Clamshell iBook, using ubuntu to install Tiger
asciiace at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 10 22:05:01 UTC 2006
It doesn't have FW. I read on the net
that someone booted from a USB iPod. However my
clamshell will not even recognize the iPod when
running in OS 9.
--- Matt Egger <matt.egger at gmail.com> wrote:
> I could be way off here, but I seem to remember that
> macs won't boot from an
> external usb drive, but they will with an external
> firewire drive. If you
> have access to a cable (assuming your ibook has
> 1394) you might be able to
> boot from the ipod after all.
> On 1/9/06, Jay Rimalrick <asciiace at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I have a clamshell iBook 300 mhz with only 1 usb
> > and cd drive. I want to install Tiger on the
> > clamshell but the Tiger install is a DVD. Is it
> > possible to do the following?
> > 1) Boot from the ubuntu live cd
> > 2) Plug in my iPod with a custom tiger installer
> > 3) Install Tiger on the hard drive.
> > Right now the iBook has OS 9 and I just want to
> > Tiger on as painless as possible. I already tried
> > boot directly from the USB iPod but the iBook will
> > recognize the iPod is connected when booting up or
> > running in os 9. However it does recognize my
> > flash drive so the USB port is working.
> > Thank you for your time and any help you can
> > I am open to anyway to get Tiger on the iBook.
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