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Moving RAID 0 to another SATA RAID Controller

Q: Moving RAID 0 to another SATA RAID Controller

I had an adaptec 1210SA SATA RAid controller with two 160 Gb. drive mounted in RAID 0. I bought a new controller (Adaptec 2410SA) and I disconnected my two 160 Gb. drive to connect on my new controller. But now it doesn't see my RAID 0. So, I reinstalled my old 1210SA and reconnect my two drive but now it only see a JBOD and windows can't access my drives. I see that I can create a RAID 0 without initialize the two hard drives in the controller BIOS utility, but I'm not sure I could recreate the RAID 0 without loosingall my data (and damn me I should check out before doing the upgrade but I wish it's not too late). Could someone give me a hint how to recover my data? (And sorry for my english I from Montréal, Québec and I speak french). Tank you.

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At the moment my system is set up with a bootable 3 disk SATA RAID 5 array via the SIL3114 ports. I am trying to:

FIRSTLY add a new SATA hard disk to the Nforce4 SATA ports as a non-raid drive which I want to make the system's BOOT disk and make the existing RAID 5 array non-bootable.

SECONDLY add 2 new SATA drives in a RAID1 array via the NFORCE4 chip.
I have added the non-raid HD to the nforce4 sata ports and set the appropriate BIOS RAID setting for the single HD to disabled. This has enabled me to migrate boot files etc onto the new disk. I cannot however get the system to boot from this new non-RAID hard disk as it does not appear under the BIOS Hard disk boot setting - instead it boots with the Sil31114 SATA RAID 5 array. The only way to get the new hard disk onto the Hard disk boot list in the BIOS is to disable the BIOS IDE/SATA RAID setting completely. If I do this however it will not allow me to add a further RAID1 array to the nVRAID controller.

SO IS WHAT I WANT TO DO POSSIBLE ? PLEASE HELP.

Thanks very much

Steven
Hardware: k8nxp-sli with nf4 and SIL 3114 controllers, 6600GT graphics, XP mce 2005
 

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My old IDE C: drive is acting like it's getting ready to fail, so I'm preparing to replace it.

My MoBo supports 3gb SATA RAID, so I'd like to go that route.

What's the best way to move my Windows XP installation from my existing IDE C: partition to a new SATA Raid pair without reinstalling Windows?
 

A:Help moving my IDE C: to a SATA RAID C:?

Try doing a full disk copy with Acronis or Norton Ghost. Cannot give you a lot of hope as installing RAID drivers is part of the install process on XP.
 

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Hey Guys,

I've got two 500 GB HDs in RAID 0 configuration which have been working perfectly. They contain all my music, movies and personal docs which I've collected over the years.

I have only just made this configuration as I was trying to speed my PC up. I'd recently cloned my C: onto a 7200 rpm HD and while I was doing this I joined the spare HD that resulted to another one I had in the machine in RAID 0 and after a lengthy process of copying files back and forward from laptop drives etc I now had a perfecty working PC with a faster c: drive and faster storage area for my non-windows files (d: in RAID 0 - 930 GB).

Then, last night I get a windows update for a SATA controller. I install it thinking nothing of it, rebooted the pc and now my RAID drive is not recognised. It doesn't show up in My Computer or in Computer Management. I hoped this was just a driver issue. So I went into device manager and looked at all the SATA controller driver properties and there was only one (RAID controller) with the option to roll back - so I rolled this driver back and it made no difference. My RAID drive is not registering with windows.

When I boot the computer, after BIOS is finished doing its thing I get a RAID utility come up and it says my RAID configuration is healthy so I'm guessing (and praying!!!!) that it's just a driver issue and that it can be resolved without me loosing a whole heap of important (important to me) files.

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A:Solved: SATA controller/RAID controller update serious issue

SOLVED:

Went into Control Panel, Device Manager, Storage controllers and uninstalled all the entries in there, rebooted and windows reinstalled them all. Now back to my perfect little setup!

Woohoo!!!
 

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I found the drivers but it said I didnt have a device in my computer..

please help..



Code:
Name: Silicon Image SiI 3112 SATARaid Controller
Device ID: PCI\VEN_1095&DEV_3112&SUBSYS_61121095&REV_02\4&3B1D9AB8&0&5840
Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\SI3112r.sys, 1.00.0000.0028 (English), 2/24/2003 14:21:12, 85265 bytes
Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\SiWinAcc.sys, 1.00.0000.0004 (English), 2/12/2003 14:37:48, 9600 bytes
I found that, so I thought I should update now it says i dont have a device on my computer, it's causing freezing in a few games and I need to fix it

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Hello. I just bought Seagate SATA 250gb. Conntected it to the computer, installed via hyperion pro latest version 5.20a but now my hdd is recognised as VIA RAID CONTROLLER not as hdd. How can I fix this problem?

Here is a picture prikachi.com/files/295680N.jpg
 

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I have an MSI K8T Neo2 MS-6702E motherboard with a VIA VT8237 SATA RAID controller. It would be really helpful to know whether or not this controller is supported under Windows 7 x64. If it is, where can I find the driver for it? I have a hard drive and a DVD burner. The DVD drive works if I coax it, but I can't burn. The hard drive refuses to show up at all and is currently being removed and placed in an external USB case.

