Having problems with your Dell PowerEdge 2550 Server ?

Scsi raid with battery backed memory for pweredge 2550 server

\015 Im having problems with the server once I use this scsi card, it gives me a "scanning scsi devices" in white bold text that blinks...but it never boots anything after that. Do I have the system configured properly?\015

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If my memory serves me correct i think this server uses a onboard (3di) card it is set in the bios to use the raid configuration, under integrated devices .make sure this is so ,as it boots press f2 key to enter.If this is so exit.next step is to shut the machine off pull the drives away from the backplain not completly out. Power up if it starts laoding the raid configuration,once the scan is complete it will give you a container not found error,now here is what you can do go in i think its control m or r,anyway look at the configuration and what raid you set it up for.write down the drive number 0-etc.ok the next move is the raid key a little device that sits on the motherboard beside the raid dimm reseat this,now you may want to replace the raid dimm or if you have a exact match for troubleshooting purposes you may try this.
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