On Wed, 8 Dec 2010, Brent Hilpert wrote:
On 2010 Dec 8, at 4:11 AM, Steven Hirsch wrote:
On Mon, 6 Dec 2010, Jason McBrien wrote:
On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Steven Hirsch
<snhirsch at gmail.com> wrote:
The MacUser directory is fine - both data and
resource forks are as
expected. However, no matter what I've tried 'Diagnostic1' simply does
show up in the finder. I'm sure it's something basic, but I'm not much
an ancient Mac guru.
Wild guess, but might be a custom folder icon that's having it's resource
fork blown away? Did you try rebuilding the desktop on the 68k machine?
not sure if it's possible, but you might try doing the same on the
Good thought, but there is no icon information in the netatalk metadata (it
has a dedicated file for desktop info). I believe this is something much
If I'm following this correctly, a file - which you know exists - is not
showing up in the finder windows or desktop?
More accurately, it's a _folder_ (directory) that fails to show up.
IIRC, there is a HIDDEN attribute for files in the old
MacOS, which can be
accessed through something like ResEdit or the Norton Utilities.
I suspected that, but am not really a Mac guru. Any pointers to such a
utility would be appreciated! For laughs, I created a new directory from
the mac, then used netatalk utils to copy the "invisible" files into that
location (they can't hide from Linux). The new directory and its contents
are quite visible to the mac.
I'd have to fire up an MacOS 9 machine to check
and I'm not sure the machine
I could easily fire up has the utility to double-check the matter installed.
Aren't there some MacExperts here?
What he said :-)