Type: Internal (3.2 and later)
Purpose: Used in the CONFIG.SYS file to set the number of stack frames
and the size of each stack frame.
One stack is required whenever DOS receives a hardware interrupt from a device.
The information DOS needs to resume the interrupted task is stored in these
stacks. The STACKS command allows you to specify the number and size of stacks
available. If you r computer system is an 8088 or 8086-based computer the
default value for number and size is 0. The default value for all other PCs is
number Specifies the number of stacks (0 or 8 to 64) that are to be set
aside for hardware interrupts.
size Specifies the size (0 or 32 to 512 bytes) of each stack that is to
be set aside for hardware interrupts. You can only specify a size of 0 if you
also specify 0 for the number of stacks.
To create 6 stacks with 512 bytes each, enter the following line in your