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Hey guys, I could not find any official help page about this so I posted here because I am getting desperate.

 

I have a scsi2sd (v5 I believe, the short red one that uses microsd) that I have configured before, a long time ago, maybe 2017 or early 18.

I used to use it in my LC III, but then I configured and used it in my Apple IIGS. I want to use it in the LC III again. But the 30mb volume just ain't gonna cut it. I know it still works because I was able to initialize it from the disk tools startup disk.

 

I downloaded the latest scsi2sd-util:

http://www.codesrc.com/files/scsi2sd/latest/linux/

 

And I followed the user manual here:

http://www.codesrc.com/mediawiki/index.php/SCSI2SD_UserManual

 

But no matter what I did, it just keeps saying "searching for bootloader" forever. I even let it run overnight.

I have tried like four different usb cables, and I tried it in linux and windows. No go.

Am I missing a step or does the latest software just not support this model?

 

In the meantime I will try to dig up the old laptop that I used to configure it before...

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You can download older versions of the utility ... might be worth trying one of them:

 

http://www.codesrc.com/files/scsi2sd/

 

Do you have another SCSI2SD device that you can verify that you are able to see ANY device through Windows or Linux?

 

I've had a lot of issues with my V5.0b (red) devices in the last few months.  But the Wiki does seem to indicate that the latest version you have works with all the versions except the v6. 

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I went mad testing every f'ing cable in my collection before I found one that would actually connect. I really thought I had zapped the SCSI2SD, because how can so many wretched cables not work?! In the end it was a good thing as our phones are all USB-C now, and thinning the herd  was a necessity.

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10 hours ago, jessenator said:

I went mad testing every f'ing cable in my collection before I found one that would actually connect. I really thought I had zapped the SCSI2SD, because how can so many wretched cables not work?! In the end it was a good thing as our phones are all USB-C now, and thinning the herd  was a necessity.

yeah same here. I could have sworn that most of them were data cables. But maybe they were all power only. Also I ended up using my macbook that my work provided for me. Running scsi2sd-util in linux is a pain. If  you don't run a release that is current to the version of scsi2sd-util you are using, then you won't likely be able to install the libraries necessary to run it.

 

Not that you likely care about all of this. In addition to venting I am recording this for my future self. Whenever I am working on a problem that I know had solved before, I search this forum, and then realize, "Oh yeah, THAT'S how I figured that out!"

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