[G4] Old mini or other machine for cheap/free?

Amir 'CG' Caspi cepheid at ssl.berkeley.edu
Thu Feb 23 14:16:16 PST 2012

Hi Harry,

 	No, it's single cables all around, and I tried swapping cables and 
removing them entirely, in case of a short - no luck.  Also, there's no 
reason a cable would go bad "all of a sudden" ... the machine was working 
fine one minute, then didn't work the next minute after an attempted 

 						--- Amir

On Thu, 23 Feb 2012, Harry A. Freeman wrote:

> Amir,
> Do you have another cable that connects between the 1st, the lower disk drive 
> and the 133Mhz data buss.
> If one one or more leads have gone bad you will not be able to load from your 
> installed HD drives.
> However the above doesn't explain why you can not boot from a DVD/CD because 
> the DVD/CD drive uses the 66Mhz buss. Except that perhaps a couple of leads 
> are shorted in the cable and is preventing any loading.
> Cheers
> Harry
> San Jose, Ca

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