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Replacing hidden files
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Jun 1, 2002, 09:59 PM
 
So i messed up one of my files in /usr/lib in os x and am now geting kernal panics on startup so I'm in OS 9.2.2 and i have a current copy of the bad file from another machine runing 10.1.5 and ineed to know how you cna replace a file in a hidden directory in OS 9.
Please help, thanks
     
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Jun 1, 2002, 10:49 PM
 
Make the folder "usr" visible with ResEdit. You can then drop the file into the lib folder. Making OS X files and folders visible is harmless.

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Jun 1, 2002, 11:00 PM
 
thanks i'll do that.
     
   
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