RX100: 48 bit disk access in W2k3

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RX100: 48 bit disk access in W2k3

Postby WiLand » Fri Jul 23, 2004 6:58

My company just buyed RX100 (SN: YBDR010911).<BR>It have ATA-RAID controller FastTrack TX2 with BIOS ver. 2.30.0064.103.<BR>We installed additional HDD.<BR>It's 160Gb Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 (6Y160P0).<BR>Second RAID array for this HDD only was created with TX2's BIOS setup utility which shows real size of array (160Gb).<BR>After beginning installation of OS (Windows Server 2003) ServerStart shows only 128Gb on that disk. I think it was because of disabled 48 bit disk access by default in Windows XP which is used with ServerStart.<BR>But when Windows Server 2003 was successfully installed I saw in Disk Manager that size of array is still 128Gb. Server 2003 uses 48 bit disk access by default so I think this situation can be resolved with new driver for FastTrack TX2, because drivers that comes in bundle with RX100 dated 11-apr-2003 (ver. 2.0.64.42). And I was really disapointed with official WEB-sites of Fujitsu-Siemens and Promise. There is no any driver required by me there.<P>Please inform me about availability of such driver or alternative solution of my problem.<P>mailto: iveliev@wiland.ru

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