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Re: Create linux partitions from DOS



brian davison wrote:

> At 09:39 AM 4/6/00 +0100, you wrote:
> >On Wed, Apr 05, 2000 at 12:51:55PM +0200, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> >>
> >> I've got an image of a partition (made with the dd command) that I want
> >> to put on a system with DOS/Windows 3.1. This system has no floppy,
> >> cdrom, nor network card, and it's got only one hard disk of 72 MB. I
> >> connect a zip drive to it to get the image file, but before doing so,
> >> I'd need to create the linux partition to copy the image to (or not? is
> >> it ok to just overwrite the DOS partition?).
> >[...]
> >
> >Hm - is it maybe possible to create a minimal Linux system on the Zip
> >drive and boot from the Zip drive?
> >
> >Thomas
> >--
> >
>          ...   YES    ........  if the zip is otherwise recognized as
> bootable....
> brian   :)_

That's it. How can I boot the zip drive either directly (as first boot
device), or from DOS?

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