You shouldn't use vmware to boot an existing Windows installation. It'll go
bad very quickly. The existing physical disk option can be used to install
windows onto a free DOS partition (which you don't seem to have). You'd be
best off using a virtual disk for your windows installation. Other than this,
you could re-partition your disk to make a dos partition available.
On 30-Jul-2001 the words of jac1 did resemble :
I want to use vmware to boot win98 from Linux (i've a dual-boot setup).
During the installation I chose 'Existing physical disk' for win98.
When i power up vmware, i get to the LILO prompt, choose windows (I have to
cos i can't check my email from linux - i nearly missed a meeting earlier on
cos of it!), and i get:
Paul Askins <:)
Email: Paul Askins <paul.askins at adbvdesign.analog.com>
Date: 30-Jul-2001, 17:14:05
Whoever said nothing is impossible never tried slamming a revolving door.
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