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ML330 160 gigabytes hard disk

stefano_63
Occasional Visitor

ML330 160 gigabytes hard disk

I have a Compaq ProLiant ML330 G2, in the last day i bought a 160 gigabytes hard disk,DiamondMax Plus 9 maxtor.
Bios can see only 137 of 160 gb of hard disk capacity. I have link the hd to my server with a Ultra ATA-100 IDE.
what can i do?
those are some info about my server:
Processor Intel Pentium (r) III processor at 1.0 GHz

Firmware Revisions
(+) SystemROM (11/01/2003) | VideoROM (00/05/23)
(-) SystemROM (09/25/2001) | VideoROM (00/05/23)
System ROM (+) 11/01/2003 (-) 09/25/2001
Video ROM 00/05/23
ROM Family Type 386, D10
Operating System . Microsoft Windows 2000 Server (build 2195) Service Pack 4
System Configured Primary OS Windows 2000/Windows .NET 2003
Bus 0
Device 3 Integrated Ultra ATA-100 IDE RAID Controller
5 REPLIES
Prashant (I am Back)
Honored Contributor

Re: ML330 160 gigabytes hard disk

Hi,

Might be compatibility problem i am able to get following information :

Maximum Internal Storage
with Optional Hot Plug Drive Cage (SCSI Models) 402.8 GB (3 x 36.4 GB non-hot-plug + 2 x 146.8 GB hot plug) (internal drive bays, and optional hot plug drive cage)
Maximum Internal Storage
(ATA Models)

from respective site for you server.
http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/quickspecs/10961_div/10961_div.HTML

Regards,
Prashant S.
Nothing is impossible
George_141
Frequent Advisor

Re: ML330 160 gigabytes hard disk

Hi stefano,

The maximum ATA hard disk supported on this is 80 GB.

You can attach 4 ATA hard disk, 2 per channel.

Regards,
George
stefano_63
Occasional Visitor

Re: ML330 160 gigabytes hard disk

thank you very much for your reply, another question:could i connect directly hard disk to the slot ide of cd rom drive?
regards
Prashant (I am Back)
Honored Contributor

Re: ML330 160 gigabytes hard disk

Hi,

Q) could i connect directly hard disk to the slot ide of cd rom drive?

A)
from HP support : NO

But yes you can connect but, it is not recomended.

Regards,
Prashant S.

Nothing is impossible
Brian_Murdoch
Honored Contributor

Re: ML330 160 gigabytes hard disk

Hi Stefano,

Please see the following article which explains why Windows 2000 can only see 137Gb.

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=PSD_WO030905_CW01

I hope this helps,

Brian