To recover an IBM computer equipped with an IBM ServeRAID card, perform the following additional procedures before starting the IDR process:
Start the server using the IBM server’s ServeRAID Configuration and Management CD in the CD-ROM drive prior to using the IDR bootable media. This will start IBM ServeRAID utilities configuration and installation process to view and update the current BIOS and firmware levels.
Refer to the IBM ServeRAID documentation for complete installation instructions for installing Windows on an IBM Server with the ServeRAID controller. Create and initialize the ServeRAID disks in order for partitions to be visible to the Windows operating system.