From: kevin lyda (kevin at domain suberic.net)
Date: Fri 11 Feb 2000 - 19:42:24 GMT
Michael Treacy wrote:
> I had a 2GB drive in a laptop that I'm passing on to someone else. It
> originally contained all Linux (no windoze). But the person who is getting
> the drive is gonna be running win 98.
> Now, today, I started the drive under Linux, did an FDisk and removed all
> the partitions. I then restarted, booted from the A drive and Fdisked again
> to install a primary DOS partition.
> Only problem is, when I boot up now, I get a message that the "partition
> doesn't exist!!", the "save to disk feature is disabled" and instead of
> getting the C:\> prompt, I now get "LI", which I presume is the remnants of
> the LILO prompt under windows.
that first message means that the laptop can suspend itself to disk but
that you haven't given it the space to do so. see the docs for the
laptop on where and how big that should be. fdisk /mbr under dos should
take care of the LI thingie...
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