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my G4 died on me and apple showed me how to us target mode to pull files off my harddrive, but I have a 2nd internal drive in my G4. When I use target mode I only see the man harddrive from he G4. is there a way I can use target mode to pull files off my 2nd internal harddrive?
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The second hard drive will have to be set up as master. Target mode, from memory, only recognizes master.
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well my G4 will only boot to a grey apple screen, anyway I can make it a master without it booting up past the grey apple grey screen?
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I'd just take the external hard drive out of the G4. Put it in a $30 external enclosure and keep using it with your other Mac(s)
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