manually installing MSDOS...

Dan Williams williams.dan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 14 03:56:49 CST 2006


On 14/03/06, Jochen Kunz <jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Mar 2006 22:35:47 +0000
> Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > I want to put MSDOS on the FAT partition and triple-boot the machine -
> > but the laptop has no floppy drive on it, so I can't just boot from a
> > DOS floppy and run SYS that way.
> Hmmm. Maybe you can try somthing like DOSemu or bochs, that emulates a
> DOS environement under Linux. Then you can use floppy disk image files
> instead real floppies and install to the unused partition from within
> the "DOS box".
> --
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>
> tschüß,
>        Jochen
>
> Homepage: http://www.unixag-kl.fh-kl.de/~jkunz/
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>
How flakey is your cd drive, you can get most versions of dos on cd from here :

http://www.allbootdisks.com/

Dan




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