Hard disk cache program. Improves drive performance.
Requires XMS memory, and at least a 386 computer.
device=lbacache [options] (In config.sys)
devicehigh=lbacache [options] (In config.sys)
loadhigh lbacache [options] (In autoexec.bat, on command line)
lbacache [options] (In autoexec.bat, on command line)
The last usage can also be used with LBAcache after loading.
Options - when loading
Sets cache size, in multiples of 256k.
Default is 8 (x256k = 2MB)
Maximum is 99 (x256k = 24.75MB)
Minimum is 0 (try to use as much as possible)
Select hard disks to cache. The default is to cache
all disks, which are detected automatically.
List consists of consecutive numbers with no spaces
in between. These numbers can be:
Will cache the first (C:), third (E:) and
eighth (J:) drives.
Caches the floppy disk drive(s). Use tickle
to speed floppy disks up even further.
Options - after loading
Shows information and statistics about your cache(s)
Synchronises cache data. LBAcache currently
only read caches, so this option only empties the
Closes the caches and frees XMS. The driver will also
be uninstalled unless it was loaded in config.sys.
Just running the command without options will read cache all your
hard disks (if available through the BIOS) with the default
cache buffer size.
LBACACHE buf 20 flop
This will read cache all hard disks and floppy disks, with 5MB
of memory for the cache buffer.
Shows information about your caches.
Copyright © 2004 Rob Platt
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