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17th September 2005, 07:46 PM
Hi all

I have just got an ibook the clam shell version with 64 meg OS 9.0.4, it will only be used for internet, Can i update it to OSX?

17th September 2005, 08:05 PM
Before you even THINK about getting any version of OS X, you really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really need to get more RAM. You want at least 160MB, but more (especially 256MB or over) is always better.

17th September 2005, 08:14 PM
I don't think I'd bother spending the $$$ on Tiger for a machine that old...
As LCGuy said, you'll need a lot more RAM, and it will run pretty slow.

Macintosh computer with a PowerPC G3, G4 or G5 processor
Built-in FireWire
DVD drive for installation
256MB of RAM
3GB of available hard disk space (4GB if youinstall the developer tools)

17th September 2005, 08:26 PM
Yeah, if you want to go to Tiger you'll also need to upgrade your HD, as the early iBooks only came with 3 GB HDs, so you won't have any space for any apps/documents. If you really want OS X, get Jaguar, it'll run fine as long as you have 160MB of RAM, and won't take up as much disk space as Tiger, and will just run much nicer on that machine.

17th September 2005, 08:38 PM
Thanks guys