EDIT: I'm an idiot and just realized there is a separate forum for drivers. Could a mod move this post for me?

A:SATA RAID controller problems

Yes, the VIA VT8237 SATA RAID controller is supported. I used one on a Asus A8V Deluxe and used with a western digital caviler black 640 GB hard drive and put windows 7 on that hard drive. Also this is only a SATA 1 port not a Sata II so you need a jumper placed on your hard drive to tell it to run at Sata 1 speed if it is a Sata II hard drive. I moved the hard drive to the promise raid controler since then. I now have a blu ray burner installed on the via raid controler. Just make sure the bios settings are set up for non raid.

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Hi everyone,
I'm getting quite frustrated with my computer and I've been scouring the net for any info relating to my issue.
Every time I try to play a graphics intensive game my computer restarts. Sometimes right when the game menu boots and sometimes right when the game itself starts. It always happens at the exact same position in each game. This happens to any and all games I try aside from 'Majesty' which is by no means system intensive.

Now here's where the issue becomes really odd. At first glance it seems like simple overheating, however I've ruled that out since the games always crash at same position in every case. This all started after I moved my RAID drive plugs temporarily to try and install a new harddrive. Putting the plugs back into their slots didnt fix the problem.

I've now permanently moved the slots into their new positions and initially I thought it had to do with the harddrives themselves. But I also ruled that out since I can run the game over the network off of another computer and it will still crash.

I've done the following to try and fix it:
-Reinstalled windows
-Formatted the Raid drives
-Rebuilt the Raid Array
-Reinstalled the SATA RAID Drivers.
-Replaced the SATA Raid Drivers.
-Updated the BIOS

The problem started right after I moved the plugs from their initial SATA slots and then back again. I bet it's just some BIOS setting or something but I honestly can't figure out what ... Read more

A:Games Crashing after moving SATA RAID Drives

It sounds more like aram problem. try testing your ram with Memtest. ot try different modules if you have any.
 

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Perhaps not a question for sevenforums, but I'd figure you guys would either have the answer, or be able to direct me to the answer. I purchased a Silicon SiI3512 SATA Raid Controller purely to have 2 extra SATA ports which I am using to connect to my case's external drive bays. I have flashed the bios of the controller and updated the driver to put it in "Base" mode so it is not using RAID. I did extensive research on this and it appears that I have this part right. For now, I am trying to connect a WD1600BEVT 2.5" SATA-II hard drive to one of these ports and am having some difficulty. I can see the drive, but when I try to format the drive in Windows, or a command prompt (using the windows recovery DVD) it hangs. I am wondering if this is a compatibility issue with a SATA-II drive on a SATA-I controller, however, most of the forums I have read state that if there is a compatibility issue, the controller won't even recognize the drive. I searched around to see if there was a way to force the HDD to SATA(150), but the jumpers on this drive are for SSC and RPS. Is there a way to fix this or do I need a drive that is capable of forcing SATA-I speeds? Perhaps even a controller capable of at least SATA-II since that is the minimum of all new HDDs?

A:SATA-II Drive on SATA Raid Controller?

SATA II drives are typically not backwards compatible with SATA I ports, especially on add-in cards UNLESS they have what is called "autospeed negotiation". This determines the max speed of the drive and tells it to compensate if it's too high (use SATA 1 vs 2). Unless there is a jumper on your drive, which it doesn't sound like there is, then the add-in card does not have autospeed negotiation. This is taken from Problems encountered installing SATA 3.0 Gb/s hard drives on SATA 1.5 Gb/s controllers.

I suggest finding an addin card that supports SATA II like this card: Newegg.com - Rosewill RC-211 Silicon Image 2 port SATA II PCI Express Host Controller Card(RAID 0/1/JBOD)

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in my lenovo H50-50 (windows10 64bit) i installed a new ams106x sata/raid PCI-Express controller and correctly configured as raid1 but i can not any way to make it detected by the bios in the boot device. Is there a way to make it detected by the bios and boot the system from the controller Raid? many thanks.
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

A:H50-50 - controller sata/raid non detected in bios

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
I am not an owner of your model, but I have a suggestion.  Is there an option in the BIOS for Quick Boot or Fast Boot.   If so, try disabling if enabled.  The slower boot sequence might detect the card so that its BIOS can be loaded. 

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Hey guys I just bought http://tekgems.com/Products/la-pci22-vt6421a.htm and I was wondering how I get it to Legacy or Native Mode instead of RAID mode.
 

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Dear guys,

I am running into a very strange issue:
I was checking my setup the WIN7-Readyness-Software and received no issues. Installing WIN7 x86 fails with the statement, that the startup configuration cannot be changed.

I tried allmost everything and did not succeed - except when disabling RAID to normal disks. So, my assumption is, that there is an incompability with the driver.

(I also lowered security for C:, C:\boot, etc. to EVERYONE - no cure)
I formatted the disks completly - no cure.
I tried tu upgrade from XP, VISTA - still, no cure.

The strangest thing is: I hade the beta (WIN7) running, but had to re-install, due to a drive failiure and drive replacement (RAID0). Now I am running RAID1. (Yes, I also tried the whole thing with RAID0).

