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09-04-2001, 01:43 PM
Any quick advice on how to get drivers for two FWB PCI SCSI Jackhammer cards. I just moved them from a 9500 into a B+W G3. Assuming I find the drivers are there any other issues I need to think about? Firmware?


Travis McCauley
Digital Media Lab
University of Virginia

09-04-2001, 08:01 PM
You can get the current driver/control panel from the MacGuru ftp site (Version 1.4.5) (ftp://ftp.macgurus.com/ftp/fwb_stuff/PCI%20JackHammer%81%201.4.5.).

To flash the ROM to 1.4.5, start by booting from the ATA drive with the control panel installed while holding Command-Option-J-H to disable the card. When you open the control panel, it will ask if you want flash the card.

[This message has been edited by lasvegas (edited 04 September 2001).]

09-05-2001, 12:20 AM
I do not think that card is supported past 9.02 - but I have heard it can work. Not sure how reliable it is long term. It does not sound trouble free. GL

09-05-2001, 02:40 AM
The PCI JackHammer works fine in 9.1 and I expect in a newworld machine, it would continue to work in 9.2.1. It will not work in any version of OS X.

I used it in 9.1 until just a few weeks ago, when I got my Miles2.