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Broken G4 Quicksilver

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I know the rules state that file sharing is off limits so I guess that's not what I'm asking for. ;)

I've been brought a Quicksilver G4 by a work colleague with the hope that I can fix it >_>

The problem with it is that upon trying to boot, the screen outputs some royally messed up garbled things resulting in a kernel panic and the machine powers off. As such it needs a complete wipe and reinstall of the OS. Therein lies a problem due to the fact that they bought it second hand, and it didn't come with the original OS X Cheetah discs it had installed on it.

What do you suggest that I do to try and recover this machine?

I myself have an Intel power mac with OS X leopard (so have the discs for that), but with it being a intel mac, I'm not so sure the discs would work with a G4. Legal issues aside, would it?




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Retail disc = Yes.
Repair disc = No.



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Try it out. What have U got to lose? :P


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