Inside Mac CD-ROM

From: Eric Josephson <>
Date: Fri Feb 25 16:27:11 2005

On Wed, 23 Feb 2005, Richard A. Cini wrote:

> I just picked-up an Inside Macintosh CD-ROM from 1995 that was
> produced by Addison-Welsley. The insert indicates that it uses the Apple
> DocViewer, so this tells me that it's really designed for a Mac.
> OK, I don't have a CD connected to my IIci (yet), so I figured I'd
> put it in my Windows PC and fire-up WinISO. WinISO won't read the disk. Nero
> reads it and indicates it's a "Macintosh HFS Mode 1" disk. I was able to use
> Nero to make an ISO. Unfortunately, nothing can read the ISO it produces.
> Are there any non-Mac tools that (1) can read this disk and (2) view
> the contents or do I have to dig out a SCSI CDROM and hook it to my IIci?

In debian (woody) I see the following packages:

  hfsplus.........provides tools to access HFS+ volumes. for reading and writing Macintosh volumes
  hfsutils-tcltk..point and drool interface to hfsutils

I've never used any of these, but I assume they're available
on other linux distros and probably in the *bsd ports tree.

If you'll pass me an image of the disk I can burn a cd
to read on a Mac and create a .sit archive for you.
Which would have the beneficial side-effect of creating
an off-site backup in case you ever misplace the CD. :)


Eric Josephson
Received on Fri Feb 25 2005 - 16:27:11 GMT

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