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i dont see the icon on my host using target mode

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Nov 12, 2012 8:53 PM

To start with, my knowledge on this is limited. I like to use my Mac mini [end 2012 - 10.8.2] as my backup for my Imac [late 2009 - 10.7.5] and to use it at my workplace somewhere else. I'd like that the Mac mini synchronises automatically with my Imac again when connecting.

 

Here's what I did so far. Imac if off. Thunderbolt cable connects them both. Mini switched on, in system preferences/target disk selected as target disk and restarted. Mini monitor shows grey and a "firewire' logo.

Imac is switched on, according to some support sites, an icon should appear now to drag/drop files between the 2. This icon doesnt show on my Imac screen, is this due to 2 different OS versions? Can this drag/drop be done automaticallily by syncing somehow?

 

Peter

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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