HighPoint RocketRAID 640L won't initialize

I've installed and setup (kind of) a RAID 5 using 3 drives and a HighPoint RocketRAID 640L controller.

The RAID maintains a status of uninitialized.

I'm thinking that I want to initialize it and then proceed to install an OS.

Anyone know how to initialize it?
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
download the manual and web and cli from http://www.highpoint-tech.com/USA_new/series_rr600-download.htm
Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
When the Highpoint initialization message is on the screen, press CTRL-H to access its BIOS and configure the drives.
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
It appears that time is an issue... supposedly there is nothing anyone can do but wait.  Depending on the data on the drive(s) it can take a week for the RAID to be completely built (Initialized).

Thus... I leave the computer running for a while, reboot and then check the status.

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Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Time was the issue... took about 2 days for the RAID to complete.
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