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Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST)
Supported Operating Systems

Contents:

Current operating systems
Legacy operating systems
Linux*

Current operating systems

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) supports the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 8, 32-bit*
  • Microsoft Windows 8, 64-bit*
  • Microsoft Windows 7, 32-bit*
  • Microsoft Windows 7, 64-bit*
  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 32-bit*
  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 64-bit*
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008* 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition* 1
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition*
  • Microsoft Windows Media Center Edition*
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional*
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003* 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition* 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 Edition* 1

      1 Not supported on mobile platforms

      Legacy operating systems

      The following operating systems were supported by Intel® Matrix Storage Manager. They are not supported by Intel® RST.

      Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server*

      • Intel® Matrix Storage Manager v7.0 is the last version that supports this operating system.
      • Windows 2000 Advanced Server support is not available for mobile platforms supported by Intel RST (previously known as the Intel® Matrix Storage Manager).

      Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional*

      • Intel® Matrix Storage Manager v5.7 is the last version that supports this operating system.
      • Windows 2000 Professional support is not available for chipsets beginning with the Intel® 82801HR/HH/HO I/O controller hub (ICH8R).

      Linux*

      The kernel provides the RAID level support. The utilities support the Intel Matrix Storage Manager metadata format.

      To use the RAID features in dmraid and mdadm, set up the RAID volume using the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM. To enter the option ROM user interface, click CTRL + I when prompted during boot.

      Instructions on how to use the RAID features in dmraid and mdadm are included with Linux. This information is provided as a courtesy by Intel. Contact your Linux vendor for additional questions and support.

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      Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST)

      Solution ID: CS-020648
      Last Modified: 04-Dec-2014
      Date Created: 24-Mar-2005