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    Instructions for multi boot Linux, DOS5.0, Win98, WinXP


    Hi All, I'm a newbe
    I'm looking for setup instructions
    I want to add DOS 5.0 & Win98
    I have Win xp & Readhat9 each on 60g hards
    Last crash lost my boot loader (grub)
    Reinstalled xp (prime)
    use flop to boot Linex
    need to add dos & 98 to run legacy progams
    Sys is work sys, not to mess with
    I am running an ASUS board 800 FSB, 3g Pent4, 1g ram, 2 x 60g Hd, 1 x Flp, 1 x CDR
    I am adding a 200gHd, to accomadat the additional OS's
    Looking for instalation "Format, Part, Load, Conft Ldr" instructions a WINDOWS OPERATOR can use.
    All without loosing production time.
    But I do have a home sys same as above to work with
    Any help or pointer would be great as linux is foren to a Win operator who left proramming wen a 600 modum on an apple was good stuf.
    Thanks All

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    have a look at the general tutorials section at the post about solving boot problems with Grub. - http://www.linuxforums.org/tutorials...ial-19999.html

    See if this helps.

    Nerderello

    Use Suse 10.1 and occasionally play with Kubuntu
    Also have Windows 98SE and BeOS

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    Thanks, I lost track of that one.
    I'll go through it again and hopefully get this done.
    Thanks again

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    What do you need DOS for?
    You dont need a pocket protector or thick glasses to be a geek.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LBmtb
    What do you need DOS for?
    History lessons
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    It makes it easy to run legasy programs for non programming folk like me

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    Dos programs

    If you want to run Dos-programs, you should just get Dos-Box from www.sourceforge.net. It allows dos programs to run under XP, linux etc.. It's mainly for playing Dos games, but it will run other programs too.

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    I might as well find my old lemmings- and prince of persia dos-games... Gonna emerge dosbox as soon as I get the gentoo-box up&running, doing a successfull stage1 now (Right now compiling fluxbox I think...)

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    There is a setting somewhere in XP that allows you to run legacy programs in there own environment. It is "Run as Windows 95,etc" or something like that. But, I know it can be done without the aid of addidional software.

    I will bring up XP and see if I can find that setting.
    How to know if you are a geek.
    when you respond to "get a life!" with "what's the URL?"
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    Look for NTVDM. NT Virtual Dos Machine, to run legacy programs in.
    How to know if you are a geek.
    when you respond to "get a life!" with "what's the URL?"
    - Birger

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