|May 1, 2008, 11:32 PM||#1|
IMAC G3 333 OS 9 Reinstall
I am having an issue reinstalling OS 9 after installing 10.2.
I love OSX but want to reinstall OS 9 on this machine, i've tried booting from the IMAC OS 9 restore cd, but it just gives me a smiling folder then a ?, the disc is viewable in OS X and the drive is bootable.
Do I need to wipe the hard drive before I can boot to the OS 9 disc?
I've cleared PRAM and cleared the nvram.
|May 1, 2008, 11:40 PM||#2|
Sounds like you may be trying to boot from a 9.1 upgrade CD. IIRC some macs from that era came with a 9.0.1 install disc, and a 9.1 upgrade CD. The upgrade disk wasn't bootable.
Do you have the original restore CDs for the iMac?
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