Activate OnBoard SATA RAID on Supermicro Motherboards

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This article describes how to activate the onboard RAID controller on a Supermicro motherboard.

You have the option for each motherboard to select between Intel and Adaptec (X8 Motherboards) or Intel and LSI (X9 Motherboards).

X10SLH-F

Advanced -> SATA Configuration -> SATA Mode Selection -> RAID

X8SIL

Advanced -> SATA/Floppy Configuration -> SATA#1 Configuration -> Configure SATA as

X8DT3-F

Advanced -> IDE/SATA Configuration -> SATA#1 Configuration -> Configure SATA#1 as

X8DTL-3F

Advanced -> IDE/SATA Configuration -> SATA#1 Configuration -> Configure SATA#1 as

X7SLA-H

Advanced -> IDE Configuration -> ATA/IDE  Configuration -> Configure SATA as

X7SBE

Main -> SATA Raid Enable

X7SPA-HF / X7SPE-HF

Advanced -> IDE/SATA Configuration -> SATA#1 Configuration -> Configure SATA# as

H8DME-2

Advanced -> Floppy/IDE/SATA Configuration -> Onboard IDE Controller

H8SCM-F

Advanced -> IDE Configuration -> OnChip SATA Type > RAID

X9SCM(-F)

Advanced -> IDE/SATA Configuration -> SATA Mode > RAID Mode

X9DRI-F

Advanced -> SATA Configuration -> SATA Mode > RAID Mode (only Intel Mode possible)

X9DR7-LN4F

Advanced -> SATA Configuration -> SATA Mode > RAID Mode (only Intel Mode possible)

X9DBL-iF

Advanced -> SATA Configuration -> SATA Mode > RAID Mode (only Intel Mode possible)

X9DRW-3LN4F

Advanced -> SATA Configuration -> SATA Mode > RAID Mode (only Intel Mode possible)

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