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Re: [K12OSN] LTSP on win98 boot menu - Now LTSP on W2K boot menu



Hi John,

Or perhaps a different boot manager like 
Partition Magic / Lilo?

Cheers,
Bert

On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 22:58, John Baillie wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 15:55, John Baillie wrote:
> snip------------>
> > 
> > I tried pointing it to c:\ltsp_tlp.com to no avail
> > also tried a:\ltsp_tlp.com
> > 
> > Went to technet and found instructions for setting up dual boot to dos
> > after W2K has been installed.
> > 
> > http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q153762
> > 
> > I'm at home now so can't try but maybe the answer is to as they say in
> > the article: 
> > 	Sys the boot drive to MS-DOS by typing the following command at 	a
> > command prompt:
> > 	a:\>sys c:
> > 
> >snip------------------>
> 
> This is irking me so I reinstalled a HD that had W2K on it here at home.
> It's been a year since that HD had any juice to and It took me a while
> to remember the admin password, actually my wife remembered it ;-)
> 
> Back to business
> The "sys-ing" c: did not help but I noticed via notification of the
> virus program that 4 files were modified:
> 
> winstart.bat
> autoexec.bat
> config.sys
> dosstart.bat
> 
> Not sure what help if any this is.
> 
> Then I came across this on annoyances.org:
> 
> "Autoexec.bat AND config.sys are not used in NT based systems (such as
> 2000).  Instead, 
> a DOS emulation program (ntvdm.exe) runs.  It creates the DOS
> environment using autoexec.nt 
> and config.nt in your Windows\System32 directory.  (or winnt\system32,
> or whatever)."
> 
> I'm starting to think that a very small install of Linux on a partition
> might be the best answer here. 
> 
> John
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