[Wine] Running Turbo C

Daniel Skorka skorka at gmx.net
Sun Jul 9 17:23:50 CDT 2006

Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I must run Turbo C for the university. The install seemed to go
> alright, but when I try to run it I get:
> $ wine TC.EXE
> Warning: unprotecting memory to allow real-mode calls.
>         NULL pointer accesses will no longer be caught.
> err:module:MZ_DoLoadImage insufficient DOS memory
> winevdm: can't exec 'C:\tc\BIN\TC.EXE': error=8
> What should I do? I've 512 MB RAM- I can't imagine that Turbo C needs

Read the error message. It clearly states that you do not have enough
free _DOS_ memory. 

> that much and more!

Indeed not. Such an ancient program runs on DOS, and that is the problem:
You need something like dosemu, not wine.


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