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Re: new installation

On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 06:28:25PM +0200, Bruno Waes wrote:
> > I also am using BootX, and would like to point out that just to reboot
> > remotely, BootX is fine, even though it goes through macos, since it can
> be
> > configured to go into linux directly.
> >
> > On an older machine, like you have, it may just be easier to go with BootX
> > and not have to worry about OF.
> ok
> so, to use BootX i still need macos, now this system comes with only one hd,
> and it has macos on it ...
> does there exist something like fips, to shrink the macos partition ? so i
> can make space for linux, or do i have to add a new hd ? and can i just add
> a pc ide hd ?

Hmmmm.  That is definitely an issue.  I don't know of such a program... 

If it is an ide machine, I suspect you could just add any old ide HD, but
I've never done this myself (mine is SCSI).
David Roundy

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