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Multiple_Win7+WinXP+Ubuntu9.04
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QUOTE (Demontager @ Sep 17 2009, 01:43 AM) *
For sure I know that "CD missing error" not occurs when XP installation files from BartPE method present

WHICH files?
I mean, ALL files, just NTLDR or SETUPLDR.BIN or NTDETECT.COM or /minint directory?
Do they need to be the "real" files, or (assuming, as an example, that NTDETECT.COM is the checked/needed file) a 0 byte file named NTDETECT.COM would do?
If all is needed is having one or a few "fake" files, it could be a handier workaround than the current one. unsure.gif

We still have the unresolved mistery:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=9076

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  Forum: Grub4dos · Post Preview: #78731 · Replies: 12 · Views: 460

Winlogin / Shell Password
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QUOTE (JFX @ Sep 17 2009, 12:06 AM) *
But do not mix up indicators and switcher tongue.gif


Well, that is intentional.

Call me "old school" as much as you want by I still find that the Occam's Razor approach is a winning one:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occam's_razor
Let's see:
how to control NUMLOCK status when booting?
  1. with a number of overlapping .scripts
  2. with a checkbox when building


Answer: 2. with a checkbox when building

how to change automatically NUMLOCK (if needed to change the "standard" behaviour set by the previous - of course NOT on "read -only" builds)?
  1. with a complex, heavy app
  2. with KLOKS:
    http://www.commandline.co.uk/klocks/index.html


Answer: 2. with KLOKS

how to notify the stoopid inexperienced user that failed to check the right checkbox at build time and not only does not know how to use KLOKS, or to autostart it, but also completely fails to check the numlock led AND cannot see that the keys he is pressing on his keyboard have a second function, being, besides inexperienced also as arrogant as having failed to read page 2 (or 3) of his laptops instructions?
  1. with a complex, heavy app, possibly requiring .Net, printing in the middle of the screen NUM LOCK IS ON, YOU STOOPID (which of course will cause protests from BOTH the ones that want Numlock ON and theones that want it OFF and selected the right checkbox at build time)
  2. with an unobtrusive, little app in system tray:
    http://www.softpedia.com/developer/James-C...gham-55564.html
    (visible enough to allow us, as soon as the user posts the problem to reply "Are you BLIND? Can't you see your Numlock Led is ON? Can't you see the N in your systray?!" ranting2.gif )


Answer: 2. with an unobtrusive, little app in system tray

And now the best part of it wink.gif:
how to change the Numlock status?
  • with a complex, heavy app, possibly requiring .Net, a switcher that takes a few Mbytes of RAM
  • pressing the @#ing Numlock key once


Answer: 2. pressing the @#ing Numlock key once

You remember, you have a keyboard in front of you, you already have your hands on it, moving your right little finger on the Numlock key and pressing it quickly will burn at least 1/10th of a Calorie, enough to allow you to drink one entire droplet more of wine (or two drops of beer) without getting fatter.

Think of all the love, time and labour keyboard manufacturers and their workers put in adding this little misknown key to your keyboard, give them some satifaction: USE IT TO SWITCH Numlock ON/OFF!

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  Forum: LiveXP · Post Preview: #78727 · Replies: 12 · Views: 268

Strange Harddisk numbering in LiveXP - WB 078
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QUOTE (fxscrpt @ Sep 16 2009, 09:32 PM) *
(it seems HardwareIdsDatabase order does not matter)

At least we tried. wink.gif

@Wimb
Why don't you create a Livexp with 078 and replace the TXTSETUP.SIF with the one from the 076 build (just to check that the cause is actually inside TXTSETUP.SIF...unsure.gif

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  Forum: LiveXP · Post Preview: #78725 · Replies: 6 · Views: 158

Boot Windows 7 from USB hard disk
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The bad news is that it didn't work. sad.gif

The good news smile.gif is that you had an occasion to boot without bluescreening.

If Joshua or some of the other more "inside windows" guys could find a way to re-install USBootwatcher during this "blank" start, problem would be (at least as a workaround) solved. unsure.gif

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  Forum: Windows 7 · Post Preview: #78724 · Replies: 37 · Views: 1,094

Laptops vulnerable against hard disk failure
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QUOTE (ambralivio @ Sep 16 2009, 10:41 PM) *
Anyway, while using the Web-address you indicated above, I was alerted from my antivirus (Avast) about a possible malware (trojan JS:ScriptIP-inf ).


