Upgrading OS 9.1 to OSX 10.4 - iBook

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  1. Deevan

    Deevan Active Member

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    Got half a gig in the iBook now, wanna update it to 10.4.

    Is it necessary to patch 9.1 to 9.2.1 before the OS upgrade since OS X likes to leave legacy classic files around?

    I have a CD installer for OS X 10.4, and it's showing "OS X cannot be installed on this computer." But it's supported on Apple's site.
     
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    You might need to format the disc and fresh install it.
     
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    Blech... so pop it out, format it and just boot from CD you think?
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    do you need the information on the computer? I'd say make a backup then do a fresh install from the cd. put the cd in, hold down c, then wait for it to boot to the cd
     
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    i'd definitely do a fresh install but wipe the hard drive first before doing the install. When you wipe it using disk utility, there is an option to leave OS9 drivers (or something like that).
     
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    make sure your disc is a retail one not one that has some computer name written on it - otherwise you will get that error all the time.
     

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