I strongly recommend getting your data onto a better format.
250 MB is paltry in terms of the space you can get on a current USB Flash drive. 2 GB (stores 7 to 8 of the 250 MB drives) Flash drives are easy to find at CVS and Big Lots stores.
That said, first off, the 250 MB drive may work in 10.4 on a PowerMac. But there is no software for it to work on Intel Macs except under Windows on those Macs. Here's the report of it working up to 10.4.4 on a PowerMac:
You can always put in a second ATA/IDE drive in the PowerMac and install just 10.4.4 for that purpose.
Thanks for that link a brody.
a brody wrote:
I strongly recommend getting your data onto a better format...
Right. That IS the point of this whole exercise . Of course, I first need to get a compatible drive that can read the disks in order to transfer it into that better format. But you knew that, I'm sure.
Here is the Straight Dope; right from the horses mouth:
Is the Zip® 250 drive compatible with my Zip® 100 disks?
The Iomega® Zip® 250 drive is fully read/write compatible with Zip 100 disks. Performance with a Zip 250 drive reading and writing to a Zip 100 disk may be slower than with a Zip 250 disk.
Note: You cannot use Zip 250 disks in a Zip 100 drive. If you place a 250 disk in a Zip 100 drive, the drive will immediately eject the disk.