"A cornucopia of descriptions of interrupt and function calls on the IBMInternational Busiuness MachinesInternational Busiuness Machines) A hardware, software and other service technology company founded in 1911. PCIBM PC. A great thing to have on your hard disk if you don't have a Ray Duncan or Peter Norton book handy."
Turbo Technix, July/August 1988, p. 157. [and that was about the 1/30/88 version, which was a mere 150K....]
"An enormous listing of DOS and BIOS(Basic Input/Output System) A set of standardized calls giving low-level access to the hardware. The BIOS is the lowest software layer above the actual hardware and serves to insulate programs (and operating systems) which use it from the details of accessing the hardware directly. interrupt calls, many undocumentedInformation about a product which is not publicly available from the manufacturer, and must be determined by reverse-engineering (disassembly, trial-and-error, etc.). Undocumented information tends to change -- often dramatically -- between successive revisions of a product, since the manufacturer has no obligation to maintain compatibility in behavior which is not explicitly stated. and program-specific. Quite simply, some of Snooper's reports wouldn't be there without it. Very useful in that it reports bugs and incompatibilities books rarely mention. And it's free!"
John P. Vias, SNOOPER.DOC v1.07 (Snooper is a shareware system information program).
"Ralf Brown maintains an astounding file which is chock-full of detailed, absolutely-indispensable information for DOS programmers on Hardware, BIOS(Basic Input/Output System) A set of standardized calls giving low-level access to the hardware. The BIOS is the lowest software layer above the actual hardware and serves to insulate programs (and operating systems) which use it from the details of accessing the hardware directly., DOS, and other interrupts. .... You should not be without this file, which is widely-known as "Ralf Brown's Interrupt List". Ask about it. You will find it."
Robert Curtis Davis, TBONES07.DOC.
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