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Re: No HFS driver, and "change install priority" menu option missing -- and other bugs found while testing 2.4 boot floppies on OldWorld PowerMac

On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, Rick Thomas wrote:
> On Thursday, September 23, 2004, at 06:13 PM, Sven Luther wrote:
> > I wrote:
> > > I understand the size constraints.  But isn't that the reason why
> > > we added the "root-2" floppy?  Would adding hfs and/or hfsplus kick
> > > us over the edge into "root-3" land?
> > 
> > We could indeed add it to root-2, but i would prefer to get the floppy
> > loading
> > work correctly before i do this rather cosmetic thing working. And
> > hfs/hfsplus
> > without ide/scsi driver is not really all that usefull, isn't it.
> Actually, it's quite useful -- for writing to mac-formatted (HFS) floppy
> disks... as in for saving the log files for later debugging when all else has
> failed.

In emergency, you can always use `tar cvf /dev/fd0 ...'.

Who needs a file system, if he has tar? ;-)



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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