Linux/Win95 installation for large disk
I encountered some troubles during installation Windows 95 and Linux
to the different partitions of one HDD (16Gb). The problem is that I need
more then four partitions, and some of them should be greater then 8Gb.
Here is the steps, which solved the problem.
- First, I used Win95
fdisk (OSR2, which is important!) to create
primary partition 1 and to set it active. No problem if this partion is
less then 7Gb. For bigger one I was able to partition and format,
but Win95 installation fails.
- Next, create extended partition, and assign all available space for
it. If you need large Windows logical drive, then create it here
(10Gb was successful).
- Then, boot Linux 2.2.x kernel (important), and use Linux
fdisk from recent util-linux (2.9v made job for me).
fdisk you may create all
Linux partitions (including swap) as the extended ones.
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