Save these drivers on a floppy. You now need to regenerate the initrd on the fakeraid partition now, i. Get tech support here. In the initrd we set up dmraid and use it to mount the real root device. This can be verified by unpacking the bios components, with lharc , then md5sum the highpoint software contained therein. You can also experiment with the user programs they supply like hptsvr and hptraidconf, again proprietary without source code unfortunately. In order to determine the block arrangement of the drives we need to write some data to the array.
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Save the file and reboot. In case highpoijt conflict among various parts of the documentation set, this file contains the most current information. Highpoint recommended that hard disks on IDE sockets were not connected at this time as XP insists on writing the bootloader to highplint drives instead of the fakeraid array if they were connected. Easy Driver Pro does hlt370/372 sell or charge for drivers. Now when RAID is selected in the main award-bios, it loads grub from the rootsector, you highpoint hpt pick XP or a debian kernel.
XP chainloads the XP loader from its bootsector. There are more information about this issue on Microsoft support site: Easy Driver Pro highpoint hpt a complete scan of your all of the devices in or attached to your computer.
This only seems to create the mapper devices when the array is activated, and that was during the initrd, so they’ve disappeared by now.
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To use the new driver, you must replace the old one before you continue into graphic-mode setup. Get tech support here.
I fetch the highpoint proprietary drivers version 2. However, this is only valid for linux up to 2.
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Selecting debian typically loads linux and its initrd highpiont memory using bios calls, which will be striped as per the system setting. Start XP setup as normal. The existing entries can be adjusted to start using a root device of hd1. Easy Driver Pro free scan highpoint hpt find all the outdated drivers on your PC.
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You now need to regenerate the initrd on the fakeraid partition now, i. This website is not highpoint hpt with Microsoft Corporation,nor claim any such implied or hlghpoint affiliation. Save these drivers on a floppy.
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Exit this hpt bios and the computer then starts from the XP cd. Hpy370/372 meg partition is the max it seems to allow for FAT If there is one other hard disk attached then that would normally be hd0 when you have started from it, making the array hd1. After OS installation complete, you can put them back. Mark the available device for booting, the other drives are shown as Hidden in the hpt bios. This will allow you to write data via the proprietary driver, and later, when the free driver is loaded, you can examine the effect on the disks that ypt370/372 the array, thus giving good clue to writing your own rules for linux software raid via dmraid.
At this point you’d want to have copied your operating system fully on the fakeraid partition, if nighpoint haven’t already done so. Your other disk may be reported as hd1.