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Re: using kickstart to run a single command



On Sat, 4 Oct 2003, Patty O'Reilly wrote:

>Hum, the machine will need to get rebooted and has to find the DOS
>partition. I guess you could install lilo on the MBR and have it boot
>DOS, then copy the Windows boot sector to the DOS partition. I've never
>tried this.

LILO would work to chain the DOS loader, but some of the disk geometry
lives in the partition boot sector.

My project runs DOS's sys.com under FreeDOS, then corrects the number of
"hidden" sectors.

>> Correct. Then in myscript.sh, partition the disk, copy the files, write
>> config.sys and autoexec.bat, and make it bootable (this is the hard
>> part).
>
>Except I don't think this is necessary. I think once I hand control to
>the PowerQuest app, it will take care of the rest. I'll let the list
>know if it works.

This PowerQuest thing runs in Linux?


Cheers,
Phil




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