Hard drive not working

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by blocpartier, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. blocpartier macrumors newbie

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    I ordered a second hard drive for my powermac g5.Its a 400 gig seagate drive.I power off my machine,unhooked everything and plugged in the drive.I boot up and the drive isnt showing in disk utility.Is it something i did?
     
  2. promoose macrumors newbie

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    I'd say re-do it

    Pull off both connectors, then put them back on, and make sure they are fully seated.
     
  3. Tesselator macrumors 601

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    G5 uses SATA or IDE?

    If it's IDE make sure you have the master/slave jumpers in the right positions. I guess most systems of a G5 age would want both set to "Cable Select".
     

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