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#1 2016-06-04 07:43:28

LCGuy
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From: Sydney, Australia
Registered: 2014-05-13
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3 partitions. 3 System versions. One drive. How is this possible?

I'm sure I remember this used to be possible...I'm sure I remember doing it on my 1400 back in the day.

On my Power Mac 6100 I have a SCSI2SD, I want to have two different partitions - one with System 7.1.2, one with System 7.6.1, and one with OS 9.1. Using the Startup Disk control panel to switch between them won't work, and using System Picker has just left me with an unbootable drive. Is it possible to have multiple System Folders on multiple partitions on the same physical drive, and how is it done?

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#2 2016-06-04 20:27:39

ClassicHasClass
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From: Electron Alley
Registered: 2014-05-26
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Re: 3 partitions. 3 System versions. One drive. How is this possible?

What do you mean, "doesn't work"?

Also, the System 7.1 Startup Disk CDEV has ... issues depending on the size of the drive. How big are the partitions?


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