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Just wondering, is there any way I can get a external (usb) hard drive for my iBook G4 running mac OSX 10.3
Will any hard dribe work or does it need to be a specific one, thanks
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Pretty much any External USB drive sill work.

Just format it to Mac OS Extended Journaled

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Just format it to Mac OS Extended Journaled
See, I'm still fairly new to apple, after converting from pc
What does this mean? lol.
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Be aware most G4's will back up to an external USB drive however you will not be able to boot from it, as USB will boot only from an Intel machine.

Go into Disk Utility and you will be able to erase and format a new hard drive. If you set it up as an external it is al;so necessary to p;artition the exgternal, even if only one partition, and select Apple Partition Map under Options on the Partition page.
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