On Jul 7, 2009, at 9:28 AM, Geoff Gilbert wrote:
> Dear Michael
> This does not respond to your questions, but Sheepshaver on the intel
> machine will feel a lot more like the G3 than running Classic under
> OS X on the G4 - you are transported back in time to the era of pre-X
> (in fact, courtesy of John's download, you are transported back
> further to OS 7.6). It might save a lot of time later on to move to
> Sheepshaver now and start asking all the inevitable questions about
> increasing the default size of the virtual Sheepshaver disk, how to
> upgrade to at least OS 8.6 and how to sort out any printing glitches
> from Sheepshaver - I should add, all of those issues have been
> resolved in this forum.
I'm running 9.0.4. The only problem I have is that I could never get
Leopard's disk utility to verify the disk if the disk check at boot
time found an error.
I got around this the hard way, I set up another empty disk, installed
OS 9.0.4 and DiskWarrior on it. When I need to check the disk I boot
SheepShaver from that disk image instead of the regular one. I assume
if you want to do it without DiskWarrior, you could just use the Apple
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