[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: d-i problem with Penguin-19.sit

On Fri, Aug 13, 2004 at 05:05:06PM +1000, Finn Thain wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Anthony J. Stuckey wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 12, 2004 at 06:29:53PM -0500, Stephen R Marenka wrote:
> > > Truthfully, I was thinking stuffit pretty much came with modern mac os
> > > versions. Clearly not.
> >
> > 	It depends on what you mean by "modern".  I think that was included
> > starting with 7.6.
> I think that prior to MacOS 7.6, MacOS installers didn't provide a way to
> unpack even a binhex (.hqx) or macbinary (.bin), let alone stuffit (.sit).
> Maybe someone can put together an HFS floppy under MacOS with penguin and
> emile (and, space permitting, a kernel and bootloader configuration) and
> then rip an image under linux using dd.
> The image could be downloaded and dd'd onto a floppy using any linux box
> without special tools and then read on a mac. (I've used this trick to
> create 1440 KB bootable mac disk tools floppies from my x86 laptop running
> linux 2.6.7 ... YMMV.)

This is pretty much what I think will have to be done. 

Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: