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02-26-2011, 06:14 AM
Hey Dave,

So... I'm excited about the new thunderbolt interface on the new Macs. Will they be bootable? Can't wait to get a new Mac and an external drive from OWC that boots off of thunderbolt...

~ Brad

02-26-2011, 08:08 AM
Apple has said that, right now, Thunderbolt is not bootable.

03-04-2011, 07:08 AM
Bummer. Yeah, this post has some further detail: http://www.tidbits.com/article/11993 Hopefully, eventually, we will be able to.

03-04-2011, 02:08 PM
Thanks for posting that link, Brad.

06-04-2011, 02:36 PM
I just spoke with Apple sales. The rep I spoke with assured me that Thunderbolt supports bootable drives.

06-04-2011, 03:45 PM
The sales rep is being a bit misleading. While Thunderbolt may "support" bootable drives, you cannot boot from drives on Thunderbolt as of right now.