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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] mac hard drive has become read only
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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] mac hard drive has become read only

isn't it possible to boot from cdrom and do a recovery
or something?

--- Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> posted for a friend.
> a friend "did something" to his (non-linux) mac and
> says that he now can't
> write to disk anymore.  it sounds like he somehow
> managed to configure the
> partitions to be mounted read-only.  he tried
> rebooting (many times), and i
> have no knowledge of mac systems.
> this is for mac-os 7.
> anyone have any tips for me to pass along to him? 
> installing linux prolly
> isn't an option for him.  he wants to wipe the
> system clean, but i told him
> to hold off till i asked the question to vox-tech.
> i searched deja and did a quick google.  didn't find
> anything too useful.
> thanks!
> pete
> -- 
> "The following addresses had permanent fatal
> errors..."      p@dirac.org
>                                -- Mailer Daemon     
>         www.dirac.org/p

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