Swapped out the original HDD from my newly arrived 2012 Mac Mini with a 256GB SSD.
Forgot to format the drive.
Swapped the HDD back in.
Cloned HDD to SSD via USB.
Swapped HDD for SSD - again.
Needed to run a internet recovery install of OSX Mavericks. Finally booted things up. Then needed to download Catalina.
So Catalina is downloading and I’m going to bed. Tomorrow when I have time I will install it and then use Open Core Legacy to patch Monterey.
A blog post will certainly follow…
@tdarb so you saw Mavericks and weren't tempted to keep it? I still think it was peak UI design for Apple.
@m2m It really is one of the best looking systems. The problem is security and browser support. It’s a shame.
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