January 13th, 2005, 07:57 PM
SCSI to IDE
Alright, our server went down and it has a SCSI Drive, but we don't have any of those laying around and we don't have the money in budget for it. So, decided to put an IDE Hard-Drive in there but "Hard-Drive" isn't being recgonized, any suggestions?
I thought I had the switches right and set to correct setting, plus- I thought it was the IDE Cable so I changed it but still nothing. Hard-Drive is spinning so I'm pretty sure it's working, got any suggestions?
January 13th, 2005, 08:08 PM
It's a "Dell-Power Edge 1300" (Server), The new hard-drive is a "IBM Deskstar" which is a not working with this damn thing.
January 13th, 2005, 08:09 PM
Hi, on bootup, go into setup and tell us what devices your system is recognising.
Are you sure that the MoBo supports IDE HDDs?.
I don't do SCSI much but I have an old server, there is this sort of blank-off device that you have to put at the end of the cable or it won't work.....................it is a veeeeeeeeeeeeeery old box though
Just a few thoughts...............
January 13th, 2005, 08:11 PM
This is an old box also, its recgonizing the ide cd-rom but not the hard-drive. Keeps saying that the hard drive isn't found.
January 13th, 2005, 08:20 PM
Well, I just checked the parts list..................the hard drives are 18Gb or 36Gb................that is SCSI, so I guess that the MoBo will not support an IDE HDD. You better check that the HDD jumper is set to master and at the end of the cable (IDE). I would try it without the CD/DVD first.
January 13th, 2005, 09:35 PM
January 13th, 2005, 10:34 PM
By making the HDD the master on the IDE cable?