|Feb 7, 2010, 12:03 PM||#2|
1st off - how far does the machine boot, and does it have a FireWire or IEEE1394 port. The simple answer to your question is first to obtain a Mac OS X boot disc - this could cost rather a lot, and you may find it cheaper just to purchase a iMac G3 with Mac OS X pre-installed. And once you obtain the bootdisc, grab an external FireWire CD/DVD drive and use that to install it
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|Feb 7, 2010, 03:54 PM||#3|
as far as the booting process the machine will turn on with no apple chime sound or video and yes i do have a firewire port
secondly i do have a boot disc but the firmware is not updated so i cant run osx yet
so sorry colts :-(
Last edited by ferrari486; Feb 7, 2010 at 11:38 PM.
|Feb 8, 2010, 04:36 AM||#4|
reset pram ,repair permissions,install firmware update , install osx panther or tiger (panther runs faster on the g3 imac )
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