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Installing OSX 10.5 on G5 Mac Desktop Locks up

I have been unable to install OSX 10.5 on my original G5 desktop.  Booting from DVD just hangs (but worked for my old G4) and copying the system from my G4 with Carbon Copy worked until running the 10.5.6 combined update.  Since running the update, I can't run any version of 10.5 (via HD or even DVD) but 10.4 still runs fine.  For 10.5 the system just hangs or gives the grey screen of death.  Any ideas?

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  • bt5000 Feb 06, 2009

    Good suggestion, but unfortunatly the install DVD just spins forever after the reboot.

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Try to boot on 10.4, and then introduce de 10.5 DVD. Then the computer will ask to reboot, but with good options.

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