[Ti] Using same OS for TiBook and AlBook

Roger Snyder rogersnyder at pobox.com
Sat Dec 6 15:33:11 PST 2003

On 12/6/03 11:30, "Dennis Fazio" wrote:

> Does anyone know if there is a significant difference in the different
> machine installations of MacOS 10.3 that would prevent using an Aluminum
> PowerBook installation of OS X on a Titanium PowerBook (both 15"). I know
> this was not possible with most OS8 and OS9 setups, but with the Unix
> underpinnings, I'm wondering if the OS installation is more general,
> determining minor hardware differences during boot time and therefore more
> transportable among different hardware.
> I have to send my Aluminum unit in for white-spot screen replacement and need
> to use the Titanium while it's gone. It would be nicest to just get a
> portable firewire disk, clone everything onto it for use on the Titanium and
> save a lot of application installation and system configuration work.

    It should not be a problem. I boot off my firewire drive to both my Ti
and my wife's iBook. The only problem being screen set up (some window are a
little off because of the screen size difference).

    Some folks use the iPod to boot off computers wherever they go.


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