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bip 02-15-2007 04:41 AM

Accessing source image on fileshared XP
 
Hi

How do I get access to my source image located on a PC running XP with filesharing from my Mac when booted on the OS X 10.4 installation DVD: I started Disc Utility, marked the internal HD and clicked the restore tab. I came so far as writing smb://10.0.0.3 in the source field but that did not work. Anybody know how to do?

dnanian 02-15-2007 09:28 AM

Do any of your servers show up in the file browser?

I don't think that the DVD allows full access to the network from the DVD. From what I can tell, ASR can stream from an HTTP server, but you can't mount an image over the network unless you have more of a network stack running.

You can probably create a bootable "device" with DasBoot (from SubRosaSoft) and use that to mount up the XP server...

bip 02-16-2007 03:30 AM

No servers showed up in the file browser. However I managed to solve the problem by installing XP’s HTTP server IIS. I put the source image in the webb root catalog. Booted from the DVD and in Disc Utility’s restore tab source field put the address http://XP IP-adress/backup.sparseimage and start the restore.

dnanian 02-16-2007 09:10 AM

I'm surprised but happy that worked, bip!


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