Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-ppc-user
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-ppc-user: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: Gentoo PPC User <gentoo-ppc-user@g.o>
From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@...>
Subject: Re: installation woes
Date: Sat, 24 May 2003 11:43:42 -0500
Wolf J. Flywheel wrote:
> On Thursday 22 May 2003 13:28, Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> 
> 
>>I'm not really much of a Mac person (or atleast the OS). I'm trying to
>>install Gentoo on my PowerMac 7500 that I just got last night. I have
>>MacOS 7.5.2. It doesn't come with Netscape or BinHex or anything else
>>useful. I have no way to get BootX, or Netscape, or StuffIt, or
>>anything like that. I tried downloading the files I needed on my x86
>>Gentoo box and burning them to a CD. My Mac just saw the files as text
>>files. What can I do?
> 	Now you can do "hmount untitled" to mount a Mac-formatted floppy 
> ("hformat /dev/fd0" to make one); "hcopy -b aladdin_whatever untitled:" 
> (note the colon there, and read the hcopy manual to know why it's 
> needed!) to get the HQX file onto the disk and un-BinHexed.

upstairs d # hcopy -b aladdin_exp55.hqx untitled:
hcopy: "./aladdin_exp55.hqx": hqx file header not found (Invalid argument)

upstairs d # hcopy -b binhex4.bin untitled:
hcopy: "binhex4.bin": hqx file header not found (Invalid argument)

What does this mean?

-- 
Andrew Gaffney


--
gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list

Replies:
Re: installation woes
-- Wolf J. Flywheel
References:
installation woes
-- Andrew Gaffney
Re: installation woes
-- Wolf J. Flywheel
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-ppc-user: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
Re: installation woes
Next by thread:
Re: installation woes
Previous by date:
Re: installation woes
Next by date:
Re: installation woes


Updated Jun 17, 2009

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-ppc-user mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.