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    Burn bootable OS-X Leopard DMG image to USB
    I have a bootable Leopard DMG image that I'd like to burn to a USB stick.
    I want to be able to boot off the USB stick if I need to for AHT or OS reinstall.

    The DMG image is 6.8GB and the USB stick is 8GB.

    Disk Utility will not let me burn to a USB - only SuperDrive (my SuperDrive is SL DVD-R (4.7GB) burner anyway).

    I figure if I just mount the DMG image and then drag everything to the USB stick, the USB stick isn't going to boot.

    What's the trick?

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    And where did you get this image from?
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    Quote Originally Posted by vansmith View Post
    And where did you get this image from?
    Does it make a difference?

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    It sure does.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vansmith View Post
    It sure does.
    How does it make a difference? Is there a different application?

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    A legal difference. Apple doesn't ship Leopard as a DMG image.

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