I am using the latest driver: 5.5.0.1035.

ANY IDEAS????

Apreciation and regards,
Stefan

A:Intel RAID (ICH5) 82801ER SATA Controller

I am informed by the Microsoft windows 7 upgrade checker that Intel (who always claim that they have a good relationship with Microsoft) will not be providing a driver for the 83801EP (AMD all is forgiven).

I have been trying to source an alternative route eg IDE to SATA card or PCI to SATA card.

Has anyone solved this problem or even better is anyone from Intel vaguely interested in keeping customers happy.

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I have a Asus p4p800-e deluxe. I'm currently using the ICH5R controller 2x80 GB Hitachi deskstars Raid 0 160GB. I have a 3rd SATA 80GB Samsung hard drive. All 3 hard drives have same specs, just different brands. I want to connect the 3rd drive to the promise fasttrak 378 controller as a single SATA drive (for data backup). When I connect the drive to SATA_RAID 1 connector and setup the bios the drive isn't seen. I've tried both connections on the promise controller. Any clue how to get the bios to recognize it? Also can I just move the Raid 0 Drives over to the other controller without losing any data? I disconnected the raid drives from the ICH5R controller and connected the single drive and the bios found it, but I don't want to lose my array by connecting it to the other controller if I can get it to work with single drive on the Promise controller. In the bios I only get IDE or Raid option for the promise controller.
 

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Does anyone know where I might find the 64 bit ".inf" drivers for Windows 7 64 bit?

A:Silcon Image 3114 Sata Raid Controller

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Silver0066


Does anyone know where I might find the 64 bit ".inf" drivers for Windows 7 64 bit?


Hi and welcome

Start here Silicon Image - Support

The driver is there

Ken J++

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Installed a new M4 ssd today and loaded windows on it. Previously i was using 2 raptors in raid 0 for the os and programs. I re raided the 2 raptors and connected them to the jmicron ports and set them up for raid in bios, then created the raid 0 array no prob. Windows doesnt see the array when loaded up and i have the latest rst drivers installed..did this prior to the os install on the ssd. did i do something wrong? using the x58 e760a1 mobo. under device manager, the raid controller has an exclamation mark and no driver installed yet i have the latest rst 10.8.0.1003 installed..

A:Win 7 raid 0 setup / missing raid controller driver

Try loading the JMicron drivers from the motherboard manufacturer. RST is for Intel chipsets.

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So I have had a HighPoint 644 SATA III 6.0 GB host card in my system for some time now, and yes, it was a total pain to set up when I initially installed it. I recently picked up a new 3TB SATA III 6.0 GB drive (newegg had uhm on sale) and I had a spare HighPoint 620 SATA III Host / RAID Controller card laying around (and a spare PCI-E slot to boot) so I dropped the card in, mounted the drive, and wired it up, using a SATA III 6.0 GB cable, of course.

I then tried to boot it up - <insert /facepalm here> - yea, I got nothing.

Has anyone else successfully gotten a HighPoint 644 and a 620 to co-exist on the same board? (It'd be even more ideal if said board was a Gigabyte MA790FXT-UD5P.)

I've noticed that during boot up the system is seeing the newly installed card before the primary card, since the bootable disk is already on the primary card, the next step will be to switch the ports that the cards are installed in and see if that makes any difference. There's nothing in the board docs about one PCI-E slot being initialized before the other, but it's worth investigating. Will post follow ups (especially since I have read that HighPoint support is non-existent).
Using the onboard ports so that I can still use the new drive, but sure would be nice if I could take advantage of those fast I/O rates that come with SATA III.

A:HighPoint SATA III Host / RAID Controller Card Problems

I have one but have not used it yet. I read in reviews on Newegg that you install it with nothing connected then startup and see if windows recognizes it and installs the drivers or go through the finding new hardware part. After it is recognized and installs drivers, then shutdown and install the hard drives to it. Guess we'll have to see if that works. If it needs drivers, I believe they are the Marvell 91xx drivers.

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I have a Toshiba L675 that throws bluescreens. I checked the event viewer and the error is:

Event ID 11
Source: amdsata
The driver detected a controller error on \Device\RaidPort0

I went to analyze the crash with MSDART and there was no dump file present.

Another interesting thin is that there is also a warning in the event viewer that states that custom dynamic link libraries are being loaded etc. etc. etc.

When I try to install the most recent version of the driver, found on Toshiba's site, it comes back with install errors. It fails during the C++ 2010 redist. The overall install is a success according to the AMD log, but that area fails. When I check device manager after install, the driver date remains at 10/7/2009 when it should be 8/20/2012. When I check event viewer, it now gives a disk error: The driver detected a controller error on Device\harddisk1\dr1.

The individual that owns the laptop downloads music...is it really a controller error or am I dealing with a virus or some kind of malware?

A:Toshiba L675 bluescreens because of AMD Sata Raid controller error

Quote:
The individual that owns the laptop downloads music...is it really a controller error or am I dealing with a virus or some kind of malware?


Don't discount either possibility. I've seen too many instances of young people and the music downloading causing problems on mom and dad's computer. File-sharing over the Internet can be a dirty business.

