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Re: [vox-tech] linux/BSD on mac68k



Have you tried mtools or macutils?  This is if you have access to 
another box.  I know there are several utilities that let you access mac 
floppies on a pc.  One of them is MacDisk by Insignia Solutions.

Stephen

Jan Wynholds wrote:

> Hey all:
> 
> Just wanted to pass along some info about the little project I have undertaken
> regarding the macs that are being rather unwielding to my efforts at installing
> linux.
> 
> Chris and I were trying to format and read disks.  After some digging on the
> net, I found that those macs use 800k disks.  And this is a bad thing b/c pc's
> cannot read or write these disks (the geometry is so different).  So I have no
> method of transport for these.  So I am looking at 1.4 mb drives on ebay for
> these models.  If anyone would sell an external 1.44 mb drive for the mac, you
> would be my hero.  
> 
> So if anyone has any macintosh junk laying around the home or office that they
> want to sell/give/throw away, I will scrounge it and give you a reasonable
> price for it.
> 
> This has been fun, tho.  I haven't done alot of technical crap with macs
> (mostly just typing papers and that sort of thing).  It's fun to go digging
> through the guts of it.
> 
> :)
> 
> J
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