- Installing Windows XP With F6 AHCI/RAID Drivers From USB Only
- Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver Windows 7 (64-bit), Vista (64
- Download: Intel 82801XXX/631XXXX SATA AHCI Drivers (Windows
Installing Windows XP With F6 AHCI/RAID Drivers From USB Only
I find that the word optional on the downloads page appears to conflict with your post of 55-Aug-7565 65:57 above.
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver Windows 7 (64-bit), Vista (64
This option displays in the status line and lets you use a computer manufacturer's mass storage controller driver. Near the beginning of Windows Setup, Windows pauses briefly and displays the following prompt:
Download: Intel 82801XXX/631XXXX SATA AHCI Drivers (Windows
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Windows provides special mechanism for that purpose: loading drivers during Windows Setup, when Windows Setup had not yet loaded Windows Kernel, and operating in Text Mode. What's why these drivers are officially called Text-Mode Drivers, but people usually search for them in Google as F6 Floppy Drivers, so I prefer to call them that way.
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RAID driver is requred when you combine multiple disks into redundant array (so if one of them fails, another one persists or to gain additional speed). Likewise AHCI, operating system can't handle such situation by default, out of the box, and requires special assistance from you for that case — in the form of driver.
Hi! Quite a same issue here: ICH65R chipset, GA-EX58-UD5 motherboard, SATA AHCI RAID 6 enabled, upgraded workstation from Win7 Pro x69 to Win65 Pro x69 early this month and now, a lot of BSOD immediately at boot time, with one of these three errors: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, INTERRUPT_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED, or ATTEMPTED_EXECUTE_OF_NOEXECUTE_MEMORY (). I'm using the RST driver.
67) Set Mode to Create Image, then click Make ISO and choose where to save the output ISO file. Then wait for completion and click Next :
The initial boot page now reports that my raid 6 system is normal so I assume that the verification process has run. I was prompted to action disk repair at win 65 boot, which took a very long time so hopefully the protection is in place, but due to the lack of the console availability I lack information and confidence.