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SubjectRe: Total loss with 2.4.0 (release) (win98 not honoring partitioning)
Jason Venner wrote:

> Windows 98 and possibly followons doesn't quite honor 'b' type
> partitions in the extended area of the disk, particularily if you are
> past the 8gig boundary and the partitions in question are over 2gig.
> The above numbers are NOT hard boundaries, I have only seen this on 2
> computers and those numbers are approximate.

This should be an FAQ - running windows on a system
where you have a Linux partition is dangerous, and you
run the risk of losing all your data. Any Linux system that
contains important data should NOT dual boot with windows.

The voice of experience talking...


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