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Getting startup folder with bless
Authored by: maclaw on Mar 04, '02 02:06:34AM

For me, bless -info / distinguishes between OS 9 and OS X by giving the full path to the System. Also, it is necessary to identify both the OS X startup system and the classic folder you want or Classic may not work when switching back to OS X.

Anyhow, I posted my final (for now) version of a script that both reports which system you are currently set to boot into and also offers you button choices for the system that you want (with the default button being the opposite of how you are currently set to boot). It could certainly be expanded for more complex setups, but, to conserve space, the version I posted gives only two options (one for OS 9 and one for OS X).

Others have contributed their own variations in the same forum thread. Pick the one that works for you!

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