Re: share partition between macosx and debian
On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 [12:11],
Arnaud Vandyck (email@example.com) wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm new to the list... I've just bought a powermbook G4 15' and would
> like (as a futur DD ;)) to install Debian on it but maybe also want to
> keep mac os x on it.
> I already installed Debian on a g3 at home (but only with Debian), and
> this time, I'd like to have both systems... (and maybe hurd but it's
> another story).
> I have a friend who did it but he had to make a FAT partition to share a
> partition because linux does not write on usf. Is this statement still
> true? Can macosx r/o on ext2-3?
MacOS can't read ext2/ext3. But Linux can read USF and read/write to HFS+
(YOU SHOULDN'T!), but you can if you want :)
> Last thing, I'll probably use Branden Robinson's help page to install,
> but is there any documentation about the new debian-installer? Maybe I
> can try it and help with a report?
Don't think so, but there maybe is something out there.
> Does the Debian partition still need to be first with swap?
> PS: I already read the Installation guide, these questions are to be
> sure the informations in the document are still up-to-date.
There are several documents out there with good information, and most of
them are up to date, since the configuration part hasn't changed that
much. Use the google, luke.
... david röhr | o_
.. unix systems consultant | o/ /\ Solaris, AIX, HP-UX
. qbranch system management | /|_, \\ and GNU/Linux Certified.