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2017-11-13

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
"Thanks" to the people in FreeDOS forum, all kind of insult, hack, steal and modify Jack's drivers, Jack decided to stop offering this drivers to the public.

2017-11-09

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
RDISK volume label now "MS-RAMDRIVE" for use with Win95/98. Bad RDISK error (crash if loaded by CONFIG.SYS) is fixed. Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-11-02

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XHDD now takes only 720 upper/DOS memory bytes. Default & minimum Read-Ahead caches now 20-MB, 5-MB to 15-MB caches now use larger cache blocks, for more speed on old small-memory systems. Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-10-05

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XHDD protected-mode XMS error logic corrected. Minor XHDD size increase. Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-07-25

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XHDD's default and "minimum Read-Ahead" cache sizes are now 50-MB (was 60). Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-07-04

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XDVD2 again works with no XMS memory (UltraDMA unused), for minimal DOS game PCs desiring no XMS driver. Minor XHDD size reduction. Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-06-09

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
Smaller XHDD sizes for /E or caches below 60-MB. XHDD2 is dropped; for PCs unable to do "overlap", use XHDD with no /O switch. Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-05-15

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XMGR/XHDD/XHDD2 now omit "386 errata" code on 486+ systems. Faster XHDD/XHDD2 "XMS" logic; /P can be OMITTED on real-mode systems! Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-04-29

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
FreeDOS prohibitions re-added; see Section 2 of the drivers README file.

2017-04-20

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
Minor XHDD/XHDD2 /P speed improvement, due to better logic. Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-04-06

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XHDD/XHDD2 /P switch added for faster caching speed. XMGR updated and XHDD/XHDD2 "boot" driver deleted re: unsolved problems. See the README file for XHDD /P notes and for CONFIG.SYS options to replace the "boot". Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-04-03

Vinyl Rescue Project
Another equipment upgrade: Phono now 'battery powered' instead of using transformer (even switching did have noise), total elimination of electrial interference and noise from the whole building.

Also more audio sample added.

2017-03-04

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XHDD2 gains slightly more desktop speed, also greater speed for slow laptop disks (does cache work in the last sector "gap" of a disk I-O request, after UltraDMA ends, same as XHDD). Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-02-18

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XHDD2 driver added, to use less space on 386/486 systems or for reliability on all PC mainboards ("overlap" omitted). Other drivers unchanged, re-dated only.

2017-01-21

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
XHDD /E switch re-added, saving 608 bytes on old 80386/80486 systems that never had UltraDMA! Other drivers unchanged (re-dated only).

2017-01-13

DOS - Jack R. Ellis Drivers
Minor README updates, FreeDOS restrictions deleted. Minor improvement in XHDD protected-mode speed. Other drivers unchanged (re-dated only).