|Gee, where to begin. Well there is a dos sata cdrom driver--gcdrom.sys. You'd need to add it to your bootdisk and edit a line to load it in config.sys. That's a dos driver and I don't think there's a windows 98 driver for a sata cdrom. So even if you get 98 loaded I don't think it will see the sata cdrom.|
I don't think the 98 cd is going to see a sata hard drive, if that's what you have, even in IDE mode. Although if you can get the files copied to the drive you may be able to do the install.
98 isn't going to install with 8 gig of ram. You need to lower it to 512 meg or less to do the install. Then there are some tweaks that should work to allow 98 to function with 7 1/2 gig of unnecessary ram.
And of course you'll need to find 98 drivers for the motherboard hardware.
You might be better off finding an old P-III to install 98 on.
Edit What happens if you boot from the 98 cd instead of using a bootdisk?
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