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garboczi 12-13-2009 01:48 PM

booted from external, can't clone to another external
I'm booted from an external firewire drive through the FW800 port, and want to clone that drive to another external drive connected to the FW400 port. When I open SD and select each of the drives, the "using" line remains grayed out.

I can't use the internal drive at the moment, because of mandatory FileVault/Leopard/other security upgrades at my organization.

I want to smart update the FW400-connected disk. Please advise.

10.4.11, Powerbook 17", 1Ghz, registered copy of SD 2.6.2 (v87)

dnanian 12-13-2009 02:09 PM

Have you tried restarting your Mac?

garboczi 12-13-2009 08:18 PM

yes, set startup disk in system pref, and restarted. The menu for what SD will do is still grayed out.

dnanian 12-13-2009 09:50 PM

OK. Quit SD! and remove the "Saved Settings" folder in Library/Application Support/SuperDuper! (off your Home folder), then try again.

garboczi 12-14-2009 09:58 AM

ok, that worked. now I have a selectable pull-down menu.
here goes..
Dave G

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