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Installing OS 10.2 on Beige G3
Authored by: baokhangnn on May 08, '03 11:03:22AM

I have 10 Beige G3 @ 266 or 300 mhz. All upgraded to 512 or
768 mb of ram and 20GB Harddrives. All are running OS 10.2.6
just fine! No OS 9 cd, no classic.

The Readme file states that on beige G3, Original iMacs, and
certain Powerbook G3's that you must install the OS on the 1st
partition less than 8GB. I set mine at 7.92GB.

So just boot off of the OS X installer CD, Launch DiskUtility
from the memubar, partition your drive, reboot off of the CD,
and install as normal. Runs Great! (for an old machine!)



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Installing OS 10.2 on Beige G3
Authored by: dalecoz on Jul 15, '03 07:04:00PM

When you say runs great (for an old machine) just how well is that and what all do you do? I just got an AIO on eBay and it hasn't gotten here yet but I am wondering if it will handle OS X very well or if I should just leave 9 on it for now. Also, how much RAM is needed to run it decently. I know 128 is the minimum but I would think that at least 256 would be what I should go for.

Thanks



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