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Old April 20th, 2007, 01:18 AM   #1
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hard drive will not mount

I recently bought a lacie d2 250gb drive to acompany a first hard drive. I am using os 10.4.9. I pluged it in at first and it was fine then I tried staring it up when my other Maxtor drive was mounted and it unmounted the maxtor. I tried rebooting both drives and only the maxtor came back. Now, when I restart my computer with the lacie in it says that the disk is unreadable and will not mount. I try to initialize and it says input/output error. I have tried switching firewire cables, repairing disk permissions etc. Any help would be much apreciated.

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Old April 21st, 2007, 10:39 AM   #2
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Can you provide more information... what is the maxtor drive the first external you have..

what computer do you have... take some time if you can and provide a little more information.. i was trying to keep up with your post and you lost me man..

i think thats why no one has got back to you but ill give it a shot.

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Old April 21st, 2007, 12:41 PM   #3
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Try opening up Disk Utility and formatting it if you don't have anything important on it.

Last edited by Chris Harris; April 21st, 2007 at 12:43 PM. Reason: added more info
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Old April 21st, 2007, 12:47 PM   #4
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If the drive is still under warranty, and if there isn't anything important on it, then why not send it back for exchange or repair? This sounds like a hardware problem and it would be a good idea to get it fixed instead finding a workaround now which may come back to bite you later.

But you might also want to try it on a different computer just to see what happens.
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