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SubjectRe: novice pest:win95 over linux?
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In message <9609142102.AA17635@quix.robins.af.mil>, msmith@quix.robins.af.mil w
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>You can install Win95, which will politely write your boot sector,
>which then makes it necessary to boot from a Linux floppy and
>rerun LILO to fix it. Win95 will leave your other partitions alone,
>however so this should not be a problem.
>

It is not always true that Win95 leaves the disk untouched. In at
least one circumstance it can mess up the whole format info. I think
the fix is to ensure that your dos partition has it's first blocks
zeroed (seen the Linux+Win95 HOWTOs (both)) but even this didn't seem
to work for me.

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