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Windows 2000 Professional will not format SuperTrak SX6000 array.

I got a strange somewhat old computer that it has a SuperTrak SX6000 card on it. I installed Windows 2000 Professional on it and everytime I try to format the "drive" corresponding to SuperTrak array, it does not complete successfully (it takes its sweet time). I tried everything. The drivers are installed, they show in the Device Manager. The drive shows with the capacity of the array but it can not be used unformatted and no formatting will succeed. I even installed the PAM utility in Windows and used it to recreate the array but, again, when I tried to format it, did not succeed.

I tried changing the OS in the card BIOS to no avail. I may be missing something basic here because I don't seem to find a way around it.

Any help will be appreciated.

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Update the BIOS of the card and the firmware... It might be bug!!!

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