[OT] Installing SheepShaver (was Re: Classic Emulators)

Jim Carwardine JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com
Wed Oct 11 21:15:17 EDT 2006

Hi Ken... In your original instructions you didn't mention clicking Start in
the SS GUI.  I did that and the .dmg mounted right away... Jim

on 10/11/06 11:19 AM, Ken Ray wrote:

> On 10/9/06 7:34 PM, "Jim Carwardine" <JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi Ken... I created the .dmg file and put it in my SS folder.  I mounted it
>> in the SS GUI but when I start SS and bring up OS 9, the .dmg isn't there.
>> Is there something more I need to do?  Jim
> Hmm that's odd - works here for me (but then again, I'm using OS 8.5 in my
> SS since I don't have OS 9 install disks I can use). What size was the
> volume of the .dmg you were trying to mount?
> Here' s the steps I took (maybe there's some difference between what you did
> and what I did - I'm on 10.4.7, BTW):
> 1) Launch Disk Utility.
> 2) Click on the "New Image" button in the toolbar.
> 3) In the sheet that's displayed, navigate to the SS folder, and save it as
> "Test", with the size as "40MB", Encryption is "none", and Format is
> "read/write disk image". Disk Utility will create the image file "Test.dmg",
> and mount it on the desktop.
> 4) In Disk Utility, select the Test.dmg image and click the Eject button.
> 5) Quit Disk Utility.
> 6) Launch SS GUI.
> 7) On the Volumes tab, click "Add..." and select "Test.dmg"
> 8) Click "Start" to run SS. It should mount the volume "Test" on the
> desktop.
> If for some reason it doesn't, you might want to try going into Disk Utility
> and reformatting the DMG as "Mac OS (Standard)" instead of "Mac OS
> (Extended)". Perhaps that might help...
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software
> Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
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