[G4] Booting from external Drive

Paul Moortgat paul.moortgat at pandora.be
Fri Jul 3 12:24:26 PDT 2009

Isn't it nice?  I answered 11 days ago, and today I got that answer  
back.  I hope that the person who needed it found a solution before  
these 11 days.
This is not the group the get an answer from.  See you in 11 days.

Paul Moortgat

On 22 Jun 2009, at 10:03, Paul Moortgat wrote:

> Google: boot from external usb drive mac
> I found this <http://www.tuaw.com/2006/10/25/boot-your-powerpc-mac-from-an-external-usb-drive 
> >
> Use CCC to clone.
> To replace a laptop HD, buy an external pocket one (FW) and use CCC  
> to copy everything.  Open the laptop and switch the drives.
> Paul Moortgat
> On 05 Jun 2009, at 05:40, hardheadentertainment at gmail.com wrote:
>> Try making your machine a mass storage or let his boot from usb.
>> ------Original Message------
>> From: Dale Hoffman
>> Sender: g4-bounces at listserver.themacintoshguy.com
>> To: A place to discuss Apple's G4 computers.
>> ReplyTo: A place to discuss Apple's G4 computers.
>> Subject: [G4] Booting from external Drive
>> Sent: May 21, 2009 6:12 AM
>> I'm going to install an OS on an external USB drive and use it to  
>> boot
>> a friends iBook G4.
>> Currently it won't start so I can't choose Startup Disk from
>> Preferences.
>> Will his laptop respond to "Option" key at startup for choosing an
>> alternate?
>> Also, any trick to replacing a laptop HDD?
>> Thanks,
>> Dale
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