Subject: Re: Calling-up, HFS, devices, FAQ...
To: Alexandre Enkerli <EnkerliA@ERE.UMontreal.CA>
From: Allen Briggs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/20/1995 21:44:29
> Well, I finally got to the right list? It would have been interesting to
> know that mabsd-general was moved... ;-)
'twas announced on the list. If you could point me to the out-of-date
reference you used to find macbsd-general, I will fix it...
> For further reference, my current system is a MacSE/30 5/105 running
> netbsd1.0 (should I install netbsd2.5?). I also have an external 730Mb
You should install netbsd 1.1 (the latest, greatest, and
not-quite-here-yet version). The official word is that
it will be out in the next week.
> The first thing I can't do is using cu.
You'll need to substitute /dev/ser0 with /dev/tty00.
> The hfs utility is a cool thing. But it does a segmentation fault when I
> try to access my external drive. Does the fact that this drive is SCSI2
> change something?
Nope. I can't tell you why it's failing. It could probably stand
some work. I have a (very basic) start on some code to make an hfs
filesystem that you could use to use 'cd' and 'ls' and 'cp' to access
files on the MacOS partitions. Read-only, of course, until someone
figures out enough of the "reserved for finder use" fields to make
> Then, most of the info I've found about this project seems to be outdated.
> I know it takes time and everything but maybe you could update some of the
> info contained in the various FAQs, readme files and other doc.
Take a look at <URL:http://puma.bevd.blacksburg.va.us/macbsd/> for some
updated documentation. I do need to get around to updating the ftp-able
Allen Briggs - end killing - email@example.com ** MacBSD == NetBSD/mac68k **
Where does all my time go? <a href="http://www.netbsd.org/">Guess.</a>