"Install OS9 Drivers" doesn't work

Discussion in 'Apple' started by fishfry, Nov 19, 2003.

  1. fishfry

    fishfry Guest

    A while back I installed a new internal HD in my Powerbook. When I
    partitioned it, I selected "Install OS9 drivers" for each HFS partition
    so that these partitions would be visible when I boot into OS9.
    However, these partitions turn out to be invisible to OS9 anyway, and
    when I look at them in Disk Utility, "Install OS9 drivers" is unchecked.

    It's a lot of work to back everything up and re-partition, but I'd do it
    if I thought it had a reasonable chance of success. Has anyone else
    seen this problem?
     
    fishfry, Nov 19, 2003
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  2. Drivers are not installed for each HFS volume on a drive, but for the
    drive as a whole. The drivers are in partitions that must be created
    when the entire disk is partitioned (using the "Partition" pane), not
    when an individual volume is erased.
     
    Neill Massello, Nov 20, 2003
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