-LAP)
3) The source code itself.
Items 1 and 2 above ARE NOT included in the license fee and MUST be supplied by
the person wishing to re-compile the source code. The license fee covers the
cost of a license and a license to use the source code.
To register and obtain a license send a money order for $25 or $100 to:
41 Park Row - Room 710
New York, New York 10038
Please allow two to three weeks for delivery. Be advised I WILL NOT fill any
order received from outside the continental United States. All such orders
will be returned.