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Hard disk not detecting

I have a hard disk not getting detected. 
It is Sitching on 
If i connect it as slave also system will not boot
how to fix this?

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    I have the same issue

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    I have a scsi 73GB hard drive that can't be detected in the setup utility

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Hi
The hard disk witll have jumper , try selecting it to CS (CAble Select ) and then boot should detect.

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