When I open Drive Setup, I get this:<br><br><br><br>I click "Initialize". it chugs along for a couple of minutes, then freezes, then restarts, booting off the floppy again. When I click "Test", it fails the test. Click Intialize again, same routine. I'm gonna have to find the right disks.<br><br>
I've disconnected, reconnected, switched the cable and terminator around, tried it without the terminator. It's a brand new cable, too. I'll keep futzing with it, but I have to think the HD is unhappy.<br><br>
Could be. It was in storage for 20 years. Belonged to the brother of the guy I got it from, and he had no history on the machine, or any idea what might have been on the HD. At least the floppy drive is good. <br><br>
Since the Device number is 5 it was likely not the boot disk. Why don't you change the Device number to 0. This is likely done with a button which you progressively push until the 0 comes up next to the button on the back of the drive. <br><br>Doubt it will fix anything but since it probably was the boot disk the button might have accidentally been hit.<br><br><br><br>(___o__) (__*__) (_._) (__x__)(_|_) (____*_)
Interesting thought. I saw that little little window on the back panel. Didn't know what it was, so didn't want to mess with it. I reset it to "0", and of course Apple HD Setup saw it as "0", but it still won't initialize.<br><br>There's a guy in Waltham that works on old Macs. I might give him a call or drop by this week. Let someone with the right tools take a look at it before I totally toast it.<br><br>The Disk Tools are sys.7.0, and I just noticed the finder is 6.1.7, and the system is 6.0.7. Mabe that's part of the problem?<br><br>
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