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TheGreatButcher Jun 11, 2001 11:39 AM
Putting 8.6 on newer machines
There was a post I put in my IE scrapbook from XLR8yourmac.com about someone who put system 8.6 on his G4 that came with 9.0.4 by doing it component by component - does anyone know how to do this?
 
sek929 Jun 13, 2001 06:51 PM
I also have one question....WHY???

9.0.4 kicks 8.6 butt anyday...I should know , I've used 8.6 for almost 2 years and I can fairly say that 9.0.4 is far far better.
 
caifara Jun 14, 2001 04:49 AM
sek is right, why on earth downgrade, 9.0.4 is great but 9.1 has allready arrived, so upgrade because 9.1 is even better.
-c
 
fisherKing Jun 14, 2001 08:41 AM
i ran 8.6 happily, on my previous powerbook (2400c)
running 9.1 on a pismo now.

8.6 was a great os, but 9.1 is:faster, cleaner, crashes less.

upgrade!
 
muttfree Jun 14, 2001 10:59 AM
it would take firmware and boot rom tweaks, among other things, so unless you are a programmer, probably not something you would want to attempt. And I have to vote 3rd with the others.....why ?????

9.0 & 9.1 are way better, and if you ever want to run classic mode in X, you will HAVE to have a 9.1 (or 9.2??) system folder installed somewhere anyway

HTH :D
 
hyperizer Jun 14, 2001 11:57 AM
Supposedly 8.6 has superior sound quality. I've heard a lot of pro audio people who want to stick with it.
 
fisherKing Jun 14, 2001 05:38 PM
Quote
Originally posted by hyperizer:
<STRONG>Supposedly 8.6 has superior sound quality. I've heard a lot of pro audio people who want to stick with it.</STRONG>
not in my experience...
8.6 was nice, but everything seems to run better in 9.1 (my apps, hacks, sound, etc)

no place to go but forward...
 
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