Resolved Can't create bootable ML install drive

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  1. SnowLeopard2008, Jul 25, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2012

    SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604

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    I tried restoring the "InstallEDS.dmg" to my 8GB LaCie MosKeyto drive and Disk Utility gives me an error.

    I tried mounting the dmg and restoring the "Mac OS Install...". I get the same error. What am I doing wrong? I've never had this much trouble...

    Here's my error:
     

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  3. SnowLeopard2008 thread starter macrumors 604

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    Actually I just fixed it. I dragged the "Untitled" into the Destination instead of the "Generic...". Mods can delete this.
     
  4. jnl1211 macrumors 6502

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    Move it out of the Applications folder to desktop or somewhere else then try.
     
  5. dlmart2 macrumors 6502a

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    Did you format the destination drive (USB Key) first as a Journaled partition? Try then.. reboot your system if you keep getting the error.
     
  6. SnowLeopard2008 thread starter macrumors 604

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    Yes. I solved the problem so no need to reboot.

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    I actually had it on an external the first try and then on the desktop.
     

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