Re: Can't Load on SCSI
I have the same BIOS v2.56.0
I had downloaded the v3.10.0 also but never flashed it as the v2.56.0 did
all I needed so far.
"Robert MacNab" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Thanks for posting. The BIOS on this SCSI is v2.56.0. If you can
> catch the bootup text on yours please post your version. The latest
> one on the Adaptec site is v3.10.0 and this one isn't even listed.
> I've had this for years and I probably got it on Ebay. Maybe it's an
> OEM. Maybe I'll try flashing it. If it bites the dust I won't have
> lost much.
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2007 20:43:16 -0400, "Doug" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Asus PC-DL Deluxe, 2 Xeon 3.25 GHz CPUs, 3 GB Ram
>>Adaptec 29160N SCSI & 2 Seagate 74 GB 10K Drives + 2 WD 300 GB IDEs
>>I have installed Vista from BETA 2 through RC1 & 2 and final on the first
>>SCSI drive and a second instance on the 2nd SCSI drive and never had any
>>problems at all. Vista Ultimate saw the drives and installed where I told
>>29160N also driving my HP 6100c scanner and Plextor SCSI CDRW .
>>Vista saw these as well, only had to load Deskscan II to use scanner.
>>I don't know what to tell you except that the 29160N will work with Vista
>>and I didn't have to
>>load any drivers for it.
>>"Robert MacNab" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> Boring computer. Hyperthreaded 2.8GHz P4, 2GB, on Intel board with
>>> 865G chipset. Adaptec 29160N SCSI HBA and Seagate 74GB 15K RPM disk.
>>> Intel says the board works and Adaptec says the card works with Vista.
>>> Trying to load Vista Business on clean disk.
>>> "Windows is unable to find a system volume that meets its criteria for
>>> installation." Even after Vista setup creates the partition itself.
>>> KB927520 talks about it. Says controller may be incompatible. Says
>>> to load driver from floppy at start. So I download Windows Server
>>> 2003 driver, the only one on the Adaptec site. Vista reads the driver
>>> but no help. Anybody, else hitting this? Do I throw away the SCSI,
>>> the computer or Vista? I've taken out the sound card, disabled the
>>> onboard NIC and moved the SCSI to a different PCI. Nothing helps. Can
>>> somebody suggest a PCI SCSI HBA that works?
>>> XP Pro is on a different SCSI disk. I've tried loading Vista from XP.
>>> At first restart neither disk is bootable and Vista has hosed the boot
>>> sector on the XP disk. I have to use the repair console to fix it.
>>> Can't continue install.