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There is not an Intel® Rapid Storage Technology version for Centos, the IRST is supported in Windows® only and the IRST is an application that is it is used from Windows.
Supported Operating Systems for Intel® Rapid Storage Technology
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) — Linux* support for Intel® RAID controller hubs
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology in Linux*
Now, if you wish to create a raid from the Ctrl-I option ROM and install Centos you will be able to get better support at the following website:
Or you can ask at the Linux forums:
Many thanks for your time. You are right, there isn't any drivers from Centos for IRST. I guess it is better for me to create a software raid rather than going for a 'Fake raid' with this IRST.