How to configure SCSI HDD of HP X4000 WORKSTATION?

Hi,

I have HP X4000 WORKSTATION with SCSI HDD and no operating system. I am trying to install os MS 2000 server but it says no HD.
Do I need some extra software or utility to install HD? Please guide me in detail and step by step as I am not much technical guy.





alaAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

tfjeffCommented:
you are going to have to load a scsi driver using the f6 button, what you will have to do is find out what type of scsi controller the system is using and get the appropriate driver, put it on a floppy, when you boot to your OS CD, you will see a message at the bottom of the screen saying "press f6 if you need to install a 3rd party scsi driver" or something like that...press f6, wait until it gives you the option to press 's' to specify, press s, put in the floppy containing the driver and press enter, select the appropriate controller from the list and it should be able to recognize the drive (provided that the controller is recognizing the drive, it is right?)
good luck
jeff

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Hardware

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.