bootable Lion disk

scenario:
as Lion is now available via the AppStore and no longer comes as bootable disk – you will need to create your own.

solution:
for detailed info – do read the original article.

  1. download Lion installer from AppStore : it will be downloaded as Install Mac OS X Lion.app inside your appications folder
  2. ctrl-click the installer > select Show Package Contents
  3. open Contents > see InstallESD.dmg
  4. open Disk Utility (found in /Applications/Utilities)
  5. drag InstallESD.dmg into left sidebar of em>Disk Utility
  6. click Restore
  7. burn InstallESD.dmg to DVD /or/ setup on external drive via restore

source: How to make a bootable Lion install disc or drive

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