And another question about old problem
From last question, I've reset everything, formatted hard drive, erased etc.
Dan suggested I get a new hdd (ssd) which I did. I also checked to make sure it was compatible with my 2006 2.16 Ghz macbook A1181.
After installation, pretty much as before when I changed hard drive and cable. My bootable usb now shows up, but no hard drive in startup pane. When I hold option on boot and it does decide to go, the hard drive shows up in disk utility but not in startup panel.
It shows up installed and in usb dock but not on boot and not in startup pane.
To get it to boot at all, I have to put in an update disk and hold option. It takes forever to get to the “apple” screen. When it boots to update DVD, no drives show until I go into disk utility. Of course there is no drive so it can't load anyways.
I'm guessing there is probably something on logic board gone but in some ways that doesn't make sense. Does anyone have any words of wisdom? I've pretty much spent as much or maybe more than I could sell it for working.
Is this a good question?