OS 10.0 won't recognize my Pismo hard drive
I am having trouble installing 10.3 on my Pismo, I didn't realize it was an upgrade when I bought it (It is a full retail install but are ALL OS X disks upgrade only?) So I have to install 10.0, upgrade to 10.1 THEN upgrade to 10.3. The problem is 10.0 doesn't see my 'new old' 80 gig hard disk, all the others do.
My 'old old' 20 gig drive died (I am going to take it apart and use it to learn how to repair drives with mechanical problems) so I can't clone it. I think my only option is to figure a way to install a 10.1 or 10.3 upgrade on a blank drive, is there a way?
Or maybe I can try to set the jumpers differently on the new drive- it is set to master like it should be.
I really scored with this drive. I took a chance and bid on an 'untested' 80 gig 2.5" drive on ebay, got it for $11.50. Windows couldn't see it, but the OS 9.1 install disk saw it immediately when it was mounted in the Pismo and installed fine.
Just received my 80 gig FireWire hard drive also from ebay for $18.50. It is a generic Firewire case, but looks good so far. Norton is checking out the drive now as the OS X install said it couldn't set file permissions or something and quit the install and Disk First Aid says it is 'not supported'.
Well... Just now the Pismo went to sleep on me while running a Norton surface scan on the Firewire drive and won't wake up. Great. Time to just go to bed.