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jimk44
09-19-2009, 08:36 AM
I'd like to perform routine backups of a Mac G4 over an airport extreme hooked to a WD drive via UBS. If I do that, can I boot back to the Mac if necessary with a direct firewire connection to the WD drive?

dnanian
09-19-2009, 08:41 AM
No, that can't be done: backing up over a network requires the use of an image, which cannot be directly booted from.