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A video segment descriptor

I try to make a segment that has the base at B8000 and a size of 4000 bytes.Here is my descriptor but it dosen't work.Please tell me what is the mistake

sys_video: dw 0x0FA0
dw 0x8000
db 0x0B
db 0x92
db 0x40

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  • lateeflateef Posts: 22Member
    : I try to make a segment that has the base at B8000 and a size of 4000 bytes.Here is my descriptor but it dosen't work.Please tell me what is the mistake
    :
    : sys_video: dw 0x0FA0
    : dw 0x8000
    : db 0x0B
    : db 0x92
    : db 0x40
    :

    //You leftout the highest descriptor byte
    //Compare
    : sys_video: dw 0x0FA0
    : dw 0x8000
    : db 0x0B
    : db 0x92
    : db 0x40
    : db 0x00

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