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Re: PPC subarches


On Sun, 2004-08-08 at 11:54, Carlos Perello Marin wrote:
> hda1 is where is stored the partition map, if you delete/lose it, your
> harddisk will become an empty disk to any operating system.


> The hda2 partition is only needed with nonApple Operating systems. You
> can boot the macosx installation CD without it (I'm always talking about
> newworld machines). The bootstrap partition (hda2) is where linux kernel
> (and I suppose the BSD one) is installed so OF can boot it, for MacOSX,
> OF can boot directly from the HFS+ partition.

Thanks -- it's quite a relief to know that I can always bootstrap myself
back onto OS X and start again if I mess things up!

bye just now,

Matthew T. Atkinson <matthew@agrip.org.uk>

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