Re: using pdisk live

Subject: Re: using pdisk live
From: Paul J. Lucas (
Date: Fri Jan 12 2001 - 12:22:08 MST

On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Hollis R Blanchard wrote:

> This is not exactly correct. You need an HFS partition to boot from, but
> it doesn't have to be a dedicated bootstrap partition.
> For example, the YDL installation instructions tell you to install yaboot
> to the System Folder of your existing Mac OS partition.

        I read somewhere that the MacOS (if I were to boot into MacOS
        on that same partition) has the nasty habit of unblessing
        everything but the System/Finder that will make it unable to
        boot using yaboot. Is that true?

> Now if you want to use ybin (which is quite convenient) you will need a
> dedicated bootstrap partition.

        And I thought using a separate partition was the solution to

        - Paul

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