[Coco] Re: Re: Re: Anyone have "In Quest of the Star Lord"?
sblunt at agsecorp.com
Wed Oct 13 12:56:11 EDT 2004
When I create Bootable disks from my XP machine, it boots with the message of
a WinME version of dos. That is probably even worse, IMHO.
You could always install FreeDos or ms-dos 7.10. Both support LBA drives, Fat
32, LFN file names, More then 64MB of memory, and a lot more.... And are
From: Benoit Bleau [mailto:benoit.bleau at verizon.net]
Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 2004 8:41 AM
To: 'CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts'
Subject: RE: [Coco] Re: Re: Re: Anyone have "In Quest of the Star Lord"?
> a win98 boot disk. Once the system is booted to the dos prompt I copy
> dskini to the C: ram drive. It's C because my hard drive is NTFS and
> not seen by win98. Then I insert the 1.44 floppy with the dsk files
> and make the disks to the 5.25 b: drive. Works like a charm. Of course
> you need access to a win98 computers control panel to create the boot
Actually, from my XP I'm able to format a bootable 1.44 floppy. Windows XP
can create a ms-dos like disk (not sure what version), but it does work with
dskini and retrieve.
If you absolutely need a Win98 boot disk, try to get one from the net.
http://www.svrops.com/svrops/dwnlddisk.htm is one place you can get it.
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