[clug] Mac SSD
steve at nerdvana.org.au
Thu Jan 4 07:16:09 UTC 2018
Yes, I have an adapter board for this, having to recently do exactly
what you're trying to do (pull data off a drive from a macbook).
What's the best way to get it to you?
On 04/01/18 16:29, Alex Ferrara via linux wrote:
> Hi Luke,
> Yes, it would be completely viable to do this. Unfortunately I don’t have a laptop with the right port available to me.
> Alex Ferrara
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>> On 4 Jan 2018, at 4:01 pm, Luke Mewburn <lukem-clug at mewburn.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 04, 2018 at 12:53:32PM +1100, Alex Ferrara via linux wrote:
>> | Hi folks,
>> | I have an SSD out of a 2013 MacBook Air that I would like to get
>> | some data off. It is a PCIe 2x card, and not the usual small SSD
>> | format.
>> | Does anyone have an adapter I can borrow, or know where I can get one?
>> Is it viable to installing the SSD back into a similar model Macbook Air,
>> and run the system in target disk mode (boot with T (?) held?)
>> I'm pretty sure the disk appears as a normal firewire or thunderbolt
>> drive to the host system, so you could then just dd the raw data (or
>> I have migrated data succesfully between various Macs using this
>> technique, and have accumulated a collection of Thunderbolt and
>> other cables/adapters over time.
>> If you're really stuck for access to a similar model Macbook Air,
>> I have a couple of almost-surplus-to-requirements MBA 11" models
>> that I could work with you to use for data transfer (in Canberra).
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