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Create a hard-drive based OS X installer
Authored by: giskard22 on Jan 04, '06 08:20:56AM

Took the words right out of my mouth, except the "great hint" part. :-)

Seriously, this is a ridiculous hint and should be deleted. You don't need any of these extra steps involving NetRestore. All of Apple's installers (including the bootable OS disks) can be copied using plain old read-only disk images. Simply use Disk Utility/asr to "restore" it to a hard drive partition, and you're done. You could also, as the parent comment said, copy directly without any intermediate disk image.



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Create a hard-drive based OS X installer
Authored by: sixthring on Jan 04, '06 10:50:54AM

Actually this is not true. Using disk Utility alone does not always work for creating an bootable install HD that works on every machine. His method works on everything all the way back to G3 blue and whites.



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