Intel® Matrix Storage Manager
    Production Version 8.6.0.1007
    Release Notes


October 3, 2008

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Supported Operating Systems

    Microsoft Windows Vista*
    Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition*
    Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition*
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional*
    Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition*

    Microsoft Windows Server 2008* ++
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition*++    
    Microsoft Windows Server 2003* ++
    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition*++

    Microsoft Windows Media Center Edition*

++ Not available on mobile platforms

 

Revision History

Date

Driver Revision

Build Number

October 3,2008

Production Version 8.6.0.1007

1007

 

Known Issues

Known Issues in Production Version 8.6.0.1007

Reference No 

Description

Affected OS's

N/A  

System hangs and error message that says ERROR_NO_SYSTEM_RESOURCES or ERROR_NOT_ENOUGH_QUOTA may be observed when writing large numbers of files with SP2

Windows XP

2549948   

Creation of a RAID0 volume fails when a selected hard drive is a spanned or dynamic disk

Vista

2519035   

D-state cycling of a single hard drive during initialization of a 3-drive RAID5 volume causes the volume to fail after pulling power to a single drive

Vista

2518139   

User interface displays unknown port in Basic mode when 2 drives have SMART errors

Windows XP

2552285   

Unable to create a RAID volume when sufficient drives are present after a removal and reinsertion using hot-plug

Windows XP-64

2554032

Partition disappeared but the hard drive did not in RAID 10 testing

Vista

2554217

 

IOMeter* sequential writes on 6-drive RAID5 volume are slower than expected

All OS’s

2554610

IAAMonitor application not responding during system shutdown after an installation in Safe Mode

Windows XP

2554680

File write performance is degraded with Gen II drives and the cache enabled

Vista, Windows XP

2553965

Unable to load driver using f6 during system repair or system restore process

Vista, Vista-64

77332

Failure to enumerate hard drive causes crash in Intel Matrix Storage Manager

Windows XP

2553384

SATA ODD never gets spin down request or D1 power event

Vista

2555515

System lock due to low memory with DVD playing and IO

Windows 2003

2556876

System takes 1-2 minutes to fully enter into hibernation when disk write back cache is disabled

Workaround: Enable disk write back cache

Vista

2557059

The system fails to resume from hibernation when disk write back cache is disabled

Workaround: Enable disk write back cache

Vista

2662461

Action to “Delete volume” or “Reset HDD to Non RAID” unavailable in Intel® Matrix Storage Console when you try to delete an unsupported recovery volume or reset the member disk of the recovery volume under Intel® Matrix Storage Console on ICH9R

Workaround: To delete recovery volume or reset disk to non-RAID, go to OROM UI

Windows XP-64

2662475

A dirty shutdown of a Recovery volume while in DC mode will cause the volume to fail instead of invalidating the fast-sync log

Windows XP

2556947

Blue screen error (0x7B) after driver is installed in AHCI mode when there is a drive with RAID volume information in the system

Vista-64

2662540

RAID volume rebuilding happens on different volume than suggested by the UI wizard when two degraded volumes are available on the system

Windows XP

2662523

Creation of RAID volume failed when another drive which is not involved in setup is pulled out (issue does not occur when “Create from Existing  ..” action is selected)

Vista

2662626

Blue screen error (0x8086) while hot-plugging with ODD while system is still enumerating just after hot-plugging the hard drive

Vista-64

2687888

Hot plug of drive during DVD playback causes the movie to hang/halt

Windows XP

2687995

When a missing locked member disk of a degraded RAID 1 volume is plugged back in and unlocked in the BIOS, the locked member disk of the RAID 1 volume shows a status of "Failed" in the UI or "Error Occurred" status in the OROM UI

Windows XP

2688016

Reads to a pass-thru drive hang during migration of 3-drive RAID 0 volume to 4-drive RAID 0 volume and intermittent blue screen happens upon deleting the volume after a hang when the Intel Matrix Storage Console is open

Vista

2688060

Expansion of volume from 4-disk RAID5 to 5-disk RAID5 fails

Vista-64

2688092

Disk Manager does not show RAID volume after unlocking passwords on member disk(s) in the Intel Matrix Storage Console

Vista

2687951

System hang after resume from S3/S4 when Access Recovery Files is set in Manual Sync mode

Windows XP,Vista-64

 

 

Resolved Issues

Resolved Issues in Production Version 8.6.0.1007

Reference No 

Description

Affected OS's

2688062

An iastor.sys blue screen error (0x7E) occurs while attempting to enter the sleep state and perform IO with the Intel® Turbo Memory card

Vista,Vista-64

2688145

A blue screen error (0x7E) occurs while the system goes into S4 during an S3 to S4 reboot or shutdown cycling test

Vista,Vista-64

2688196

SATA optical device is not detected at hot plug, after being un-plugged with the safe removal option

Windows XP, Vista

2688029

A stop error (0x9F) is encountered during a SiSoftware Sandra* test on a RAID 1 volume

Vista,Vista-64

2688202

OROM can’t detect SMART failure info when a SMART failing drive is connected

N/A

2687935

Failure to create memory dump in RAID mode when system crashes

Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows

2688056

Hot plugging by removing the power results in a loss of power savings

Vista,Vista-64,Windows XP, Windows XP-64

2687793

Files are corrupted on a RAID 1 volume that is part of a 2-drive RAID 1/RAID 0 matrix RAID configuration after a dirty shutdown occurs while the volume cache is turned off

Vista-64

2688044

Driver sets the sector count incorrectly and attempts a read beyond the last sector when reading the RAID volume data

Vista, Windows XP

2687854

System can't perform a complete PC backup when there is a volume that uses Intel® Rapid Recover Technology on the system

Vista

2688250

After performing 8 hours of S3 to S4 testing, a blue screen error (0x9088) may occur

Vista-64

2688273

ACPI methods for RAID member disks do not execute during S3 resume

Vista,Vista-64

2662637

Hard drive always turns on after 15 seconds after being issued a STANDBY IMMEDIATE command

Vista

2662746

Normal hard drive format fails in Microsoft Windows* on a RAID 0 volume that is greater than 2TB in size

Windows Server 2003

2687875

Intel® Matrix Storage Console shows an unknown controller in Advanced Mode in AHCI

Windows XP

2688305

Blue screen error (0x9090) occurs after a drive is hot-unplugged during IO

Windows Server 2008 x64

2688306

Blue screen error (0x77 or 0x7A) on S3 or S4 cycling

Vista

2688244

Injecting bad block errors causes system to hang

Vista

2688312

Blue screen error (0x9088) during S3/S4

Vista

2662744

Blue screen error (0x8086) when hot-plugging a drive sporadically

Vista-64

2662498

Blue screen when verifying a RAID 0 volume with bad block

Vista-64

2688051

Device removal from eSATA port is not detected intermittently

Vista

2688020

Sporadic blue screen error (0x8086) while running a test that does S4 cycling and lets the system idle for several minutes

Vista