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How do you install OS 9 or Classic with OSX 10.21??

742 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Oct 25, 2012 1:29 PM by Neville Hillyer RSS
Rick Carlton Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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Oct 19, 2012 11:31 AM

I have never used Classic - went from OS-9 to OSX.

 

I am trying to get a dual-usb IBook to run OS-9 so I can get the data off my old Jaz disks. The Jaz drive will run on UUSB only with OS-9. To run it on OSX 10.2  (which came with this model) requires a firewire adapter which I don't have.

 

I have a 9.1 install disk that is white with a big 9 on it.

 

I have a set of 3 gray disks labeled IBook Software Restore Mac OSX and Mac OS 9 ver. 9.2.2

 

I have a gray disk IBook Mac OSX ver. 10.21 Disk 1.

 

I have a CD-R disk (copy, not original) labeled OS 9.2.2 Drag Install.

 

The IBook itself has OSX ver. 10.2.1 installed and the pieces I dragged from the OS 9.2.2 Drag Install disk.

 

All I want is to get OS 9 to run so I can hook up my Jaz drive to a USB port. I don't know if Classic will work or not - Iomega says you need OS 9 for USB and firewire with the adapter for OSX.

 

Any help appreciated!

iBook, Mac OS X (10.2.x) , Dual USB

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