Solved

IBM ServeRaid Adapters on server 2003/2000 and XP

Posted on 2004-04-21
4
1,676 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Hi There

Just a quick question

When trying to install Windows Server 2000/2003 on an IBM xSeries (with a serveraid card which has been fully configured in terms of hardware arrays etc) it gets to a stage saying no hard disks found - aborting

However I press F6 to specify a mass controller driver (driver from IBM) and voila it finds the disks!

I was under the impression that the serveraid card supports int13h calls and would not need a special SCSI driver?

The OS is now built and in the boot.ini the multi syntax is specified hence requiring no SCSI driver, and must be using 13h extensions to boot.

Infact I can load FDISK off a MSDOS boot floppy and it sees the partitions!

Any ideas?

Cheers
0
Comment
Question by:dbrannigan
4 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
msice earned 125 total points
ID: 10881326
Yes the OS needs the driver durring install because it is looking for only known device drivers included in Windows 2000/2003 cd
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:shahrial
shahrial earned 125 total points
ID: 10885627
Are you using IBM ServerRAID 6.11?
Below is the link.;)
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=0&uid=psg1MIGR-39723.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I. Introduction There's an interesting discussion going on now in an Experts Exchange Group — Attachments with no extension (http://www.experts-exchange.com/discussions/210281/Attachments-with-no-extension.html). This reminded me of questions tha…
#Citrix #POC #XenDesktop #vCenter #VMware #ESX
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…
Hi friends,  in this video  I'll show you how new windows 10 user can learn the using of windows 10. Thank you.

867 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now