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Install Ubuntu 13.10 on external firewire hard drive

I think I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my external firewire hard drive(LaCie Rugged Triple) successfully, but I don't see any way to boot it. How can I solve this? I already have Mac Os X Lion and ...
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Is it possible to “reconnect” firewire via terminal on OS X?

I have a Presonus Firestudio Mobile recording interface connected via firewire on my iMac running Mavericks. When the iMac goes to sleep, the Firestudio for some reason loses its connection with the ...
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FireWire to USB via a FireWire and USB hard drive

I have got an old PowerBook G4 with FireWire 400, and a new(ish) iMac with FireWire 800. If I want to start the PowerBook G4 in Target mode, I can't plug it into my iMac because they use different ...
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Why won't my drive boot over FireWire?

I have a brand new Western Digital MyPassport Studio, which I'd like to use as a utility drive. It will boot my Mac Pro over USB, but not over FireWire 800. Western Digital's support basically told me ...
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Are there guidelines for the performance implications of adding multiple usb/firewire drives to a Mac?

I have noticed that I get a significant performance drop on a Mac Pro with more than 5 daisy chained firewire 800 drives. Task switching grinds to a halt, and the machine often beachballs between ...
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What is powering up my external unmounted firewire drive?

I have two external hard discs connected through firewire 800 to a Macbook Pro. Usually I only work with one, so I unmount the other, which powers down. However, after some time the unmunted hard disk ...
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Can I disable FireWire during Mac OS X boot sequence?

Mac OS X 10.5.8 running on 2 GHz PowerPC G5 iMac. Firewire no longer working (powers a firewire disk, but fails to mount). "About this Mac - Hardware - FireWire" displays "FireWire Bus: Warning: ...
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Internal Small SSD, External (usb, firewire?) hard drive

This is three questions in one, but: I'm thinking about getting a Macbook Pro with an internal SSD, and the prices are prohibitive for anything aside from the 128GB SSD. So the questions are (links to ...
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Testing Firewire 800 port on MacBook Pro

I am having trouble getting my MacBook pro to mount an external Firewire hard drive. I am able to mount the disk no problem on other Macs, just not my machine. I haven't received any errors from my ...
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Forward all traffic from one IP to another IP on OS X

This is related to this question I just asked... I have two IP address on my iMac I want to "bridge". I'm not sure what the proper terminology is... here's the situation. My iMac has a firewire ...
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Would firewire networking be better than 100Megabit ethernet?

My office network has a fully switched 1000Megabit ethernet network. I have an Apple iMac with a Gigabit NIC and FireWire, and a Compaq laptop with a 100Megabit NIC and a 4-pin FireWire interface. ...
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usb vs firewire for connecting two RAID 0 disks

I have a 2TB and a 4TB RAID 0 external drives (both have two physical hard drives in them). Both have a FW800, FW400, and USB port. My MacBook Pro has one FW800 port and two USB ports. I want to copy ...
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Using built-in camcorder microphone with Skype on OS X

I have a MacMini. I want to use it for video calling with Skype. Rather than buying a new webcam I have managed to set-up my Sony Handycam as a webcam by connecting it to the Mac with a Firewire ...
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Why won't my Western Digital My Book Home 500GB drive mount on my Macbook Pro via Firewire?

I can connect the drive via USB and it mounts correctly. However, when I connect via FireWire, the drive powers down. The drive realizes that it is plugged in. When I plug in via FireWire, the ...
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Simple Image Capture Tool for Mac OS X that uses FireWire

I have Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5) on a G4 Powerbook and a camcorder with a firewire device. It doesn't have iMovie, which is now part of the separate iLife Suite and requires an Intel Mac. Anyway, Image ...