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Need drivers for RAID 300 onboard controller for a Lenovo RD340

Posted on 2015-02-05
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We have purchased a Lenovo Thinkserver RD340 server with Windows Server 2012 Standard. We need to downgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2, but cannot seem to find a driver that works with the onboard RAID 300 for Windows Server 2008. Does anyone have any ideas here?
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From some quick research, it would seem the easiest way to implement 2008 would be to download the EasyStartup ISO from the following page:

http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds038464

It states that it supports 2008 - 2012 R2.  If that is not working since you just purchased it I would Highly recommend contacting Lenovo support and inquiring as to why it is not working.  There may be a specific setting you have to change to work with 2008, although I would be surprised if that was the case.

Downloading and booting to the ISO should get you to where you need to be.
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