Classic mac fun (and some questions) (continued...)

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Fri Jun 19 14:38:07 CDT 2009


Brian Lanning wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 2:09 PM, Brian Lanning<brianlanning at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the help.  We'll see how far I get this time.
> 
> Not very apparently.  :-)
> 
> So the 7.6.1 installer refuses to find the hard drive in the machine.
> It says there's no suitable hard drive on the scsi bus.  I don't know
> the scsi id of the hard drive, but I tried two different IDs for the
> cdrom drive.  Of course, it's a fight to get it to boot from the CD
> instead of finding the hosed hard drive, usually takes me 4 or 5
> attempts.  I have another scsi disk I could put in the machine.  But
> think there's probably a way to make this one work.  Does anyone have
> any idea what's happening?

   7.6.1 will only speak to Apple-branded SCSI disks.  However, there's 
a patched set of MacOS 7.6.1 disk tools out there, shouldn't be hard to 
google up.

   Quick starter page:

http://lowendmac.com/sable/07/mac-drive-setup-patch.html



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