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...
August 8th 2011 at 9:32pm
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...
April 13th 2006 at 11:30am
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...
February 8th 2006 at 5:00pm