Dual boot

jeremy at itassist.net.au jeremy at itassist.net.au
Sun Sep 23 16:21:47 EST 2001

On 23 Sep, Damien Elmes wrote:
> Wayne Vovil <kylixau at yahoo.com.au> writes:
>> Hi Travis
>> Yes, it is necessary to partition your hadr drive.
>> Preferably, a partition for W98, a partition (small
>> one) for linux SWAP, and at least one other partition
>> for linux. You may use more than one for linux. I use
>> one for swap, one for linux (all but /home), and one
>> for linux (/home -  where I put all my user stuff -
>> data etc that doen't need upgrading).
> Actually, there is a filesystem called "UMSDOS" which can store linux
> files on top of a MS-DOS filesystem, so technically it's not
> necessary. He'll save himself lots of trouble if he does allocate a
> seperate partition, though.
> Cheers!

Dragon Linux and Phat Linux have the ability to work out of disc images
stored as MS-DOS files.  Quite a cute trick, but only works under 95/98
I/O, I/O,
It's off to disk I go,
A bit or byte to read or write,
I/O, I/O, I/O...

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