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26th August 2006, 12:19 AM
Hey guys

just purchased a ibook g3 here, it has jaguar on it looking to install tiger on it, but i put in the tiger disk and then it asks me to reboot to continue.

when i reboot it then logs straight back into jaguar...

it doesnt even load up the installer.

any ideas?

26th August 2006, 06:38 AM
hold down c as it reboots. it should boot from the CD then

26th August 2006, 10:02 AM
if holding down C doesn't help, .. try hold down alt on reboot. you will be presented with all possible startup disk options. select the dvd and continue

26th August 2006, 10:11 AM
What model iBook - Clamshell or dual USB (snow) model? OS X 10.4 is supported on machines with firewire - this includes Clamshells with FW port, or any dual USB iBook. If not, you can use a third party utility such as XPostfacto to install 10.4 onto "unsupported" machines.