Migration Assistant Via Ethernet Help

Discussion in 'Mac & OS X' started by Oliver Barker, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Oliver Barker

    Oliver Barker New Member

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    After receiving a Mac Mini for christmas I immediately realised I would have to use some sort of migration assistant to transfer well over 100Gb's of DATA from my 1st Gen MacBook over to the Mini. However both have different firewire ports and I'd rather avoid purchasing an adapter if possible. Over wireless it is impossibly slow so thats out of the question (left it over night, 15% in 10hours). I read that it is possible using an ethernet lead, plugged directly from one machine to the other however i cannot link the two machines together using it and it still tries over WIFI. Any ideas?
  2. cocotutch

    cocotutch Community Development Team Staff Member

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    You can choose not to Migrate your Data at this moment. You can set up the said Mac, and later on, it will let you use Ethernet after you "TURN OFF" AirPort in the Menu bar. I had to use that.

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