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    Installing OS X or Server - ssh, ARD or VNC only options

    It would be possible to do this by creating two partitions on the blank drive, one partition starts as an exact image of the install DVD, you can use Disk Utility disk image / restore features to do this. The second partition is the rest of the hard drive which will hold the working OS...
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    Installing OS X or Server - ssh, ARD or VNC only options

    There's this page that talks about doing something similar with leopard - you make two partitions, one of which is a clone of the install DVD http://gwhiz.wordpress.com/2006/09/21/installing-leopard-from-dmg/
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    Installing OS X or Server - ssh, ARD or VNC only options

    How urgently does 10.4.10 need to be installed? eg. Is the machine needed overnight / could you announce an outage will occur a fortnight and let whoever uses this machine plan round that & then do the upgrade when you can acces the hardware? I think that would be the most predictable way to go...
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    Installing OS X or Server - ssh, ARD or VNC only options

    .... or perhaps: Use Disk Utility to make an image of the install DVD. Copy the image onto the 10.4.10 partition you already have Use VNC on the desktop of that machine to mount the image and run the installer Install onto the blank partition, change over the start disk before...
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    Installing OS X or Server - ssh, ARD or VNC only options

    If you have physical access to the XServe then you can use the serial port to set the IP address manually. Connect up a null modem cable to the serial port on the back of the Xserve to another machine with a display and a serial port. I found an old windows laptop running "hyperterminal"...
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    Mac Os X Server Tiger 10.4

    it's possible to get multiple sessions via the fast user switching + VNC on 10.4. If you launch a VNC server in a terminal as a logged on user, then hit fast user switching, the machines display will return to the log-in window but the VNC server will still allow you to connect and interact...
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    Xserve

    Hi - I have gotten two XServe G5's to install / configure and experienced the same problems. I found this worked, Steps: 1. Assuming you're on a network with a DHCP server, set your DHCP server to assign an IP address to the headless XServe via it's Ethernet ID for port 1 printed on the...
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