Re: Imac revisited

Dan Burcaw (
Fri, 21 May 1999 16:05:10 -0600 (MDT)

On Fri, 21 May 1999, David Gadoury wrote:

> oops, just realized i sent this to ben karas, not the list
> thanks
> ok,
> i was finally able to get a complete download of /RedHat. I saved the files
> on the volume LinuxExchange in the folder RedHat. When installing YDL i was
> prompted for the Install partion which is /hda6. For the directory name i
> put in /RedHat. The install program says that i do not have a valid YDL
> archive (or something to that affect).
> does it make a difference if the partion is HFS or HFS+ ? if there is even
> a HFS+ partion type. how can i tell which i have and how do i change
> partion types without having to kill my MacOS partition and doing a
> reintstall? I took a look at Disk Setup and it wasnt too intuitive. I
> think i need the Mac version of FDisk ;).
The difference is Linux doesn't know how to read HFS+. I'm not sure if
there's a way to convert HFS+ to HFS.

> Also the past two nights i have tried subscribing to this list from my home
> account. the email is sent out but i get nothing from the listserver. has
> it been down? Dan can you add me manually?

Try once more.

> david gadoury


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