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Re: [vox] OT: request for a Mac user
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Re: [vox] OT: request for a Mac user

> A while back, LUGOD salvaged an old Mac clone for use as a demo machine. I
> apparently need a bootable floppy with MacOS 8.1 (or later) in order to
> install Linux on it. An image of such a floppy is aledgedly available at
> <ftp://ftp.info.apple.com/Apple_Support_Area/Apple_Software_Updates/US/Macintosh/System/Mac_OS_8.1_Update/Disk_Tools_PPC.img.bin>
> but the FTP site is unresponsive. Anyway, the file is an image in Apple's
> proprietary format, which requires Apple Disk Copy for MacOS to write to a
> floppy. So I am asking some kind Mac user to make me a floppy of the above
> image, or equivalent bootable floppy. Must me Mac OS 8.1 or later! Please
> mail me off-list if you can help.

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