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hmmm, I think you need to figure out how to set the new drives to RAID while keeping the OS drive normal.
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You need 3 hard drives, you can't just partition a hard drive and have 2 partitions in raid, it doesn't work like that.

Your raid controller should allow you to make certain sata ports into raid, so you would turn raid on for 2 sata ports (the other 2 drives), and leave it off for the OS drive.

Atleast thats how my motherboard works. But from what i'm reading.. it seems you are just trying to set one hard drive up with 3 parititons?
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no the OS doesn't have to be on the RAID drives. But you can't have a "partition" from one drive on a Drive that is in a RAID. So for the OP's instance he'd need 3 HDD, one for OS, and 2 for RAID 0.

Then when he builds the array in the through the CTRL-I feature for the Intel Matrix Manager, he would only add the two drives he wants in RAID 0 to the array. The OS drive he would leave alone. It would be "safest" to do this while the OS disk is NOT connected just to ensure you don't accidentally select it.
That's exactly what I thought and did. And the OS doesnt load because it can find the OS drive.

As soon as I switch my onboard controller from the IDE mode to the RAID mode in the BIOS, the OS wont boot no matter what. it BSOD saying it can find the file system.

so my thinking is that the OS need to have the matrix driver when the onboard controller is in RAID mode *even* if the disks connected are single and not in an array.

is that right?
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You need 3 hard drives, you can't just partition a hard drive and have 2 partitions in raid, it doesn't work like that.
I do have 4 drives now. The OS drive, another existing drive and two new drive for the RAID 0.


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You raid controller should allow you to make certain sata ports into raid, so you would turn raid on for 2 sata ports (the other 2 drives), and leave it off for the OS drive.

Atleast thats how my motherboard works. But from what i'm reading.. it seems you are just trying to set one hard drive up with 3 parititons?
When I enable the RAID mode on the controller, I am able to go into the Intel RAID BIOS (CTRL-I) where I can build the RAID-0 onto my two new drives. That is working fine. I do leave alone my two others drives.

But as I said before, when I enable the RAID mode onto the controller, the OS wont simply boot because the driver is not installed. (that's what I think) And I cant install the driver onto the OS if the RAID mode is not enabled because it doesnt detect the hardware. It's a catch 22 situation.

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That's exactly what I thought and did. And the OS doesnt load because it can find the OS drive.

As soon as I switch my onboard controller from the IDE mode to the RAID mode in the BIOS, the OS wont boot no matter what. it BSOD saying it can find the file system.

so my thinking is that the OS need to have the matrix driver when the onboard controller is in RAID mode *even* if the disks connected are single and not in an array.

is that right?
It sounds like the board is switching all ports to raid mode, and since you need at least 2 drives for a raid array, its not booting, also you need to configure the raid bios first b4 you can form the array. Its not going into windows because you have it set to raid, with no raid array defined. If you don't have the option to select which ports are in raid mode and which ones aren't this probably isn't going to work for you.
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I don't think that's the case. I know what you are talking about somewhat, because I know that my setup says IDE or RAID, the P5K Deluxe doesn't distinguish like the EVGA 680i, so this questions is really quite specific to the ICH9R controller.
    
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I only know of the one spot to change from IDE to RAID. I assume this is for all the drives connected. I don't know of anywhere in the BIOS to set RAID for specific SATA ports (what i think the OP issue is) I think that when he is going into BIOS to set RAID, it is all or nothing.
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Well the primary issue is that he has no array defined and the board is looking for a boot sector on an array. He needs to configure the array using crtl-I or whatever it is on his board first. When it goes into the raid bios he should be able to select which drives he wants in the array.
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I know at one point that my ODD showed up as though it was "in" RAID even though it obviously wasn't, but it worked fine. I just don't know how else to get around this unless there is some other setting that would allow you to do this.
    
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Vista Ultimate has built in RAID drivers, it shouldn't need that at all. Check to see if you have different colored SATA ports, I know on my P5K Deluxe I've got 4 red and 2 black, I'm guessing they are for just this sort of thing.
Good point about the built-in drivers. Maybe enable the raid messes up the boot configuration database... just a thought.
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