Hard drive will not initialize

  1. Boot from iBook Software Install CD and see if the hard drive mounts on the desktop.
  2. If in Mac OS X, boot from the Mac OS X software install CD. Under the File menu, select Disk Utilities and initialize the disk or run Disk First Aid.
  3. If in Mac OS 9, launch Drive Setup and update hard drive driver.
  4. If no hard drive is found in Drive Setup, verify the hard drive cable connections.
  5. Replace hard drive cable.
  6. Replace hard drive.

Important: If the computer is under warranty and data recovery is required, refer to Article 31077: Hard Drive Data Recovery & Warranty Implications, for important information.

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