Is there some way to disable the disk cache (I assume thats the problem) for the floppy drive?
put the DOS diskette in the floppy drive and restart the computer.
DPO PCs [back to top of page] Why is the floppy drive disabled on Intel PCs?
Windows 98 Floppy drive Search By default Windows 98 searches for any new floppy disk drives on bootup.
Once the installation starts, insert a blank floppy into the floppy into the floppy drive.