I recently had a problem with my MBP which wouldn't start up. After the chime it would shut down. I started using ⌘ cmd+R and ran Disk Utility. Had issues with my boot partition but no issues on my data partition.
Bought a new external HDD, created 3 partitions as Mac OS Extended Journaled:
- Boot Partition
- Original MBP Boot Partition Backup
- Original MBP Data Partition Backup
I managed to get all the data saved so I'm reasonably confident I have everything backed up on the external HDD.
I erased my MBP boot partition and reinstalled Mountain Lion. The Data partition remained same and is still fine. Now I want to get all my files/libraries/apps back from the External HDD backup. Migration asst doesn't see Partition 2 and only sees the boot partition.
I'm sure there must be a way to migrate everything back but I can't find a way to do it.
How can I use Migration Assistant with a second partition, or can I use an alternative method to restore my data?