[OT] Mac Beach Ball Party (or welcome to hell, here's your mac)

Tim Jones tolistim at me.com
Mon May 14 14:53:24 EDT 2012

I actually stopped using migration back around Tiger because of how painfully slow it was.  I've found it quicker to reinstall my apps and just copy my documents over.

All of my film and music stuff are on a SAS array, so they don't come into the process.


On May 14, 2012, at 11:49 AM, stephen barncard wrote:

> No, I would never do that. I know USB was made for keyboards and dongles
> and useless for big data movement. This was done on a new Mac Pro copying
> between internal drives. (there are 4 possible on a Pro).
> The installers and migrators appear to be much slower than 'regular' file
> copy.
> I have a lot of files. Over a million.

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