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network23
11-09-2005, 01:48 PM
Is there something special I need to do?

I am trying SuperDuper to see how it does making a bootable backup. I run it and it says the copy completes fine, but when I either go to Startup Disk or run OpenFirmware at boot, OS X 10.4.3 is not seeing the backup partition as a valid bootable drive.

I am erasing the target partition before the copy. I am repairing permissions in SuperDuper before the copy.

dnanian
11-09-2005, 04:57 PM
What kind of drive is it, network23?

network23
11-09-2005, 05:09 PM
Western Digital internal drive. 18GB partition, Mac OS Extented format

Been backed up to hundreds of times with CCC.

dnanian
11-09-2005, 05:18 PM
Hm, that's strange. Is this an "old world" machine?

network23
11-09-2005, 06:39 PM
Sawtooth, 450MHz G4, 640MB RAM

Perfectly legit box for OS X.

Original 27GB hard drive, plus IBM 40GB internal.

dnanian
11-09-2005, 06:43 PM
I honestly can't think of any reason why this wouldn't be bootable. Could you send a System Profiler report to me at the support address?

dnanian
11-09-2005, 06:43 PM
(Also, the SuperDuper! log would be great as well.)

network23
11-09-2005, 06:55 PM
On their way... and thanks again!

network23
11-14-2005, 10:58 AM
Anything yet?

dnanian
11-14-2005, 11:09 AM
I replied long ago, Rod -- on the 9th. Check your Junk folder?