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Hi all,

I have a Dell Dimension 8300 with a WD 200G SATA drive and I'm trying to format and install a fresh copy of Windows XP Pro SP2. I have made an image of the partition C: with Norton Ghost 8.0 before I went on with the formatting.

Problem: After the installation of Win XP, it is extremely slow. As I scroll through the screen (especially when using IE), I could see the screen try to refresh from the bottom to top).

I've installed the Intel Chipset Utility and the Display driver (nVidia 66.93) but it's no help. Before as I was installing Windows, I performed the F6 procedure and installed the Promise SATA Controller from Dell for my Dimension 8300.
http://support.dell.com/support/dow...D=DIM_PNT_P4_8300&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=4096 but it still not working.

After that, I followed the instruction from the Dell's website and tried to manually update the SATA Controller in Windows by going to Device Manager --> SCSI and RAID controller, except there was NO SCSI and RAID controller listed in there!

So I decided to load the original C: partition from the Ghost image to see what's there for the SCSI and RAID controller, it's merely using the A347SCSI SCSI Controller from Microsoft and it does not have the slowdown problem at all.

There must be something that I've missed when installing Windows. Why wouldn't it see the SCSI and RAID controller in Device Manager? I've tried to reinstalled Windows a few... Read more

A:Win XP extremely slow on SATA, SCSI / RAID controller disappeared

Hi
Have you asked dell abt this?
 

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I bought this Promise raid card function as a SATA controller only? If so, how? My OS is XP Pro.
 

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I have a problem with a RAID device. vista wont update it from the internet automatically so i used the my motehrboard cd to install it off. everything went ok and it installed well. the only problem was that when vista booted back up the driver wasnt digitally signed so vista wouldnt boot up into windows. i had to take out the hardrive and put it in as a slave and delete the files through xp. does anyone know where i can get this driver from that has been digitally signed?

A:silicon image sil3114 sata raid controller digitaly signed driver

Originally Posted by UKMach


I have a problem with a RAID device. vista wont update it from the internet automatically so i used the my motehrboard cd to install it off. everything went ok and it installed well. the only problem was that when vista booted back up the driver wasnt digitally signed so vista wouldnt boot up into windows. i had to take out the hardrive and put it in as a slave and delete the files through xp. does anyone know where i can get this driver from that has been digitally signed?




HI.
This it?s the good driver > http://www.siliconimage.com/docs/Si3..._x64_15100.zip < only you need install and then vista x64 uptade whit the new version.

Regard

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Cheers Folks

I suffered heavy lost of data creating a mirroring (!) RAID-1 on two different Silicon Image SiI3112-SATA/150-RAID-PCI-Controllers using a pair of Hitachis 7K250 harddrives (250GB, SATA/150, 7200rpm, 8MB Cache).

The BIOS detects both HDDs without problems, Windows XP Pro can be installed completely without problems but if i copy bigger files (>xxMB) from other drives or via LAN, the files are sometimes damaged.

-> 4 seperately copied WinXP SP2-Files from CD or vianetwork to any partition within the RAID-1 using the cmd "xcopy /v".

-> 2 damaged files while trying to extract the files anywhere i could.

I can run Prime95 24h+ without problems.
Both harddrives are "OK, return code 0x00", tested with the latest version of Hitachis Drive Fitness Test.


Here is the complete config:

AMD Athlon XP 2000+ with Swiftech MCX-462-V
EPoX EP-8KHA+ (VIA KT266A-Chipset)
3x 512MB Kingston HyperX, DDR3200
two different SATA/150-Controllers with different BIOS-Rev's (but even the latest one from Silicon Image won't work)

I recognized a tiny difference on the HDD firmware-revisions ... could it be that simple and that strange

Oh please, make it ending ... I spent maybe 50 hours or so on copying files, rebuilding RAIDs and installing Windows XP...

Bye bye and nice to read you, with nice greets to the www,
Kai Schwab aka "WaxMo"
 

A:Silicon Image SATA/150-RAID-Controller + 2x Hitachi 7K250 250GB = Data Corruption?

Which Via Hyperion drivers are you using ? Do you have a creative soundcard installed ?
 

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I've searched around and found many threads on converting from non-Raid to RAID however, little on the process of going the other way. If you know a thread, please pass it along.

I have a system image from the Raid 0 system on a single disk. However, it appears if I set the SATA configuration in BIOS as AHCI or IDE the system will not boot. It appears that leaving the SATA configuration in RAID mode allows the system to boot, even if the main drives are not configured as RAID.

Is there any down-side to leaving the SATA controller configured as RAID? The Intel RAID manager comes up during boot and reports the two disks as non-RAID.

Am I stuck having to leave that mode set (other than doing a full rebuild of the system and all applications)?

This is all on Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thank you,

-a

A:Converting from RAID 0 to non-RAID SATA

Generally speaking, switching from non-RAID to RAID 0 involves a complete data wipe on the drives you want to set up in RAID to allow the RAID controller to construct a RAID array with whatever drives. I am not sure if that would be the case for the reverse process, but I have a feeling it probably has the same effect. Especially if you decided to delete the array.

In either case, I would make sure you have a complete backup of any and all files you want to save before attempting anything.

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First time posting :blush:,

Situation: I have two hard drives : main drive: Seagate 500GB w/ windows xp and second drive: WD 1TB blank.

