Solved

Intel S5000XVN motherbard with  Intel® Embedded RAID Technology II VISTA x64 drivers for RAID

Posted on 2007-03-21
6
706 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
Hi there experts;

We currently have got a new Intel Workstation / Server board: Intel S5000XVN it has got the Intel® Embedded RAID Technology II which enables you to raid the sata drives. The problem is that INTEL have not released any drivers for the board for Vista 64, we have tried to use all the xp and 2003 drivers but they dont even show up during the setup. Have tried a couple of other drivers that were Vista 64 compatiable and they did show up when we browsed for them in the setup.

I was wondering if anyone has encountered this and if so what they did, much appreciated guys

Byron
0
Comment
Question by:byron1885
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:5t34lth_G33k
ID: 18762689
http://www.intel.com/design/servers/boards/s5000XVN/index.htm

If you look at the bottom of the page:

¹ Intel® Embedded RAID 0, 1, 10 and 5 support for Microsoft Vista* is not available at launch.

Unless someone has hacked the XP drivers for use on Vista, you are out of luck. Even if they have, do you really want to trust your RAID array to a user's own drivers? Best bet would be to get a PCI RAID card that definately has Vista support. Try here for a list of certified controllers:

http://winqual.microsoft.com/hcl/Default.aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:byron1885
ID: 18763713
Sorry but this needs to work on this mobo without any add on cards.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:5t34lth_G33k
ID: 18763884
All I could suggest then is emailing Intel bugging them for drivers, but how long that will take is anyones guess.
0
Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:cemkaraca
ID: 18800756
Take a look at the link:
http://support.intel.com/support/motherboards/server/s5000xvn/sb/CS-025509.htm
As the driver is currently under development.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
cemkaraca earned 500 total points
ID: 18800795
My answer to your question, I tried all available drivers, even downloaded ones from LSI-logic. Currently there is no solution except waiting for intel to release the drivers or switch to SATA mode.
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:5t34lth_G33k
ID: 18838606
ummm, didnt I already suggest that??
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third pa…
Is your phone running out of space to hold pictures?  This article will show you quick tips on how to solve this problem.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to reformat your flash drive. Sometimes your flash drive may have issues carrying files so this will completely restore it to manufacturing settings. Make sure to backup all files before reformatting. This w…

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question