Subject: Re: how to format/partition a SCSI disk for a PowerMac 8500 (OF 1.0.5)
To: Dan Winship <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 02/25/2000 21:25:49
On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Dan Winship wrote:

> If you're booting off whatever:0, it shouldn't be looking for an HFS
> partition. It's possible that installboot will do the wrong thing
> somehow if you run it on a disk that already has a Mac partition map.
> (I'm not sure.)

installboot will totally mess up your disk if you run it on a disk with an
HFS partition map. We need to teach it to not touch HFS paritition maps it
did not make.

Take care,