boot disk problems ver. 2.00000

I asked a question earlier I installed a copy of Macmillan Linux-Mandrake 6.5 without much difficulty. I want to use a boot disk to dual boot (win98). During the setup I create the boot disk yet when the sys tries to reboot I get an error when a kernel tries load and it fails. I've tried the setup boot disk process with four different floppies.

Thanks in advance.
charlest34Asked:
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legacyCommented:
boot to a dos disk and do fdisk /mbr because windows has a really bad habit of hosing up your master boot record. make sure you have lilo properly configured once you get into linux.
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surfingalongCommented:
no no no, it seems nobody here knows anything about dos, or windows for that matter, exit windows to dos, (under start shut down, reboot to dos) type "cd.." (without quotes) now type "format a: /s"(exactly inserting a \ will mess it up) (after you put the floppy disk in of course) now copy config.sys and autoexec.bat a:\ to do that type "copy config.sys a:\" (without quotes) now type (copy autoexec.bat a:\"(without quotes)
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charlest34Author Commented:
linux installed on HDB & win98 installed on HDA linux boot disk is failing,lilo set boot form HDB.
The boot disk fails while the kernel is loading.

Thanks for any help,
Chuck

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