Sign in Already have an account? I can’t explain why, though. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. If someone else’s mileage has varied from this prescription, I cannot argue with that, but I find the suggestion that drive preparation needs attachment of the drive to the card, at the very least, odd. Mobile by Shara Tibken Dec 6, Ok, I can live with it. Posted February 7,

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You should now be able to boot from the card in a Mac! As I interpret the Taiwanglish, this may be no more than a reminder as are the first two statements of prudent drive management, 62280 not a mandatory requirement.

I can’t boot from any disks connected to the internal ATA bus, except for one. So, I spent some time to clear my desk, putting all the HDs I had taken out of their computers, searching for xcard jumpers under the desk, putting install CDs back in their sleeves, etc, etc. And the jumpers and position of the disks on the bus were checked and double-checked prio to my posting here. It’s been a long time since I experimented, but I do not think this is true in all cases, but it’s on a by card and by Apple model basis.


Already have an account? Once you are aware of this it is pretty easy to deal with.

Is it just possible that the formatting of drives is being confused with the updating of firmware on the ACARD? Max Storage Devices Qty. It is recognized flawlessly ba Apple System Profile.

ACARD AECM (*) AHard PCI Ultra ATA/ PCI at

But when Adard reboot the computer, it would begin to start up, and suddenly reset just as I see the smiling Mac. Middle of the night here, time to sleep. It supports the true PnP function, in Mac 8. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. The drives not only have OS And I can see in the Finder that the System Folder on the new drive gets “de-blessed” in the process. But their user’s guides are downloadable, so it should be easy enough to look up.


R19 must be replaced by a 1k Ohm resistor. Good afternoon to the american folks, and good tomorrow afternoon to the australians!

This page documents how to convert one of these cards to work in the Mac. Thanks for the replies! However, my own experience does acar accord with the suggestion that drives used with the card must be formatted through the card.


Five hard drives and four optical drives. Ok, I can live with it. Most CF cards do not. Lenovo has found people buy its Qualcomm-powered always-connected PCs more for their long battery life than the fact they’re always connected. Don’t cut the cord on cable like a rookie The 3: Having spent too much time messing around on that issue this morning, I completely forgot to reformat that particular disk while connected to the card.

ACARD AEC 6280M – storage controller – ATA-133 – PCI

I can install OS 9 on it, no problem. Posted February 7, Posted February 13, Mobile by Shara Tibken Dec 6, Posted February 8, Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. R71 must be removed the resistor highlighted in the image, located on the right. That S has a lot of drives.