Category : OS/2 Files
Archive   : MEMAVL.ZIP
Filename : MEMAVAIL.C

Output of file : MEMAVAIL.C contained in archive : MEMAVL.ZIP
/* memavail.c a program to display the amount of RAM available
for OS/2 to use. BIOS int 15h, subfunction 88h is called and
it should return the free mem.
Copyright Tom Stearns, Solutions for Business Computing, 1992
all rights reserved


union REGS inregs, outregs;
unsigned int retval;

inregs.h.ah = 0x88;
retval = int86(0x15,&inregs,&outregs);

printf("\n\nYour BIOS reports %8d 1KB blocks\n (not counting %8d MB\n first MB) %8ld Bytes",retval,retval/1024,retval*1024L);
return 0;

  3 Responses to “Category : OS/2 Files
Archive   : MEMAVL.ZIP
Filename : MEMAVAIL.C

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

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