Thread: LaCie problems...again!
07-20-2005, 10:01 AM #1LaCie problems...again! (Not anymore)
I'm having problems mounting my 250GB LaCie drive on my mini. Over the last month and a half it's gotten progressively worse. At first it mounted fine, then it wouldn't mont sometimes and now it won't at all. I tried using Disk Utility but the drive is no longer showing up in the side panel when I turn it on. I don't understand what's wrong because it works fine with my HP laptop. I just hope it's not a dud because I'd rather not deal with the hassle of returning and exchanging if possible. Any suggestions or remedies would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
07-20-2005, 10:16 AM #2
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07-20-2005, 10:26 AM #3
Is there anything else you can try hooking up to your firewire port? If the drive is working on other computers then perhaps your port is bad or failing.
07-20-2005, 02:24 PM #4Originally Posted by rman
Originally Posted by Abdiel
I believe that it may actually be the port on the backside of the drive. The USB cable moves around quite a bit and it seems that at some times when I give it a wiggle the drive will mount. I'm going to bring it in and try to exchange for a new one. Hopefully I won't see this problem again with a new unit.
Thanks for all of your help and suggestions.
07-20-2005, 05:27 PM #5
Just got back from returning the drive. I wish I could've gotten it working properly because I unfortunately wasn't able to obtain about 10 GB of data.
On the positive side, the salesman convinced me to upgrade to the D2 Triple Interface model instead and knocked off £10 from the price. I only hope this drive is as sturdy as the casing is (it only weighs about 100 lbs).
07-20-2005, 06:49 PM #6
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