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This part is also where I get to explain to you all why you cannot simply use Disk Copy to create the image in one go, but have instead to create a special sparseimage first and then convert that to an NDIF. The main reason is that NDIF images don't support partition maps. Apparently Disk Copy's normal mode of operation is to create a.
UDIF is the format of a. Dead stop. You can't convert an image with a partition map to a format that doesn't support the partition map. Anyway, the point of all this is that if you want to make a nice NDIF, you have to do it by hand Fun, fun!
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Our first step is to find out how big the disk image needs to be. Now you know how big our first image needs to be. Let's make it: Give it whatever volume name and image location you'd like. Wasn't that fun? In this case, imagelocation is the location of the.
That's it, you're done Remember, man is your friend, and hdiutil will print out help if you just type in hdiutil verb All of the above was taken almost directly from one of my personal pages. My email can be found if you go up a couple levels from that URL The following comments are owned by whoever posted them.
This site is not responsible for what they say. JJCortes on Jun 07, '04 For Mac OS DiskUtility advanced-image-options 1 I think you could still do use the hint verbatim in This script which has been tested under To use it, make it an executable script somewhere in the search path. In the Terminal, cd to the directory of which you want an image.
The default format for the. The format you specify will be tested to see if it is one of the 4 allowable formats. Use at your own risk. Modify at will. Anonymous forums. Options are: Search Advanced. From our Sponsor Latest Mountain Lion Hints Click here for complete coverage of Lion on Macworld. Loading page content. Gossamer Gossamer. Reply Helpful Thread reply - more options Link to this Post. I believe you are actually looking for Disk Copy v6.
How to Create a Disk Image of an Entire Mac Hard Drive
I only have played with that one for a while so I haven't tested its full potential because a move to Mac OS That version is a hard one to find as it was a Developer class release. Maybe a Google search will bring you success. Simon Teale Simon Teale. I'll check for Disk Copy: Gordon Hawley Gordon Hawley. Here is a page on how to make.
Don Archibald Don Archibald. Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: Maybe all three are compressed, but I know of no way to tell. You made me look, eww. Anyway I found that DC defaults mostly to compressed so watch out for a preference setting.