Re: G3 iMac Rev. B install pointers?
On Fri, Aug 13, 2004 at 12:38:22AM -0600, s. keeling wrote:
> Incoming from Sven Luther:
> > On Thu, Aug 12, 2004 at 03:24:29PM -0600, s. keeling wrote:
> > > Incoming from Jack Malmostoso:
> > > > Ciao s. keeling, nel tuo messaggio dicevi:
> > > >
> > > > > This is a stand-alone iMac on a cable modem. I just want to install
> > > > > sarge onto it, preferably alongside MacOS 8.x, but I'd be satisfied
> > > >
> > > > Well, I guess you should first partition your HD if you want to keep both
> > >
> > > Will tools on netinst do this (parted?), or do I need to find
> > > something more exotic/Mac specific?
> > It should be able to do this. I don't think it can resize your HFS partition
> > though, so best do this beforehand, and leave freespace, which d-i will
> > automatically recognize and use.
> Pardon my Mac ignorance, but what do I need to resize HFS? Can it be
> done or is this a wipe+partition+reinstall job?
Try the partitioning tool in the install CD. Not sure it will work though.
There are third party (and paying) tools though.