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For P51, RAID using two SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe ... Windows / Linux / VMware drivers

2017-08-07, 2:11 AM

Hi, what is the RAID controller on the P51, and where to find drivers for it for Windows 10, Linux and VMware? (I could only find a user, on some forum, posting driver for Windows 10, but I prefer to download them from the source).

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Re: For P51, RAID using two SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe ... Windows / Linux / VMware drivers

2017-08-07, 3:31 AM

Did you get a chance to look at the support site specifically the driver section?  Is this what you are looking for?

 

http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-P-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-P51-TYPE-20HH-20HJ/downloads/DS121126

 

Intel Rapid Storage Technology Console with Device Driver (for RAID systems) for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ThinkPad P51 (Machine types: 20HH, 20HJ), P71 (Machine types: 20HK, 20HL)
 

 


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Re: For P51, RAID using two SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe ... Windows / Linux / VMware drivers

2017-08-07, 3:48 AM

You're right, thank you :) ... the link you provided does offer 2 downlaods (only the one you mentioned works) ... that when extracted and copied to the installation media, one can browse to, when asked to "load drivers", and it would work for Windows 10.

Any suggestion for Linux/VMware (Hypervisor)?

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Re: For P51, RAID using two SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe ... Windows / Linux / VMware drivers

2017-08-07, 4:25 AM

PS: for the installation to succeed the "Secure Boot" needs to be disabled from the BIOS/Setup (F1 to enter Setup).

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Re: For P51, RAID using two SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe ... Windows / Linux / VMware drivers

2017-09-30, 22:40 PM

Detailed instructions clearly outlined here.

 

P51 P71 Intel RST raid drivers

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Re: For P51, RAID using two SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe ... Windows / Linux / VMware drivers

2017-10-01, 13:43 PM

Is RAID Configuration faster than non-RAID?

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Re: For P51, RAID using two SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe ... Windows / Linux / VMware drivers

2017-10-02, 18:53 PM

It depends on what type of RAID you setup - 0 is a stripped array (Use this for speed) 1 is a mirrored array. (Use this for redundancy)

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