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_______________________________________________________________________ STACKER NOTE Stac Electronics Technical Note Subject: Stacking the hard RAM drive of a palmtop computer. Tech028 - 2/20/92 Page 1 of 1 _______________________________________________________________________ Stacker works great on DOS based palmtop computers with hard RAM drives, however, a simple procedure must be followed in order to install it. This procedure necessitates the use of a second "host" computer with a hard drive and file transfer capability to the palmtop. The host computer should have at least 2 MB of free space on the hard disk. Procedure: 1. Run the Stacker install program on the host computer. 2. While in install, you want to "build an empty stacker drive". For the size of the drive you want to make it about 100k smaller than your palmtop ram card. (Minus any "boot" files you require.) 3. Reboot that computer so the stacker drive is mounted. Transfer all the files from the palmtop to that stacker drive. 4. Delete everything but the "boot" files from your palmtop ram card. 5. Transfer STACKER.COM and the STACVOL.DSK you created to the root directory of the ram card. 6. Edit Config.sys on the ram card and add the line: DEVICE=C:\STACKER.COM C:\STACVOL.DSK 7. Reboot the palmtop computer. You should now have all your programs on the D: drive. You may have to run some programs setup program to recognize that it's installed on the D: drive now. 8. If you wish to "SWAP" drives C: and D:, transfer SSWAP.COM to the root directory of the ram card and add the following lines to your Config.sys: DEVICE=C:\SSWAP.COM C:\STACVOL.DSK /SYNC SHELL=D:\COMMAND.COM