Can I install Tiger on an iBook G3 using ethernet?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by lil' brudder, Dec 23, 2007.

  1. lil' brudder macrumors 6502

    Jan 14, 2007
    Minneapolis, MN
    Like the title of this thread states, I'd like to know if it is possible to install tiger onto a blueberry 300Mhz G3, 40GB clamshell over ethernet. I don't have an XServe that I can use netboot, but I have modified my Tiger DVD so that it will install on the iBook. My only limitation is that I don't have firewire or a DVD drive built in. I was wondering, is there any way to do this without having a server? Is it possible to create a network bootable drive from a non-server computer such as my macbook?

    I also have read that these iBooks are capable of USB boot and have an external, self-powered USB DVD drive if that would work. I bought this clamshell on ebay and am waiting for it to arrive hopefully tomorrow and wanted to plot out how to get tiger on the thing before it arrives so I can get it ready in time for Christmas.

    Thank you for taking the time to read this long, most likely boring thread!

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