Latest thrift store find - Ruby iMac (400MHz G3)

Guy Sotomayor ggs at shiresoft.com
Fri Jun 12 19:39:09 CDT 2009


On Jun 12, 2009, at 5:15 PM, Mark Davidson wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Cameron  
> Kaiser<spectre at floodgap.com> wrote:
>>>> Yes, but Leopard (10.5) doesn't run on a machine that old.
>>>
>>> To be fully accurate, Leopard doesn't run on a machine that slow.  I
>>> believe the cutoff was 867MHz.  And as was announced at WWDC on
>>> Monday, Snow Leopard doesn't support any of the PPC machines.
>>
>> 867MHz is indeed the cutoff. I kind of found it artificial myself,  
>> but
>> as I say, I don't use Leopard on PPC anyway.
>>
>> It's a cold, windy, x86 Mac world now.
>
> Unless I'm mistaken, Leopard doesn't run on G3 macs at all, no matter
> how slow they are. I thought it only supported G4 and G5.  :D
>
> Am I correct in my thinking?

I don't remember.  I was busy doing x86 stuff and didn't pay much  
attention to the PPC machines.  :-)

TTFN - Guy




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