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What about old iMacs?
Authored by: mdale7 on Oct 11, '03 08:20:08PM

This method is all well and good, assuming that the machines are all Firewire enabled. What about older iMacs or the non-DV models. I was physically taking out the drives, putting them into a firewire bay and using Carbon Copy Cloner to clone them from a master drive.

Not only did this take hours (I did 65 iMacs), but added the possibility of damaging the machines.

We don't have an XServe or anything fancy at this particular school site, so is there some tricky command line work around?



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What about old iMacs?
Authored by: mccallister on Oct 18, '03 11:39:44AM

Create a bootup OSX CD as mentioned, boot up the old iMac from that CD, and connect up to a network share that has the image.

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