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Old 01-17-2005, 10:00 AM
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You don't say what version of the OS you're running on the old iBook. The basic deal is that if you've got a new computer, as long as the version of the OS installed on the volume you're trying to boot from was released *after* that computer was introduced, you're golden -- new versions of the OS will boot all (supported) Macs that are on the market, including Apple-provided things like BT/SuperDrive, etc.

If you're nervous, try booting the new computer from the LaCie FireWire drive! Again, name it the same as the original drive (e.g. Macintosh HD), but then hook it up to the new computer and hold down Option while powering it on. It'll give you the choice of which drive to boot from: pick the LaCie. Everything should work great -- once you're happy, you can run SD! from that drive to copy to the internal drive (same name again).

Hope that helps!
--Dave Nanian
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