Install Win98 on /dev/sda4

Doug dmcgarrett at
Wed Feb 16 08:00:25 UTC 2011

On 02/16/2011 02:29 AM, Jerry Lapham wrote:
> I had a Win98 install disk and 36GiB of free space at the end of my HD, so I
> formatted it as FAT32 and it became /dev/sda4.
> When I booted from the Win98 install disk it said DriveC wasn't the right
> format and wouldn't let me install without formatting it.  How can I point it
> to /dev/sda4?
> 	-Jerry
> =============================================
> Jerry Lapham
> Monroe, OH  45050
> rjlapham at
I'm not sure, but I suspect Win98 doesn't recognize FAT32.  I think it wants
to see FAT16.  (It's been a long time. . . .


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