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Good Idea for Emergency Boot
Authored by: leejoramo on Oct 14, '02 10:37:46AM
I agree with the other poster, that OS X and 9 can co-exist nicely. However, I personally always create a small partition ( less than 1GB ) for an Emergency Boot / Utility Disk. Just install a copy of OS 9 on this partition with your favorite utilities. I use Disk Warrior and Norton. Sure you could boot from CD to do this, however, having a secondary Emergency volume provides: * a place for writing recovered files too * the ability to install other useful tools like BBEdit * not worrying about where the utilities CD's are located. Especially useful when the system is a PowerBook. Lee Joramo

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Good Idea for Emergency Boot
Authored by: gxw on Oct 14, '02 08:25:44PM

Great Idea!
A question though...
Are there any non-destructive re-partitioning tools available for Mac? Looking for something similar to Partition Magic. I'd hate to have to re-install everything now.

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