[rescue] Mac Backups
mick at tbcs.co.uk
Wed Jun 5 05:50:15 CDT 2002
On Wednesday, June 5, 2002, at 10:12 am, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> Big Endian wrote:
>>> OK, so if I have a Mac with irriplaceble drivers and/or applications
>>> on it, how should I back things up? Just archive the application
>>> folder and system folder?
>> Yes. Its so easy its almost counterintuitive. Put a second hdd on
>> there, drag and drop, you're done.
> NO!!!!!! This will screw things up like you never would believe. The
> preferences for each installed package are installed in a directory
> (folder) called preferences under the system directory. Ok, got it so
Hmmmm. Funny but this has worked for me for the 7-8 years, up until OS X
I've even backed up to another drive in this manner and booted from it.
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