I have a SE/30 that boots from the internal HDD only if a ZIP drive is connected. I initially thought it may have something to do with bad traces on the motherboard (and still haven't checked since it is not my area of expertise), but then I remembered: the HDD is a Seagate 8GB drive taken from an external Lacie enclosure.
Is it possible that I have to terminate it with the switches present on the HDD?
I found the manual for the drive but I am unsure on how to proceed.
Maybe it has nothing to do with this, but the jumper plug on J2 is set to "term power from drive".
Should I set it to "terminator enable", another setting or leave it as it is?
Mine is the "N" model.
Very nicely done! If even some of the parts work eventually, it’s a win.
As for grounding, I rig up the resistor and screwdriver to the grounding wire I have straight to the wall outlet. No chance of frying anything.