In search of Mac G5 OS X 10.4.2 start up disks

Discussion in 'macOS' started by MrsSanchez09, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. MrsSanchez09 macrumors newbie

    Jul 20, 2014

    I just purchased a Mac G5 at a garage sale and need to restore to factory settings. The original owners only had disk 1, if I could could disk 2 that would be great, but will take both if it's the only option.

    Thank you!

  2. bunnspecial macrumors 603


    May 3, 2014
    AFAIK, 10.4 came on either one DVD or 4 CDs(and I'd expect a G5 to have a DVD).

    Have you tried what you have to see if it will work?
  3. weckart macrumors 601

    Nov 7, 2004
    From what I can see, disk 2 seems to be just MacOS 9.2.2. You can find that all over the web with a little googling.

    Alternatively, since it will only install on the PMG5 in Classic Mode under Tiger you can extract the System Folder from a free Apple download 'Netboot for Mac OS 9'

    Instructions for extraction and installation can be found here

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