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Old 03-17-2005, 08:29 PM   #1
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cfdisk - create primary dos part.


Just a little bit of a question here. I'm trying to use cfdisk to make hda1 be a primary dos partition like the Win98 boot disk would (if it would quit trying to put "C:" as the third partition, leading to an overlap). The problem is, I don't see a plain "DOS" option under the partition types list. If it actually is there and my eyes really are that bad, what code might it be? If not, how would I make something that'll work as a DOS partition? I just need a partition that I can actually install Windows 98 to and apparently, the Windows boot disk isn't going to help me (go figure).

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Old 03-17-2005, 08:53 PM   #2
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You need to set its partition ID type to 0c (FAT32) and boot flag to active.
 
Old 03-17-2005, 09:34 PM   #3
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Thanks much. I guess I just need new glasses. I actually saw the "0C" before I noticed the description.
 
Old 03-17-2005, 11:41 PM   #4
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Never noticed this before. The Windows 98 installation disk formatted my MBR, which removed lilo. I had to reinstall lilo. They're just @$$#0|3$ that think they know best aren't they?
 
  


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