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Forum: General 12-22-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,197
Posted By t3rockhall
And I get the same choices.

And I get the same choices.
Forum: General 12-20-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,197
Posted By t3rockhall
It isn't a choice.

It isn't a choice.
Forum: General 12-02-2018, 09:28 AM
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Views: 9,197
Posted By t3rockhall
Apfs/hfs

So, I have a new iMac still in the box
I boot from my HFS SD! backup of old Mac
And write everything over to the new mac
Then upgrade the new Mac's OS if needed
Then, when the new Mac is running...
Forum: General 09-10-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,021
Posted By t3rockhall
Only one drive appears on the "backup to"...

Only one drive appears on the "backup to" window.
Forum: General 09-08-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,021
Posted By t3rockhall
last backup date

Not really important, because I can find the last modified (backup) date in the Get Info screen, but I'd like to see the most recent backup date on the SD screen, right at the bottom, next to my name...
Forum: General 07-30-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By t3rockhall
I guess you hit it on the head. Re-partitioning...

I guess you hit it on the head. Re-partitioning worked, and external now shows up as a startup choice. Running smart update (again) now, and it's halfway through, so all seems OK.

Thank you for...
Forum: General 07-30-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By t3rockhall
Yep. I just re-partitioned it and am now running...

Yep. I just re-partitioned it and am now running SD. I'll report when the backup is done.

Comment: Last night, I erased and replaced with no problem, but today I tried to do a smart update and it...
Forum: General 07-30-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By t3rockhall
It is as expected - Mac OS Extended (Journaled)

It is as expected - Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Forum: General 07-30-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By t3rockhall
It should be right. This drive was in my old G4...

It should be right. This drive was in my old G4 tower and I put it in the external case when I got rid of the tower. It has not been reformatted. But tomorrow, I'll go upstairs and check it out.
...
Forum: General 07-30-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By t3rockhall
No (I noted that in my OP). Just the internal and...

No (I noted that in my OP). Just the internal and a "network drive (with a question mark)"

If it matters, the G4 iMac is running 10.5.8. I also reset the PRAM and the Open Firmware, and ran OnyX....
Forum: General 07-29-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,776
Posted By t3rockhall
Backup drive does not show up as startup option

Well, I have my old G4 iMac and a recycled drive in an enclosure. My wife uses this Mac for a few things, but lately has been creating a large Excel file for her church chorus music, so I thought I'd...
Forum: General 05-14-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,603
Posted By t3rockhall
No I didn't. But I don't when smart updating in...

No I didn't. But I don't when smart updating in either direction from the external drive. But thanks. If I have to do it again, I'll try target mode.Will that do a FULL update, including apps?
Forum: General 05-13-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,603
Posted By t3rockhall
ome Mac to another?

I wanted to clone my iMac to my MBP. I plugged my iMac into my MBP with a firewire 800 cable, but SD was unable to see the MBP. I eventually plugged in my SD! backup external drive and did a smart...
Forum: General 04-06-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,640
Posted By t3rockhall
As usual, thank you for your great support.

As usual, thank you for your great support.
Forum: General 04-06-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,640
Posted By t3rockhall
I tossed the entire App Support folder, and used...

I tossed the entire App Support folder, and used CS to restore it. Thank you for your help.

Now, let me go back to my original question. Can I use my SD! clone to overwrite my MBP with no ill...
Forum: General 04-06-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,640
Posted By t3rockhall
CacheOut runs automatically on reboot. I also ran...

CacheOut runs automatically on reboot. I also ran OnyX.

I should add that it's definitely got something to do with Firefox. I got rid of 4, and went back to 3.6.16. Both machines got fresh...
Forum: General 04-06-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,640
Posted By t3rockhall
At the risk of being longwinded, here we go: I...

At the risk of being longwinded, here we go:
I do the New York Times crosswords in their timed Java applet. I do other crosswords in different Java applets. On my MBP, the timed NYT applet comes up...
Forum: General 04-06-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,640
Posted By t3rockhall
iMac SD clone to MBP?

I've developed some corruption somewhere in my mbp. My iMac is fine. The SD clone has less than 70 gb on it, so I have plenty of room. I even did a clean install of Snow Leopard on the mbp, so I...
Forum: General 04-16-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,665
Posted By t3rockhall
Also, some other (usually small) apps (and...

Also, some other (usually small) apps (and drivers) may not work -- there are often separate PPC and Intel versions of various apps. You'll have to check them one by one, or wait to see it they run...
Forum: General 03-06-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,581
Posted By t3rockhall
OK. The new drive is in and running; my external...

OK. The new drive is in and running; my external has been repartitioned to one partition, and the backup is complete, So far, so good.

The next question is (and I KNOW you've covered this before...
Forum: General 03-02-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,581
Posted By t3rockhall
Completely off topic, and feel free to delete...

Completely off topic, and feel free to delete this post, but...
when I got started in this business, I had a Lisa. I was one of the lucky ones, and had an external hard drive. it was 5 MB! and no...
Forum: General 03-02-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,581
Posted By t3rockhall
You didn't address this in your response, but I...

You didn't address this in your response, but I notice that today you answered another question with "* In general, the backup volume should be the same size as the original."

Is this, or is this...
Forum: General 02-27-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,581
Posted By t3rockhall
New Internal HD coming

OK Dave, I know this has been answered before, but just make me feel good.

I have a new 320 gig internal HD coming next week. I'm going to put it in my 17" G5 iMac (and replace the 80 that it came...
Forum: General 02-26-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,394
Posted By t3rockhall
Isn't eDrive the partition created by TechTools?...

Isn't eDrive the partition created by TechTools? It shouldn't have created the other things. If it is TT, it can only be removed by using the TT disk (Tools > eDrive > Remove eDrive). If TT is...
Forum: General 02-21-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,770
Posted By t3rockhall
Ah, the "usually" hedge. Most Mac gurus will...

Ah, the "usually" hedge. Most Mac gurus will tell you to repair permissions after you install new software or system updates. Repairing permissions under Leopard on my 1.8 G5 iMac can take a...
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