Re: [Freedos-user] Re (2): Another possible ambiguity of target; a drive part not acceptable to the installer.

2012-12-20 Thread Bernd Blaauw
Op 19-12-2012 19:37, peasth...@shaw.ca schreef: The FreeDOS 1.1 Base CD offers to apply fdisk; but you recommend not using it? An installer which should not be used? The FDISK of any DOS has always been very limited, mimicking Microsoft's installation procedure (I'm the only operating

Re: [Freedos-user] Re (2): Another possible ambiguity of target; a drive part not acceptable to the installer.

2012-12-20 Thread Rugxulo
Hi, On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:37 PM, peasth...@shaw.ca wrote: From: Rugxulo rugx...@gmail.com Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:31:31 -0600 Do you also have a working floppy drive? Working CD drive? Both. I had hoped to use the CD made from file fd11src.iso to install FreeDOS. Isn't that

Re: [Freedos-user] Re (2): Another possible ambiguity of target; a drive part not acceptable to the installer.

2012-12-20 Thread Jim Hall
On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:22 AM, peasth...@shaw.ca wrote: From: Jim Hall jh...@freedos.org Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 06:55:23 -0600 It wants to run the FORMAT command, which operates on one partition to lay down a DOS file system. If you want to be really safe you can run mkdosfs from