Install Win98 on /dev/sda4
kubuntu-users at whamra.com
Sat Mar 5 23:12:59 UTC 2011
On 03/06/2011 01:09 AM, Jerry Lapham wrote:
> On Wednesday, February 16, 2011 02:29:20 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?
> For those who've been following this thread, I thought I'd provide an update.
> I moved swap from sda1 to the top of the disk. I Clonezilla'd sda2 to sda12
> and deleted sda2. I created a FAT32 sda1.
> After all that messing around, the Win98 disk finally worked up to the point of
> rebooting. Unfortunately, it didn't reboot. Looks like a Windows problem and
> I don't know what to do about it.
> After recopying the boot sector I once again have a working Linux box -- but
> still no Windows.
i'm sorry to hear. why not just use virualbox? Win98 isnt that heavy
Waleed K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 262 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the kubuntu-users