|May 20, 2013, 08:29 AM||#1|
Installing OS on SSD and storage on HDD
I've purchased a new Mac mini and I decided I won't fuse the hard disk (I heard it is not stable enough) and therefore I decided I am going to install the OS on the SSD (so save boot time and maximize performance) and the 'User' directory (if there's one in OS X), straight to the HDD. So the SSD will contain the OS and the HDD will be the storage.
I didn't receive it yet, but once I do, what are the steps required to install the OS on the SSD and the User on the HDD?
A tutorial (even without a video) would be perfect.
a newbie OS X user.
|May 20, 2013, 11:54 AM||#3|
The "fusion" is software: the stability of the hardware remains the same as for two un-fused devices.
It's no different from RAID (in terms of using two devices as one logical volume).
2012 MacMini, 2.6GHz i7, 16Gb RAM, Fusion Drive | 2012 MacBook Pro, 16Gb RAM, 480 Gb SSD |
2009 MacBook | 2006 iMac | 2003 G3 iBook | Beige G3 | PowerMac 7600 | Mac IIsi |
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