[futurebasic] Re: [FB] X-FB OS install

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From: Steve Crossman <mactech@...>
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2014 06:50:33 -0400
On Jun 22, 2014, at 1:05 AM, Robert Covington <artlythere@...> wrote:

> Do all OS X installs have to be on a separate partition, or can you have 2 versions on one, then select it same as usual in Startup prefs?

Yes, on separate partitions.  But you can of course have multiple partitions each with its own version of OS X


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> I'm thinking must be one partition per. I don't want to delete my 10.6.8, but that's the only partition I have with enough free on it for 10.9+. I could upgrade 10.8 but that partition is limited.
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> Would installing OS X  on an external USB drive is is possible (disk, not solid state) be slow due to USB connection bottlenecks? (Western Digital myBook backup drive)

Yes, in fact I have a WD myBook external with 10.7 and 10.8

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> rc