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Making a bootable system CD
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Feb 26, 2003, 08:53 AM
Share with me the best/easiest way to create a bootable system disk in order to install Mac OS 9.0 on an older Mac 7500.
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Feb 27, 2003, 08:59 AM
you can go as far as 9.1 with that machine. look.

to make a bootable cd, just check out what's on a normal OS cd, and make sure you have the same basic things on there
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Feb 27, 2003, 01:41 PM
Make sure to burn the CD as HFS and not HFS+ (or Mac standard instead of Mac extended.)
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Mar 1, 2003, 10:57 AM
a Mac Classic II, a IIcx, and PB 190.
i look in your general direction
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