I'm new to Linux, but I found problems with installing Win95/Linux6. It seems
that all the "utilities" with my Linux package would create partitions, but
would not assign "logical" drives -- things that DOS needs --hence, DOS-FDISK
Thank goodness I been around long enough to have a old copy of Western
Digital's Disk Manager (dm.exe) that worked with my drives. If you don't have
WD drives, I would bet that your driver's manufacture has a similar utility,
or there is another utility program around. (Someone out there must know of
I know that this doesn't give you a solution, but at least you know you're not
alone. :) You MIGHT try the FIPS.EXE to see if it will "restore" what you
need. Also, as per Mandrake's Linux package says, use FDISK with the master
boot record resotrer (i.e. FDISK /mbr).
|>Can't run FDISK anymore. Run it and it just freezes with a blinking cursor,
|>with hard drive light on after I installed Red Hat. I can run Disk Druid
|>and see app partitions. Tried re-SYSing C: (to get rid of LILO), still
|>Is this a common thing - unable to read partition tables? I need to add
|>another DOS partition, but can't now. What's up?