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I'm running a fully updated Debian. I ran 'apt-get install qemu' and then tried to install Windows 98. When I invoke QEMU, it throws an error. Here is a screenshot. ...
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    QEMU Throws An Error


    I'm running a fully updated Debian. I ran 'apt-get install qemu' and then tried to install Windows 98.

    When I invoke QEMU, it throws an error. Here is a screenshot. Do you have any idea why I'm getting this error?


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    I'm not very familiar with QEMU, but have you mounted the CD-ROM you're trying to install from?

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    IIRC Win 98 wasn't a bootable install disk. You needed to boot from floppy to get to it. That it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigtomrodney
    IIRC Win 98 wasn't a bootable install disk. You needed to boot from floppy to get to it. That it?
    I remember installing Windows98SE with just the CD-ROM. Maybe only the SE version was capable of this though.

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    Ah maybe that's what it was...I think I had the first one.

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    It was the boot disk issue. It is true that Windows 98 SE does not require a boot disk. I know because I tried again with SE and it's installing right now.

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