If you increased the amount of DOS memory, this won't have an effect on the
environment space. You need to use the /e switch to command.com in either
your COMSPEC variable in autoexec.bat (I think that's correct?), or by
modifying the MSYS shortcut to run command.com with this parameter.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Earnie Boyd" <earnie_boyd@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 12:53 AM
Subject: [Mingw-msys] Re: Msys problem
> ahopkins@... wrote:
> > Earnie;
> > When I tried to run msys I get the following error:
> > out of environment space
> > Cannot find rxvt.exe or sh.exe - aborting
> > I have "boosted" the memory on the MS-Dos to the max (4096kb).
> > I am running Windows 98 and the mingw compiler; what should I do?
> It appears that you've executed the correct solution.
> What does the \msys\1.0\bin directory contain?
> What version of MSYS are you using?
> The most current snapshot begins using less memory, so perhaps that will
> fix it.
> Perhaps the solution would be to execute the setup program again and
> choose not to install the icons since you have those already.
> P.S.: Please ask your questions to an appropriate list.