> i installed RH7.2 , and left 20gb unpartitioned on the hd is it still possible to set it to fat32 ? maybe to install win2k on it, or just copy some files to it.
You should be able to get win2k on it. Sounds like you the wiped the drive then laid down rh7.2 if this is the case then you will NOT be able to get win9x on the remaining free space. win2k should gather the free space and be able to place itself on that. Then comes the issue of the boot process. <joy> You will probably have to manually configure lilo to get it to boot to win2k (need more info to help you out there). However, if win2k's boot loader takes over, not sure what to tell you, other that good luck.
> my second hd has windows98 on it .windows just crapped out on me , and i need to get my work stuff(ProE files) off one of the partitions ! Thinkin if i had windows on last partition of my RH hardrive i could copy these files from disk to disk.
# mkdir /mnt/win98
# mount -t umsdos /dev/hdbX /mnt/win98 -o nosuid,noexec
where hdb X is the partition number try using
# fdisk -l /dev/hdb
to get that info