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Power Mac G5 :: Kernel Panic While Trying To Install Tiger?


i just got a used PowerMac G5 (dual core 2.3). it currently has leopard on it, but i want to go back to tiger...so i put in the tiger disc, and when the computer restarts to perform the tiger install, a kernel panic occurs. it happens every time, and i don't know what to do. i don't care about contents of the machine at all...i just want a fresh tiger install on it.

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PowerMac G5
Mac OS X (10.4)


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I'm at a complete loss for what to do next. Any help with this would be much appreciated. All I want to do is reinstall OS X.

How can there be a kernel panic from the boot CD? Apple didn't make it where it tries to use the kernel from disk during install did they?

I'm coming from a Linux background, and am not at all familiar with OS X, so forgive me if I've left information out that I should have included. Please let me know if this is the case, and I'll do what I can to provide it for you.

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