[muglo] Re: Bootable OS 9 for used G4

  • From: "Eric Dunbar" <eric.dunbar@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: muglo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 23:21:39 -0400

Is your G4 a dual-boot? If so, then you can format the drive from OS X.

Have you tried the following:

Insert the CD with 9.2.2 on it.
Open Startup Disk.
Select the CD if it appears.
Restart the computer.

Does your G4 come with a CD burner?

On 09/06/06, Leith Peterson <leithriver7@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Does any one have a bootable version of Mac OS 9 they're not using
> for my used G4 (Power PC 7400) for sale or giving away?
> I have Mac OS 9, but it's for my clamshell and can't be used on a
> different machine.  I also have a full version of Mac OS 9.22 but
> it's been burned to a CD with other sessions.
> What I want to do is erase the OS 9 partition on the G4, but it
> doesn't appear I can do this unless I have a bootable OS 9 CD.
> Please advise.  Thanks.
> Leith

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