Mac Mini + Migration Assistant

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by beatsme, Sep 20, 2006.

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    beatsme

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    I'm trying to transfer files from my G4 to my new Intel Mac Mini. Problem is, the Mini freezes every time I try. I've checked Apple support, and they say the firmware for the G4 needs to be updated, but the firmware is up to date. WTF? Anybody got any suggestions?
     
  2. macrumors regular

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    You may just want to copy your home folder over to the new mini using firewire target disk mode (boot one of them while holding the t button)
     
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    Dont Hurt Me

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    But he shouldnt have to, I also have a G4 Mini and am hoping to use migration assistant to move everything to the Intel Mini.
     
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    beatsme

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    firewire...

    I got the assistant to work, though I'm surprised at how long it's actually taking. It's been "calculating" for, seriously, about 4 hours now. I don't remember it taking this long, though perhaps it's different going from a PowerMac to Intel architecture...
     

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