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Newbie:Ex Hd backup organisation


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I have ex. hd. [160g] for backup and eventually store artwork &
photos. Imac G4 running 10.2.8 hope to move to Panther in near future.
Questions
1 To partition or not
2 What to backup
a. complete HD contents [14 gb at present]
b. Home folder + ?
c. System + ? [ where is op system located]
d. Suggestions

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At that size, there is no need to partition. I recommend backing up everything, making a disk image in other words. I think it may well be best to back up before the Panther upgrade and after. Some files (especially system files) may not function the same after the upgrade obviously.
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