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XP pro will not recognize 2nd SCSI drive

I am running XP Pro SP3 on an IBM Intellistation 6230. The installed SCSI drive is an IBM-ESXS MAP3367NP. It works fine.

I installed a Fujitsu MAT314NC (with a 68-80 adapter). The drive is recognized in SCSI bio, in XPs device manager, but it is not recognized by XP. It shows up in disk management as healthy, but with no file system.

The first drive is SCSI 0 so I put the jumper for SCSI 1 on the new Fujitsu drive. It doesn't recognize it.
Question. Do I need to put a jumper on the old IBM drive as well as one on the new drive?

I couldn't get XP to recognize it so I booted into a Live Linux CD and mounted the drive. I ran some tests on the drive to confirm it was healthy. The disk diagnostics all came back healthy. I then installed UBUNTU on the new Fujitsu drive.
Using GRUB I can boot to Ubuntu on the new drive and see the old Windows drive.
However I  still can see or access the new drive when I boot to windows.

Thanks.
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CompProbSolvCommented:
When you were looking at it in Disk Manager and saw that it had no file system, did you try partitioning and formatting it?  If not, right-click on it there and do those two steps.  That may be all that you need.
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spbegleyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for responding. Unfortunately the ability to format, partition, change drive letter or paths for the new drive is grayed out and is not available. :-(
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web_trackerCommented:
Are you logged on as the administrator? Try logging on as the administrator and then check to see if it is still greyed out.
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nobusCommented:
on the SCSI 0 drive, no jumper is needed, only for the scsi1 drive
do you need the data on the drive?  if not, give it a drive letter, and initialise,, and format it -
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spbegleyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for replying nobus. I am unable to give the drive a letter, initialize or format the drive with windows. I was able to format it with Ubuntu
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CompProbSolvCommented:
Is the drive brand new or did it come from some other system?  I found the following which may give you some clues:
http://www.sizledcore.com/2010/11/how-to-delete-gpt-protective-partition-in-windows/

If you try those steps, make VERY sure you know which drive you are performing the Clean command on.  In any case, Diskpart should be a good way to see how the drive is presently configured.
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spbegleyAuthor Commented:
Thank you for replying CompProb Solv. It is not a brand new drive. It is refurbished from Newegg. (31 bucks for 147 gig). It looked like it was pulled from a server since it had a 80 pin SCSI connector. I had to buy an adapter (13 bucks) that split out the power and data.

I did format it using the SCSI tool that came with the Adaptec SCSI card AIC 7901 Ultra320.

And of course I loaded Ubuntu on it and that works fine. I have XP Pro with service pack 3 and all patches up to date as well as updated firmware on the Adaptec card.

Since the BIOS sees it and the SCSI card sees it and tools like Disk Management see it and the device manager see it, it seems like it is somehow related to XP Pro, but again, that's why I'm here, I don't know.
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nobusCommented:
does it have a drive letter?  if not assign one
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spbegleyAuthor Commented:
Hi Nobus. I can't assign a drive letter. None of the methods I have used allow me to assign a letter. I'm logged on as an administrator.

Is there something I'm missing or a method to assign drive letters that happens in another fashion besides disk management?
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CompProbSolvCommented:
Did you try the Clean command in Diskpart?  The link provides a possible explanation for this problem.
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nobusCommented:
post a screen shot of disk management please
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spbegleyAuthor Commented:
Here are the disk management screen shots.
I have also attached shots showing that I can not change the drive letter (grayed out)
and how it is NOT grayed out for the 01 drive.
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nobusCommented:
i would delete all the partitions on that drive - then initialise, and format it
that should do it
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spbegleyAuthor Commented:
It worked! I was able to format and partition. I appreciate nobus for sticking to this and suggesting various different steps after the obvious ones failed me.
Now can decide if I want to use the drive for Ubuntu or Windows XP.
Thanks!
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nobusCommented:
glad to help
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