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INT 15 - VMiX - "sys_memreq" - MEMORY OBJECT MANAGER

	AH = 02h
	STACK:	WORD	object ID of requestor
		DWORD	pointer to ASCIZ name of requested method
			"assign" allocate low memory block
			"assign extended" allocate extended memory pages
			"assign gdt" allocate GDT selector
			"paged" allocate low paged memory
			"paged extended" alllocate extended memory pages
			"deassign" free memory block
			"deassign gdt" free GDT selector
			"getvpage" get physical address for virtual page
			"setvpage" set physical address for virtual page
			"info" get VMiX memory usage info block
			"move" move contents of 32-bit memory
			"newmcb" make new DOS memory control block
			"owner" get process ID of MCB or PSP owner
			"umb" allocate upper memory block
			"video" toggle system use of video memory and get stat
		---if "assign"---
		 WORD	number of objects
		 WORD	size in bytes (multiple of 512 bytes)
		---if "assign extended"---
		 WORD	number of objects
		 WORD	size in bytes (multiple of 4K)
		---if "assign gdt"---
		 WORD	access type (low byte)
		 WORD	segment size in paragraphs
		 DWORD	pointer to start of physical segment
		---if "paged"---
		 WORD	number of 512-byte pages
		---if "paged extended"
		 WORD	number of 4K pages
		---if "deassign"---
		 DWORD	pointer returned by previous allocation call
		---if "deassign gdt"---
		 WORD	GDT selector
		---if "getvpage"---
		 WORD	owner's process ID
		 DWORD	pointer to buffer for page structure (struct VPGE)
		---if "setvpage"---
		 WORD	owner's process ID
		 DWORD	pointer to new page structure (struct VPGE)
		---if "info"---
		 no additional arguments
		---if "move"
		 DWORD	32-bit source address
		 DWORD	32-bit destination address
		 WORD	number of words to move
		---if "newmcb"---
		 DWORD	pointer to new MCB's location
		 WORD	size of memory block
		 DWORD	pointer to ASCIZ name string (max 8 chars)
		---if "owner"---
		 WORD	MCB or PSP segment
		---if "umb"---
		 WORD	size in paragraphs
		---if "video"---
		 no additional arguments
Return: DX:AX -> memory block or VPGE struct or 0000h:0000h
SeeAlso: AH=00h"VMiX",AH=01h"VMiX"

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