I am booting a Dell Inspiron 530 with a RAID 1 setup and the Intel Matrix Storage Manager. The system runs fine once it is up, but I would like to suppress all the text lines from the Matrix Storage Manager at boot time. I am running Vista 32 SP1.
I get the normal F2/F12 option, followed by about a half a page of lines about the RAID configuration and then the option of entering CTL-I to get into the Storage Manager before Vista comes up. I believe I am at a 220.127.116.117 version of the Storage Manager Console. I have (2) 500GB SATA drives. I can't find any reference to suppressing the messages anyplace.
Can I use the Matrix Storage Manager downloads from this Intel site on a Dell Vista 32 machine?
The RAID configuration lines you are seeing are produced by the option ROM, which is integrated in the BIOS. At this time, there is no way to suppress those lines via command line switches, etc.
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