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Old Jan 16, 2009, 02:14 AM   #1
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Can't boot iBook from external hard drive

I have an iBook G3, and recently bought an Iomega eGo Portable hard drive. I installed OS 10.4, but am unable to boot iBook from this drive, using System 10.4. Any suggestions or insights.
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Old Jan 16, 2009, 02:15 AM   #2
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I have an iBook G3, and recently bought an Iomega eGo Portable hard drive. I installed OS 10.4, but am unable to boot iBook from this drive, using System 10.4. Any suggestions or insights.
do you use usb or firewire? i think i remember that ibooks only boot from firewire..
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Old Jan 17, 2009, 01:20 AM   #3
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Firewire connection

Yes, I am using a firewire connection, but no luck.
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Old Jan 17, 2009, 01:25 AM   #4
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Sorry if you've done the obvious already, but how did you format the external drive? With GUID or Apple Partition table?
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