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how do i initialize an internal DVD drive?

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how do i initialize a new internal DVD Drive in a MaCPro 1.1 computer
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See following explanation:

Format Your Hard Drive Using Disk Utility

http://macs.about.com/od/applications/ss/diskutilformat.htm
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DVD drives do not need initializing. Only hard drives and SSD drives need initializing.

Exactly what is it you are trying to do?

If you are trying to use a re-writable DVD or CD, (DVD-R or CD-R), the MEDIA would need initializing as per n3fc's instructions.
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