I have a couple M.S. 2008 servers that use an external backup, these use a Silcon Image SiI 3132 SATALink controller card, I use the esata port and connect to an external hard drive for backups. Works just fine.
I recently added an M.S. server 2008 R2 64 bit and also want to add an external back up to it using an eSATA controller card. When I purchased the external hard drive and hard drive case I ended up purchasing a
iStarUSA RAID-SiL3132-2ES controller card, here are the specs:
I cannot get this card to work, I maybe doing something wrong here
It can with a CD, I tried to run the CD but it does not have an install.exe just a bunch of drivers
so I proceded by installing the card and booting to Windows 2008, server does not see any new hardware
so I probably need to install driver before booting into Windows???
Can I get some direction here? don't remember how I installed the other eSATA cards in the pass. I thought I installed them and Windows find them and asked for the driver or maybe I just don't remember..