I was able to reinstall and boot successfully by performing an fdisk
without FAT32 support, and creating a FAT16 2GB partition. At least with
JEMM386, that is. So FAT32 support being the issue may be the case.

Let me know if I can try anything else to confirm that.



On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 6:03 AM, Dimitris Zilaskos <dimitr...@gmail.com>

> Hi,
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 1:58 AM, Rugxulo <rugx...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 7:21 PM, Dimitris Zilaskos <dimitr...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Thank you for following up. fdisk reports that C: drive is already
>> active. I
>> > did run mbrzap it completed successfully but there has been no change,
>> > system gets stuck right after BIOS summary table.
>> What filesystem(s) are you using? FAT32, presumably. You said you had
>> 4 GB and 6 GB HDDs, right?
>> Sometimes it has been noticed that a FAT32 partition is created with
>> plain type 0xB instead of 0xC (LBA), so you may have to change that.
>> http://help.fdos.org/en/hhstndrd/base/fdisk.htm
>> I'm not entirely sure what is most informative or useful here:
>> "/STATUS"? "/XO"? "/SPEC"?
>> Honestly, I think I just used BootMgr to change it:
>> http://www.freedos.org/software/?prog=bootmgr
>> (This may not be your problem, I'm just grasping at straws.)
> Indeed the partition type is 11. I have used fdisk to change that to 12
> but there was no change. I did a re-installation after the change too.
> Cheers,
> Dimitris
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