Build a PC Server will not find hard drive

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tbaink2000

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i have this old server i got on ebay.compaq proliant 800..it 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 guy.lol.so were do i hook up a hard drive.



PROLIANT 800 Motherboard Settings and Configuration at- http://stason.org/TULARC/pc/motherboards/C/COMPAQ-COMPUTER-CORPORATION-Pentium-Pro-PROLIANT-8.html




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thats the page i found for the info.

and this is what the cables kinda look like.


 

JebediahTBone

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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.
 

tbaink2000

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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.
 

tbaink2000

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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.
Storage
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)
None
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)

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