Machine Hangs Using HIMEM /TESTMEM (105792)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.2
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.21
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.22
This article was previously published under Q105792
The memory test performed by HIMEM.SYS version 3.10 may fail (possibly
causing your system to stop responding [hang]) if your machine uses a
hardware cache controller.
Some hardware cache controllers do not handle 16-megabyte and
32-megabyte memory boundaries well. As a result, the HIMEM.SYS memory
To work around this problem, disable the hardware cache controller or
contact your hardware vendor for assistance.
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