It gives a nice hit F10 to enter whatever mode at startup.
This no longer works since I blew away the partition in question.
So I put 2+2 together.
On Thu, 12 Jul 2001 Stephen_Reilly at dell.com wrote:
>> hey ! you're not supposed to know that !! That's purely for recovery
> ... ! You access it using the application provided :)
>> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Kilmartin [mailto:mrk at renre-europe.com]
> Sent: 10 July 2001 17:26
> To: jac1
> Cc: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: Re: [ILUG] Win2000 partitions
>>> This is mostly a guess.
>> But it could be manfacturer install management tools.
>> I know that something similar exists on DELL machines.
> On DELLs you access it my hitting F10(I think) at boot.
>> Hope this helps a bit.
>> On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, jac1 wrote:
>> > I was looking at my PC in work and came across the Disk Management
> > There is a FAT partition that cannot be accessed as a normal partition (It
> > the first partition but not the C:\). It's only 15MB in size and is called
> > HP_HIPA if that helps. What is this partition? Is it win2000's version of
> > /boot? I have administrative access to the machine but i cannot delete it.
> > want to install Linux later so what do i do about lilo?
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