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mako
01-29-2007, 12:21 PM
Hello again!

I wonder if you could be so nice to advice me on the following:I need a portable disc to backup/clone my MacBook in case of emergency. It also needs to be bootable in case of system crash.

I am considering buying one of the following discs:
http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products/products.asp?driveid=262&language=en

The other option is to buy a http://www.emagictech.com.tw/fd6255-1.htm (http://www.emagictech.com.tw/fd6255-1.htm)and put a 2.5' 160GB inside. This one also has Firewire.

Is it possible to make a bootable backup on these discs even though it is a USB, and will both be able to perform as a boot disc even though they have no external power supply? I have to confess that I really like the former (WD-disc)

I will of course use SuperDuper as backup.

I appreciate any advice on the matter.

Mako

MacBook 10.4.8 (intel)

dnanian
01-29-2007, 12:42 PM
Should be fine with an Intel Mac, Mako (although USB is slower than FireWire)...