FreeDOS help system (hhstndrd 1.0.8 en)[_cnfecho]

Command: echo (config.sys command)

ECHO displays messages. There also exists a BATCH-FILE/AUTOEXEC.BAT/COMMAND.COM version. ECHO is a CONFIG.SYS / FDCONFIG.SYS command.


ECHO [message]


message The message you want to be displayed to the user.


ECHO displays (echos) its arguments to the console during CONFIG.SYS / FDCONFIG.SYS processing when device drivers are loaded (when DEVICE= lines are executed). ECHO is a command internal to kernel.sys and needs no other file in order to work. There also exists a ECHO command with different options.


IN CONFIG.SYS / FDCONFIG.SYS: ECHO loading driver1 device=Driver1.sys ECHO driver1 successfully loaded

See also:

autoexec.bat batch files config.sys echo ( command) eecho fdconfig.sys ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Copyright (C) 2003 Robert Platt, updated 2008 by W. Spiegl. This file is derived from the FreeDOS Spec Command HOWTO. See the file H2Cpying for copying conditions.