cvs commit: hints from_windows98_to_lfs_without_rebooting.txt

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Fri Apr 16 17:14:51 PDT 2004


tushar      04/04/16 18:14:51

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  ===================================================================
  AUTHOR: Cedric de Wijs cedric.de.wijs<at>softhome<dot>net
  
  DATE: 2004-04-09
  
  LICENSE: GNU Free Documentation License Version 1.2
  
  SYNOPSIS: How to get from windows 98 to LFS without a complete reboot
  
  DESCRIPTION:
  This hint describes how to prepare your dual-boot system to reboot from windows 98 to LFS faster
  
  ATTACHMENTS:
  Loadlin 1.6c: (86K)
  http://suse.oregonstate.edu/projects/loadlin/loadlin-1.6/update-1.6c/loadlin.exe.gz
  
  
  
  PREREQUISITES:
  This hint expect you to have a dual boot system with both windows 98 and LFS
  
  HINT:
  =================
  TABLE OF CONTENTS
  =================
  
  1 Introduction
  2 Required Files
  3 Preparation
  4 Installation
  5 Usage
  
  ===============
  1 Introduction
  ===============
  Linux can be loaded from windows 98. This hit explains how.
  
  =================
  2. REQUIRED FILES
  =================
  Loadlin 1.6c: (9.5k)
  http://suse.oregonstate.edu/projects/loadlin/loadlin-1.6/update-1.6c/loadlin.exe.gz
  
  ==============
  3. Preparation
  ==============
  -Copy loadlin, your kernel and /etc/lilo.cfg or /boot/grub/menu.lst to the root of your windows C-drive
  -Reboot to windows 98
  
  =============
  4 Instalation
  =============
  rename your kernel to something DOS understands i.e. bzimage
  make a batfile "linux.bat" containing something like this:
  
  loadlin bzmage root=/dev/hda4 ro
  
  change the root= parameter to match your situation.
  This, and the rest of your kernel options can be found in lilo.cfg or menu.lst
  
  right-click on it and choose create shortcut
  right-click on the shortcut and choose properties
  choose program-advanced and check MS-DOS mode
  drag the shortcut to your desktop
  
  ==============
  5 Usage
  ==============
  Double-click on the icon on your desktop to reboot to linux
  
  
  
  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:
  None yet
  
  
  CHANGELOG:
  [2004-04-09]
    * Initial release
  
  
  



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