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Hello all, I acquired a recapped SE/30 about a year ago. All was well until early this year when the notorious Quantum hard disk failed. The machine shipped with System 6.0.8 and before this failure I had already purchased a USB floppy drive and floppies to create install disks (using a TiBook with Tiger so I can format and write images / files with Mac OS Standard formatting). I successfully upgraded to System 7.0.1; shortly after this, the drive failed. Once this happened, I bought a RaizinMonster (CF to SCSI adapter) from artmix and a 4 GB SanDisk Extreme CF card. My dilemma is that
So I have a healthy Mac Plus that I restored over the last several months. One of my experiments has been to buy an AztecMonster Compact Flash (CF) SCSI drive. It works well enough as a storage device but I have so far not been able to boot from it. I know about the notorious SCSI issues with the Plus and the stated work around for the AztecMonster is to disable pin 40 (RST) by "cutting" the pin. I have done this by severing the corresponding wire in the cable ribbon assembly with an exacto-blade (I have some spare 50 pin ribbons so no big deal). However this hasn't worked, I can't see th