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Raid Card visible in Windows, but it can't detect the hard drives physically attached

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Controller card is this - http://www.lycom.com.tw/PE-123i.htm

which connects to to 3 hard drives via a breakout cable from here - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/3ware-cbl-sff8087ocr-10m-mini-sas-to-sata-fanout-reverse-cable-1-meter

I've installed the driver and the Marvell software for the card and it's visible in device manager and I can log-in to the Marvell storage management software. Only problem, it can't see any of the drives attached to it. There isn't even a manual for this card, so I assumed it would be pretty straightforward but obviously I'm missing something. Can anyone suggest where I might be going wrong?
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Windows shouldn't be able to see the physical volumes attached - the RAID card should be advertising a virtual volume representing your chosen RAID configuration.
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But I should be able to set that up inside the Marvell storage utility, right? It's saying that there are no physical devices and no valid volumes.
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But I should be able to set that up inside the Marvell storage utility, right? It's saying that there are no physical devices and no valid volumes.

OH I SEE.
Sorry misunderstood.

Yes I would assume the same, perhaps the cable is bad...
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