Power mac g3 and tiger install

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Power mac g4 Quicksilver, ppc g4 dual core, with 1.5GB of ram, a 180 Gb hard drive,and osx leapord
Hi all

I have a power mac g3 Blue and white motherboard that is mounted in a marathon server case, when i got it it had no hard drive and no ram cards, also it had no CD/DVD drive, so after a few days putting it together and messing around with it i got it to at least chime on start up which took about three weeks to accomplish, so any way I'm now trying to install tiger but when i start it it shows the apple screen with the spinning wheel and it just stays like that for hour and goes nowhere.

any one have any ideas?
 
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Is the Tiger disk the black-colored retail version, or machine-specific grey? You will need the full retail version.

What model of G3 processor? There were four configurations, maximum 450 MHz.
 
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Wonder exactly what CPU is used as it may be a Hackintosh?
 

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Wonder exactly what CPU is used as it may be a Hackintosh?

OP says it's a Power Mac G3, so I'd guess it's PPC (and not a Hackintosh).
 
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it is a ppc G3 I'm not sure what processor speed all i know is its a blue and white mmc mother board that is set in a marathon server box and yes the disk is retail.
 

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