Without backing up the main drive (ops...), i went ahead and enabled RAID 0 on both drives and created a RAID volume (128KB strip / Size: 1TB (931.5GB)).
NOTE: the RAID volume size is only showing the exact space of the 1TB, excluding the 500GB drive.
After realizing that I needed to create a backup image of my main drive to use RAID with an existing drive, I'm left with the "Operating System Not Found" message.

Question: If I Delete RAID Volume (which is based on the size from the blank 1TB drive), will both drives become available as non-RAID disks and keep the original data on the 500GB main drive and be able to run windows again?

I'm using software RAID through Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM v5.6.2

I understood that "Resetting the drives to Non-Raid" will cause all data on the disk to be lost, so this isn't the approach that I'll be taking til I find a solution to backup my data.
However, from reading the "Delete RAID Volume" option, it listed Deleting a volume will destroy the volume data on the drive(s) and cause any member disks to become available as non-RAID disks, so knowing that the RAID Volume is blank, then maybe trying this will be the answer.

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A:RAID issue - deleting RAID volume to restore non-RAID disks

sadly, there's no way to do what you want without an existing backup.

Look at it this way;
A disk has a container ~ the partition.
The partition as a structure ~ the filesystem (eg NTFS, FAT32, RAID).
We put our data into the structure.

When we create backups, we are getting only the data itself (unless you use an image program like Ghost or Acronis where you get all three).

Deleting the RAID will give back the two independent HDs, but also breaks the structure so that the data becomes in accessible.
 

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i have a windows 2000 server running off a intel motherboard that has onboard sata raid, so my 2 sata drives are currently running raid 1 (mirroring) from the board, my question is will the mirror need to be broken if i install a pci sata raid card and hook the two drives up to it? will it wipe out my data on the drives or just the mirror?
 

A:on-board sata raid -vs- pci sata raid....

Moving to a different brand RAID controller will require regeneration of all the data, I really doubt their formats are compatible.
 

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Hi: we have a Supermicro server with an Intel C600 series controller and we would like to use some of the ports and their disks as removable devices, to allow to copy media from one server to another. I mean:
- The controller has 4 ports with 4 disk on each, 16 disks in total
- The first 4 ports will remain the same, not removable (OS in Raid 1, Media in Raid 0)
- The other ports (2-4) will be used with SATA SSD drives and we need to remove them via Eject hardware (as an attached hard drive) and then being able to attach them to the backup server to read the media.

So far as I know, there's a DWORD I may need to add in the registry, but a little help would be more than welcome to solve this.

This is the opposite way, to not allow the HDD to be ejected.
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\asahci64\Controller0\Channel0]
"TreatAsInternalPort"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\asahci64\Controller0\Channel1]
"TreatAsInternalPort"=dword:00000001
Thanks in advance!

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Please help:
I can't get this computer to run the files for the drivers(Zipped files). I have 7-Zip to open them.
Thanks for any help.

A:yellow ! on Video controller and. ? on multimedia Audio controller, RAID controller, and an unknown device

Just to add, I tried updating the drivers but windows won't run the downloads.

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I'm hoping someone here can help. I'm very new to Raid, so you'll have to excuse my ignorance here. I'm using an HP pavilion p6210Y with 2x 2TB, WD Caviar Green's trying to set up a raid 1 array. I've reached the Nvidia raid array setup utility, and it appears I have successfully loaded the raid drivers.
After doing this, I inserted my Windows 7 x64 home premium install disc, and it sat on "Detecting storage devices...". After a few minutes of this, I was presented with an Error stating "No disks reserved for raid use, raid disabled." Then shortly after, switches to a message stating: "Reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key."
I'm now unable to reach the Nvidia Raid setup, and unable to load the windows disc.

I'm certain the CD drive is good, as it works fine in another computer.
BIOS:
Mediashield ROM BIOS 10.0.0.28 RPT
Copyright (C) 2009 NVIDIA Corp.
If someone would know what to do from here, please share your knowledge.
Thanks,
Chris
 

A:no disks reserved for raid use Raid disabled - Raid 1

Do you have Windows on the drive now? How did you load the drivers? Drivers won't function without an operating system, so I'm a little confused about exactly what you did.

How did you run the setup utility? Does your machine support hardware RAID or are you using software RAID? Are there RAID settings in BIOS?
 

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Ok, just got finished building my new compy and I am trying to get Xp OS to install. I get past the add additional drivers (Nvidia Raid Class Dr. and Nvidia NForce Storage Controller) and get them to install but when I get to install Xp now? "press enter" part it comes back saying that it cannot detect a hd and must quit set up. I am working on Gigabyte S-series Am2 mobo (GA-M57SLI-S4 ver. 1:1) and using two Hitachi Deskstar hds @ 250 Gbs ea. in a Raid 0 (3gbs-s SATA).
This is my first Raid and second Sata install. Now onto to what I have done...
I have followed the manual explicitly, ie. I followed the steps listed to first enter the system Bios and enabled the Raid controller, then saved and went into the Raid bios to create the Raid saved, and went back to system bios to select the Raid to a boot device and saved. Now as I said Xp is not recognizing the hds and refuses to finish installing.

