My current hard drive on my MacBook is 160GB with 2 partitions: Macintosh HD-140GB & Bootcamp-20GB, but both partitions were filling up so I wanted to expand to my 320GB hard drive. I have it attached using a USB to SATA adapter (http://www.amazon.com/Vantec-CB-ISATAU2-Supports-2-5-Inch-5-25-Inch/dp/B000J01I1G/). I cloned the Mac partition using Super Duper! (http://www.shirt-pocket.com/superduper/superduperdescription.html) and my Windows partition using Clonezilla (on a bootable cd) (http://clonezilla.org/). When I restarted my Mac I held down the option key to see my boot options and I saw my two internal partitions as I did before plus my new Mac partition, but not my new Windows partition. I booted into Ubuntu using a live cd, because I have found it easier to view & edit partitions with Ubuntu. Everything appeared normal. Here is a screenshot of my result of
asked Oct 16 '10 at 22:49
On some external drives they are not "Boot Ready" meaning that they cannot be used as a boot disk.
answered Oct 16 '10 at 23:53