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SubjectRe: Confirmation requested
> > After trying in vain to get Linux running on my PC I have been advised that
> > it can't be done - at least, not if I want to maintain a DOS partition on
> > the same PC. I've been told that the boot sector hack that allows DOS to
> > recognize a hard drive over 512 MB is incompatible with Linux. Is there
> > really nothing I can do apart from investing in new hardware?
> You can always boot Linux from a floppy.

Or you can boot from DOS using loadlin.exe (this is how I boot my Windows 95
box as I have the same problem with LILO/SCSI BIOS).


David A Rusling Principal Engineer
European Semiconductor Applications Digital Equipment Co Ltd.,
Engineering PO Box 121,
Imperial Way,
Worton Grange
Reading RG2 0TU
Linux, Alpha, StrongArm, PCI Tel: UK-(0)1734-204380
Fax: UK-(0)1734-203133

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