No Firewire = No Bootable Backups?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by splitpea, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. splitpea macrumors 6502a

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    Last I checked Macs were unable to boot from an external USB drive. Does that mean that the FW-less Macbooks can't use bootable backups, or has that changed? If not, is Apple going to fix this before removing Firewire from the pro lines?
     
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    Macs still boot from USB external hard drives.
     
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