[TriLUG] [OT] Macintosh repair
Neil L. Roeth
neil at occamsrazor.net
Wed Jul 17 21:38:48 EDT 2002
I recently copied data from HFS formatted floppies using the HFS driver. It
only seemed to be available with the 2.2 kernel, unless I overlooked something
in the 2.4 kernel config.
Once I built the 2.2 kernel with the HFS driver, and mounted the floppy with
that, I was able to copy the files with ease. The only remaining issue was
that the text files used a carriage return to end lines, which I had to
replace with carriage return/line feed for the Windows user who wanted the
On Jul 17, Rodent of Unusual Size (Ken.Coar at Golux.Com) wrote:
> My old Macintosh Performa has finally ceased to function. It
> boops on power-up, and the disk is accessed a couple of times
> (might just be *its* power-on), and then nothing. No monitor
> light, nada.
> So I'm ready to recycle it -- but before I do I want to scavenge
> the disks. I suppose I could find someone who would let me hook
> up the external drive to their Mac and copy its contents to CDs
> or to a storage place on the net, but I'm not sure what to do
> about the INternal drive. Is there a Linux driver for MaxOS 7
> HFS-formatted drives?
> Of course, if I can get it fixed for cheap I'll do that, scavenge
> it, and *then* recycle it. (Probably to a school, at that point.)
> Any suggestions?
> #ken P-)}
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