I just picked up a new USB/firewire external hard drive that's going to be used for audio recording, and I'm having problems right out of the box. I've got a 24" iMac 2.4ghz and a brand new black MacBook, and with a firewire connection, the hard drive is recognised by the MacBook, but not the iMac. I'll plug it in and it'll spin up, but it won't mount -- I checked the System Profiler and it said "unable to list firewire devices" and told me that the maximum speed was 800MB/sec. I was thinking that the problem could be a bad firewire jack on the iMac, but I tried another firewire device (a PreSonus FirePod audio interface) on both computers and it worked fine. The drive works with a USB connection, but I'm not willing to sacrifice any performance. I've been tooling around with it for the past five hours to no avail... I reset the SMC as well as the PRAM, and I've also tried a slew of different cables with no results. Both systems are running 10.5.3. My next step is to take the hard drive back in the morning and swap it out with a new one, since it seems it's a problem with the drive. Is there anything I should try before taking it back?