using iphone as external hdd?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by lakaiordie, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. lakaiordie macrumors 65816

    Jun 17, 2008
    so i have diskaid.

    i was wondering if this is possible. i want to load osx onto my computer, but i dont have a blank dvd. i was wondering if i can use my iphone as an external hdd and boot it from there so i can install it?
  2. dZp macrumors 6502a


    Mar 29, 2006
    You can load OSX from the retail DVD. The retail DVD is bootable. Why would you need to burn to another DVD or use an iPhone?
  3. lakaiordie thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jun 17, 2008
    can i use a reinstall dvd that came with a macbook? im trying to look for one i have.

    if not i was asking because i have 10.5.6 saved on my hard drive.
  4. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

    Tallest Skil

    Aug 13, 2006
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    The restore disk you use has to be the one that came with the computer in question, otherwise it won't work.

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