Re: OS/2 - DOS program stops DESCHAL4

Justin Dolske (
Mon, 28 Apr 1997 12:02:24 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 28 Apr 1997, Milton Forte II wrote:

> I just noticed that when I started a DOS program, DESCHAL4 stopped completely
> (Normally, DESCHAL4 adds a progress period about every 5 seconds). I had to
> set background excution to off, to fix this. But it still happens, if this
> program has focus.

You've likely got the priority on your DOS session cranked up too high.
Try tuning down the various priority settings for that session... It's
been awhile since I ran OS/2, so I don't recall the exact settings. I'm
sure someone else will speak, though.

Justin Dolske <URL:>
Graduate Fellow / Research Associate at The Ohio State University, CIS Dept.
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