Being used to having a BIOS on a RAID controller where I can setup the RAID and create logical drives, it seems I ran into a problem when installing a HP Smart Array P400 controller (ebay bought) into a non-HP server (will be a testing VMware ESXi server). The controller shows up during POST and initializes alright, but I find no possibility to enter its BIOS and DO something with it.
Am I thinking completely wrong? Sorry if that is a really silly question, but it's highly irritating for me... is there something like a boot CD or something where I can start the configuration from?
Thanks for any help, and please forgive my silly asking.
Helped myself now by installing Windows 2008R2 Server on another SATA HDD, Setup the array from there... and now just got the problem that VMware ESXi 4.1 Update 1 doesn't see it. We'll see how this goe on.