10.5.6 upgrade

  Hucky 14:08 PM 04 Mar 12
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hi...i am trying to upgrade my g4 10.4 mac to 10.5.6 i have 1ghz processor and 1gb sdram and 50 gb h drive space but when i put in disc it tells me it cannot install os 10

ta!

  bremner 15:17 PM 04 Mar 12

Best guess is the DVD is machine specific.

Is the Leopard disk retail or did it come with a machine

  Hucky 16:42 PM 04 Mar 12

retail yes..

  Hucky 17:01 PM 04 Mar 12

is there a way around this

  markd71 19:31 PM 04 Mar 12

No, Leopard is for an INTEL machine not PPC

  bremner 19:34 PM 04 Mar 12

Try this

1.) Place the 10.5 Install disk in your drive. 2.) Restart your Mac (don't use on the installer on the disk) 3.) After the chime, hold down COMMAND+OPTION+O+F until you see a light gray screen with black text 4.) let go of the keys and type in the following commands EXACTLY as shown, and hit the RETURN key after each line (you will see an "ok" confirming what you typed was correct):

dev /cpus/PowerPC,G4@0 d# 867000000 encode-int " clock-frequency" property d# 867000000 encode-int " min-clock-frequency" property d# 867000000 encode-int " max-clock-frequency" property multi-boot

Select Leopard Install DVD

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