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dariusp 01-27-2017 04:33 AM

Cloned internal disk won't boot
 
I am experiencing some very strange behaviour and would appreciate any assistance or advice.

I have an old MBP I have been using as my own with no issues (other than speed.) I upgraded to a new MBP (very nice) so thought I would use the old MBP to clone my wife's iMac (as it needs to go in for a screen repair.)

I have cloned my wife's iMac using SuperDuper and booted the old MBP using the external drive. I then cloned this external drive to the internal HDD of the old MBP. However I cannot now see this internal drive as a startup disk. I have tried this twice with the same effect both times.

Any obvious things I'm doing wrong?

Thanks

Darius

dariusp 01-27-2017 06:03 AM

Turns out a reboot (forced) and repair disk fixed the issue.

dnanian 01-27-2017 07:54 AM

Glad to hear it - I couldn't come up with any reason why it wouldn't be "seen", but needed to ask what, exactly, that meant.


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