PowerMac G5 2.5Ghz quad install CD's

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Looking for 2 CD's/DVD's:
for a PowerMac G5 2.5Ghz dual processor quad core PowerPC 970MP.
Also, I would greatly appreciate ANY advice on setting up a true OS9 partition during an OSX 10.4 tiger install on a SSD.
This will be used for software testing, and cross platform software development for an APPLE IIgs using MPW.
This would allow testing with True OS9, Classic, and Sheepshaver, as well as on the original hardware.
If not, would there be ANY performance penalty just using a retail DVD of Tiger? Anything that would be missing?
The original HD failed with a HUGE amount of software on it before I could back it up on an external HD.
Any advice on bringing it back to life, bootable or not?
Thank you!
Michael K

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Re: PowerMac G5 2.5Ghz quad install CD's

You'll need to find a copy of 10.4.2 or later to run Tiger, since that is the version it shipped with. You will never be able to boot into OS 9 on a G5. You can only run it in emulation, preferably in the Classic environment, but only on 10.4.


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