Question about Dell PowerEdge 1600SC Server
I have Serveur DELL POWEREDGE 1600sc XEON 2.4Ghz and i want to install windows xp pro but the problem is disk not found,i think that i touched the bios setup;can you help me please and tell me how to configure the bios.
My is working , i have same dell server 1600 , i download the driver from LSI website here is the link
you just need u320 scsi driver for server 1600sc
download XP driver 32 bit it will work
Posted on Aug 29, 2008
I am afraid you are not going to like my answer to the question relating to Windows XP. This is because Windows XP is not supported (officially) as an Operating System on PowerEdge 1600sc.
Regarding the System BIOS, the only change is to ensure that the system is set to boot from the Optical Drive (CD/DVD) first. You can change/verify this from boot sequence sub menu. If you think you have made unknown changes to the BIOS settings, you may use keyboard shortcut ALT+D to reset individual highlighted field to factory defaults or ALT+E to reset the entire System BIOS to factory defaults. ***Please don't reset BIOS settings unless you know what you are doing***
Now back to the question regarding Windows XP. To proceed, you will need drivers for the Mass Storage Controller. PowerEdge 1600sc can be configured with PERC 3/SC (SCSI RAID) or CERC ATA 100/4 (IDE RAID) or basic SCSI using the onboard LSI U320 SCSI controller. As Windows XP is not officially supported there are no certified drivers.
At your own risk (system stability issues) you may try using Windows Server 2000 or 2003 drivers.
If further help is need let me know.
Posted on Jul 12, 2008
You need the old driver for it to work it is on this thread . you gotta unzip the main folder, open it and then unsip the xp.lsi zip to desktop then send it to your A (floppy dive), then when installing press F6 at beginning and when praompted hit S then enter then S again to use the older one you have on floppy and thenn enter again and you're good to go
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