[Quantian-general] winnocd boot not working, either

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun Dec 18 17:34:30 UTC 2005

On 18 December 2005 at 12:06, Gary wrote:
| Since I can't get bootfrom to work, I decided to try the winnocd option 
| from the HOWTOs.
| GRUB is found, and offers a choice of Windows or StartGrub, but menu.lst 
| is not found.  It's there, right in c:\BOOT\GRUB
| Dirk, you use this option, don't you?  Can you verify that the 

Not currently. I used to use it on corporate laptop with a previous
employer. Right now I don't have admin rights on the work laptop and can't
modify "system" parts like this.

| instructions there are correct?  I think I followed them to the letter, 
| including *not* including the line in boot.ini that relatest to Win2000 
| (I'm on XP), placing the iso in c:\boot\knoppix.36, and replacing 
| linux24 and linux26 with the versions on the CD.
| Grub for Windows includes a boot\knoppix.37 and a boot\knoppix.381.    
| Should I ignore these?  (I did.)

I think you are a release behind. The same good folks who did this have never
files for Knoppix 4.0.2.  

Quick googleing lead to this thread 

Could you try and see if you get lucky with with these so that we can then
update the documentation?

Thanks,  Dirk

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                                                  -- Thomas A. Edison

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