This driver supports RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10. The driver should be installed
after the operating system has been installed. F6 and RAID BIOS configurations
need to be performed prior to installation of this driver for proper operation.
Known Issue is defined as a potential RST issue that has been replicated
internally by the Rapid Storage Technology team but has not been root caused
to be an RST defect.
The RAID OROM & UEFI version for this release is 126.96.36.1996, the driver
and user interface version is 188.8.131.526.
RST 12.8 release enables support for Microsoft Windows 8.1 Operating
Support for 16GB minimum cache requirement for SRT “Dual Drive SSD
cache” will not be enabled in the RST 12.8 release and is targeted for RST
For customers shipping with SSHD PUIS hybrid hinting enabled and Smart
Connect Technology they must use iSCT agent 4.1.2308 or 4.2.2309 or later.
With SSHD +Smart connect Agent there are cases where the driver may be
busy when the agent request the timer be extended which might result in a
disk spinup. To work around this scenario and get the iSCT and SSHD
functionality, it is advisable to set AoacTimeout to 60 sec where the
current default value is 10 sec.
Registry details: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\iaStorA\Parameters\Device]
“AoacTimeout” "=dword (0x3c (h) or 60 (d)).
Depending on the SSHD vendor, customers utilizing SSHD + Smart Connect
Agent may encounter more than expected SSHD spin-ups. Good spin suppression
has been measured on at least one vendor’s SSHD when AOAC Timeout is set to
60 seconds. RST and Smart Connect Agent teams working with SSHD vendors on
root causing the issue.
RST driver disables LPM (HIPM/DIPM) when system enters S4
Bad status bytes when sending ATA Smart Command Transport (SCT) commands
BSOD 0x7A occurred when run WinPMT Hibernation Focus.
Zpodd: Start Stop Unit command fails when drive is asleep
C5 BSOD when shut down the system from start menu.
BLA cannot detect storage device with RST Driver version -CSMI
Option to keep data present on certain fully partitioned disks in GPT
format scheme when should not be
WHQL: DF - Sleep With IO During (Certification) failure in RST 12.8 (NOT
UI: Format issue with Server 2012 string in System Requirements help
SSHD accelerated in max mode with iSCT loaded onto system causes system
to hang when trying to restart or go into S4
UI sporadically crashes during volume delete operations
UI: Help Icon present on Status page when it should not be present with
only 1 SSHD (OS) attached to the system.
BSOD "Driver Power State Failure" when accelerated HDDpw volume is
locked upon wake up from S4
Invoking "Create Additional Volume" page yields an unknown error
System hung on a Black screen or reboot when resuming from S1-S3 (S3
UI Help - Getting Started Page - Incorrect Grammar
UI: Day field in Verify and Repair Scheduler doesn't set the Next
Scheduled Run correctly
UI: Disk Events Help Page has incorrect images
Intel(R) 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller
Intel(R) 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller
Intel(R) 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI/RAID Controller
Intel(R) 5 Series/3400 Series SATA AHCI/RAID Controller
Intel(R) X79 Express Chipset
Intel(R) Core™ i3, i5, or i7
Intel(R) Xeon(R) processor family
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