I keep asking OS X questions here, but you guys know so much. Anyway, I am in the process of buying a new 12" PowerBook. I'm giving the iBook away to an old buddy.
I'm pretty happy with the setup I got on my iBook. What I'm looking for is a solution to migrate all my data, programs, preferences, etc to the new PowerBook. I also have an external FireWire drive to help me. Here's a scenario I thought about:
- Boot the iBook in FireWire drive mode from the PowerBook - create a gzipped tarball of my complete iBook hard drive - move that tarball to the FireWire drive - Boot the PowerBook in FireWire mode from the iBook - erase all contents of the PowerBook and unzip the tarball on the blank PowerBook hard drive
I've got no clue if that would work. How about the