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Hi

Just wondering if when putting two drives in a mac for dual booting do you have to set the drive jumpers and if so what too, Master and Slave, or Master and Master ?


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the drives should be set to autodetect by default but it would probably be wise to set a master and slave

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Acestu, try not to double post. You asked this in the other thread, too.

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Thanks for the info trpnmonkey


and sorry surfwax about the double posting i realised that i had posted original in software and not hardware thats why i put it in here


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yep ive tried setting my new drive to master and old drive to slave but when i boot up all i get is the flashing question mark folder so i guess there is more to it than that



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You want your existing drive with OS to be master and your new blank drive to be slave.

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