[K12OSN] Interesting conversation....concepts vs. OS

Debbie Schiel debbie at redeemer.qld.edu.au
Fri Dec 17 07:00:30 UTC 2004

COOL!! Your reply led me to this post:

LTSP on win98 boot menu

And ... It works!! I put the rom-o-matic .com file in c:\ and made 
changes to three files and TADAAAAH! That was SOOOOOO easy!

Thanks for your contribution & to Bruno Vernier for writing that 
original post.

David Trask wrote:

> :-)  I do believe it is possible to do what you're describing.  In fact I
> remember someone describing on this list about how they used a rom-o-matic
> "com" file and used it as part of the autoexec.bat file.....search the
> archives for how to do it.
>>Now I don't know if this can be done because I don't know much about how 
>>partitioning hard drives works, but this is what I would like to do:
>>I'd like to copy the rom-o-matic floppy to a *portion* of the hard drive 
>>  which loads first; it asks me the question 'Network or Quit?' and 
>>then if I say Quit, it loads up windows on the other portion of the hard 
>>That way we can have both linux & windows on the older PCs instead of 
>>just linux (some teachers won't be happy with that) or just windows (*I* 
>>won't be happy with that!). Also - it leaves the choice of OS up to the 
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