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Inaccessible boot device after replacing SCSI HD controller card

After replacing a failed scsi controller card in a Windows 2000 server, I get the inaccessible boot device message. I cannot access the recovery console even though there is no administrator password defined? I know I need to modify the boot.ini since the controller changed, but not sure exactly how/what?

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I think you're running into the problem described here:


I am guessing your new controller is a different model than the old one.

If you can, try with a scsi controller similar to the old one.
First, you need to set the SCSI card as the Boot device in the SCSI BIOS. The procedure on how to do this is different for different controllers. During server's boot, you'll get a prompt to press a certain key to enter the bios setup, then look for the setting (or look it up in the manual).

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