[Wine] Running Turbo C

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 08:49:22 CDT 2006

On 10/07/06, Daniel Skorka <skorka at gmx.net> wrote:
> 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.

So, is there then no way to increase the amount of memory that wine is
supplying Turbo C? Like in VMWare player?

> > 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.

Ah, thanks, I'll try dosemu.

Dotan Cohen

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