Re: Can't install from Win98
On Mon, Jan 17, 2000 at 12:45:13AM -0800, Ross Boylan wrote:
> I have so far been unsuccessful in getting an install going from a FAT
> formatted partition under Win98 using the install.bat file. It doesn't
> work under a "DOS" box or a safe reboot. The parition was originally
> formatted from NT (I think--at any rate it's not FAT32).
> I was hoping the procedure for win95 would work for 98. If others confirm
> my results, we should put the info in the install docs. If there's a way
> around the problem, that would be good too (I mean where one still kicks
> things off from win98; I know you can always boot from diskettes or CD).
Try "shut down and restart in MS-DOS mode'. I don't think loadlin.exe is
meant to work from inside Windwows (even a DOS box) only from 'pure' DOS.