Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Software - Troubleshooting and Discussion > macOS > Can I combine 2 Jaguar install CDs into 1 DVD?

Can I combine 2 Jaguar install CDs into 1 DVD?
Thread Tools
adamtki
Forum Regular
Join Date: Apr 2001
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Jul 8, 2004, 12:15 PM
 
I'm concerned that when it comes time to look for the 2nd CD, the installer won't be smart enough to see that that files that it needs are all there.

Adam
PowerBook G4 800, 512MB RAM, 60GB HD
OS 10.3/9.2.2
     
Sven G
Professional Poster
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Milan, Europe
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Jul 8, 2004, 12:42 PM
 
There is an interesting MacOSXHints article here, based on Panther (haven't tried it, however).

The freedom of all is essential to my freedom. - Mikhail Bakunin
     
Truepop
Mac Elite
Join Date: Mar 2003
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Jul 8, 2004, 02:13 PM
 
If I remember correctly only a few things are installed off that second disc most of which have been updated a whole version or more. what on the second disc do you need?

I would suggest burning a CD or DVD with all the software on the second disc (the last of the free ilife and Stuffit) plus the Mac OS X updates and Security Fixes and drivers for any devices you have etc. Then doing a custom install and only installing the system sans extra programs.

The only thing I am not sure of is the Additional fonts like hebrew and japanese. those might be on the second disc.
     
CharlesS
Posting Junkie
Join Date: Dec 2000
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Jul 8, 2004, 02:27 PM
 
Copy everything from the CD Disc 1 onto the DVD. Then, take all the packages on the second CD and copy them into System/Installation/Packages on the DVD, replacing the proxy packages that are there. I'll bet that would work, although I haven't tried it myself.

Ticking sound coming from a .pkg package? Don't let the .bom go off! Inspect it first with Pacifist. Macworld - five mice!
     
   
Thread Tools
 
Forum Links
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:36 PM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2017 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,