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Old 10-26-2004, 04:32 PM   #1
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Smile Please Help : Win4lin is killing me.

Hi there..

I installed a few days ago mandrake 10.1 on my IBM t20 and i love it. banana.gif

But i have a problem, i cannot install my win4lin. I downloaded the newest win4lin (Win4Lin-5.5.8e-d.i386.rpm) and the win4lin enabled kernel (kernel-win4lin- but whenever i try to install win95 win4lin claims missing drivers.. help.gif I have no idea what to do. Am I the only one who has this Problem ?


root@localhost adminbin]# loadwindowsCD fromdir /mnt/win_d/win95c/
Checking the system.

Do you have an appropriate real Windows boot floppy now ? (y/n/q) y

You may now remove the floppy from the drive.

Copying the Windows files.
Set locale info for current system.
Pre-Installation Phase: Installing minimal DOS system...
Installing DOS system files.
Configuring DOS image files.
BIOS V2.09 Copyright 1984, 1985 Award Software Inc.
Quadtel Expanded Memory Manager Copyright© 1989, 1990 Quadtel Corp.
All Rights Reserved
Making MDA Image.
MERGE_NL: dos: ERROR: Win4Lin drivers are not loaded or
not available for use. Cannot run DOS or Windows.
Either Win4Lin is not fully installed on your system, or the
drivers cannot load, or too many simultaneous users.
WARNING: MDA image was not made.
WARNING: No image files were made.
WARNING: Images creation failed.
ERROR: Failed to make all DOS image files.
Installation of DOS partialy failed.
Error: Minimal automatic pre-installation of DOS7 failed.

Old 10-27-2004, 09:07 AM   #2
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is there nobody who can help me ??
Old 10-27-2004, 12:11 PM   #3
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Hi !!

I am still in trouble. Win4Lin still refuses to work on mandrake 10.1 i and don't know what to do. If i type in the following, i allways get an error message :

[root@localhost ibmt20]# grep mki_install_hook /proc/ksyms
grep: /proc/ksyms: No such file or directory

Damn.. I installed the win4lin enabled kernels, but it seems like something is wrong. Does anybody has an idea what i have to do ?

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Moved to Linux-Software. This isn't a strictly Mandrake problem and you will get more help with this there.


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