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Old 09-16-2007, 09:01 PM
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New OWC 500GB firewire Drive - where to start?

As a newbie, I have read the forums and think I know just enough to be dangerous.

Here is what I want to do. Create a fully bootable clone of my imac AND have an Aperture "Vault" for my photos that I have in aperture.

I seem to understand that a separate partition makes sense for this. Would it be wise to have 2,3,4 or how many partitions? Why partition at all?

I want to have my "digital life" on the external drive...itunes music, aperture pics, imovie movies etc.

Thanks for the help and looking forward to really being "smart" with my backups!
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You'll need two, one for your internal drive, and one for your external vault.
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Old 09-17-2007, 08:03 PM
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You'll need two, one for your internal drive, and one for your external vault.
Thanks for the quick reply! can itunes read from a partition on an external drive?
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Sure. You just have to tell it that's where your library is.
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Old 09-17-2007, 09:47 PM
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Super Duper with Offsite backup working combination

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Sure. You just have to tell it that's where your library is.
What are your thoughts on using a service like Mozy for JUST photos,movies,music in addition of course to an external drive or 2 with Super Duper bootable clone?
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