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Intel D945GCZ board / RAID1 / Server 2003 cannot see array

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I setup a mirrored array in the intel RAID setup and the status is OK. I then downloaded this driver: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&Inst=Yes&ProductID=2063&DwnldID=15251&strOSs=All&OSFullName=All%20Operating%20Systems&lang=eng
It loads IaStor.sys and continues but then says it cannot see any disk to install 2K3 onto?

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Here is a link for a driver that supports server 2003 , the one you had did not


http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProductID=2101&DwnldID=17269&strOSs=84&OSFullName=Windows%20Server*%202003&lang=eng

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hope tis helps

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