Yes, thanks for the heads up smile.gif, it's unfortunately a known situation, it is actually a false positive.

From what I am able to understand, Avast keeps a database of potentially dangerous pages, and even if the "offending" code was removed the page has remained "marked with the scarlet letter".

FYI:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=8414

and OT, but not much:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=7835


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  Forum: Hello world! · Post Preview: #78719 · Replies: 7 · Views: 194

Massive multi-boot repair/play disk
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QUOTE (mew1033 @ Sep 16 2009, 11:30 PM) *
  • Because a USB flash drive is seen as "removable" media, windows can only see the first partition on it (unless you install the Hitachi microdrive filter or something).

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QUOTE (mew1033 @ Sep 16 2009, 11:30 PM) *
  • A USB HDD on the other hand, is seen as a "fixed" drive, so windows can see all the partitions on it.

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QUOTE (mew1033 @ Sep 16 2009, 11:30 PM) *
  • When you're booting, the BIOS can boot from either a removable drive (USB flash stick) or a fixed drive (USB hard drive or internal drive), but it's BETTER to make it into a fixed drive to boot?

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Yes/No. Some BIOSes will behave "well" with BOTH "fixed" and "removable", some will NOT.
Almost all (but not really ALL) BIOS behave "well" with fixed disks. (to be more accurate very few BIOSes WON'T boot from a partitoned drive)
The misunderstanding here is to treat different BIOSes as "ANY" BIOS.

QUOTE (mew1033 @ Sep 16 2009, 11:30 PM) *
On a totally separate note, can you separate all the boot files for all the separate OS's you want to install into different folders? So that each operating system is in a different folder, and menu.lst just points to each folder?

Same misunderstanding as above, different OS need different "treatment", and have different requirements/limitations, there is not "ANY OS".

At the light of the last two hopefully cleared matters, and to the marmalade/jam recipe issue, read this wink.gif:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=8944

And re-consider this:
QUOTE (jaclaz @ Sep 14 2009, 10:30 AM) *
You could start by giving us some details, like:
Which OS are you running?
Which EXACT distro's OS, etc. are you planning to add to the disk...


QUOTE (mew1033 @ Sep 16 2009, 11:30 PM) *
Thanks for all the help so far jaclaz!

You are welcome. smile.gif

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  Forum: Grub4dos · Post Preview: #78716 · Replies: 8 · Views: 278

Winlogin / Shell Password
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QUOTE (Lancelot @ Sep 16 2009, 08:50 PM) *
Besides, I have request from you (If you accept), Can you make a small utility that shows numlock status ?
Design is simple:
when doubleclicked, utility shows a small gui with an indicator (say green and red) and text (say: "num lock is on" and "num lock is off")
and also with a parameter to start in task manager (capslock.exe /tray) so I can put it to startup by default
and also with x64 and x86 exe wink.gif
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Reason: If a user manually enables numlock checkbox, than this utility is a backup wink.gif
If this specific user manually enables numlock checkbox and disables this script, shoot raygun.gif to the heel cool.gif


Should I put this under:
  • re-invention of the wheel
  • re-invention of hot water


5 (five) minutes of googling (mediterranean minutes, of course wink.gif):
http://www.georgejopling.co.uk/capslock/capslock.html

This is huge:
http://freemedia.realgage.com/numcapsscrol...icator-630.html

And this needs .Net w00t.gif
http://www.dkpcode.com/downloads.html#DKCapsLock-Status

Better wink.gif:
http://home25.inet.tele.dk/bramsing/

Smaller (different, needs AutoHotkey) unsure.gif:
http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6187

Huge:
http://www.mystercrowley.com/numlocker.php

Another .Net one scared9.gif:
http://www.binaryfortress.com/traystatus/

Another one:
http://users.adam.com.au/paulwh/KeyState.html

And the WINNER is.... : 1st.gif
http://mypersonalnerd.blogspot.com/2009/08...0-by-james.html
http://www.softpedia.com/developer/James-C...gham-55564.html

Anyway, most wireless keyboard driver have a small app for showing the CAPS and NUMLOCK status on the Systemtray.

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  Forum: LiveXP · Post Preview: #78714 · Replies: 12 · Views: 268

Boot Windows 7 from USB hard disk
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QUOTE (Marietto2009 @ Sep 16 2009, 09:49 PM) *
It seems that Windows 7 works on computers with the same cpu...

