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    Success so far. I installed Tiger on the 80gb. It...

    Success so far. I installed Tiger on the 80gb. It restarted and booted right up! Plugged the internal 200gb drive into the SeriTek 2+2, it mounted right up. Plugged the 2 250gb drives that are in the...
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    The SCSI card is in a regular (long) slot, not in...

    The SCSI card is in a regular (long) slot, not in the video slot. It is no longer used, it was for a SCSI CD burner that is now dead. Can I get rid of the SCSI card?

    I was going to take your...
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    B - Can't restore to the 200, it has 6gigs of...

    B - Can't restore to the 200, it has 6gigs of data on it that I want to keep there. Can I copy it to the 200 without erasing what's already on the 200? Or how about copying just the Users file from...
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    Surgury is so exciting. I see that there's an old...

    Surgury is so exciting. I see that there's an old SCSI card in here. Is there ANY reason not to remove it?
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    Glitch - the SeriTek 2+2 won't fit in the video...

    Glitch - the SeriTek 2+2 won't fit in the video slot. It's longer than the 2-port internal card.
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    Right now I can't get the G3 on line because none...

    Right now I can't get the G3 on line because none of the old OS9 browsers are working. I have the original 3 Panther CDs. Once I install there I should be able to get online and download the...
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    Sounds like a reinstall of the OS is the way to...

    Sounds like a reinstall of the OS is the way to go. The only thing I'd like to save somehow is all the network settings that allow the other Mac in the office to connect to this server (logins,...
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    I understand the confusion. The only 2 active...

    I understand the confusion. The only 2 active drives right now are the 2 internal SATAs, 80gb and 200gb. The 2 Seagate 250s are in the Burly hotswap case, but that's not connected right now. This all...
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    Just restarted from the Tiger DVD. Went to...

    Just restarted from the Tiger DVD. Went to Startup Disk and there's no option to start from OSX, just 9.1. I'm feeling ill.
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    OK, used DiskWarrior to rebuild the 80G drive....

    OK, used DiskWarrior to rebuild the 80G drive. Completed the rebuild, replaced the directory, and restarted... in OS9.1! I saw the OS9 desktop come up, was the 80G drive, saw the 200g drive. The 200g...
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    found my way into Open Firmware, did the...

    found my way into Open Firmware, did the following:

    0 > reset-nvram
    Press Return
    0 > reset-all
    Press Return

    Computer restarted. Good.

    Got the alternating ?file/Mac logo
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    Found a Tiger install DVD. Booted off it and...

    Found a Tiger install DVD. Booted off it and selected the 80G Maxtor SATA as startup drive. Wouldn't restart from the Maxtor. Restarted from the Tiger DVD again and ran Disk Utility. Repaired...
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    Found a copy of DiskWarrior 3.0.3 and booted from...

    Found a copy of DiskWarrior 3.0.3 and booted from it. Tried hopdong down OPTION but it would only boot directly to the DW Disk. It won't allow me to access System Preferences under the Apple menu...
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    Tried holding down OPTION when restarting. It...

    Tried holding down OPTION when restarting. It wouldn't go any further than it did before (grey screen w/apple logo and spinner). Found an 10.1 install DVD and started from there. All I could find was...
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    Thanks. I followed the link in your...

    Thanks. I followed the link in your Troubleshooting Guide to Apple's instructions on "How to Reset PRAM and NVRAM:. Did the Command-Option-P-R procedure. Now when I start I get the alternating...
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    Thanks for the suggestions. Can someone please...

    Thanks for the suggestions. Can someone please post step by step instructions on how to do this?
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    SATA Drive Will Not Mount!

    I purchased the Burly 2-bay hot-swap SATA enclosure and a pair of Seagate 250's. Pulled my old SeriTek 2 drive internal card. Installed the SeriTek 2+2. Connected the SATA card to the 2 esixting...
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    Took your advice of a few weeks ago. I purchased...

    Took your advice of a few weeks ago. I purchased the Burly 2-bay hot-swap SATA enclosure and a pair of Seagate 250's. Pulled my SeriTek 2 drive internal card. Installed the SeriTek 2+2. Connected the...
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    Biggles - thanks for your reply. I'd agree that...

    Biggles - thanks for your reply. I'd agree that the mounted FW drive my have been damaged, but I'm having the same problem with another FW drive that was not mounted at the time of the power blip. I...
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    Firewire Drives Will Not Mount

    Hi all. I've got a blue & white G3 w/256mb of RAM. It has 2 internal SATA drive from Gurus, and they're rock solid. One drive has 10.3.9, the other is the file storage drive, mostly inDesign and...
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    One More Thing...

    If I disconnect the power to the drive but keep the fw cable connected, the red LED stays illuminated.
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    External Firewire HD Won't Mount

    Hi all. I have a Maxtor 80GB external firewire drive that won't show up on my desktop. (G3/350 blue and white, 10.3.3, 256MB RAM). Other WD 200MB FW drive shows up, as does the 6GB internal. System...
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    Done

    Just thought I'd post the epilogue to this story. I restored 100% of my important files from a Retrospect backup to a Maxtor 80GB FW HD I had kicking around, the restoration was perfect. We've been...
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    Kaye and tz - thanks for your responses. TZ......

    Kaye and tz - thanks for your responses. TZ... you certainly gave me alot to ponder. Can't use Disk Warrior on the drive because it won't spin long enough to allow DW to do its thing before it gives...
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    Heat is not the issue

    TZ - thanks for your input. I've been in the other room with the server and now I don't think that heat is the problem (that's not to say that heat didn't contribute to the problem at hand). I've had...
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