Win 98 a problem?

Hi. I have linux installed on a msdos partion that is FAT16. I also installed lilo but it does not do anything but boot into windows 95. Now here is the question. When I upgrade to win 98 and convert my file system to FAT32 what happens to linux and lilo. Should I delete both and reinstall after converting to FAT32? Is it dangers to install on FAT32?
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rbrCommented:
If you have installed LILO in the MBR there should be no problem. The only problem I see is that you can`t mount FAT32 partitions with linux. Some distributions are working for a driver to do this, but I don`t know if any of this drivers is working yet.
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SylverCommented:
If the LILO is fairly new, it will be able to see and boot to FAT 32 partitions.  Older versions of LILO wil NOT boot FAT 32 partitions, because they are unrecognized.  

There are patches that you can get to mount a FAT 32 partition at http://bmrc.berkeley.edu/people/chaffee/fat32.html
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