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Can I salvage this volume restore?

I need to restore a Mac OS X hard drive. My target volume is 300GB. My source volume is a sparse image from a 500GB drive with only 179GB used, but of course, Disk Utility is looking at the total space on the volumes, not the used space. Is there any way to force this operation, modify the volume size of the sparse image, or do this in any way that will be less painful than reinstalling all my apps and settings from scratch? [more inside]
posted by j-dawg on Aug 16, 2006 - 7 answers

.dmg files won't mount...

My iBook is not loading .dmg files. [more inside]
posted by brundlefly on Jun 23, 2006 - 5 answers

Encryption for an entire hard disk partition

What's the best way to encrypt an external hard disk? (Mac OS X) [more inside]
posted by dance on Apr 22, 2006 - 4 answers

How to boot from a disk image that's been copied to a partition?

I'm trying to boot the Mac OS X Intel installer CD from a hard drive partition (I have no DVD drive). I used dd to write the ISO to /dev/sda6, and I configured grub to boot from it. But grub won't boot it. [more inside]
posted by jbb7 on Jan 5, 2006 - 5 answers

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