Distributing your OS digitally certainly makes for an easy upgrade, but what happens when your hard disk spontaneously combusts -- taking Lion's recovery partition with it? Unless you planned ahead and rolled your own install image, you were stuck taking an arduous and painful detour back to Snow...
3 years ago
The first thing I do when I get a new Mac (or a new PC for that matter) is wipe out the hard drive, make two
partitions, and do a fresh install on one of the partitions. I then store all my data on the other partition, just in
case I ever need to reinstall the OS (is this a fool proof way to back up...
8 years ago
Last week Dan posted about the new
complications of Intel OS X drives not being bootable on PowerPC Macs, and vice-versa. The report came from Jon 'Wolf'
Rentzsch, who recently updated the originating
post with some specifics about booting and partition schemes, with one fairly positive detail: Inte...
9 years ago