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Re: mac migration - parted question

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: mac migration - parted question
Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 07:39:41 +1000

Claus wrote:
> My question regarding parted is whether it's possible
> to write an Apple partion map on the HD when it's not
> in an Apple but a i86 notebook or desktop.

Yes, it should be possible.  I haven't been able to test
it (I only have x86), but I'm interested if it doesn't work!

> would an apple computer accept these HD (generated with
> i86-parted on a duron with 'mklabel mac'):

Should do.

> Verwende /dev/hdc
> Warnung: The operating system thinks the geometry on /dev/hdc is
> 4200/16/63.  Therefore, cylinder 1024 ends at
> 503.999M.  You should check that this matches the BIOS geometry
> before using this program.
> (parted) p
> Disk geometry for /dev/hdc: 0.000-2067.187 megabytes
> Disk label type: mac
> Minor    Start       End     Filesystem  Name                  Flags
> 1          0.000      0.031              Apple
> (parted) q

Looks good

Andrew Clausen

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