r/gaming Sep 20 '21 Silver 25 Gold 1 Helpful 7 Wholesome 14 Hugz 29

im still the first one

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u/Agent-r00t Sep 20 '21

It depends on your measure of worked though.

Because you generally needed to tune things to get what could work into himem, emm386 (and likely smartdrv) all leaving enough memory for games to start up.

Heaven forbid you had network drivers too (lsl, ipxodi, 3c5x9/ne2000 etc). Since the PC I had was at work, it did! But I mean I needed to run doom to, you know test stuff.

Making the drivers load was level 1. Making them load while leaving enough conventional memory free was the real challenge.