install windows 2003 server to an IBM x3650 server off the microsoft installation dvd media

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For a very specific reason, I need to install windows server 2003 to an IBM x3650 server off the microsoft installation dvd media instead of using the ibm serve raid CD.  

I pressed F6 to specify 3rd party driver off a USB floppy drive.  The floppy disk contains the right drivers I downloaded off the IBM web site.  

For some reason, the installation screen on this server is not seeing the USB floppy A drive.

Please advise what else I can try.  Again, I need to boot up the microsoft media and install the OS manually.  

Thanks in advance.

 

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by:Posted on 2010-04-13 at 18:41:58ID: 30675419

Which adapter is in the server?  Is it a newer MR10i card?  I just installed one of these from floppy with no issues using the drivers from the website.  I used the Win2k3 DVD from Microsoft as well.

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