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    With lots of good advice I've gotten an Ultra ATA...

    With lots of good advice I've gotten an Ultra ATA drive working in my G3 B&W. The slow old IBM SCSI drive also works now, with both an Apple/ATTO UL3D and an Adaptec 29160N. My remaining problem is...
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    I got the right jumper settings for the IBM. ...

    I got the right jumper settings for the IBM. Taking off a "Unit Attention Disable" jumper seemed to do the trick. Now it "generates a Unit Attention following a Power On Reset or SCSI bus reset"...
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    I have had some luck with my experiments. Having...

    I have had some luck with my experiments. Having heard about problems with both UL3D OEM cards and some SCA drives, I put an Adaptec 29160N into the uppermost 33MHz PCI slot. Using the terminated...
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    I finally got a reply from Tech Support at Other...

    I finally got a reply from Tech Support at Other World Computing. They deny any knowledge of problems between their Apple/ATTO UL3Ds and the B&Ws. They maintain the problem is with the cable. ...
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    For example, one entry in the XLR8YRMAC data base...

    For example, one entry in the XLR8YRMAC data base says that a Verbatim 48x12x48 CD/RW drive (p/n VBT481248A) will not work in a Power Mac G3. I picked up one of these "cheap". It is now gathering...
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    I'm afraid you are right again. The B&W freezes...

    I'm afraid you are right again. The B&W freezes with the OWC UL3D. I will get in touch with them and see what they are willing to do about it. I still want to get some SCSI capabilities into the ...
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    That sounds ominous. I have not had a chance to...

    That sounds ominous. I have not had a chance to try the SCSI card. I've been working on setting up a manual switchbox to share a VGA monitor among a number of computers and the B&W.

    I guess I...
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    Dear TZ et al, Fortunately, the motherboard is...

    Dear TZ et al,
    Fortunately, the motherboard is a revision 2 with a 450 MHz CPU, but I decided to to put in an ATA controller card anyway. I'm not worried about the data corruption that plagued the...
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    Your advice worked (eventually). I Zapped the...

    Your advice worked (eventually). I Zapped the NVRAM, which did not get the WD drive to boot. I tried moving the jumper on the drive, to Master and Cable Select. It did not even mount on Master...
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    Thanks for the advice, TZ. I probably won't...

    Thanks for the advice, TZ.
    I probably won't have time to try out your suggestions 'til the weekend, but I'll repost after I have had a chance to check out those threads and get back "under the...
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    Dear All, I recently got a Power Mac G3 Blue...

    Dear All,
    I recently got a Power Mac G3 Blue & White with no hard drives ($200 still seemed like a good deal it was supposed to be working when the company that surplused it pulled the drives). ...
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    This is more of a question than an answer by way...

    This is more of a question than an answer by way of response. I am interested by your comment about the speed of the SCSI hard drive being limited by the 5MB speed of the SCSI buss. I too have...
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