Hard drive recognition size and mounting problem
I building a hot rod Beige G3 for a customer. I've built one of these for him before but forgotten a lot about these machines because it's been ten years +. Using 10.2.8. Sonnet 1GHz G4 CPU. 768 Megs of RAM. Bus one, a 120 HD formatted 2 partition to a 7.5 GB with the systems on it and 112 GB as storage. The second hard drive, 500 Megs, was formatted on a MDD to be able to see past the 128 Meg limit. System profiler sees the drive as a 128 but won't mount it. The drive is set to master and the DVD set to slave. I seem to remember there were three different ROMs for this machine but don't remember why. Anyone have a better memory than me? I hope so.
It took a month or trial and error but I now have the answer.
iFixit archived this question and put this statement on it, "This question was archived because you did not provide enough information to provide an answer. You can update it with additional information to re-open it." Well there's all the information needed to answer it so don't blame me. There's no answer because no one knew the solution.
crwdns2893770:0crwdnd2893770:0 mayer crwdne2893770:0