BSOD STOP: 0x0000007B when installing windows

When installing windows xp or 2003 server, sometimes we encounter this BSOD:
STOP: 0x0000007B (0xF78D2524,0xC0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000)
right before the installation detecting the harddisk.
the 7B error indicate driver error, while (0xF78D2524,0xC0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000) indicate specific error, which is HDD problem in related to BIOS SATA configuration. Continue reading

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SATA drive runs very slow in server with SAS.

SAS and SATA are using the same power and data slot. SAS HDD cannot be detected if you plug the SATA cable, but SATA can be detected fine when you plug SAS cable. I haven’t put any though about it until when I installed database on the SATA drive that was plugged to SAS cable. when I imported the data to the database it took all night long to finish then what normally only 30 minutes.

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