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    From Apple Article ID: 86209

    In September 2002, Apple announced that starting in January 2003, new Macintosh computers would only start up into Mac OS X, while retaining the ability to use most Mac OS 9 applications in Mac OS X's "Classic" environment.

    These Macintosh computers only start up in Mac OS X:

    PowerBook G4 (12-inch) and later models of 12-inch PowerBook G4
    PowerBook G4 (15-inch FW 800) and later models of 15-inch PowerBook G4
    PowerBook G4 (17-inch) and later models of 17-inch PowerBook G4
    Power Mac G4 (FW 800)
    Power Mac G5
    iBook G4 and iBook G4 (14-inch) and later models of iBook
    iMac G5
    iMac (Flat Panel) with serial numbers of xx303xxxxxx or later
    iMac (17-inch 1 GHz) and later models of iMac
    eMac (ATI Graphics) most models (see Note)
    eMac (USB 2.0)

    Note: For eMac (ATI Graphics) computers, startup in Mac OS 9 is available only with CD-ROM and some Combo drive configurations.

    Source here

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