[iBook] Panther Installation

Peter Nevett nevett at tequis.com.mx
Sat Aug 30 17:16:39 PDT 2008

Just that I didn't put back all of the software and files originally on 
the drive, I only put back what my wife will be using. The rest is 
still on the external drive in case I ever need it.


On Aug 30, 2008, at 6:42 PM, Tom R. no spam wrote:

> What do you mean by "sorting out"?  What was the free amount
> immediately after formatting?  For a nominal (advertising
> number) "6GB" HD it should be--guessing--maybe 5.4 "true" GB.
> Ie just the full empty capacity (approx 5.6 "true" GB, I'd
> suppose for nominal 6GB) less a little admin overhead space
> and the space set aside for the journaling's record.
> A default 10.3 install takes around 3GB IIRC.
> On Thu, 28 Aug 2008, Peter Nevett wrote:
>> No, it's 6GB, but there are 4.87 GB free after the recent reformatting
>> and sorting out. Surely that's enough to install Panther?
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