FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[mscdex]

Command: mscdex

MSCDEX is the MS CD-ROM driver. FreeDOS uses the command SHSUCDX instead of MSCDEX.


MSCDEX [/E/K/S/V] [/D:device] [/L:drive] [/M:buffers]


/E In case that the system uses expansion memory, it should be used. /K KANJI-filestructures are used instead of the normal file structures. /S The CD-ROM-drive can be used by MS-network systems. /V Shows information about the use of RAM. /D:device The name of the device driver which is installed to control the CD-ROM-drive. /L:drive The drive letter to be used by the CD-ROM-drive. /M:buffers The number of buffers which are used to store the path table of a CD-ROM-drive.


FreeDOS uses the command SHSUCDX instead of MSCDEX.


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See also:

(atapicdd.sys) autoexec.bat config.sys fdconfig.sys (gcdrom.sys) shsucdx (udvd.sys) uide.sys (xcdrom.sys) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Copyright (C) 2003 Robert Platt, updated 2011 by W. Spiegl. This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO. See the file H2Cpying for copying conditions.