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Re: OBPostHak

Article: 7915 of alt.hackers
From: (Bob Dobbins)
Newsgroups: alt.hackers
Subject: Re: OBPostHak
Date: 30 May 1995 23:30:34 GMT
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In article <3q307u$> (Chris Adams)
~From: (Chris Adams)
~Subject: Re: OBPostHak
~Date: 25 May 1995 17:27:10 -0500
~In article <>,
~Bob Dobbins <> wrote:
~>In article <3pvlkk$>,
~> (Albert K T Hui) writes:
~>~Have you tried NNANSI before?  It's much faster.
~>Faster than no driver at all? I doubt it.
~>And most importantly, is that a hack?
~Actually, it IS faster than no driver at all!  MS-DOS uses the BIOS to
~write to the screen, and NNANSI writes directly to video memory, and can
~do scrolling by pointing the start of the video page down one row in

I take it you have tested this? Have stats?


Test NNANSI to see if it actually speeds DOS up and doesn't slow down
anything else that uses int 10h.


Made a power generator out of a servo motor so that I could operate my
calculator on wind power. Used 4 Leggs containers, aluminum tubing, and the
old servo motor tach.


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