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The Loadlin+Win95/98/ME mini-HOWTO
Authored by: Chris Fischer,
v1.5.2, 21 Feb 2001
This document describes how to use Loadlin with Windows 95/98/ME to boot to Linux.
1.2 New Versions Of This Document
2.1 What is Loadlin?
IMPORTANT: Preliminary Information and Setup
3.1 Windows ME Users
3.2 Things that are assumed:
3.3 Items you need before you start:
4.1 Step One:
4.2 Step Two:
4.3 Step Three:
Frequently Asked Questions:
5.1 Where can I find more information on using Loadlin?
5.2 I am not sure what partition Linux is installed on. How do I find out?
5.3 Where do I find the kernel image file and how do I copy it to my MS-DOS partition?
5.4 Does it matter if I install Linux or Windows 95/98/ME first?
5.5 I currently have LILO installed, but I want to use Loadlin instead. How
5.6 What if I already dual boot between Windows 95 and Windows 3.x, and I
5.7 Is it possible to initiate Linux from the Windows 95/98/ME desktop?
5.8 Where can I get a plain text version of this document?
5.9 Is Loadlin the only alternative to LILO?