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Re: Linux and MacOS-9

On Fri, Jan 14, 2000, Matt Knopp <mhat@netlag.com> wrote:

>Just incase no one has mentioned it previously; there is apparently
>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.  

Or update BootX to version 1.2b3

>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? 

MacOS leaves the disk in sleep mode, Linux won't detect them in this
case. The latest BootX will reset the disks to revive them.

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