How is loadlin used, and what should be done during installation to use
Does it require partitions to be made for linux anyway?
Booting linux with loadlin involves a command similar to (depending on
C:\> loadlin.exe c:\vmlinuz root=/dev/hda2 ro
(the important parameters passed to it are the kernel (in this case a
kernel vmlinuz in the DOS root directory) and the partition you want to
mount as root.
Loadlin doesn't require partitions. Linux does. The only way around thisQuote:
> Does it require partitions to be made for linux anyway?
Loadlin does work with UMSDOS partitions.
I have tried using the following setup, with win98, win2000 and Linux
Mandrake as multiboot system.
(I tried Lilo, and didnt like it: when I should use windows I had to type
"windows", and then I could choose between win98 and win2000; but there is
probably also a better way for this)
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINNT="Microsoft Windows 2000
loadlin.exe vmlinuz root=/dev/hda7 ro
loadlin.exe and vmlinuz is in C:\
The Problem: When "Linux Mandrake" is choosen, it just dont start. What's
It would be nice if anybody could point to what is wrong.
Thanks in advance
Best Regards: Jacob Eskildsen