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Join Date: Oct 2009
HDD questions - 10-12-2009, 03:48 PM
Might be a dumb question but after reading through the forums speciafically
How to setup Snow Leopard on mini 10v with A06 BIOS
it seems like it might be possbile for me t literally just swap the HDD from my MBP into the Mini 10v and then continue from step 6 is there anything wrong with this idea, because otherwise i would just be cloning the HDD anyway. Also its a 500GB HDD so are there any compatibility problems there?
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sorry to bump but i would really love to know
Join Date: Apr 2009
10-12-2009, 03:50 PM
Give people some time. It can take a little bit of time to get a response.
That said, I'm clueless. I suppose it's possible.
Join Date: Sep 2009
10-12-2009, 04:17 PM
If the specs are the same, I don't see why it wouldn't work. Personally though I would leave the HD in the MBP and remove the HD from the mini, do the install from your MBP to the mini HD connected via usb and get it running. Then I would transfer everything from your MBP to the new install on the mini.
If you go the route your suggesting, your going to have an inop MBP, and for the life of me can't figure out why you would choose one over the other. Wouldn't it be better to have two usable machines?
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10-14-2009, 12:39 AM
Personally, I wouldn't want to sacrifice my MBP HD to my Mini, but you don't have to use the Mini's HD. I used an extra 2.5" 7200 RPM drive that I had been using as backup. Battery life kind of sucks. Not sure how much the 7200 RPM drive impacts this.
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