> The details are :
> Total disk size 8.3 GB
> Primary DOS part. : 1.96 GB
> Used : 1.66 GB
> Free : 302 MB
> Still Mr. fips is not happy . He says that the last cylinder is
> still not free .
There are some instructions in the fips documentation about deleting
certain files, or moving them. Have you tried that?
> Is there any way of installing Linux onto a FAT (Win 98) part. ,
> without standing the risk of losing data (either of the disk or of
> the partition ) ?
Yes there are ways to do this--check out Phat Linux, Armed Linux, or