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Re: OS 10.1 upgrade CD

On Sat, Dec 08, 2001 at 04:40:09PM -0500, Jack Howarth wrote:
> James,
>      The amount of grief you'll get from upgrading MacOS X 10.0.4 to 10.1
> depends on where your linux partitions are located. If you are sharing
> a drive already between linux and MacOS X you'll be okay. However if like
> me you have a separate linux only drive, 10.1 will cause you major grief.
> To keep MacOS X 10.1 from asking to format the linux drive constantly you
> need a full set of MacOS  driver partitions on the linux drive as well
> as a mountable Apple_HFS partition. This is in addition to any Apple_Bootstrap
> partitions you have.
>       If you don't have MacOS driver partitions left on your linux only
> drive (as I did since I deleted them) you will have to jump through some
> hoops to get them back on it.                                  
>               Jack

Sounds like we should advise people to keep those partitions around
rather than using i to initialize the partition table.

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