Err Msg Copying Files to a RAMDrive: Cannot Make Directory... (99071)
The information in this article applies to:
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 5.0a
• Microsoft MS-DOS operating system 6.0
• 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 Q99071
When you copy files to a RAMDrive, you may receive the following error
where <filename> is the name of a file you are attempting to copy.
This error occurs when the number of files copied to the root
directory of the RAMDrive exceeds the preset limit.
If no value is specified on the RAMDRIVE.SYS command line in the
CONFIG.SYS file, the default number of entries is 64.
To correct this situation, do the following:
• Create a subdirectory on the RAMDrive and copy your files to the
• Increase the value for [NumEntries] on the RAMDRIVE.SYS line in the
CONFIG.SYS file. Note: The maximum value you can use is 1024.
Refer to the following for information on the correct syntax:
"User's Guide and Reference," for MS-DOS version 5.0, pages 614-616
"MS-DOS 6 Technical Reference," pages 307-309
MS-DOS 6 Help
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