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To:G-Group From:Wayne Stewart Subject:Re: How to make external drive bootable Date:Sun, 18 Mar 2012 09:59:44 -0700 (PDT)
 

When formatting with Disk Utility, instead of selecting Erase instead
select Partition
Under Volume Scheme it'll say Currant, change that to 1 partition
Now click on the options button and you will be able to select Apple
Partition Map

On Mar 18, 9:26am, Dan A <listmis...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all...
> I have an external disk for backup which I've been using for some
> time, both for TM and CCC backups. It is connected to my 17" G4 1.33
> GHz Powerbook using FW. I see that it is not bootable. Disk Utility
> shows that it has a GUID Partition Table, while other external drives
> that I have use the Apple Partition Map. I'm assuming that is why the
> disk is not showing as bootable. I'm willing to wipe out the disk in
> order to set it up to be bootable but I don't see any choice in Disk
> Utility to do this. I believe that CCC is set to clone and make the
> drive bootable but either didn't or if it did... then is the FW
> connection the problem? Or what??? I'd appreciate any help on this
> one. Thank you.
> dan_A
>
> --
> dan_Ahttp://littleurl.net/danauerbach

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