Blog posts dated September 2009 – 1 post found:

2009-09-05: Adjustable "files" setting in DOSBox

Posted at 2009-09-05 17:57:08 by SHD

In the time of DOS, the operating system severely limited how many files could be open simultaneously. The default amount was a ridiculously low of 8 open files, so most people made use of the system's ability to customise the limit by adding a setting to config.sys. A common (and sensible) value was "files=20".