QB 4.5 and emm386

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 10-23-92 (09:29)             Number: 374
From: RICK PEDLEY                  Refer#: NONE
  To: DAVE CLEARY                   Recvd: NO  
Subj: QB 4.5 and emm386              Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 On 10-21-92 Dave Cleary wrote to Rick Pedley...

 DC> It is with floating point operations. QB's FP emulation uses software

 DC> interrupts. When doing interrupts with a memory manager,
 DC> the processor has to switch from protected to real mode. It
 DC> is the same with all interrupts. It is just more noticeable
 DC> with the FP ones because they happen very frequently.

Thanks Dave, I thought it was you (and maybe Cornel too).  I take
it there's no such problem using the /FPa switch?

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