[iBook] Hard Drive for G3 iBook dual usb

B G briang113 at pacbell.net
Wed Nov 21 15:00:37 PST 2007

Here is a link with detailed instructions and pics.

I have never done it myself.

I was tempted but decided to upgrade my g3 to g4 instead.


On Nov 21, 2007, at 12:53 PM, Jeremy Hendrix wrote:

> I have an old G3 iBook that I bought used a few years ago.  It's
> worked fine until recently.  After many hours spent diagnosing and
> troubleshooting, I finally determined that the hard drive had acquired
> too many bad sectors to continue to work reliably.  As an interim fix,
> I installed SuSE linux to a thumb drive and have been booting from
> that...its a workabe solution, but given that we're talking USB 1.1
> its incredibly slow.  Can anyone point me to:
> -- the specs (i.e. model) of a replacement hard drive AND
> -- some sort of how-to on getting into the case without completely
> demolishing it?
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