Re: Powerbooks in Firewire mode
According to Michael Schmitz, on Wed, 15 Dec 2004 13:40:30 +0100 (CET),
>> When I connect a mac in firewire mode to the Vaio, two "scsi" disks
>> appear: a small one with 3 partitions and a large (80G) one with 10.
>> The second one is obviously the actual hard disk but I'm curious to know
>> a) If I connect two macs, can I just read from the second scsi
>> device from the first mac and write to the second scsi device
>> from the second mac?
>That's the plan. You won't be able to do a raw copy (image copy of the
>whole disk or single partitions) that way, just acces the filesystem as
>normally. I'm pretty sure 'filesystem' is limited to what OF knows about,
>so no Linux ext2/ext3 copying.
Actually, I used the firewire mode for a last minute backup and my ibook was exactly seen
as any firewire disk. I could access all the partition (hfs, ufs or ext2/3) and mount
them. In this mode, the ibook is a kind of big USB key ;)