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Subject: Re: Power Macintosh 5500/225 rescued, wanna max it out.


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Christopher T. Miller (Max'd out 5500)
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Date Posted: 19:19:31 03/08/08 Sat
In reply to: Cpt.Quinn 's message, "Power Macintosh 5500/225 rescued, wanna max it out." on 12:59:18 01/24/08 Thu

I'm actually running my family web server off an old 5500. I was able to install a 30 GB HD on the system and it works fine. I tried a slightly different 40 GB Hard Drive, but the system refused to recognize it.

I would recommend Partitioning and Formatting any HD with an OS X box and Disk Utility and make sure to use the OS 9 drivers option. The old OS 9 "Disk Setup" utility doesn't usually like anything but Apple branded HDs and won't touch them.

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