panther dvd onto lombard with no dvd

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panther dvd onto lombard with no dvd

if i had a clean install of panther on my G4 and took its hd and put it in a USB case, then copied over the contents of that to the lombard, do you think it would work?

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You would need to find all th

You would need to find all the invisible folders and system files. but other than that it might or it might not.

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As long as you used Disk Util

As long as you used Disk Utility to clone the hard drive (using the Restore tab), then it will work. You cannot just drag and drop everything from the source drive to the destination.

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disk utility can clone drives

disk utility can clone drives? im assuming i would need to clone the drive thats active onto an external drive then? how about doing the same thing to get panther on my AIO? it seems to have a fit everytime i try to install OSX in general.

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If you do a clean install of

If you do a clean install of OS X onto a hard drive (doesn't matter whether the drive is external or internal when the installation takes place), and then connect it to the machine you plan to clone it to, you can boot from either an OS X install CD or a custom OS X boot CD (such as one created with BootCD from http://www.charlessoft.com/), run Disk Utility, and use the Restore function to clone the source drive (the one with OS X installed on it) to the destination (the one you want X installed on). I've done is literally hundreds of times, as my previous employer would build a single disk image for use on all the Macs we owned.

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can i clone it to an external

can i clone it to an external drive instead of booting up the machine i wanna copy it to? reason i ask is because my AIO is so picky about booting osx on cd it usually never makes it past the install intructions... the machine itself is sound though.

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some guy on macosxhints.com w

some guy on macosxhints.com was able to do that with a lombard & tiger here is the link http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20050430144551596

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i just got my lombard this mo

i just got my lombard this morning, ill have to try that out. panther is supported so it should work without doing a ton.

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ive started copying the syste

ive started copying the system files just for a shot and i forgot how painfully slow USB is.... i should just take the drive out and use it in a firewire case on my g4....

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ok so i stoped trying to copy

ok so i stoped trying to copy files over usb. i tried to use my internal hd in a firewire case but i couldnt get the hd to spin up. is there some incompatablilty with useing the hd in a case? i have an adapter for laptop drives.....

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i dont know i've never used a

i dont know i've never used any firewire devices

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Tiger on Lombard

I needed to get Tiger installed on my Lombard. I put the new HD in a USB enclosure, installed a bare bones Tiger system on an internal HD on my desktop G3, ans used CCCloner to copy to the USB drive. Reinstalled the HD in my Lombard and worked perfectly. I also added another 256 MB memory and now have 512 MB total on a machine that is supposed to max out at 384 MB.
I have an Asante Aerolan AL1011-DP wireless card that with a download of a new driver from asante, and other driver from IOXperts was able to get wireless working on a Tiger OS10.4.10.

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holy old thread, my lombard d

holy old thread, my lombard doesnt even work anymore lol!

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