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Originally Posted by mac57 View Post
Wouldn't it be simpler just to use SuperDuper or CarbonCopyCloner to exactly replicate your current set up onto the new drive, and then boot the new drive? You can set your boot volume from your System Preferences. At least in Leopard there is a System Preference called Startup Disk. This is pretty much what I did to install the OS on my new disk.
Not much in it really, my description is how to do the exact duplication using disc utility. Duplicating the drive is basically something that any of the three utilities does so yes you could use ANY of the three and it should be the same.

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