From: Breathnach, Proinnsias (Dublin) (breatpro at domain MLE.CO.UK)
Date: Wed 17 May 2000 - 12:48:04 IST
If it's on the secondary disk (not the LILO / NT Disk), then this will work,
otherwise you're going to have *fun* with both LILO and the NT bootloader
being trashed by the '9x install !!
On the secondary disk, set lilo to do drive mappings .. (man lilo.conf
should help here) .. it means you can fool '9x into thinking that a
secondary disk is the primary and vice versa ...
Install '9x, and allow it to write the MBR (no choice really !) and you're
On the other hand if it's one disk you've got problems ... you're best bet
is to use VMWare under NT or Linux to run '98 (seriously) as the install
*will* trash the NT boot sector ... this is recoverable, but it's a lot of
effort and there are no guarantees (also '9x doesn't like it if NT is on a
<The voice of bitter experience on this issue>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: McDaid, Aaron [SMTP:Aaron.McDaid at domain compaq.com]
> But can a similar thing be done for Windows?
> ie. can you put something in autoexec/config/msdos.sys
> so it'll remap c: to e: or something (There is
> something but I can't remember it)
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