Re: booting to firewire.....
- From: "MuahMan" <muahman@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 21:20:27 -0500
"George Graves" <gmgraves@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> In article <lloydparsons-772E34.15430027122005@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> Lloyd Parsons <lloydparsons@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In article
>> George Graves <gmgraves@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > In article <8oWdnQBgPqkHNSzeRVn-ug@xxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>> > "MuahMan" <muahman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > Bought an Acomdata FW 400/800 drive. I guess I will be connecting it
>> > > via
>> > > FW400 since Apple doesn't really support it's on firewire interface
>> > > enough
>> > > to put a FW800 on port on the Imac.
>> > >
>> > > Thought it would be easy to just basically image/copy and use the
>> > > faster
>> > > drive to boot from. But noooo. Disk Utility has a Restore but no
>> > > backup.
>> > > Looks like you gotta do a new install....
>> > >
>> > > for a second I thought it would be real simple and that I would have
>> > > to
>> > > chalk one up for the bad guys (Apple). But it's hard to figure out if
>> > > it's
>> > > even possible, the OS isn't very intuitive, and the Help is no help!
>> > >
>> > > :(
>> > You are a Windows user and you have the temerity to say that OSX is NOT
>> > intuitive? You've got rocks in your head. Anyone with a grain of sense
>> > says just the opposite. Certainly all of the pundits agree that OSX is
>> > light years ahead of Windows as far as intuitiveness is concerned.
>> > As for doing a disc image try MimMac at only $10, its a bargain.
>> > http://www.ascendantsoft.com/
>> Heck, he could even get some free imagers that are out there.
>> But what is this external 'faster' drive he's talking about? The iMac
>> uses 7200RPM drives, just like in his Acomdata box.
> What I want to know is what is he up to. last month he was complaining
> about how "awful" a Mac Mini was and how he was selling his on E-bay or
> some such. Now, suddenly he has an iMac? If he hates Mac so much why
> does he keep buying them?
Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer!
> George Graves