Damn, that's bad.

I now have the Smurf running 9.2.2 off of the hard disk from
my iMac, and the 'faulty' drive is sitting on the bottom and is
hooked up for music storage (a job it handles perfectly).
I'm beginning to think it's got something to do with the DVD drive,
because I can't seem to read any DVD's and even some CD's
cause problems.
Maybe if I try with another optical disk drive or something... *sigh*

In the mean time, any suggestions how I can run the Tiger install
DVD without a proper DVD drive? I keep hearing a voice in my head
saying "Smurf doesn't boot off of FireWire external drive..." but I
don't know if it's true or if it is just the CIA messing with my head.

Thank for the support so far,
PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0Ghz, 1536Mb RAM, 160Gb HD, 23" Studio Display
iMac 333Mhz, 160Mb RAM, 6Gb HD
PowerMac 8500 120Mhz, 80Mb RAM, 2Gb HD, 17" AppleVision Display
Mac IIsi 20Mhz, 16Mb RAM, 200Mb HD, 15" Sony Trinitron Display
3G iPod 40Gb
512Mb iPod Shuffle