Very, very good. thumbsup.gif smiling9.gif

So, it must be something related to chipset driver, or to video ones, though I cannot imagine how re-installing USBootwatcher fixes that. unsure.gif

What graphic processor has the eeepc 8G? Isn't it an Intel one?

Try something crazy (it did work with 2K and to a limited extent with XP):
Let's assume that the USB is now configured to boot from computers 1 and 3
  • boot from it on either computer 1 or 3
  • go to device manager
  • remove all devices in it, leaving only keyboard, mouse and video
  • force the video driver to "VGA"
  • switch off
  • try booting from the USB device on either computer 2 or 4


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  Forum: Windows 7 · Post Preview: #78707 · Replies: 37 · Views: 1,094

NTRegEdit - a Native Registry Editor
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QUOTE (koawmfot @ Sep 16 2009, 07:39 PM) *
i would like to use this app to add a command to the bootexecute key to import some registry settings before windows loads.

are there command line switches available for executing this silently? will this run in a native environment?

i am trying to automate a switch to turn off tabletpc. i need to modify the value under HKLM\SYSTEM\WPA\TabletPC without being able to boot in WinPE. The value currently exists as Ox1 and i am trying to change it to 0x0.

thanks

No, as is it is NOT command line driven.

I don't think that there is such an application dubbio.gif, depending on your knowledge of programming, you may be able to write a simple one, capable of changing just that key.

There is a very good article (in Italian) here:
http://pasotech.altervista.org/delphi/articolo111.htm
But it is not that bad through Google translate anyway:
http://translate.google.com/translate?u=ht...it&ie=UTF-8

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  Forum: Windows 2K/XP/2003 · Post Preview: #78689 · Replies: 6 · Views: 2,857

Winlogin / Shell Password
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QUOTE (dsolomon @ Sep 16 2009, 06:27 PM) *
so embarrassing.


Yep smile.gif, I tried to tell that to you as delicately as possible, I simply hate when it happens to me (being pointed to an easy solution I didn't even think of) wink.gif.

Still, no real reason to be embarassed, it has happened to several people, even recently:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?...ic=8864&hl=

An old thread, dating back to 2007, for further reference:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=2636

@JFX
I see no reason to fully remove it, the "right" way is having a simple checkbox (UNCHECKED by default) to turn Numlock ON (there are people that actually like it ON) AND to check that this setting is ONLY in one .script.

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  Forum: LiveXP · Post Preview: #78684 · Replies: 12 · Views: 268

Boot Windows 7 from USB hard disk
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QUOTE (Marietto2009 @ Sep 16 2009, 07:30 PM) *
Windows 7 is working on the VHD image file on the USB disk without making changes.

Now I am completely failing to understand. w00t.gif

You just posted that it worked on one or the other, is it now working on both?

How did you re-install the USBwatcher.exe?

I mean, let's depict an apocalyptic scenario scared9.gif:
BEFORE:
  • Computer "A" works
  • Computer "B" works
  • you have a working Windows 7 in a .vhd image on USB device that works perfectly on computer "A"


AFTER:
  • Computer "A" blows up or is flooded
  • Computer "B" works, but it's hard disk fails
  • you have a working Windows 7 in a .vhd on USB device that worked perfectly on computer "A", can you boot it on Computer "B"?


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  Forum: Windows 7 · Post Preview: #78679 · Replies: 37 · Views: 1,094

Boot Windows 7 from USB hard disk
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QUOTE (Marietto2009 @ Sep 16 2009, 05:40 PM) *
1) mounted the VHD image file ; has been created the virtual drive e:
2) usbbootwatcher.exe /prepare e:\windows\system32
3) copied the patched VHD image on the USB disk
4) tried to boot Windows 7 from the VHD image located on the USB disk,it worked


Good smile.gif


QUOTE (Marietto2009 @ Sep 16 2009, 05:40 PM) *
5) attached the USB disk on another computer and tried to boot windows 7 from there,it didn't work :

STOP: 0x0000007B (0x80786A90,0XC000000E...)

6) attached the USB disk on the first computer,where the installation had been finished and booted Windows 7 from it,it worked


Well, this means that something is hardcoded in the build, referencing something specific of the PC. This sounds "strange" to me, but you never know what the good MS guys may have come up with. dubbio.gif

Are the two computers "similar" or completely different?
Example:
PC#1: Desktop, Athlon 64, IDE disks
PC#2: Laptop, Centrino, SATA disk

It is possible that the problem is "outside" the .vhd, in BCD? unsure.gif

Only way to find out is to have the copy of the "working on one computer" .vhd, create a new .vhd on the "other" computer, make sure that it works on the "other" and compare the two .vhd's and BCD's.


