Installing 3rd and 4th Hard Drives-coming up as external not internal

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by grata, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. grata macrumors newbie

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    Hello,

    I just got a mac pro last week. The day i got it i installed a 1TB WD sate drive in bay 2....No problems it works great.....

    However, today i picked up 2 more 1 TB WD drives and attempted to install into slots 3 and 4... PROBLEM!

    The drives are showing up as external/firewire drives- not internal drives

    Can anyone help with what i should do?

    Oh, and when i restart, they come up uninitialized.- But the problem anyway is that they need to be seen as internal.

    Thanks
     
  2. trainguy77 macrumors 68040

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    Have you tried formatting them in disk utility?
     
  3. grata thread starter macrumors newbie

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    #3
    definitely tried formatting

    however, maybe i can do it again differently for them to work?

    i don't know how to change its location from external to internal

    Thanks
     
  4. grata thread starter macrumors newbie

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    solved

    Here's what i did, who knows really if this is why it now works.

    - I removed both FW800 and FW400 cables i had plugged in, restarted while zapping the PRAM and they showed up in disk utility, so i formatted them and the rest is history.

    Thanks
     

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