HFS, Mac Plus, SCSI - was Re: Lisa software beyond 7/7

From: toby <toby_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 08:36:44 -0800

On Mar 10, 9:45 am, "Shirl" <shirlg..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> HI Philip,
> ...
> Note that Apple's HFS file system was based on the Lisa OS file system, the
> patent for HFS lists one of the Lisa FS people, Chris McFall. HFS replaced
> the original MFS FS when Apple introduced the Mac Plus in 1986.

Mac Plus shipped with it in the 128K ROM, but iirc HFS was available earlier as a software extension, to better support the capacity of Apple's first Mac mass storage product (HD20, via floppy disk port). The Mac Plus also introduced SCSI on the motherboard.


> - David Craig

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