4 Replies Latest reply: Sep 22, 2012 8:44 PM by Michael Banks RSS

    RST - An unknown error occurred during the volume creation  process.

    specialguy
      Sometime ago my raid array broke for an unknown reason. At the time, during the process of trying to fix the problem, I removed the partition from the destination drive and I ended up breaking the volume.
      - Intel RST - 10.8.0.1003 (latest)
      - Gigabyte P55a-UD3 V.2 - F11 BIOS (latest)
      - I have two identical drives: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7,200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive ST310005N1A1AS-RK
        Port 0 - has my Windows 7-64bit and 2 other data partitions. There is also about 50 Gig un-partitioned
                  100 Mb System/Reserved 
                  195.21gb  Boot/Windows
                   50.65 fb   Data 
                   585.84      Data
                   99.61 free/not partitioned.
                   *All partitions are not completely full
        Port 1 - drive has no partitions/no data
      I have the mobo configured with the SATA Control Mode" "RAID(XHD)", however both drive show up as Non-RAID Disk.
      Now when I try to either create a RAID 1 volume or recovery volume using the Intel RST utility, indicating I want to save the data from the drive on port 0 (my boot drive), I immediately see this message:
      An unknown error occurred during the volume creation  process. Please
      try creating the volume again.
      My goal is to create a Raid 1 volume while not losing any data or having to re install the O/S from the boot/windows drive. What am I a missing?