[windows2000] Re: Dell PE 2600 WS install

  • From: Patrick <london31uk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 11:38:25 -0800 (PST)

Use the Dell server build cd's these come with the drivers. You start by 
booting with the Dell cd's at some point you will be asked to insert the 
windows cd, just like HP Smart start if you have used one of those

From: Greg Reese <gareese@xxxxxxxxx>
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 7:12:49 PM
Subject: [windows2000] Re: Dell PE 2600 WS install

we just loaded one of those here.  Those things are built like tanks.  I seem 
to remember the person who built it fought with the floppies to get the perc 
running.  I don't remember what exactly he did to get it working but I will ask 
for you.


On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Frank Ventura 
<Frank.Ventura@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hi everyone, I have the task of installing operating systems on two older Dell 
Poweredge 2600 servers. One of them will be a WS 2003 std install and the other 
will be a WS 2008enterprise install. Both servers have factory installed Perc 
4/i RAID Controllers. My question is will the Windows installer recognize the 
RAID controllers or will I have to have a floppy with the drivers during the 


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