superpantoufle wrote:Does somebody have any suggestion?
Unknown_K wrote:Try using a smaller HD (under 120GB) and see if that works.
superpantoufle wrote:I also tried the same with my previous startup disk (known working!), and worse, this one wasn't even seen.
Unknown_K wrote:Did you format the smaller HDs on the controller? You cannot just use a good formatted drive with that card, you need to reformat it connected to the card.
istar1018I wrote:I figure you've zapped PRAM, but have you tried the CUDA? Sometimes after messing with PCI cards, depressing that button is needed to reorient the 9500 as to what is in its slots. Probably wouldn't hurt to try on the g3, as well...
Unknown_K wrote:Glad to help, where do I send the bill?
istar1018 wrote:If you want to use them with the ACARD controller, format them from the ACARD controller.
ACARD wrote:The ACARD AEC-6280M is the leading Mac add-on card, supports ANSI X3T9.2 CAM ATA4/ATA5/ATA6, data transfer rate up to 133 MB/sec and meets the demand of multimedia, real time video. It’s also backward compatible with traditional ATA modes.
The ACARD AEC-6280M supports all models of PowerMac which have a PCI slot, including PowerMac 7200, G3, G4. For PowerMac older than G4, ACARD AEC-6280M can really boost the disk performance up to 100%. For PowerMac G4, ACARD AEC-6280M allows Mac to add more drives and use software RAID.
It supports the true PnP function, in Mac 8.5 and later version, there are no software driver needed for installing an Ultra ATA133/100/66/33 HDD. With the advanced function, the adapter is really user friendly. It is coexist with the on board IDE controller. ACARD AEC-6280M with on board BIOS supports system to boot from ATA HDD. ACARD AEC-6280M also supports multitasking to improve the CPU performance.
superpantoufle wrote:So it's like a normal behavior?
trag wrote:The Acard 6880M (slightly different from your card) is nice because its built-in RAID capability is usable on both OSX and OS9. / at least that's my understanding.
Bunsen wrote:... how do you come by this understanding? I gather you haven't actually had one in your hands to confirm?
Bunsen wrote:trag wrote:Before I stick that in ebay worldwide search, how do you come by this understanding? I gather you haven't actually had one in your hands to confirm?
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