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Old 08-10-2022, 11:19 PM
HalfPastMidnight HalfPastMidnight is offline
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Default Re: Advice On Mac OS update from 10.15.7 --- or not

Originally Posted by Ben Jenssen View Post
Short answer - I'm not pretending to adress everything here - Get your backups and disk images sorted, if you haven't already. If you have a disk image of your current bootdisk, then you can safely try out new configurations because it's so easy to restore it to how it was in less than an hour. Not difficult at all.
Thanks. I have current backups and use Carbon Copy Cloner (but still on CCC5). That said (and I mention/ask this in case you have an answer or comment about it)....

I'll have to double-check to see if it is bootable, as I read that starting in Big Sur (which obviously I'm still not to yet), CCC has no guarantee of an external bootable device ( In any event, I definitely have a current clone of the entire drive and system folders/hierarchy.....I suppose I'll have to find out if it's bootable and/or contains the OS.

Is a Disk Image the same thing as a bootable backup???
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