Created the RAID volume (virtual drive) in the pre-boot configuration utility, but still unable to see the RAID volume during Windows OS installation.
Tri-mode Intel RAID Controllers (RMSP3/RSP3 families) on Windows Server 2016
Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (ESRT2)
Intel Virtual RAID on CPU (VROC)
How to fix it:
Follow the steps below to load the driver for Intel RAID controller during Windows OS install (Intel® VROC used as an example):
- Download Windows driver for your Intel RAID Controller and save it to a USB drive.
- Click Load driver at the Where do you want to install Windows? screen.
- Click Browse and navigate to the location of the RAID driver downloaded in Step 1 then click OK.
Note The Intel VROC driver package contains multiple folders. Use iaVROC.free.OS_ver for VROC NVMe and iaStorE.free.OS_ver for VROC SATA (formerly known as Intel Rapid Storage Enterprise)
- Click your Intel RAID controller the click Next to install the driver.
- You should now see the RAID volume detected by the Windows installer.
Cause & More Information:
|Latest Firmware/Drivers and Software for Intel RAID and Storage Products|
|User Guides for Intel RAID and Storage Products|
|Which Intel® VROC driver should I use during Windows setup/installation?|