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OSX Tiger on Dual boot with OS 9.2

479 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Mar 28, 2006 1:54 PM by Donald Hoeber RSS
Donald Hoeber Level 4 Level 4 (2,405 points)
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Mar 27, 2006 2:39 PM
Hi Folks

Is there any issues with running Tiger on my dual boot G4. I still need OS9 from time to time and just want to be sure I won't run into any problems. I am currently running both OSX 10.3.9 and OS9.2 on the same internal HD

Thanks
Powermac G4 dual 1 ghz, Mac OS X (10.3.9), Logic Pro 7.1.1, DP4.6, MOTU 828
  • Gulliver Calculating status...
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    Mar 27, 2006 2:40 PM (in response to Donald Hoeber)
    Hi Donald,

    no problem at all. Make sure you have the retail full install DVD, then follow this procedure: 10.4 Tiger Upgrade: Decision tree+Checklist
    G5/2x2.7GHz, G5/2x2.5GHz, iBook G3/900, Mac OS X (10.4.5)
  • Ryan Burkholder Calculating status...
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    Mar 28, 2006 11:47 AM (in response to Donald Hoeber)
    In my experience, I have found that having 2 partitions for a dual boot system with OS 9 involved is a good idea. I have found less directory issues when OS 9 isn't running on a drive with OS X's 200k plus files and you can conventionally rebuild the desktop on the OS 9 partition without hosing OS X. You can independently reformat each OS as well and use the option key to boot into X negating the need to boot into an OS to choose it as a start up disk. Plus it's just neat and proper
    G4 Digital Audio w/7455 1.4 GHz upgrade, Mac OS X (10.4.3), PCI ATA/133 controller, big drive, FireWire 410 and attached music studio

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