[rescue] Looking for OS 9 for G3

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Mon Dec 17 22:56:47 CST 2012

On 18/12/12 2:28 AM, Earl Baugh wrote:
> Figured I'd ping to ask if anyone has a copy of the install disk for OS 9
> for a G3.   I've got a Beige G3 machine that I'm trying to get working... I
> got the PRAM battery replaced, and HD replaced and I'm to the point where I
> am trying to install an OS.   The problem is, the folks who gave it to me
> couldn't find the install disk, so I'm somewhat stuck.   I can't find any
> place to purchase one from, and images I've found from PirateBay, etc,
> either don't work, or seem to be G4 based.
> Does anyone have OS 9.X for a G3 that they could loan me, or
> make available an image?   Apple doesn't sell it... so I'm not sure what
> other options I have.   I looked on ebay as well, and just see G4

G3 (even beige) run OS X 10.3 very well. Determined individuals have 
even got 10.4 running on them, I believe...


> versions...
> Thanks.
> Earl
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