Re: Running off SCSI harddisk, adding an IDE

Ola ( (no email) )
Fri, 27 Jun 1997 21:19:52 +0200


It depends on your BIOS on the motherboard.
If yu have a new BIOS like me on my ASUSTEK's MB
you can tell which goes first of IDE and SCSI.


> From: Joe Claborn <>
> To:
> Subject: Re: Running off SCSI harddisk, adding an IDE
> Date: den 27 juni 1997 21:11
> We started down the same route and our hardware guru said that the IDE
> drive would have to be the boot drive - so I ordered a SCSI instead.
> >Tomorrow, during a maintenance shutdown, I'll be adding a large IDE
> >harddrive to a WinNT system.
> >Sofar this system has only run off SCSI harddrives. The boot device is
> >also on the SCSI drives. That's the way I want it to be.
> >
> >Now I was wondering... what will the IDE drive do with to the system?
> >Will it claim to be the first drive, and therefore force the system to
> >boot from it? Will I need a work-around for this, or won't I see any
> >problems, and will my present bootdrive stay the bootdrive?
> Joe Claborn
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