[G4] re: my hard drive

Roger Harris roger at rogerdharris.com
Mon Nov 22 11:25:13 PST 2004

Go to Apple Support and search for "G4 hard drive firmware". Use this to 
update your mac. Your drive may be in trouble but this may save it. You 
will probably need to wipe your drive and reinstall everything. You may 
need to run this firmware even on a new drive to avoid corruption.

Roger Harris

r herman wrote:
> Hello,
> I think my hard drive is dying. I have a G4 400 mhz... 320 ram 20 gig 
> hard drive.
> The drive is clicking when I'm working on it. The longer the machine is 
> on the worse it gets!
> I've looked at getting a new hard drive. Will it be easy for me to 
> install a new drive myself? Do i have the correct stuff to plug the new 
> one into the G4?
> I looked at a maxtor 60 gig. It was $40 at staples. Will this work. It 
> said G4 on the box. Is there anything specific I need to find on the box 
> to ensure I get the right drive?
> Thanks
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