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SCSI BIOS NOT INSTALLED


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osi370

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Hello,

I have recently purchased an IBM eserver 340, it has 2 HDD x 18gig, and Adaptec controller, it came without an OS, I am trying to install Windows XP, but it is giving me two errors before it even install the OS,
a) No SCSI boot device
b) SCSI BIOS not installed.

Any help would be higly appreciated, since I am very new to windows world so I have no clue about the BIOS configuration.


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Welcome to Geeks2Go!

Go into the BIOS setup -- the "first boot device" is probably set to "SCSI" , but if no drive is connected to the SCSI controller card you will get those two errors. Change the first boot device to "CD-ROM" and you should be okay. Getting into the BIOS setup varies with different machines but is most commonly achieved by holding down the "Del" key as soon as the PC is switched on. It's the same procedure on most PCs, only the key you have to hold down might be different.

Edited by pip22, 28 April 2008 - 12:50 PM.

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