[rescue] External Drive on a Mac Book Chassis

Brian Deloria bdeloria at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 16:55:25 CDT 2011

The dump from probably SATA down to USB 2 will make you very unhappy.  If it
was USB 3 that would be another story.

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 4:50 PM, William Barnett-Lewis
<wlewisiii at gmail.com>wrote:

> Well, it seems this time my Macbook has taken one too many hits on the
> hard drive. The drive that was in it died and new ones are not
> recognized by the system. I'm thinking of simply living with the fact
> that its a portable system rather than a lap top and hanging a new big
> drive in an external case. Would the USB 2 bus be fast enough as a
> system/data disk on this system or am I just kidding myself?
> It's a 2 ghz core2duo macbook with 3gb of ram.
> Thanks  for thoughts, tips & suggestions,
> William
> --
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> like no-one is watching.
>                Alex White
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