I am pasting a copy of my message to RedHat Support. Mabey one of you folks
can help me out.
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State the installation problem:
I have no way to get win98 and redhat to work together. When I used fdisk
during Redhat install I set it up so that /dev/hda5 is dos, /dev/hda6 is
root, /dev/hda7 is swap. If I remove win98 and just install redhat it works
fine but I still need to boot from a boot disk(this is not a big deal.)
However I can't install win98 then. Is there a way to repartition from
within linux? If so how can I get win98 to work with linux? When I used
fdisk from within Redhat install to set this partition table up I had it
write to disk. I then continued with install and it gave me an error that
it could not find the file for partition table.?????
Is the problem a post/pre install question?:
Have you changed anything on your system that may affect the
I have tryed both win98 and add linux and linux add win98. Neither will
Have you checked the errata?:
Yes I have the newest boot.img. I am not having problems seeing my HDD as
6.8 Gb anymore. Now I just can't get Linux to install past the partition
Have you checked to insure that your hardware is compatible?
Yes it works great with just redhat installed. I just can't get Win98 and
linux to be on the same HDD.
Have you changed/added hardware to your system?:
No. Here is what I have.
Tyan Trinity Motherboard
128 Mb CAS 2 Latency PC100 Sdram
Maxtor 6.8 Gb UDMA Ide HDD
Ricoh MP6200A Cd burner
* Drive 24x cd-rom
2 nic's (both read by Redhat and M$ Win98 as Realtek and both configure
S3 Virge PCI 4Mb Video
Generic SB16 Compatible Sound
Win98 runs fine on the system without Redhat
Redhat runs fine on the system without Win98
My HDD is three partitions now. C: is 2.5 Gb, D: is 2.04 gb, and both are
fat32. E: is fat. There is also an extended drive after c:.
I have tryed everything, install Win98 then try to install redhat. Install
Redhat and then try to install Win98.
Please help. I really need to get them both to work even if I have to use a
bootdisk for Linux. I just can't get the installer to work with my