View Full Version : Win2K & RAID

10-15-01, 02:26 PM
I just installed Win2K, I had to manualy install some of the device drivers (no big deal) but I have a yellow warrning by my RAID controller in the device manager window. I only have one hard drive at this time so my question is do I need to install the driver for it or can I just ignore it?
I plan on getting a second hard drive to run RAID but cash flow is low so I have to wait.:(

10-15-01, 05:30 PM
If your not using the raid functions I would remove the device from the device manager. Reboot into your bios and disable the raid functions. I may free up an irq for ya.

Just make sure your 1 drive is setup as master on your first IDE channel and not plugged into the raid socket

10-16-01, 04:44 PM
are you planning on doing stripping with raid?

if so.....
then as far as i know youll have to reinstall everything when you build the array.

if your mirroring then i dont think you have to.

My advice would be to ignore it if your getting the drive soon. but, like i said....if you doing stripping ....then you have to reinstall everythying anyhow.

I just installed the Promise ata 100 TX2 controller card on my system. (stripping)
had to reinstall all 3 operating systems. :-(

but is well worth the speed boost! :-)

email me if you have any questions

or get me on msn..... amplifirer@hotmail.com