Hello all, I'm obviously new, and I'm trying to fix a problem with my new (old) mac. Some context: I recently bought a powermac g3 266 (the beige beast some on youtube have called it). I bought it primarily for the purpose of using it as an intermediary to get software onto an old Macintosh SE I own using its floppy drive (my SE does not have a superdrive, so It can't read 1.4 megs. Meaning Omiflop and the like no worky. It's been a whole thing).
The particular Powermac I obtained had a USB card in it, which immediately regocnized my apple pro keyboard and optical mouse. They worked fine, however the previous owner had a really janky setup for the partitions on the HDD and had files cluttered everywhere. I decided to do a clean install and reinitialized the HDD and installed 9.2. Since the install the USB card does not work, meaning my keyboard and mouse do not work (I had to barrow my SE's ADB keyboard and mouse to continue using it) and the system information screen now just lists that slot as having a "pci card" with no specific info. It still sees the firewire card installed next to it, but no longer sees the USB card.
I am guessing I deleted the card's driver or extension or something with the format. Does anyone here know if it could be something else? Or, if it is a driver issue, where I might find USB card drivers for a powermac g3? If it helps, the card says it's an adaptec AUA-3020. That name sounds extremely generic to me. I'm pretty new to collecting for macs - I was raised on PC - so I'm not entirely sure how their driver or extension system even works. Is there a generic USB card driver I can get or do I need to actually track down this card's driver?
I know this post is kinda a mess, my knowledge of macs is, sadly, such that I'm not even entirely sure what questions to ask. If anyone needs clarification please ask away.