QUOTE (Marietto2009 @ Sep 16 2009, 05:40 PM) *
7) upgraded windows 7 using Windows update and rebooted

Well, this is called in jargon "asking for trouble". wink.gif
You need to re-do from start, make a copy of the original .vhd.
Then run Windows update and compare the modified .vhd with the saved one to understand which changes they have made.

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P.S.:
@Joshua
Isn't there a way to modify something without re-mounting the .vhd and re-installing USBbootwatcher,exe?
Maybe we have to wait and see if cdob happens to see thsi thread. unsure.gif
  Forum: Windows 7 · Post Preview: #78668 · Replies: 37 · Views: 1,094

Strange Harddisk numbering in LiveXP - WB 078
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Check the
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[HardwareIdsDatabase]
USB\Class_08&SubClass_06&Prot_50="usbstor"
USB\Class_08&SubClass_05&Prot_50="usbstor"
USB\Class_08&SubClass_02&Prot_50="usbstor"
USB\VID_55AA&PID_1234="usbstor"
USB\VID_0644&PID_1000="usbstor"
USB\VID_0644&PID_0000="usbstor"
USB\VID_059F&PID_A602="usbstor"
USB\VID_059F&PID_A601="usbstor"
USB\VID_057B&PID_0000="usbstor"
USB\VID_054C&PID_0023="usbstor"
USB\VID_04E6&PID_0001="usbstor"
USB\VID_04DA&PID_0B01="usbstor"
USB\VID_04B3&PID_4427="usbstor"
USB\VID_03F0&PID_0107="usbstor"
USB\VID_03EE&PID_6901="usbstor"
USB\VID_03EE&PID_0000="usbstor"
USB\CLASS_09="usbhub"
USB\CLASS_09&SUBCLASS_01="usbhub"
USB\ROOT_HUB20="usbhub"
USB\ROOT_HUB="usbhub"
PCI\CC_0C0300="usbuhci"
PCI\CC_0C0310="usbohci"
PCI\CC_0C0320="usbehci"
PCI\VEN_1000&DEV_0642="symmpi"
...

vs.:
QUOTE
[HardwareIdsDatabase]
PCI\VEN_1000&DEV_0642="symmpi"
...


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  Forum: LiveXP · Post Preview: #78661 · Replies: 6 · Views: 158

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QUOTE (Marietto2009 @ Sep 16 2009, 02:31 PM) *
Should I open the VHD image file with winmount ? Thanks.


Yes smile.gif, or with any other .vhd capable mounter, such as the VHDMount that comes with VIRTUAL SERVER 2005 R2 SP1:
http://community.bartdesmet.net/blogs/bart...09/02/4385.aspx
http://vmblog.com/archive/2007/07/10/vhd-m...ual-server.aspx
http://blogs.msdn.com/virtual_pc_guy/archi.../01/734435.aspx

But if you are running as "main" system Windows 7, the capability is integrated:
http://thelazyadmin.com/blogs/thelazyadmin...er-2008-r2.aspx

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  Forum: Windows 7 · Post Preview: #78660 · Replies: 37 · Views: 1,094

Laptops vulnerable against hard disk failure
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QUOTE (John East @ Sep 16 2009, 02:14 PM) *
I sure hope you revise your first impression.


Ok, let's make a deal. wink.gif

You actually write something About you (and the site), possibly something more than your current "About" page:
hxxp://www.best-computer-practices.com/best-computer-practices/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=58&Itemid=65

Then, you come back and, given that your site is NOT a Commercial one, you post that info, describing it and give a link to it in the appropriate space, something that, should you have READ the Rules before posting, you should already know:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?act=boardrules
guess WHY Rule #4 was
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4. Spamming will not be tolerated. spam.gif We have provided a section for those who wish to share personal websites, technical news or FREEWARE / OPEN SOURCE projects, NOT commercial ones. Please use these sections only. http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showforum=26


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P.S.: @billonius
Why? unsure.gif
It seems allright to me. dubbio.gif What is the specific problem with Rule #4?
Please do post whatever you think about it here:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=82

  Forum: Hello world! · Post Preview: #78658 · Replies: 7 · Views: 194

Laptops vulnerable against hard disk failure
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Thank you for your kind interest in the safety of our laptops, but here we actually WRITE how-to's, I have the feeling that your post is SPAM.

