Tom Cornell <tvcornelmindspring.com> wrote:
That's a weird one. Did you try installing the drive, then booting from> Last night, I tried to install a 20 Gb HD in my 400 MHz Lombard with 6
> Gb drive. On two attempts, it would not accept the new HD. Even though
> the 20 GB drive had a working System on it, the Lombard would not
> recognize the drive was attached. After the first attempt, I put the
> old 6 Gb drive back in, and it worked. I put the 20 GB HD in a small
> Firewire enclosure, and this computer recognized it. The second attempt
> was the same as the first. Both time, the hard drive head cycled a few
> times before the drive shut down.
> The new drive was the same brand as the old one, Fujitsu. The new one
> was not an "Apple" drive. It did, however, work fine in my Wallstreet.
> Any ideas?
a cd or external drive, and then seeing if it would show up on the disk
utilities software? If yes, maybe install a driver.
Back in the old days, FWD HD toolkit was great at forcing reluctant SCSI
drives to mount, but those days are over.
Sitting on a small rock (St. John) in the Caribbean