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G3 PDQ - Problems with MSATA to ATA and CD-ROM


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I have a G3 Walstreet II / PDQ 300, and want to upgrade the hard disk. I picked up a Ableconn IIDE-MSAT mSATA to 2.5-Inch IDE Adapter and Zheino 128GB M3m SATA SSD.

 

The jumper configuration is the same as the Seagate 160g spinny drive I removed (the original 6gb drive was dead when I got the machine) - no jumper = master. I verified the ID select pins are not connected to anything in the little adapter PCB.

 

Whenever the SSD is hooked up, the CD-ROM doesn't work. The machine knows something is in the bay, but System Profiler doesn't see the CD-ROM. 

 

I tried re-jumpering the SSD as CableSelect and Slave... those settings let the CD work, but the SSD does not. 

 

Any suggestions for other steps to try? Or do I need to get a different mSATA adapter?

 

Thanks!

 

-J

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