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Re: [K12OSN] Boot terminals from HD?



Better than I had hoped no need to create a new partition.

Thanks all.
John





On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 11:32, Bert Rolston wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> We used to do similar for Win9x boxes that ran old ODS games.
> 
> By editing config.sys and autoexec.bat, it is possible to run windoze or
> something else.
> 
> Windoze only runs when you select it.
> 
> The config sys file would look something like
> 
> [menu]
> menuitem=Windows
> menuitem=Linux
> 
> [common]
> device = ....
> device = ...
> 
> [Windows]
> 
> [Linux]
> 
> 
> This sets up several DOS menu options when the machine starts loading
> the OS.
> 
> Autoexec.bat will look something like this
> 
> path .....
> set.....
> 
> GOTO %CONFIG%
> 
> :Windows
> win
> 
> :Linux
> cd <rom-o-matic folder name>
> <name of the rom image>.com
> 
> 
> That will be pretty close to what you need
> 
> Cheers,
> Bert
> 
> 
> On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 02:59, Steve Wright wrote:
> > Eric Harrison wrote:
> > 
> > >There are a number of ways to do it. Maybe the easiest would be to go
> > >to http://www.rom-o-matic.org and in the "3. Choose ROM output format:"
> > >section select "DOS Executable ROM Image (.com)". You could then use
> > >the DOS/Windows bootloader (details left as an excersize for the reader
> > >since I don't remember ;-) to select between LTSP & Windows. 
> > >
> > 
> > and execute this under windows ?
> > 
> > Sorry about asking the obvious, but does this shutdown windows cleanly ?
> > 
> > 
> > TIA,
> > Steve
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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