Installation Readme for Intel Matrix Storage Manager

Installation Readme for Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager

* CONTENTS OF THIS DOCUMENT *

This document contains the following sections:

1. Overview
2. System Requirements
3. Language Support
4. Determining the System Mode
5. Installing the Software
6. Verifying Installation of the Software
7. Advanced Installation Instructions
8. Identifying the Software Version Number
9. Uninstalling the Software
10. Entering the Option ROM User Interface
11. Option ROM RAID Volume Management
12. Options to RESET the RAID volume in Option ROM
13. Verifying the Version of the Option ROM Software

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* 1. OVERVIEW
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The Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager is designed to provide
functionality for the following Storage Controllers:
- Intel(R) 82801HEM SATA RAID I/O Controller
- Intel(R) 82801HEM SATA AHCI I/O Controller
- Intel(R) 82801HBM SATA AHCI I/O Controller
- Intel(R) 82801HR/HH/HO SATA RAID Controller
- Intel(R) 82801HR/HH/HO SATA AHCI Controller
- Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB SATA RAID Controller
- Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB SATA AHCI Controller
- Intel(R) 82801GHM SATA RAID Controller
- Intel(R) 82801GBM SATA AHCI Controller
- Intel(R) 82801GR SATA RAID Controller
- Intel(R) 82801GR SATA AHCI Controller
- Intel(R) 82801GH SATA RAID Controller
- Intel(R) 82801GH SATA AHCI Controller
- Intel(R) 82801FR SATA RAID Controller
- Intel(R) 82801FR SATA AHCI Controller
- Intel(R) 82801FBM SATA AHCI Controller

This product is available for use on systems using the
Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor or Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo
Processor with the following I/O Controller Hub:
- Intel(R) 82801HEM I/O Controller Hub (ICH8M-E)
- Intel(R) 82801HBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH8M)
- Intel(R) 82801HR/HH/HO I/O Controller Hub (ICH8R)
- Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB I/O Controller Hub (ESB2)
- Intel(R) 82801GHM I/O Controller Hub (ICH7MR)
- Intel(R) 82801GBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH7M)
- Intel(R) 82801GR I/O Controller Hub (ICH7R)
- Intel(R) 82801GH I/O controller Hub (ICH7DH)
- Intel(R) 82801FR I/O Controller Hub (ICH6R)
- Intel(R) 82801FBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH6M)

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* 2. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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1. The system must contain an Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo or Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Extreme or Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processor or Intel(R) Xeon(TM) Processor and one of the following Intel products:

- Intel(R) 82801HEM I/O Controller Hub (ICH8M-E)
- Intel(R) 82801HBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH8M)
- Intel(R) 82801HR/HH/HO I/O Controller Hub (ICH8R)
- Intel(R) 631xESB/632xESB I/O Controller Hub (ESB2)
- Intel(R) 82801GHM I/O Controller Hub (ICH7MR)
- Intel(R) 82801GBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH7M)
- Intel(R) 82801GR I/O Controller Hub (ICH7R)
- Intel(R) 82801GH I/O Controller Hub (ICH7DH)
- Intel(R) 82801FR I/O Controller Hub (ICH6R)
- Intel(R) 82801FBM I/O Controller Hub (ICH6M)

2. The system must be running on one of the following operating systems:
- Microsoft* Vista*
- Microsoft* Vista* x64 Edition (NOTE 1)
- Microsoft* Windows* XP Home Edition
- Microsoft* Windows* XP Professional
- Microsoft* Windows* XP x64 Edition (NOTE 1)
- Microsoft* Windows* 2000 Advanced Server
- Microsoft* Windows* Server 2003
- Microsoft* Windows* Server 2003,
Web x64 Edition (NOTE 1)
- Microsoft* Windows* Server 2003,
Standard x64 Edition (NOTE 1)
- Microsoft* Windows* Server 2003,
Enterprise x64 Edition (NOTE 1)
- Microsoft* Windows* Media Center Edition

NOTE 1: If the system is running Windows* 64-bit version, the Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager driver supporting 64-bit should be used.