I'm trying to set up some testing machines on an external hard drive. I have a Lion MBP and Mountain Lion MBP, and I'm trying to perform the installations from mac books.
When I attemt to run the Leopard installer on both machines, I get a failed install with the message "The application 'Install Mac OS X' cannot be used from this volume. To install Mac OS X, please use the application provided on the Mac OS X installation disc."
According to the setup instructions for a customized installation (page 4), all I need to do is click the icon and wait for a reboot. it looks like another bug missed by Apple QA.
The error message tells me to use my installation disc. As Apple does not provide installations discs, it looks like another bug missed by Apple QA.
Does anyone know how to work around all these Apple screw ups? All I want to do is install the damn OS on an external drive.
+1 to Apple QA for another job well done.