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10.3: Create bootable ISO Image CDs using Disk Utility
Authored by: lolopb on Feb 23, '04 05:25:15PM

I copied my Panther CDs with Disk Utility by selecting New image from volume and selecting the session 1 in the sidebar, just under the CD name, no problems to boot from the cds burned with this image.

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BEWARE: Test your copies, even if you think they're ok!
Authored by: tcurtin on Feb 24, '04 05:17:50PM

Be careful - you should try actually doing an install with the copied discs first. I did the same, and thought I was so clever for doing so... until using them to install on my iMac just kept failing in subtle ways. Weird failures during the installation, if I remember correctly, even though I was able to start from the copies without problems. On a hunch, I switched to the original discs, and installation immediately worked perfectly on the first try.

In the end, I resolved to take very good care of the originals, but its very annoying to me that Apple won't let me make a backup. (Especially since there's obviously a way, they just won't tell us what it is.)

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
- Benjamin Franklin

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