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    Buffers Command in Config.sys

    I seem to remember that the "Buffers" command in the Config.sys file had a direct relationship to some hardware parameter of the hard-drive.
    I think it was a relationship between buffers & sectors on the hard-drive, but I'm not sure -
    Does anyone out there remember this?
    If so, what is the relationship?
    How does this relate do "Disk Access Modes" (ie: LBA, Large, Normal, etc)?

    TIA,

    Martin

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    Re: Buffers Command in Config.sys

    Martin,

    Check this site out:

    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://link>http://home.worldonline.dk/~petermad/con_a...x-uk.htm#start2</A>

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    Re: Buffers Command in Config.sys

    Buffers and files were ways of buffering old hard drives.

    eg. MFM and RLL.

    IDE drives quickly added their own caches.

    After windows 5.0 the commands were pretty
    much obsolete, because dos improved and hardware
    improved.

    If you are past dos 5.0 or have "new" hardware, like a pentium, forget buffers.

    You will slow the system down if the command is recognized.

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