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Re: Using system disk

On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 07:55:46PM +0000, Wayne Pascoe wrote:
> Chris Tillman <tillman@azstarnet.com> writes:
> > > The problem I have here is that OSX doesn't seem to support my floppy
> > > drive. It sure doesn't see disks when I insert them.
> > 
> > Not good. They don't appear on the desktop?
> Nope. Not at all. :(
> > The only other idea I have is the Disk Tools disk I mentioned on the
> > previous post. But that will require Disk Copy as well. Maybe if you
> > start Disk Copy (which will definitely be on your MacOS CD if not
> > installed already), it will be able to talk to the floppy regardless.
> I tried that. Under one of the options on the menubar there was a burn
> image option, but it appears to look for cdrw drives. It just said no
> drives found that supported the burn operation.
> I guess I'll have to rejig the partitions and install MacOS 9 on a
> separate partition. This is all getting a bit tight as all bootable
> partitions have to be within the first 8 gig on this old beast :(
> This has certainly turned into more of a learning curve than I hoped
> it would :(

I'll say. You don't have an external scsi drive do you? That works
great on my oldworld, in fact I have Linux on the external scsi and
regular MacOS (8.6) on the internal.

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