Re: Windows 2003 Ia 64 setup does not detect SAS drives in integrity rx 2660 (1711 Views)
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shafqat shamim
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Registered: ‎11-18-2009
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Windows 2003 Ia 64 setup does not detect SAS drives in integrity rx 2660

Hi, i am trying to install Windows 2003 ia 64 enterprise on intergrity rx 2660. I am using smartsetup.But windows 2003 setup indictates that no storage drive was found to install the os. But when i try the same with windows 2008 ia,it works. I want to install windows 2003 only. Kindly help
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kris rombauts
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Re: Windows 2003 Ia 64 setup does not detect SAS drives in integrity rx 2660

Hi,

W2K3 does not have the drivers (and will never have) for the build in LSI SAS controller (non RAID).
You need to use a Smartarray controller as the boot controller for W2K3.


HTH

Kris
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Dennis Handly
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Re: Windows 2003 Ia 64 setup does not detect SAS drives in integrity rx 2660

You may want to ask this question in the ITRC forum, either Servers > Integrity or Microsoft > 2003:
http://forums.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/categoryhome.do?categoryId=275
http://forums.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/categoryhome.do?categoryId=278
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