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Classic - iBook G3 Video Drivers?


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Hi,

I'm trying to get my old iBook G3 600 Dual USB up and running. I had to replace the original hard disk. I installed the retail OS 9.2.1 off CD and upgraded to 9.2.2. Everything works great except I have no graphics acceleration for some reason and window redraws drag badly.

At boot the little "flying screen icon" graphics acceleration extension has a red X over it when it loads. An ATI extension loads fine. I figure I'm missing an extension, I've looked all over the web and cannot find a standalone ATI graphics installer for the Mobile Rage 128 on OS 9 anywhere.

Can someone please point me in the right direction?

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Ended up going with OSX Tiger 10.4.11. Gives great performance on this machine with none of the headaches of Classic. OS9 days are long, long gone..
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