On Aug 8, 2004, at 10:02 PM, Erik Gilchrist wrote: > On Sun, 8 Aug 2004 18:46:58 -0700 (PDT), spw <stevepwats at prodigy.net> > wrote: >> I have an Ibook 700 running Mac OS 10. 3 and want to run classic. > > I could be wrong, but you need to have the OS9 drivers on the HD > first. With that said, Backup the current OS X drive externally, Boot > with OS X CD, format with OS 9 drivers and go from there. If this is indeed the problem (I'm not even sure that it is), there may be an option to install the drivers before the installation process without having to completely reformat the entire drive; it's been some time since I did an OS 9 install, but I vaguely recall seeing this option. BRIAN/bpearce at cloud9.net <http://www.redjacketpress.com> "Yesterday's Books for Today's Reader"