[SATLUG] OT: sata on osx

pixelnate pixelnate at gmail.com
Thu May 8 14:37:21 CDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-08 at 14:23 -0500, Jeremy Mann wrote:
> Sorry Nate, I should have mentioned this is a PCI Promise SATA card.
> What I want to do is take them out of my server and move them to the
> Mac. Obviously reformatting them with HFS+. I'm just wondering if the
> Mac will even boot off a PCI SATA card.

No reason why it shouldn't as long as you format the disks *before* you
try and install the OS.

You have to quit the installer and go to the drive utility from the top
bar and pulldown. Once that has been accomplished you should have no
problem loading the OS on your disks.


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