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Transfer hard drive contents with only one external enclosure
Posted 29 April 2011 - 11:32 AM
I have an external HDD on my HR-21 that is starting to give very flaky playback, despite doing the surface test as described on this board. I would like to try replacing the drive.
However, I have no way to hook up both drives to my computer (which is a Mac). Is there a way to take a disk image off the old drive, store it, and then swap the drives, and put the image on the new disk? I would really prefer not to buy a separate USB enclosure just for this process.
I have no problem with booting to Linux if need be.
Posted 29 April 2011 - 02:19 PM
I will be closing this one so as not to duplicate discussion.
Since it costs 1.66¢ to produce a penny, my 2¢ worth is really 3.32¢ worth. That 3.32¢ is my own and not the 3.32¢ of DIRECTV, Dish, or anyone else for that matter.