On 2018-03-05 10:51, dieter.plassm...@virginweb.de wrote:
> Dear Cédric,
> 1. Switching via VNC / SSH
> you can switch between the different OSX version / partitions by rebooting
> the machine.
> In order to do so you access via VNC and select System Preferences.
> There you select “startup disk”.
> (there is also a way to do this via ssh:
> After the selection of the startup disk you have to reboot the machine, which
> is then coming up with the selected OSX version.
> 2. Resizing the internal disk
> Your internal disk seems to be 500GB with 465GB available.
> I assume you just have one partition right now.
> You can resize (also shrink) the last partition of a volume using disk
> utility from Apple.
> Of course I recommend to make a backup before, which you should have anyway.
> However, it works without loosing data. I have done it.
> A minimum installation of OSX needs 16GB, but recommended is 32 GB.
> Provided that you need space for the development tools as well I would
> suggest 128GB for a partion.
> Thus, reduce the existing partition by 256 GB with disk utility and create
> two new partitions with 128 GB each. Gives you the option to go for OS 10.14
> on the second partition as this gets available.
> 3. Installing additional OSX versions
> If you want to follow this root and have performed the above step, please
> contact me again.
> Perhaps, we can find a way how to access the older OSX version you need for
Thanks but this is still not very remote developer friendly (and we will
need to give root access). But also, I'm a bit worry to make disk
manipulation on a machine for which I have no backup nor installation
Any way, I will keep this in mind if the Foundation does not provide a
Cédric Krier - B2CK SPRL
Tel: +32 472 54 46 59
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