Can't boot MacBook Air from Thunderbolt SSD

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Applelad, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Applelad macrumors member

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    The graphics card (soldered onto the logic board as I understand it) of my Macbook Pro 2011 has just gone down. As I need to be up and running as soon as possible with another computer - while I try to get this fixed - I went out and purchased a Lacie Rugged Thunderbolt drive, replaced the disk with my SSD from my Macbook Pro and tried to boot up a borrowed Macbook Air (2011) with it but it hung on the Apple logo.

    I tried it again on someone else's Retina (that I can't borrow for any duration) and it hung this time on the login screen. I then tried it again on someone else's Macbook Pro 2011 and it worked fine (so it's not a problem with the Lacie).

    I assume it's a problem with my version of OSX (10.9.2) not having some specific drivers for the Macbook Air or something but have no idea where to go from here.

    Any ideas anyone?
     
  2. joshlalonde macrumors 6502

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  3. Applelad thread starter macrumors member

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    . That doesn't work either - it's not a problem with the connection but, at least I think, with drivers or something.
     

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