j> I picked up Rick Meigs excellent cnfginfo.exe from the os2
j> shareware BBS. 713-385-4325. This program is priceless for
j> tuning your config.sys file. A problem with mine though. I have
j> a 486/66 16 mg ram. In the config.sys I had the swapper.dat file
j> set to 2048 2048 as per IBM's suggestion Cnfginfo said my
j> swapper.dat was 13,000 + so i reset the initial size of swapper
j> to 14,000. I reboted and now swapper was 14,680. I reset the
j> initial size to 15,000 and rebotted. Cnfginfo said that my
j> swapper was now 15728. and so on and so on .... What is going
j> on here? Is IBM suggestion of a starting size of 2048 not
j> realistic? I dont do anything unusual with os/2. Is a swapper
j> of 13,000 + normal? How do i stop this thing from growing? Help!!
The number specified in your config.sys is getting rounded up to
a multiple of 1024 or 2038 and is also specified in megabytes
which is NOT 1,000,000 bytes but 1,048,576 bytes.
To prove this, make the number in your config.sys 16384 and your
swap file will be 16777216 bytes (16384 x 1024) when OS/2 starts.