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10.5: Make a bootable Time Machine backup drive
Authored by: Felix on Jan 24, '08 09:59:08AM

>>Actually ... I use super duper, which safes you from the hassle of reinstalling everything.

I doubt that since SuperDuper is not (yet) compatible with Leopard. If you are able to make a bootable backup with SuperDuper and OS 10.5.1, please pass your method on to the developer, Dave Nanian. He's been feverishly working on a compatible SuperDuper since the Leopard release date.

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10.5: Make a bootable Time Machine backup drive
Authored by: georgl on Jan 24, '08 12:19:41PM

Hi, sorry, that wasn't clear:

I am still on Tiger, and one of the reasons is that SuperDuper doesn't work on Leopard + I am a bit paranoid about backups after some bad experience.

For this reason the Hint about making the TM drive bootable was a very good one.

However, I might stay on Tiger, because I like the fuzzlessness and ease of use of SuperDuper. Its good to know, that a lot can happen, and you just have to plug in (or screw in) your external harddrive

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