Thanks for the clarification Rick. Thanks for covering issues of MacAddict magazine; I enjoyed every issue that came out in the first five years of it's publication. With all the software and technology that you made mention of that has…"
"Wow, thanks for replying to this Max. I was not aware that this was possible due to the constant changes with the technology at that time, but you have cleared that up. Interesting upgrade for sure. Thanks for responding and adding the link. I like…"
That's great news! So glad to hear you were able to resolve the issue. I know how stubborn external HD issues can be at times. It's always easy to forget a quirk here or there that we had to deal with to get older equipment to run;…"
Just in case, try running Disk Utility on it to check the drive and permissions; also DiskWarrior (for deeper issues that Disk Utility can't handle) also if you have it. But I do understand; I have seen drives get damaged to the point…"
If your 2012 MacBook recognizes the drive but the iMac G4 does not, I'm thinking of a possible formatting issue. Did you reformat this drive after you removed this drive from the G4? Try to remember what occurred after you removed this…"
Great episode as usual; thank you. Also, much thanks to John for his segment on SSD solutions.Three years ago I tried to upgrade a PDQ Powerbook with an OWC SSD drive and encountered the master/slave issue that prevented the SSD drive from…"
"Rick: I do not believe they are. That HDI-30 port is for SCSI transfers and requires a connector like the one in the photo to connect to a DB25 pin SCSI cable. EveryMac.com states there is no external floppy option for this…"
"Rick: Excellent! Glad to hear you were able to resolve it this way. It's one those issues that can result in headaches but once the Hard Disk Driver is reloaded these issues clears up sometimes.
Thanks for the mention and photos of SCSI Probe…"
"Rick: Been a while but ever do I remember the not so fun task of playing with SCSI voodoo.... All that said is to encourage you. Everybody that had external devices on those systems had issues from time to time.
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