I have been using the "old" method of TM backing upto my ReadyNAS Duo for some time now.
However after a second hard drive failure, I am now trying to boot from from the osx install discs and take the restore from TM option.
This time round I put in the nas user and pass but then get the "Volume "ReadyNAS" cannot be mounted.
mdgm wrote:"Old" method is probably this: http://www.readynas.com/?p=253
Is this correct?
If you can't login to the relevant share using the username and password you have set you may need to try installing Mac OS X from the Install Disks then using the Migration Assistant.
mdgm wrote:Could you follow the instructions in step 3 of the FAQ at the bottom of http://www.readynas.com/TimeMachine, then attempt a restore following the instructions: http://www.readynas.com/?p=1730?
You'll probably want to restore onto the iMac, I guess.
However for those wondering, I know of an example of a restore working onto a different machine. A MacBook running Leopard was the machine that was backed up and a MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard was restored onto.
Edit: alternatively follow the guide sphardy referenced.
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