Re: NT install disk from CD?

Mike Miller ( )
Mon, 10 Aug 1998 15:58:05 -0400

>From a 95/98 machine the disks can be created with the following command in
the I386 directory:


>From NT the command is different.. I think it is WINNT32 /OX , but I am not
sure off of the top of my head.

-Mike Miller

--At 03:04 PM 8/10/98 -0400, you wrote:>> From: Rudy Komsic <>>> well why do that?>> >> why don't you just go into your BIOS and just set up your boot order to>boot>> from CD-ROM first?>> NT 4.0 and up boots from CD-ROM and therefore you do not need to make>> Installation Disks.>>Actually, this isn't always the case.  Two of our older HP NetServers have>bootable CDROM drives but if you leave the NT Server 4.0 CD in the drive>and turn it on or reset it, it'll boot up partially, then it'll say "Can't>find NTLDR".  At that point, you have to boot up with bootable floppies, or>remove the CD (or of course, boot off the hard drive).>>Also in some cases you have to use the disks to boot off of because of>specific installation setup requirements by some NetRaid adapters, etc.>>Josh Hillman>>>> -----Original Message----->> From: David Payer <>>> To: <>>> Date: August 10, 1998 11:45 AM>> Subject: NT install disk from CD?>> >> >> >I checked the archives but couldn't find it.>> >>> >What is the command line to create install disks from the NT 4.0 Server>CD?>> >>> >Or the program on the disk to write a boot disk.>> >>> >David Payer>> >>> > ====================================================  /\                          Mike A. Miller     == /--\         \/              Abraxis Networks   ==/    \ B R A  /\ I S                             ==             /                                   ==      N E T W O R K S