Making a disk image

  • Make all the necessary software changes as are current at this time
  • Run Nortons Live Update
  • Empty trash
  • Clear all caches by booting to single user mode (Apple and S keys held down during booting) and run applejack command at black screen.
  • Run DiskWarrior on Macintosh HD
  • It is important that a bootimage be as clean as possible before cloning it
  • Check the hard drive to make sure all folders are closed and it looks as you would want it to be.
  • Attach a firewire drive with multiple partitions
  • Turn off Norton Utilities from menu MUST
  • All programs other than CCC should be stopped
  • Open Carbon Copy Cloner
  • Set Carbon Copy cloner Preferences to
    Create a disk image on Traget
    Prepare for Apple Software Restore 
    Read-only compressed
  • Select The source Disk
  • Select the Destination disk a firewire drive
  • This will take some time 1 hour or more
  • After image has been created Copy Image to Pippin and store in ASR folder. Change name to i.e. Spring05.dmg or appropriate name to indicate a new image.

-- ArthurHills - 26 Apr 2005

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