Okay, I haven't used my late mom's Performa 637CD since August 1998, when I ordered my AIO G3 from Apple's online Apple Store. Whenever I've had to move back home, we just used my G3 instead of her Performa (exept when the AIO PSU died in mid-2002, and we used her Performa 6360 for a while). Now that I'm planning on getting the Performa going again, mostly to play some of the older games such as the original SimCity, I have to ask...
What is the key combination used, to boot a 68K Macintosh with a bootable CD? Yes, I've been too spoilt by only having to use the C-key, for all of these years. :P
The Performa 637CD is one of them older machines that uses an archaic key combination to boot from a bootable CD. In fact, if it's a pre-PPC Mac, it takes an finger gnarling key combination...at least that much I can remember. If ya thought the "three finger salute" to force-reboot a Mac was bad...the key combo to boot a 68K Mac from a CD is even worse...IF I could just remember it.
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My 640 works with the C key, so i guess apple introduced it around those models
I remembered that the 640 would boot from "C', but I'm still sure that the 637 would because it has the "CD" following it, and the "C" key was something that they brought in with CD models. Quadra's, though, were a pain with the four-finger hand cramp afterwards. But the four-finger hand cramp would overide any command from "C" and you can use it in conjunction with a number that coresponds with the SCSI bus and you can boot from that number.
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