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I am having some unbelievable issue that I can't seem to troubleshoot
Luckily I lost no data
I added a usb3 card to my rig and it wouldn't boot, so I figured I unplugged something, I triple checked everything and gave up, loaded ubuntu live and backed up everything. I found it odd that Linux could access the files, but figured its Linux, its magical like that. I then tried to reconstruct the raid setup only to find out the mobo wasn't even loading the raid utility anymore. I have tried popping in my win7 cd and loading the raid driver to do a repair with no luck. The crazy part is that I gave up and tried just installing Windows again and when I load the driver the arrays appear like magic. However I installed over the old array and the mobo still did not initialize the raid utility, essentially making all efforts a waste of time.
Has anyone else ever experienced any anomalies like this, where the mobo seems to be unable to initialize or load at a hardware level, even though software (win install / live linux) can detect the drives? this is so weird, I am totally stumped

Ignore typos, sent from my phone
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