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My cousin just bought a new ibook - I'll be going to over to help him set it up and it would be nice to transfer some of the family pics / files I have on my powerbook over to his machine to load up into iphoto etc.
I'd like to find a way of connecting the two 'books so that both are still useable... I'm hoping that simply connecting the two via a firewire cable will create some sort of mini-network?... but that sounds to easy...
I'm trying to avoid 'target disk mode' as this means one of the 'books will have to be inactive... he currently hasn't gone live on broadband - although it is imminent...
If anyone has any advice / help it would be much appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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"I'm hoping that simply connecting the two via a firewire cable will create some sort of mini-network?... but that sounds to easy..."
But it is that easy. Network the iBook and PowerBook via IP over FireWire:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Mac/10.4/en/mh1845.html
PowerBook G4 (15 FW800); 17 iMac G5; Mac mini 1.42   Mac OS X (10.4.3)