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Help Situation: The firewire cable accidentally got unplugged while FCP 5.1 was open, and my drive is no longer mounting on the desktop. I am fairly certain the firewire ports are still functioning on my lacie drive, as OS X Disk Utility still recognizes my drive. I am using Disk Warrior 3.0 to try to restore the Lacie, but i'm having problems getting Disk Warrior to recognize my lacie. OS X Disk Utility recognizes my lacie drive but says Mount Point: Not mounted When I try to verify and repair using OS X Disk Utility, i get an error message saying "Phase 1-Read FAT Unable to read FAT (Input/output error) Error: The underlying task reported failure on exit 1 non HFS volume checked 1 volume could not be repaired because of an error" I tried using Disk Warrior 3.0 but it doesn't recognize my lacie drive when it scans. What can I do to get Disk Warrior to recognize my lacie? My goal is to try to repair my lacie drive using Disk Warrior 3.0-how can I get Disk Warrior to recognize my lacie drive when it's not mounting but is obviously there? I am running Tiger 10.4.8, PowerPC G4 1.67 Ghx with 2 GB DDR SDRAM. Editing using FCP 5.1 Are there any possible solutions I am overlooking other than bringing my lacie into a local hardware dealership or downloading DW 4.0? I am desperate any help would be appreciated! Regards, jimmy wang

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Take it in, controller may have malf'ed when it got unplugged, been known to happen.

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