Server will not find hard drive

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By tbaink2000
Jan 5, 2009
  1. i have this old server i got on ebay.compaq proliant has a long cable inside withno drives on it,and the cabels looks too have a angle on it .not like reg cables that are boxed in looking..,,,i know im not a pc were do i hook up a hard drive.[​IMG]

    PROLIANT 800 Motherboard Settings and Configuration at-

    thats the page i found for the info.

    and this is what the cables kinda look like.

  2. tuant

    tuant TS Enthusiast Posts: 256

    What type of hard drives are you using? SCSI?
  3. JebediahTBone

    JebediahTBone TS Rookie

    That's a SCSI cable. Looks like the server takes a SCSI drive. As for where to hook up the drives, well, it's a little difficult for me to tell based on the picture, but it looks like spots #5 will be your best bet. Typically drives are installed on the front of the chassis.
  4. tbaink2000

    tbaink2000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no,,,were on the motherboard do i hook the hard drive up.I SEE THE the cable has 7 open cuplings on it.and the drive i got that did not come with it is a quantum-viking 2.- 3.5 SERIES. PX9.1 LVD.AND WINDOWS XP LOADS UP .BUT WHEN IT GETS TO SEEIING THE DRIVE,,,,NO DICE.
  5. tbaink2000

    tbaink2000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    how do i get into bios to put it all on auto.
  6. tbaink2000

    tbaink2000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    the mother board


    Storage Controller
    Integrated Dual Channel Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 Adapter
    Note: The Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 Adapter supports Wide Ultra2/Ultra3 SCSI hard drives running at Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 speeds.
    Diskette Drive 1.44 MB
    CD-ROM High Speed IDE CD-ROM Drive
    Hard Drives One of the following:
    9.1 GB Wide Ultra2 SCSI (running at Wide Ultra SCSI-3 speeds)
    Maximum Internal Storage 109.2 GB (4 x 18.2-GB non-hot plug drive cage + 18.2-GB non-hot plug drives in removable media bays)!guard/html/1984.html
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