Originally Posted by Tumdace
Im actually trying to put Small Business Server 2011 on it, and when I set 1-4 raid, 5-6 can only be RAID or IDE. I want it to be AHCI.
Also having a problem where since its set to raid, I need a raid driver upon windows install.
I downloaded the Win 7 64-bit AHCI driver,and it does let me continue, but upon the computer restarting, I get the "Insert system boot disk, press any key to continue" error.
Never actually found a section for Server 2011 software.
I need my 2x1TB to be raided, and my SSD and DVD burner to be seperately on AHCI. Is that BIOS thats linked the best one to do what I need it to?
If non-RAID member disks are attached to RAID controller then they work in AHCI mode.
As for the driver: during Windows install you have to pick driver TWICE - once for RAID members and once for AHCI (thank MS).
As for *insert system ...* error - please check drive priorities in BIOS. If driver is accepted by Win installation it will boot from it.
Server 2011 is actually based on Windows Server 2008 R2 which is based on Windows 7.
All drivers should be exchangable between OSes.
Yes, BIOSes linked on that page have newer RAID ROM for SB950 controller.
Without it I get below single disk speeds in RAID 5 and SSD doesn't achieve full speed.
Sata3 devices operate in Sata3 mode on all ports.
You can check status with RAID Xpert tool.Edited by ZOXZX - 4/14/12 at 10:44am