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Issues formatting mSata SSD

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My mSata - IDE adaptor finally arrived today so I got it installed in to my Powerbook G4 17" and have since been trying to format it. I have managed to get it in to Apple Partition Map but as soon as it tries to format the partition it gets stuck at the preparing stage for a few minutes before coming up with the message 'The underlying task reported a failure on exit'. The disk then disappears from disk utility.

The drive is a Samsung PM851 256GB in one of these:


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