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Re: install help - mounting external firewire cd-rom drive

AHA! Got it. Your dmesg | more suggestion showed that it was picked up
as...wait for it... cd1a. Duh. Now installing...


On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 10:42 PM, Andy Ruhl <> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 8:40 PM, Glen Henshaw 
> <> wrote:
>> It does have a USB port, but this particular generation of Mac won't
>> boot from USB devices. Hence, the firewire drive.
> Well, there's nothing stopping you from booting the CD from the
> firewire drive, then moving the CD over to the USB drive after it
> boots the install kernel. If the USB drive is supported, this should
> work.
> Andy

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