Of course I may be wrong, please post a proper "Hallo" explaining your intentions/attitude/etc.


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  Forum: Hello world! · Post Preview: #78640 · Replies: 7 · Views: 194

Boot Windows 7 from USB hard disk
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It's not clear around point 8]. (or maybe I am failing to understand unsure.gif).

Does the Windows 7 build on the .vhd file boot and work normally as long as it is on an internal hard disk?

If yes, continue here:
http://www.911cd.net/forums//index.php?showtopic=22618

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  Forum: Windows 7 · Post Preview: #78635 · Replies: 37 · Views: 1,094

Is it so simple?
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It's strange, it seems to me as a "plain" enough ATA/IDE disk, using pciide.sys and atapi.sys. dubbio.gif

I am short of ideas. sad.gif

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  Forum: Boot from USB / Boot anywhere · Post Preview: #78634 · Replies: 21 · Views: 497

Massive multi-boot repair/play disk
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QUOTE (mew1033 @ Sep 16 2009, 04:44 AM) *
I'm sure I'm being incredibly dense here, but what am I missing?

Mainly, the difference between a USB stick ("Removable" device) for which the referenced tutorial was written, and what you have in your hands, a Hard Disk ("Fixed" device).

You are looking to a recipe to make orange marmalade, but what you actually have are apricots, (and of course the wanted result is an apricot jam) the general idea is the same, but you cannot follow the marmalade one to the letter, you need more sugar and less cooking time. unsure.gif

QUOTE (mew1033 @ Sep 16 2009, 04:44 AM) *
Edit: I think I successfully got grub4dos installed in the MBR of my external HDD! WOOT! I haven't figured out how to boot anything yet, but for today, this is a triumph. biggrin.gif
Another quick question. Is it better to set up a boot disk like I want (multiple OS's, including dos, linux, and windowsPE) on an external hard drive, or a flash drive? I have this external hard drive I could use now, but it seems like it's almost better to do it from a flash drive.
Also, if I do end up doing it on the external HDD, can I split it into two partitions? One with all the fabulous booting magic, and one that's just a data partition?


Define better. dubbio.gif

If better means needing a complex setup to just partition and format , then use any of several workarounds to have the USB stick boot, BUT have something you can add to your keychain, the USB stick is better.
If better means using simple things and have something that works, the HD is better.

In other words 3/4 of all the problems are solved through variuos methods in order to make the USB stick be seen as "Fixed" (i.e. as an HD).

The best solution (though not easy and in some cases simply not possible) is to find the "Manufacturer's Tool" for the given USB stick and flip the controller inside it from "Removable" to "Fixed".

This makes "the best of both". wink.gif

There are limitations on the number of partitions Windows can see on a "Removable" device (only one, unless a filter driver is installed), whilst there are no particular limits on "Fixed" devices.

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  Forum: Grub4dos · Post Preview: #78633 · Replies: 8 · Views: 278

USB Boot Wimboot Image via Grub4dos
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We are talking about grub4dos, not GRUB.

DOS 6.22 (and earlier) needed that IO.SYS was the FIRST file in the filesystem.

Later versions have NOT this limitation.

It is however a good idea to always have the System files in an early part of the filesystem.

The boot code in bootsectors tend to have a size limit beyond which it cannot find the system files.

Typically these are the same as CHS limits on hard disk, i.e. 524 Mb and 8 Gb on HD and 2 Gb on CDFS.

MBR->PBR->NTLDR->BOOT.INI->NTDETECT.COM->NT based system
MBR->PBR->SETUPLDR.BIN->xxxxx.SIF->PE

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  Forum: Grub4dos · Post Preview: #78623 · Replies: 9 · Views: 209

Booting DOS 6.22 for installation via PXE
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QUOTE (tondo @ Sep 16 2009, 01:13 AM) *
My first question would be, how to make a bootfloppy with 3840K (I think with Winimage...right ?) but i guess, that even this size is to small for the three disks, because my disks also contain the norton commander.

I would really appreciate it, if somebody could tell me how to handle this with a hd-image like jaclaz said...I know it needs a bootsector and a partition table, but this sounds very very interesting for me, because this kind of image I could use for many other thins too.


If you actually read the threads in the given links, there is ALL the info you need in them.