I have also tried not undoing everything and just installing without the Raid using just the Nvidia Raid Class Driver that is supposedly required w/wo A Raid with the same results.
I have now redid the Raid array.

I noticed that when I went into my bios that it also does not seem to recognizing it. When I go into Advanced bios settings, under Hard Disk Priority, it lists the Raid;
1. SCSI-0 Nvidia Stripe 465.76Gbs.
2. Bootable addins cards

However, under Standard; it is not listed. see below,
IDE channel 0 M drive (dvd drive)
IDE channel 0 S drive (cd/rw)
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A:xp install is not recognizing SATA Raid nor single SATA hd

hmm, strange - have you formatted your hard drives already? Do you have Win XP with SP2 - SP2 is needed to recognize large hard drives.
I don't know how complicated it would be but if all else fails maybe undo the raid configuration format your hard drives (if they are not already) then do the raid thing. I am a beginner so these thougths/ideas might be irrelevant.
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I could really use some help with this. I have a HD that I'm moving from one Windows 7 machine to another.

The new system is a Gateway DX4860. The old was was also a Gateway DX4820.
When I put the old drive in the new computer, I get the Windows Splash screen, the stars begin to appear and it resets.
I went back to the old machine and noticed the BIOS setting for SATA was set to RAID.
I changed the new system to RAID, it just froze.
I put a second drive in the new machine and now it boots properly.
I installed the AHCI drivers, changed the registry setting to 0, rebooted the machine, and changed the BIOS setting to AHCI from RAID.
When Windows tries to boot, I'm getting the same behavior as before (I get the Windows Splash screen, the stars begin to appear and it resets).
This is for Windows 7 BTW.

Gateway AND Intel have both told me I need to re-install the OS to make this happen. I'd rather not do that if AT ALL possible.

I'd very much appreciate some help with this.

Thanks so much in advance for any help you can provide!

A:Changing from SATA RAID to SATA AHCI - Help needed!

You have a few things happening here, 1st your Win7 is probably an OEM (Originaly came w/the system) andassuck is tiedto the original mobo & can'tbe moved.
2nd, you have 1 sys w/ a core2quad processor, and the other has an I5. This means the mobo & memory are different, you have a different setof drivers so thr=e DX4860 will not boot with the older drivers. Normallythis would take aclean install, but being an OEM version - you would need therecovery discsfromthe DX4860.

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Hey guys,

I just purchased a samsung sata dvdrom - this is an upgrade from my old failing IDE drive. My motherboard (an Asus A8V Deluxe) has 2 sata connectors, and another 2 raid sata connectors - the 2 regular connectors are being used up by HDD's...

The question is, can I use one of the Raid Sata's for the dvdrom? (I've tried this already with no luck, I'm wondering if there are any bios settings that'll help with this?)

If this isn't possible, can I plug the hdd's into the raid sata's and not use the raid functionality?

Thanks for your help, I look forward to replies!

A:[SOLVED] Sata vs Raid Sata? DVDRom not recognized

No the raid sata port need a raid driver and won't work with optical drives, you would be able to use the non-boot hard drive on it however and put the DVD drive on the standard sata port. Unless you already have the hard drives in a raid config.

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This is a problem that just recently popped up out of no where. One day upon startup two new pieces of hardware were found on my computer. I get prompted to install the drivers for a Raid Controller and a Multimedia Audio Controller.

Each day I cancel them and my computer runs just the same as it always does. It my Device Manager these two items show up in the "? Other devices" tab alongside a SM Bus Controller (which never prompts me to install so it doesn't really bother me).

Just wondering what these devices are, where they came from, and what I should do to solve the problem.

Thanks.
 

A:RAID Controller and Multimedia Audio Controller

Did you do a bios flash or reset cmos by chance?

They are probably onboard devices you can disable them in the bios. You need to check your manual; each bios is a little different as to where the items in question are located.

One more question; do you have an add-on sound card and does your systems sound work ok?
 

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Hello,
I have a Core 2 Duo with 7 HDD. The O/S is on 1 and the other 6 are configured RAID1 in three pairs of two. I would like to install Vista 64 on this PC however am concerned about loosing access to the RAID drives.

How do I go about upgrading? I will be utilising a Vista Ultimate 64 upgrade.

The RAID is provided by Intel Matrix Storage onboard a Gigabyte 965P-DS3P motherboard.

A:Moving from Vista 32 to 64 and RAID

HI, darrenyorston, and welcome to the forums.

You'll find some of the info about upgrading to here - Installation choices for 64-bit consumer versions of Windows Vista

Basically, you'll need to make sure you have drivers for your RAID card handy just as you did for 32bit, except that they'll need to be 64bit drivers, as well as 64bit drivers for all your other hardware. I recommend grabbing those before hand and storing them on one of the RAID arrays.

SCSIRaidGURU should be able to provide a lot more info for you on this.

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Hello All. I have a small PC repair business and I'm having a issue with a customers computer.

He purcahsed a new motherboard, proc, and memory for his computer. I installed it for him. He didn't mention that he had a RAID setup. I moved the HD to the new PC and they booted fine. All drives where auto installed via windows updates. When we returned he asked we setup his raid for him.

