[iBook] Mirroring to a Firewire drive?

Brian Olesky brian4 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Oct 13 10:15:15 PDT 2005

If they're just regular files, you can simply drag and drop them onto your
external drive. You don't even need extra softwear. All you do is hook up
your external drive with the firewire cable, your external drive will appear
on your screen, drag the files to it, then head for the airport. Or am I
missing something in your question?

On 10/13/05 10:07 AM, "Mike Urseth" <mike at beernotes.com> wrote:

> I'm just trying to make it as hands off as possible. I hate the thought
> of updating a pile of files and hitting the road without having those
> updates on the desk at home.
> You're only paranoid if Murphy is not really out to get you.
> On Oct 13, 2005, at 12:03 PM, Brian Olesky wrote:
>> Are you saying you have a desktop firewire drive, and you feel you
>> need to
>> mirror it in order to make backups? Why? Just use any of the basic
>> backup
>> software programs, make regular backups (daily? weekly? monthly? every
>> 2
>> years?) and you've got what you need. I'm not clear where the mirroring
>> comes in.
>> Brian
>> On 10/13/05 9:46 AM, "Mike Urseth" <mike at beernotes.com> wrote:
>>> Has anyone tried mirroring their IBook or Powerbook to a desktop
>>> Firewire drive.
>>> I'd like to use the iBook as my main computer (with regular monitor
>>> and
>>> keyboard, of course) but I'm kind of nervous about having all my data
>>> on the road with me without an idiot-resistant duplicate at the
>>> office.
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