Subject: hfsutils help
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Vittorio <email@example.com>
Date: 03/20/2007 09:43:26
Following the clear instructions on disk-partitioning on my iMac G3
233MHz I generated the following partitions to have a NetBSD 3.1 only
vic# pdisk /dev/wd0c
Edit /dev/wd0c -
Command (? for help): p
Partition map (with 512 byte blocks) on '/dev/wd0c'
type name length base ( size )
Apple 63 @ 1
2: Apple_HFS Zathras 204800 @
3: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 netbsd 7577600 @ 204864 (
3.6G) S0 RUFS k0 /
4: Apple_UNIX_SVR2 swap 639376 @ 7782464
(312.2M) S1 SFS k0 (swap)
Device block size=512, Number of
Now I would like to
copy the ofwboot.xcf file from the installation CD mounted as /cdrom in
the second HFS partition (100.0M) via hfutils.
My first trials with
hmount and hcopy where a failure (whilst 'hformat /dev/wd0c' seems to
me to have been successfull.
Being a complete newbye also with the Mac
OS which I simply "inheredited" (saving it from disposal) I don't want
to spoil my freshly installed OS.
Could you please give me the exact
sequence, step by step, to copy /cdrom/ofwboot.xcf into that second
partition of wd0c, using hformat, hmount and whatever else is