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Re: Linux and MacOS-9



Hi Matt!

On Fri, 14 Jan 2000, Matt Knopp wrote:

> Just incase no one has mentioned it previously; there is apparently something 
> about the MacOS9 "Disk Driver" that prevents any of the ppc-linuxes from 
> being able to see hda/hdb. Its trivially fixed by booting on a 8.6 cd and 
> installing just the 8.6 disk driver.  

The Disk Driver is used to make openfirmware see the whole disk afaik.

> I'm sorta curious why the ppc linuxes depend on the macos driver? Is it a 
> OS level driver, or is it really installing software at a lower level? 

I have MacOS 9 and debian works fine on my ppc...

-- 
  Martijn van de Streek <martijn@mvdstreek.cistron.nl>

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