Moe, Gene is right on. I'm running 8.6 as primary on a fully loaded 2400, with a secondary partition for 9.1.x. If you get the bigger HD you'll give yourself some more options...and I think you'll be pleasantly surprised at the performance increase you'll experience. On Oct 9, 2005, at 4:02 PM, Moe wrote: > Gary, > >> From what I've read and experienced, it appears OS 8.6 is the best mix > between performance and compatibility. I suppose it depends on what > you're trying to do with the machine, but I think wireless and cardbus > for USB would be available in 8.6. I know 8.6 has fewer cardbus > issues than the 9 series. However, I'm not the most experienced 2400c > user here, so I'll defer to wiser judgment. > > Morris > > On 10/9/05, Gary F. Daught <gfdaught at charter.net> wrote: >> Greetings. The PowerBook 2400c I am getting is currently configured >> with 2GB hard drive, 80MB RAM, and running System 7.6. I amy >> eventually opt for a larger hard drive, but will likely live with the >> existing 80MB RAM. I am thinking about an OS upgrade and would be >> interested in your advice regarding the best OS to run under this >> configuration. Oh, I am definitely interested in getting a wireless >> pc card, and may eventually get a USB pc card (if the 2400 is truly >> CardBus compliant). Thoughts? > > Ralph Mawyer, Jr. San Antonio, Texas PB2400c/G3-320/112MB/80MB HD/Yu-Plan Keyboard mac2400 http://www.sineware.com/mac2400 Your PowerBook 2400 Reference Site "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety". Benjamin Franklin, 1759.