[lug] Cannot dual-boot Linux + Winblows 95

Shannon Johnston nunar at iws.net
Wed May 16 12:42:14 MDT 2001

When I WAS dual-booting, I had problems booting and running windows on a
partition that surpassed the 2 gigabyte mark. The solution was to make
2 FAT32 partitions, one to house the boot info for windows, and the second
to house the OS. Or just one below the 2 GB mark.

Shannon Johnston

On Wed, 16 May 2001, Dhruva Reddy wrote:

> I have a machine that primarily runs Linux, but I have
> also dedicated ~300MB to a Winslow 95 partition.  When
> I install Win95 and let it take over the MBR, it boots
> with no problem.  But once I install LILO, and select
> Win95, it seems to start booting Winshmoes, but then I
> get a message saying something about a general
> protection fault, and that Winbloat must be restarted.
> I have done this successfully several times, and this
> is the first time I have any trouble.  Has anyone seen
> this before?
> Thanks,
> Dhruva
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