Hard drive not working

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

  1. blocpartier macrumors newbie

    Aug 5, 2009
    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

    Jun 18, 2009
    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


    Jan 9, 2008
    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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