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SET DEFAULT BUFFERS Command
The SET DEFAULT BUFFERS command changes the number of buffers in
your memory area. The default number of buffers for disk is 6;
for all other devices, the default number is 2. Use this command
to increase or decrease the number of memory buffers that your
program will use.
A larger number of buffers will usually allow your program to run
faster. A smaller number of buffers will allow you to run larger
If you increase the number of buffers, it may
interfere with the operation of overlay programs
and other large programs.
SET DEFAULT BUFFERS n
Where: n is the number of disk buffers you want your program
to use. The argument is a decimal number between 0 and
511. When n is 0, the number of buffers is set to the
system default, which is 6 for disk, and 2 for all
Does not destroy your core image.
Leaves your terminal at monitor level.
Set the number of buffers to 4.
.SET DEFAULT BUFFERS 4<RET>