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pasha
08-31-2008, 05:10 PM
Hi,

Just completed a Full Backup of my iMac 2008 on a FW drive (IOmega Ultramax (http://www.iomega-europe.com/section?SID=908c37fed95047c7a2cec8c97f7f01a72fb:47 30&secid=39293)).
At boot i press the option key as usual and I'm prompted with the choice to boot from Macintosh HD or my external FW (GUID Partition)
Suddenly after I select my external drive the grey Apple turns to a forbidden sign

http://support.apple.com/library/APPLE/APPLECARE_ALLGEOS/TS1892/TS1892_1.gif

and boot continues on Macintosh HD.
This Apple article (http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1892?viewlocale=en_US) explains that the problem can be related to a renamed system folder or kernel panic but I do not think is the problem, here, especially when Mac OS X - 10.5.3 Leopard boots normally from my internal drive.

Any clue?
I'm using a registered version of SD 2.5.

- Kind Regards
- Pasha

dnanian
08-31-2008, 05:16 PM
Sounds to me like the drive might be mispartitioned, actually. I'd really need to see the log from the backup, as well as a (compressed/ZIPped, native XML format) system profiler report to tell. Can you send that to me at the support email address?

pasha
08-31-2008, 05:23 PM
Sounds to me like the drive might be mispartitioned, actually. I'd really need to see the log from the backup, as well as a (compressed/ZIPped, native XML format) system profiler report to tell. Can you send that to me at the support email address?

No problem. What I need is the support e-mail address (never had to write because SD rocks!) and the exact place where I can retrieve and pack the info you need.

- Kind Regards
- Pasha

dnanian
08-31-2008, 05:27 PM
It's support at this web site (shirt-pocket.com); drop me a note and I'll give you instructions.

pasha
08-31-2008, 05:34 PM
It's support at this web site (shirt-pocket.com); drop me a note and I'll give you instructions.

Found. Packed. Sent.
Thank you very much!

- Kind Regards
- pasha