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Don't upgrade over an internal release
Authored by: heavyboots on Mar 20, '01 05:20:12PM

Just out of semi-legitimate curiosity, I installed a "caribean" (as in pirates of) version of 4k46 on a G4/533--I have the Developer's Public Beta, but it doesn't work on the latest macs. In any case, when the Developer 4k78 arrived, I stupidly installed over the top of 4k46 and got strange and unusual results ("The application Disk Copy.app couldn't be opened because no application could be found to open it".) Wouldn't recommend it! But after booting back into 9.1 and removing all the OS X directories using DiskDoubler, I rebooted, reinstalled and everything ran perfectly.

In any case, having had the entertaining experience I had, I would definitely recommend scrubbing your hard drive of major OS X componentry before attempting an install. And yes, it serves me right for doing a caribean install. :)



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