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

     Just what kind of Mac are you working with?  Many compact Macs (the
original all-in-one style) and some Mac II's don't have the ROMs to support
HD floppy drives, so having an external HD drive might be futile.
     Poke around on the low end mac site for some help:


At 11:34 AM 3/20/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>Hey all:
>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
>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,
>would be my hero.  

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