two-second delay after displaying the "Starting
MS-DOS" message during startup.
enhanced keyboard to behave like a conventional
from using the F5 or F8 key to bypass startup commands.
(SWITCHES /N does not prevent you from pressing CTRL+F5
or CTRL+F8 to bypass Drvspace.bin or Dblspace.bin; to
prevent this, use the D**SPACE
||Command to add
the SWITCHES /N setting to your D**space.ini file.)
||Used without the
:n parameter, indicates that Io.sys should suppress the
automatic relocation of EBIOS. (Automatic relocation of
EBIOS increases the conventional memory available to
MS-DOS-based programs.) Suppressing automatic relocation
results in less conventional memory available to
MS-DOS-based programs. Use the /E switch with the n
parameter to relocate N bytes of EBIOS to low memory,
where n is the number of bytes to be relocated. The
minimum value for n is 48 and the maximum value is 1024.
The number specified is always rounded up to the next
multiple of 16.