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Will I have any problem installing OS X 10.2.4 gray eMac install CD on my G3 iBook?
I got the install disks on eBay.
G3 iBook now running OS 9.2.2 - 10GB hardive - 320MB ram.

Thanks for the information.

Gerry
 

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The grey disks that come as pre-installed software for pretty much any Mac will only work with that model of machine... for the most part. There is some code on the disks that looks to see what machine you have vs. what machine it's supposed to be for. That may stop you dead, unfortunately.

If it's OS10.2 you want, though, you should be able to get it for less than the cost of a heavy morning at Starbucks :) (I'm guessing ~$20 - 30).

What you can do, although I can't guarantee that this will work, is to have your iBook started in Firewire Target disk mode while hooked up to an eMac and then do the installation. That may get around some of the issues... assuming that there are any in the first place.
 
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