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Offline cyberish

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Success: OS 9.2.2 on Alu Powerbook 12", 1 Ghz
« on: February 15, 2015, 02:23:05 PM »
hi there

after messing around with my 1,67 Ghz PB i just successfully installed Mac OS 9.2.2 (BOOT ROM 10.2.1) on this very machine:
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/powerbook_g4/specs/powerbook_g4_1.0_12.html

As the internal DVD/CD-Rom-drive doesn't work anymore it even let me install the Boot-CD (following Cloudanes steps http://macos9lives.com/smforum/index.php?topic=2280.0 ) via an external USB-CD-Drive.

When booting from the CD the PB offered only the 256 colours. Later booting from HD with everything installed it sticks at "millions of colours" and a screen resolution of 1024x768 pixels. I could not change anything configuration wise. 

Airport and DVD Player.app is not working. It also felt like quiet slow in decompressing a .iso image file through Stuffit.
But so far so good. Amazing things going on here  8). thx

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Re: Success: OS 9.2.2 on Alu Powerbook 12", 1 Ghz
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2016, 06:34:10 PM »
We need 1kWindows test from this non accelerated unsupported machine.

The older model 867 ALU 12" seem to run nice.

This has NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 (4X AGP) with 32 MB of DDR SDRAM.
Looking for MacOS 9.2.4