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Unable to see hard drives

Since it’s a slow night maybe you could indulge me. I am trying to set up a couple of old iMacs to donate. I’m upgrading the hard drives in both. I’ve been unable to get the machines to see the new hard drives. I’ve set them to cable select, and tried master to no avail.

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mcgyver89 [Entry]

"it's been a while since I've set up a G3 machine with a new drive - in fact I just took my old faithful PowerMac G3/266 beige tower out of service... but I recall to install Mac OS X you need to partition the drives so the boot volume is no larger than 8GB, that's what I had set up on that G3. perhaps that's your problem.

I found an article about the iMac G3/266 and it seems to say the same"
mcgyver89 [Entry]

You installed the system (10.3) in the Quantum 60GB with the MDD tower ? What was the installation disk ? Retail one or MDD install disk ?
mcgyver89 [Entry]

why my imac doesn't read dvd and freeze when i played games