More info is here:
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=6062
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=3330


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  Forum: LAN and any other methods · Post Preview: #78622 · Replies: 3 · Views: 107

Edit Boot.ini on NTFS filesystem from Dos
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Posted on: Sep 15 2009, 05:57 PM


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QUOTE (dos forever @ Sep 15 2009, 07:33 PM) *
You're right I didn't read the board rules.
And I've the feeling you're hinting I've broken some boardrules. Now I've read it, so much to read, but still I don't know what rule I broke other than mispelled the ntfs4dos file name. Trying to help people is not easy !


Not really "broken", but dangerously near. scared9.gif

I personally see this:
QUOTE (dos forever @ Sep 15 2009, 04:56 PM) *
There's a free dos program nt4dos.exe one can get from the internet which will make dos read and write to ntfs partition.

as strangely similar to the bolded part of Rule #2:
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2. Use some common sense. Don't post your question under multiple topics. Think before posting and choose the right topic for you question or answer. When posting, have something to say, not just "My First post!" or "Cool site!!!" We sort of have the idea by now cool.gif .
It is much appreciated, when you post a reference to something, to provide a link to it.
Replies like "I remember there was an app that did that, cannot remember it's name" are pretty much useless.


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And of course this latter part of Rule #2 is not the "main" part of it, and #2 is not one of the "main" Rules, as an example this one is much more important:
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12. SMILE! cheers.gif Life is tough, we all know that, when you enter this board, it will be appreciated that you leave your personal problems behind, asking and replyinq questions or however exchanging informations with a "positive" attitude, TAKE IT EASY thumbup.gif and enjoy your stay here.


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jaclaz
  Forum: FreeDos and Dos · Post Preview: #78585 · Replies: 18 · Views: 9,107

Is it so simple?
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Posted on: Sep 15 2009, 05:06 PM


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QUOTE (hellbraker @ Sep 15 2009, 06:26 PM) *
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Yup I tried that that too.The device manger shows "disk.sys and partmgr.sys" as the loaded drivers.I found an inf folder which has these stuffs:
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I copied these into the UFD but still, i cant load the drivers for my IDE drive.


Well, the drivers needed (if any) are NOT disk.sys and partmgr.sys, they should be the equivalent of the "Dual PCI IDE Controller", but the strange thing is that all IDE devices should be detected allright.

Can you post (2nd or 3rd time it is asked by now happy22.gif) some details on your hardware?

QUOTE (hellbraker @ Sep 15 2009, 06:26 PM) *
And by the way, is there any way to get Grub4DOS Menu Maker (but in English) as seen here:


Hmmm, dubbio.gif it seems like something made in Korea unsure.gif it does look nice. smile.gif
Tha app can be found here:
http://www.usboffice.kr/zbxe/402874
http://www.usboffice.kr/zbxe/?module=file&...a14e8cfda8b7cbd

I don't even think we have ANY member from Korea we may ask for help unsure.gif

jaclaz
  Forum: Boot from USB / Boot anywhere · Post Preview: #78579 · Replies: 21 · Views: 497

Booting DOS 6.22 for installation via PXE
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Posted on: Sep 15 2009, 04:18 PM


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QUOTE (tondo @ Sep 15 2009, 04:50 PM) *
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2. I created a .img file with help of qemu. I started this virtual disk with a Partition-Magic .ima virtual floppy disk and formatted the .img file as fat.
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My Question now is, how I can make a .img file with 5MB that starts directly into the first install disk of DOS 6.22 and contains also the disk 2 and disk 3 ?

I hope somebody could help me and remain with thanks in advance

tondo

I guess that making the file in Qemu and with partition magic, you have a small HD like image, instead of a superfloppy. unsure.gif

You cannot have a "5 Mb image", and a hd-like one, unless you use particular parameters with memdisk.


But if I remember correctly a 3,932,160 bytes - 3840K floppy image will be enough for the three setup disks of 6.22.
Read here wink.gif:
http://www.911cd.net/forums//index.php?showtopic=10853
http://www.911cd.net/forums//index.php?showtopic=11096
http://www.911cd.net/forums//index.php?showtopic=21212

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  Forum: LAN and any other methods · Post Preview: #78575 · Replies: 3 · Views: 107

FiraDisk
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Posted on: Sep 15 2009, 04:05 PM


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cdob has devised a method, based on the one by fujianabc, using firadisk:
http://www.msfn.org/board/install-xp-ram-l...ge-t137714.html
http://www.msfn.org/board/multiboot-xp-als...61-page-29.html

jaclaz
  Forum: Project forge · Post Preview: #78571 · Replies: 123 · Views: 10,385

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