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Authored by: jelloman on Sep 02, '02 04:44:16AM

Hot damn it worked! Now I can have multiple Classic configurations to ease loading time and get rid of the partitions I have! Great tip! Almost feels like Virtual PC; now I just need to figure out an AppleScript which will make the image unmount automatically after classic shutdown!

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Well, I'll be...
Authored by: vaughnsc on Sep 02, '02 11:16:12AM
Sounds easy enough...

Place an alias in the image's Shutdown Items folder, pointing to a script outside the image, containing more or less:

tell application "Finder"
--'zippity-doo-dah', 'nada', do nothing
until not exists process "Classic Support"
--the gig is up, close up shop
eject disk "Classic Image"
end tell

Hope this helps

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Re: Well, I'll be...
Authored by: nagani on Sep 02, '02 01:11:29PM
Great idea! an alias to this script works:
tell application "Finder" repeat while exists process "Classic Support" --'zippity-doo-dah', 'nada', do nothing end repeat --the gig is up, close up shop eject disk "OS Neuf" end tell
Here is an explanation of why the disk image mounts automatically, quoting Apple's technote tn2053 - Mac OS X 10.2 —a geeky list of bug fixes and new features: "aliases to mounted disk images volumes now reference the .img file. As a result, the disk image will be mounted when the alias is resolved."

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Authored by: midan23 on Jan 07, '03 12:02:57PM

One Question :

Does somebody know the german name of the Shutdown Items folder ?
Or can I use the english one ?

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More like VPC
Authored by: mlnc248 on Jan 21, '03 02:58:26PM

Jelloman wrote that Classic almost feels like Virtual PC after loading it onto a disk image. Well, Is there any way to get Classic to run in a window rather than consuming the entire desktop? VPC can toggle between full screen and windowed mode, this would be a great feature for Classic as well. Any ideas?

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More like VPC
Authored by: robg on Jan 21, '03 03:41:33PM

No, not at all -- it used to exist in very early OS X versions, but not since pre Public Beta. And the code to do it is gone, apparently, not just disabled.


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