What I've tried so far:
1.)Checked BIOS to make sure RAID-1 was booting
2.)Made boot floppy and tried to repair install windows while in RAID1 (No previous versions found)
3.)Tried to enter repair mode and run bootcfg (Path or File not specified)
4.)Put HD back in Native-IDE mode and removed attempt repair install on each drive 1 at a time.(No previous version found)
5.)Tried to enter repair mode and run bootcfg on single drive(Path or File not specified)
6.)Removed HD and connected to running Pc. All files show up on HD.
I've worked with raid before and added both drives to an array and assiged it RAID 1. Now the system will not boot.

MOBO: Gigabyte MA78LM-s2h
OS: XP Pro
HD: 2 250GB SATA HD.

I feel like I need to repair the MBR of the board so windows can see the partitions again? Or am I missing somthing. Any insights would be appreciated.

A:Issues with moving RAID 1 to new PC

Right now I'm trying MBRWorks tool to recover Windows Partitions to the MBR.

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I am converting an existing Windows 10 Pro laptop to RAID 0 - and I keep getting to the final boot where it says INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE. What am I doing wrong? The laptop has two 1 TB Samsung 850 SSDs that are identical. Laptop is a HP Zbook 17.

Here are my steps:

1. Made a good System Image of C: drive on separate external SSD drive connected by USB. D: drive didn't have anything on it to be saved.
2. Used Win 10 Pro DVD to delete all partitions/format drives.
3. Went into BIOS and changed from AHCI to RAID, and also to turn on ability to do Control-I to get to Intel RST ROM.
4. Rebooted, did Control-I, created a RAID 0 of the two disks.
5. Rebooted, installed Windows 10 fresh. Verified it would reboot on its own.
6. Rebooted, went into Repair on Windows 10 DVD. Selected external SSD image to do image restore from.
7. Rebooted - verified on Control-I that the RAID 0 array is listed as "bootable"
8. Rebooted - get INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE.

The place it dies - I see the little Windows 10 blue window, and the spinning circle at the bottom - then I get the blue screen with the message.

I think I listed everything I did - what am I missing?

A:Moving to RAID 0 - INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE

The need to install 10 fresh! When similarly working with a storage array of two drives with each still seeing a separate volume but configured into a SCSI array they were fortunately brand new at the time without much on either of them to see backed up onto a 3rd drive. The change of the change of mode in the bios is presently seeing 10's boot configuration made useless where you may end up needing a repair install if not able to use the Startup repair tool or rebuild the boot sector. For that the bootrec /rebuild command would be used once the drive has been selected at the command prompt option when booted live from the 10 media.

Potential problem? When nuking the first of two primary partitions on the second desktop once the first 7 upgraded to 10 primary was nuked to move the second with the clean 10 install forward the drive was not able to see a new BCD store and boot sector created where the second clean install was then needed to replace the first! When changing from Native IDE to AHCI it took a few full startups for 10 to smooth out but later had to be reverted back in order to boot from optical media.

For your situation the change is a bit more involved where you may have to revert back or face the need for a replacement install. When setting up any array the usual expectation is to start fresh not simply expect everything to work in an instant due to the pronounced effect the change has on any existing Windows or other OS installations.

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Hi guys.
I asked this question before but somehow i got no reply. i want to know whether i should get two 200 gig connected through RAID 0, or just buy one 400 SATA150 and connected to SATA master1. i really need some opinion here.

my MOBO is Asus P5AD2-E Premium.

Thanks a lot of the help.
Mars
 

A:Is two 200gig (SATA RAID) better than one 400 SATA (master)?

The way I would do this is like so:
400g sata drive for the os and seldom used storage. I'd likely do a 10g os partition, and the rest for data, backups, etc.
I would raid0 the apps, raid0 of the os is asking for it, in my opinion.
Put a pagefile on the os drive and the raid0 array for best performance.

This way the os is on a reliable drive rather than on a risky raid array, apps get a boost from the raid0 array.
Keep in mind that most of the always needed parts of the os will ALWAYS be in memory. Raid0 for the os isn't really needed for performance. Of course, if all you have is a raid0 array, you kinda have to place the os there...
 

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How to understand what raid controller is currently managing my raid 1 and how to test if i'm having normal performance?

A:What is my raid controller?

Your manual should explain which ports on your motherboard make up the controller. Some boards have two sets, for example, ports 1-4 could be Intel and 5-6 are Marvell, etc.

Unless you have a dedicated, add-in RAID controller card, then it will just be the "soft" RAID found on most motherboards.

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My SATA drive is about 6-8 months old. I currently have it connected. It runs fine but sometimes when i boot the computer the drive just doesnt show up. I go into hardware profiles and right click on VIA RAID controller and go to properties and it says This Device Cannot Start. (Code 10) i tried updating, that doesnt work, tried updating with the motherboard cd, doesnt work, and i also tried uninstalling the device, rebooting, then loading up. It installs it and then tells me to restart. When the computer loads and I go to the hardware profile.....IT SAYS THE SAME THING. This is a 320g HDD and i had about 90gigs of games on this thing. Every now and then it will work but arent drives supposed to work ALL THE TIME? This is just annoying since i have to restart and restart the comp until it recognizes my drive.
 

A:Via Raid Controller

Does the BIOS recognise the drive at startup?
 

