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As mentioned earlier the only time it doesn't spit out the disk is when I've got my partition software open.

 

The program is/was HDT Primer Personal Edition, I'm currently using it to "low-level format" one of the MO-disks. We'll see how it works after that.

Haven't flipped any DIP switches or the likes yet and I've got no MO drivers installed in the system.

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Success! \o/

However the disk shows up like a regular hard drive rather than having a custom icon, but perhaps that's not a bother to begin?

.. gonna try to install that MDF 2.3.8 driver kit again.

 

Eureka! After HDT has had it's way with it I can re-init it using the MO Disk Formatter. It now has a proper icon as well =)

 

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Well, that might be. But I wouldn't rely on it since it seems like buying a new MO drive would have me paying out my *rse. Zip-drives are easier to come by =)

But yeah, of course I'll put it to use!

 

.. now I just have to figure out how to make my CD-drives work with this machine and then I'm only one Ethernet adapter away from making my old SE/30 take over as the new primary machine ;)

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A "new to me" MO drive is only $30 from the link I posted earlier.  Incidentally, I just got my second one in.  Looks like a clean pull from a server environment.  I don't think they've ever been used.

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I must be getting blind, I can't find that link. But at that price it's certainly worth getting a second one to connect internally in my retro pc =)
 

It's the machine I use to transfer files to my SE/30. I've got an internal ZIP in the PC and MacDrive Pro and I've got a SCSI ZIP on my Mac.

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Hi CA,

 

 I have some SCSI 128MB, 230MB and 640MB drives as well as MO disks for them. I'll sell you a drive and some MO-discs, if you like. I can boot from them but they are finicky, for example, the MO-discs often need to be mounted if they are not the boot disk. I'm in Switzerland, though, and the postage will also probably be hefty. I haven't yet found an extension that works better than no extension.

 

Kind regards

aa

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