reformatting a disk for windows98
p3nndrag0n at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 22:33:01 UTC 2007
On Monday 13 August 2007 02:21:45 cj wrote:
> Linda Hanigan wrote:
> > I have an unused computer setting around that has unbuntu installed on
> > the hard drive. I replaced it with a newer and faster computer. My son
> > really wants to play his sisters old win98 games. Since I still have a
> > Win 98 CD for the computer I thought about reinstalling win 98 on it for
> > him. Does anybody know what I have to do to reformat the drive as a
> > vfat?
> > I assume boot from cd and run
> > mkfs.vat /dev/hda
> > Linda
> try using wine.
> to install wine, type:
> sudo apt-get install wine
> i definately do not recommend installing windows 98 at all. Ubuntu is
> more stable then windows 98 and more secure as well.
I agree as well. And the win98 progs should run under wine. Can try and check
if anyone has tried to run them via http://appdb.winehq.org/ and searching
the database there. Or maybe there are linux equivs of these games?
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