To install and configure a SCSI drive, follow the guidelines in the following subsections. Only trained service technicians are authorized to open the system and access any of the components inside the system. SCSI logic requires that termination be enabled for the two drives at opposite ends of the SCSI chain and disabled for all drives in between. For instructions, see the documentation that accompanied the drive. If you are installing a tape backup unit TBU , it must be installed in the second bay.
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When replacing the hard-drive cooling shroud, ensure that the cables are properly routed to prevent damaging the cables. See ” Installing an Expansion Card ” in “Installing System Components” for instructions about installing the card and routing the cables.
Installing Drives: Dell PowerEdge SC Systems Installation and Troubleshooting Guide
To boot the system from a hard drive or drive array, the drive s must be connected to the appropriate controller:. See your System Information Guide for complete information about safety precautions, working inside the computer, and protecting against electrostatic discharge. If you are installing a tape backup unit TBUit must be installed in the second bay.
ppweredge Only poweredte service technicians are authorized to open the system cover and access any of the components inside the system. To gain access to the front-panel insert, you might need to remove a device. SCSI interface connectors are keyed for correct insertion. The fourth hard drive is installed in the 5. Because Cable Select is the default setting, you do not need to set any additional drives as a primary or secondary drive.
SCSI logic requires that termination be enabled for the two drives at opposite ends of the SCSI chain and disabled for all drives in between.
When you disconnect an interface cable, take care to grasp the cable connector, rather than the cable itself, to avoid stress on the cable. After you open and close the cover, the chassis intrusion detector, scis enabled, causes the following message to appear on the screen at the next computer start-up:. For instructions, see delo documentation that accompanied the drive.
If you are installing a new 5. If you are installing a fourth hard drive in the 5. When you connect two IDE devices to a single IDE interface cable and configure them for the Cable Select setting, the device attached to the last connector on the interface cable is the primary master or boot device drive 0and the device attached to the middle connector on the interface cable is the secondary slave device drive 1.
Although SCSI drives are installed in essentially the same way as other drives, their configuration requirements are different.
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The drive or device from which the system boots is determined by the boot order specified in the System Setup program. Drive Locations Inside the System. SCSI devices installed by Dell are configured correctly during the manufacturing process.
To install and configure a SCSI drive, follow the guidelines in the following subsections. For internal SCSI drives, termination is configured automatically. After installing the drive and adapter, the removing and installing procedures are the same as the other hard drives.
Removing or Installing an Optional Diskette Drive. See the drive documentation in your upgrade kit for information on configuring drives for the Cable Select setting. Only trained service technicians are authorized to open the system and access sc14420 of the components inside the system. See the documentation provided with any optional SCSI drive you purchase for information on disabling termination.
You can install an additional 5. Keying ensures that the pin-1 wire in the cable connects to pin 1 in the connectors on both ends.