View Full Version : Copying a startup disk

08-27-2008, 03:27 AM
Hi there

My start up disk is full! I have installed a much bigger second internal HD. I have bought Super Duper, can I use it to copy across the contents of my full start up disk to the larger one? I have tried it but my Mac will not start form the new one. I have to resort to the instal disk to get it going again. Is what I am trying to do actually possible to do or is there an easier way? Incidentally the internal drives are just for the OS all data is on 2 LaCie Fire Wire externals.

I am running 10.4.11 with a Sonnet Dual processor 1.8 GHz in a G4 Power Mac with 1.5GB ram.

Thanks in anticipation of your advice


08-27-2008, 08:27 AM
Are you sure that the new startup disk is properly partitioned as "Apple Partition Map"? Is the drive actually supported by your CPU upgrade?