macintosh se doesnt detect hdd

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  1. apple tech geek macrumors member

    apple tech geek

    Oct 20, 2016
    i just installed a 2 gb scsi hdd but when iam trying to format it with a boot disk it says unable to locate a drive
  2. keysofanxiety macrumors G3


    Nov 23, 2011
    Hi there!

    For your question it may be better suited to post it on a different forum, such as 68kMLA:

    If you can't get an answer here, they'll be the ones to help. :)
  3. havokalien macrumors 6502a


    Apr 27, 2006
    Kelso, Wa
    First, did you set scsi ID to 0? If not you must
    second, scsi chain termination (too much to explain will have to google)
    third, you need hard disk toolkit or Lido as non apple drives need formatting from third party software.

    after format you can install OS as normal from floppy.

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