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Hello,

I just installed vista to an almost aging machine. I have everything running and the correct drivers except one thing. In device manager under other I have a Raid Controller that says error code 28, drivers are not installed. I don't know if I even need this and can't find the drivers by looking online and vista can't find a solution either. Can anyone direct me to where to get the drivers. My motherboard is an asus p4p800 deluxe. Thanks

Dave
 

A:Raid Controller

If you see all your hard drives and everything is running fine, you don't need them. In the future if you ever decide to rework the system and want to assemble two or more hard drives together in a RAID configuration, then you'll need those controller drivers.
 

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Hi
Anytime when is restarting the computer it says found new hardwer but aint instaling , whats that raid controller and what driver need to be installing
 

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Whenever I am working with Pinnacle 9.3, and moving large video files around (5+ gigs each), my computer will have a lot of lag. I did a little research and discovered Raid. I have heard of it before I know, but I have not heard of it being nearly as inexpensive as it currently is. I want to put a pci 64 bit 66mhz raid controller in my comp. Yes that's right 64 bit not 32 bit. I would like to connect at least 4 HD's in Raid 0. My only problem is I can't find a 64 bit card (not just 64 bit compatible) for under $230, in order to take advantage of the 533 Mbps bandwidth. I was wondering if anyone knew where I could find a pci-bus card like that. I have a p4 3.06 with 1.5 gigs of ram and a AIW 9600, and I am running xp. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
 

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What does the term RAID mean when it describes a controller?? as in "Raid ATA 100 Controller card"

is RAID the brand of controller?? or some acronym for it being 'fast' or whatever?? any help appreciated!

thanks,

Zach
 

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I have HDD monitoring software but my primary drive and a secondary drive I added to my HP PC are not being monitored. All my drivers/firmware are updated.

I have an HP Pavillion Elite HPE with an AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1065T Processor, FOXCONN 2A92 motherboard, with 2 internal HDD: SAMSUNG HD103SJ SCSI Disk Device (C drive) and a Seagate ST32000641AS SCSI Disk Device (media drive)
My BIOS is American Megatrends Inc. BIOS Date: 05/04/11 09:22:10 Ver: 6.12

I dont know why these 2 drives arent reporting their status through SMART.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

A:AMD RAID controller help

Hi,

Which monitoring software are you using? Often software are not capable of monitoring S.M.A.R.T data for drives in a RAID setup - I see the same issue on my RAID0 and RAID1 drives. I assume the two drives are in a RAID from your thread title?

Regards,
Golden

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Hi guys,
I've set up an old VIA 8365-686A motherboard with an AMD Duron clocking out at 800.2 MHz. Currently only 128 Mbs of SDRAM. My question is, where would I find a raid controller? If any was on board at all.

I feel a bit nubish. Thanks for reading.

Also, I know the computer is ancient but this is what I do on my days off.
 

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For some reason my computer after booting now asks to install the RAID Controller and then when I cancel that it asks for the Via Serial ATA Raid Controller. I am not using RAID, but IDE disks. I tried changing the Bios onboard settings to IDE but they keep going back to RAID. There is no program that I can find in Add/Remove programs that is doing this switch. Can you help me please?
Thank you!
 

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I just installed a raid controller to my new computer,

I have sata hd for my sysytem and 2 other hds I want to connect to my computer through the raid controller.

when I place them in the computer and turn it on the prompt for drivers come through so I place the driver cd into the drive and it installs and saids all is well.

but then it doesnt see the hds and device manager will not work, right click on my computer wont work as well and the windows oper. system work start up.

In start up the bios and I see the 2 hds but all goes to ****.

help.

Ive up dated windows and still the problem.

if I un hook the 2 IDE hds then windows starts up perfectly and I can see device manager and control control panel/system etc

when I plug in ide hds then sometimes windows starts up but no device manager to see hds and /Or windows gets to the "windows" screen and just saids it's starting up but never does.

device manager saids when the 2 ide hd's are not connected that the drivers are working properly.

If I go into raid controller at start up I cant see the HDS.???

anyone now what is going on??
 

A:Raid controller

i am a bit confused about ur post. u bought a raid card for ur system, and u have 1xsata and 2xata disks? if so why use raid card for it, most probably ur system has 2 ide ports for a total of 4 devices and posssibly 2sata ports, though depends what mobo u have.
also a note from personal experience, cheap raid controllers are better left on the self, they consume resources and cpu juice, where probably ur mobos raid controller(if it has) is much better. My first card was a promise alid something, never ever again.

anyhow, i would imagine that u need to install driver for raid card, then reboot, then attach drives, check jumpers in case of ata drives, so one is operating as master while other as slave, or if two seperate ports on raid card, both cards master on each port. jumpers confuse allot the sys and need most of the time or probably all the time be set to correct pins. check hd cover should show some basic config about em.

next step, if this is done, system should boot up proper, if not, the jumpers are prob not set right. if it boots up to windows, then u should see them in control panel -> administraive tools -> control management or console management or something, cant remember the actual name of the shortcut, under that shortcut there is disk management, check that ur disks are listed there, should be. if so define disk setup there or from supplied raid tool, either after post screen/boot up, or on windows.

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