RE: Win95 and Linux: Was: Verified Re: Unidentified subject!
Well, I hesitate to say it's not there, but I installed it and it runs
fine. Note that I DON'T use LILO, didn't install LILO, and didn't do any
fiddling with my config files. I'm using a Compaq Presario 4840
(PII-266), so it's not much of a wait to boot to Win95 and run the
Linux95 program :-)...
Future plans, use Partition Magic to move my Debian partition to the
front of the drive and install LILO so I can skip the 45-second delay
waiting for Win95 to boot <g>. (I absolutely LOVE how fast Debian loads
on this thing!)
> From: David E. Scott[SMTP:DaveScott@1000islands.com]
> Reply To: DaveScott@1000islands.com
> Sent: Monday, February 02, 1998 5:15 PM
> To: Tom Hogland
> Cc: 'Stephen Carpenter'; 'email@example.com'
> Subject: Re: Win95 and Linux: Was: Verified Re: Unidentified
> Thanks much for the link. I've downloaded it and am checking
> thru the
> docs before I jump in. Glad to see that 1023 cyl limit doesn't really
> exist. I had suspected that but wasn't sure.
> Tom Hogland wrote:
> > Here it is:
> > ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/utils/dos/linux_load95.zip
> > Works like a charm. Only deviation from the included documentation I
> > was that it says you need the partition you load Linux on to start
> > cylinder 1023 or lower. I loaded Debian on the last gig of a 6gb
> drive and
> > it works fine... Good luck!
> --David E. Scott Ohio Administrative Services
> DaveScott@1000islands.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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