Re: Can't install from Win98
Silly me. The problem was that win98 couldn't see the disk with the
I copied them to another partition, and it seemed to start OK. That was
from reboot in DOS mode.
I don't know what the problem was with it seeing the other partition....
At 09:23 PM 1/17/00 +1100, you wrote:
>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.