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                                STAC ELECTRONICS
                           TECHNICAL SUPPORT BULLETIN

  NUMBER:         002
  SUBJECT:        QEMM386 and OPTIMIZE

  DATE:           September 18, 1991
  
  SOURCE:         STAC Technical Support
  SUPERCEDES/     TECH002.DOC dated 8/23/1991
  SUPERCEDED BY:
  RELEASE STATUS: Public

  TITLE: Running OPTIMIZE with Stacker
      

  OVERVIEW: Use this procedure with the Quarterdeck Office Systems program
            OPTIMIZE to modify your config.sys and autoexec.bat files to
            load all possible programs and drivers into high memory.  It is
            designed to be used directly from a SSWAPed boot drive.

  ISSUES/COMMENTS:
  This procedure is for the version of OPTIMIZE that ships with QEMM386 5.x.
  It will NOT work with the OPTIMIZE that ships with QEMM386 6.0.

  This procedure is NOT necessary if:
      1. A Stacker drive is not installed on drive C:, or
      2. A Stacker drive installed on drive C: is not being SSWAPed.
  For either of these situations, simply OPTIMZE according to the Quarterdeck
  instructions.

  Stacker version 2.0 users:
  If you are using the /sync option to SSWAP, this procedure will cause SSWAP
  to ask you if you want to update the changed config.sys and autoexec.bat.
  Select No each time you are asked during this procedure.  The last time you
  boot (in step 11) the files will be identical and you won't be prompted.

  RECOMMENDED ACTIONS:
  You will need to know which drive letter refers to your boot drive.  This 
  can be determined by running the Stacker utility SWAPMAP.  One of the lines 
  will look like...

                Drive x: was drive C: at boot time

  What ever letter is "x:" will be the boot drive.  in the procedure below, 
  the boot drive will be referred to as "x:".

  IF YOU ARE INSTALLING QEMM FOR THE FIRST TIME...
  After booting normally, exit any shell program you may be using and unswap 
  your boot drive by entering: SSWAP C: x:  Then install QEMM.  
  DO NOT exercise the option to optimize at this time.

  STEP 1a IF YOU'VE JUST INSTALLED QEMM...
          Assuming you used the default installation options and the QEMM 
          files are all in C:\QEMM, enter the commands below and reboot the 
          computer.
          MKDIR x:\QEMM
          COPY C:\QEMM\*.* x:\QEMM

  STEP 1b IF QEMM WAS INSTALLED BEFORE STACKER then enter the command:
          COPY C:\QEMM\RSTRCFG.SYS x:\QEMM

  STEP 2  Enter the command: COPY x:\CONFIG.SYS C:\

  STEP 3  If the Stacker generated autoexec.bat is on drive C:, rename it to
          some other name using the REN command.  Next copy your autoexec.bat
          file to C: by entering: COPY x:\AUTOEXEC.BAT C:\

  STEP 4  Run OPTIMIZE.  Tell it to go ahead with it's step 1. When it 
          presents you with the options for step 2, press <ESC> to return to 
          the DOS prompt.

  STEP 5  Enter the following commands.
          COPY C:\CONFIG.SYS x:\
          COPY C:\OPT2.BAT x:\
          COPY C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT x:\AE.BAT
          COPY C:\CONFIG.QDK C:\CONFIG.SYS

  STEP 6  Reboot the computer.  When OPTIMIZE presents you with the options 
          for step 3, press <ESC> to return to the DOS prompt.

  STEP 7  Enter the following commands.
          COPY C\CONFIG.QDK C:\CONFIG.SYS
          COPY x:\QEMM\LOADHI.OPT C:\QEMM
          COPY x:\OPT2.BAT C:\
          COPY x:\AE.BAT C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT

  STEP 8  Reboot the computer.  When OPTIMIZE presents you with the options 
          for step 3, press <ESC> to return to the DOS prompt.

  STEP 9  Enter the following command.
          COPY C:\CONFIG.SYS x:\

  STEP 10 Reboot the computer.  
  
  STEP 11 Enter the following commands, then reboot the computer one last time.  
          COPY C:\CONFIG.SYS x:\
          COPY C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT x:\
        
  STEP 12 If you wish to return to your prior configuration, enter the
          following commands.
          COPY C:\CONFIG.QDK x:\CONFIG.SYS
          COPY C:\AUTOEXEC.QDK C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT