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RE: "Out of environment space" error
- To: "'Suhaib M. Siddiqi'" <Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com>
- Subject: RE: "Out of environment space" error
- From: "Todd Goodman" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 3 Mar 1999 22:00:23 -0500
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Suhaib M. Siddiqi [mailto:Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 1999 1:44 PM
> To: Todd Goodman
> Cc: cygwin
> Subject: Re: "Out of environment space" error
> >> You are the first NT user I've seen have this problem.
> BTW, where is
> >> the properties window for setting auto memory or 4096 on NT?
> >Right click on the shortcut (which is a short-cut to an
> MSDOS program),
> >select Properties, then Memory Tab, then under Conventional Memory
> there is
> >an Initial Environment drop down box which was set to Auto
> by default.
> Oh you may be better off leaving that the way it was. That will do no
> good or harm to your Cygwin, in my opinion. Also Microsoft does not
> advice using a config.sys file on NT.
I have it back at the Auto default.
I have a config.sys file since it is a dual boot to Win95 which is
certainly supported by Microsoft.
> >Perhaps it has to do with my installing NT over an existing 95
> >the same drive (a FAT partition).
> Did you run the NT partition during installation? It should
> have taken
> care of it, unless you forced the Nt installed to install OS
> in the same
> directory where Win95 was already installed. In that case you are in
> big trouble and may consider backing up your data and cleaning the
> disk... then doing a fresh install.
You mean the NT partitioning program? I ran whatever the installation
brought up (I honestly don't remember).
I didn't force the install anywhere, it went into the default WINNT
directory (windows was in WINDOWS).
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