From: Paul Mc Auley (pmcauley at domain iol.ie)
Date: Sat 15 May 1999 - 01:39:05 IST
On Thu, 13 May 1999 15:42:25 +0000
"John P. Looney" <valen at domain redbrick.dcu.ie> wrote:
| > installed NT but I have a feeling it feels the need to format any drive its
| > installed into. That wouldn't be nice as I'd loose everything.
| This isn't like the problem I had. Win95, Linux, Solaris & DOS all thought
| the partition table was fine, but NT didn't. Can you view the disk from a
| MSDOS boot floppy ?
I tend to find the easiest way to recover a wedged NT box is to either
reinstall, using a different directory; or to take the drive, fiddle the drive
options and drop into another NT box. Sometimes toggling the chkdsk option and
rebooting will rescue the installation intact.
-- --- Paul Mc Auley <pmcauley at domain iol.ie> -- - Turnaucka's Law: The attention span of a computer is only as long as its electrical cord.
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