Saturday, September 28, 2002

Jaguar Install CD

Daring Fireball explains, through a script, why the readme on the Jaguar install CD isn’t readable on OS 9. It would be funny if it didn’t seem so plausible. Plug: You can fix files that lack type and creator codes with my free File Adopter utility. It’s the only one I know of that uses Internet Config rather than an internal list of favorites to map from extensions back to HFS metadata. I’m more concerned that when I try to boot either of two Wall Street PowerBook G3s from the Jaguar install CD they just hang there with a blank screen (backlight off). Software Update doesn’t detect any firmware updates that they are lacking, and 10.1 installed fine. Update: Oddly enough, I was able to re-install 10.1.3, and when I ran the Jaguar installer from there it worked.

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