Oddities with Disk Utility in OS X 10.2's install

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by kylera, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. kylera macrumors 65816


    Dec 5, 2010
    So I popped in the OS X disc that came with my eMac (700Mhz) and booted my Mac through the disc. My intention is to format the hard drive and start new with only OS 9, so I ran Disk Utility. I could click on the partition and erase it, but the option to install Mac OS 9 drivers was grayed out. I then tried to click on the actual hard drive...but then Disk Utility unexpectedly quits and brings me back to the OS X install screen.

    FYI, I cannot just install OS 9. I have to install OS X first, and then run a 3-CD software restore thing.

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