Dell Power Edge 2800

Hi I have Power Edge 2800 but the screen wont load, I have tried in safe mode the screen only show for a few second and dispersers.  I need to try an load the machine so I can see the data or take the SCSI drive out and recover data any idea?
AJ1978Asked:
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pjamCommented:
No backups i guess?
I am thinking your SCSI drives are in some sort of RAID config, which makes it a problem.  If you have another of the same RAID card (Probably RAID 1 with a Perc 4/DI Raid Controller with 2003) in a working server you might make it happen.  Make sure the drives are in the correct order.
What OS is the server? Can you boot to Windows CD to run a repair?
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AJ1978Author Commented:
At present when I boot the machine I get the below issue: The adapter has recovered but cached data was lost! Another company tried to reinstall the OS but it didn't work. I don't have another Server to utilise, only this machine.
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AJ1978Author Commented:
no backup!
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pjamCommented:
AJ,
Not sure, is there a battery on that controller?
Most of the HP controllers have battery cache backups. Its called BBWC or FBWC, pretty sure Dell has similar.  Replacing a dead battery on the controller may bring it back.
Check out this post:
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/servers/f/906/t/19409811

The Poweredge Guru will know.  hang tight.
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