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Re: Booting into DOS [SOLVED]

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 2:32 PM, Ethan Rosenberg <ethros@earthlink.net> wrote:
At 04:19 AM 12/2/2011, Brian wrote:
On Thu 01 Dec 2011 at 23:32:42 -0500, Ethan Rosenberg wrote:

> I'm obviously doing something incorrect, since I cannot get a DOS boot.
> I'm sure I misunderstood you.  What are all the files that should be
> edited, and what should they contain?

There is only one file to edit - /etc/grub.d/40_custom. I think Tom H is
suggesting you have

  menuentry "DOS (loader) (on /dev/sda1)" {
          insmod part_msdos
          insmod fat
          set root='(hd0,1)'
          chainloader +1

You can check DOS is on /dev/sda1 using 'cfdisk /dev/sda'.

file -s /dev/sda (as root) will also show you what the partition/drive is,
but that's trivial, as long as it works for you.

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