How to use an iPod to install Tiger on a Mac without a DVD d...

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  1. macrumors bot

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    Category: Tips and How To's
    Link: How to use an iPod to install Tiger on a Mac without a DVD drive
    Description:: When Apple introduced Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger the installation disk included with the new operating system shipped on a single DVD. While most current Macs have a DVD Combo or Superdrive some older models only included a CD-ROM drive.

    Here is how you can install Tiger on your Mac if you don�t have a DVD drive. All you need is a Firewire equipped iPod or a Firewire external hard drive and a friend who has a Mac with a DVD drive.

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    virus1

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    funny how much usability you loose without firewire.
     
  3. macrumors G3

    iMeowbot

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  4. macrumors 68030

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    Yeah, this is old news by now.
     
  5. macrumors 68030

    redAPPLE

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    i am still mad that Apple stopped firewire-syncing with the iPod. just go ahead Apple and make those peecee users very very happy. angry loyal Apple users can be very very unfriendly.
     
  6. 24C
    macrumors 6502a

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    So am I, as I just got given a "broken" dual 800 Quicksilver (family media box?), and thought I'd put a USB2 PCI card in it to speed up the 5G iPods video uploading. Two days later I'm still on USB1.1, because these G4's apparently have a start up, restart and sleep issue with some USB2 cards.

    If FireWire support hadn't been removed, I'd never found this out! :(
     
  7. macrumors 6502a

    fixyourthinking

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    Yeah this site is just posting copy cat articles ... nothing new ... I can't understand why Macbytes posts news from it ... oh ... look ... they advertise here.
     
  8. macrumors 6502

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    I'm saving this one. Travel overseas on business and hate taking the Tiger disk with me.
     

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