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Jblattner 02-16-2006 07:12 PM

2 Powerbooks to 2 partitions on one drive

I want to back up both my powerbooks to a single external drive. The drive is a bootable FW drive large enough to hold all of the data and I am willing to partition the drive.

Are there any drawbacks?

I have inferred (but I am uncertain and haven't tested it) that only one of the partitions on the external drive will be bootable.

If only 1 partition is bootable, is it easy enough to boot from partition 1 and restore partition 2 to a powerbook.

Thanks for your help

dnanian 02-16-2006 07:13 PM

No, no drawbacks, other than having to connect it to each machine when you want to back up, and both partitions will be bootable...

Jblattner 02-16-2006 07:18 PM

And great response time on the reply. I don't know if I need the advanced features or not, but if I end up using the app, I will definitely pay the reg fee. I've paid more for apps, but have never received a forum reply in the first two minutes.

dnanian 02-16-2006 07:19 PM

Thanks! Glad to be here for you.

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