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    Copying System Icons

    testuser, I'd prefer to have one big partition, but I have a Beige G3 which, as I understand it, requires OSX to be in a partition < 8 GB. Do you, or anyone else for that matter, know what the reason for this is? I can't get my Beige G3 to boot off of the 10.0 CD, so I have to move the...
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    Mac OS X Install Problems. Please help!

    A source for cheap G4s: Pre-Owned Electronics They advertise on Macintouch, which may be indicative of high repute. The new G4s announced today should push a bunch from the previous generation to the used market. Also, Apple is selling 533 MHz G4s for $1148 to educational customers...
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    Mac OS X Install Problems. Please help!

    Oh, I'm glad to help. No ideas on cheap G4s—maybe some places sell used or refurbished ones. Having used a new 733 MHz one for the first time today, I'd kinda like one myself! Dave
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    Mac OS X Install Problems. Please help!

    If it's an option for you, you could take your hard drive to another, newer machine and try the install there, as I did. The video support in my G3 minitower had stopped working—damn personality card—so while waiting for a Radeon to replace it, I swapped the MT's 6 GB HD into a 450 MHz B&W G3...
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    Mac OS X Install Problems. Please help!

    Have you tried the install with your USB and Firewire cards removed? You can always put them back in afterwards. Your shortage of RAM may also be a factor... Dave
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