Disable the SCSI card BIOS on a legacy Digital Sentry DVR

NOTICE

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Issue

The DS Xpress is not booting up with a new SCSI card installed.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DS Xpress
  • DS RealVue Xpress
  • DS1000

Cause

Boot process using the external storage SCSI card instead of the internal OS drive.

Resolution

NOTE: SCSI cards affected
6750-00007 (Adaptec 29160LP) for units build on 2006 or older.
6750-00000 (Adaptec 29320LPE) for units build on 2007 or newer including DSSRVs.
 

Steps to disable BIOS in the SCSI card:

  1. Upon boot up press CTRL-A when prompt.
  2. Press the ENTER key.
  3. Press the ENTER key again.
  4. Select Advance Configuration.
  5. Press the ENTER key.
  6. Change SCSI Controller Int 13 from Enable to Disable: Scan Bus.
  7. Press Esc key two times.
  8. Select Y to save the changes.