Unfortunately, I do not have a floppy drive or cd burner around. I have seen the light! Lets look at it. Can I do this without destroying the raid 0 and destroying the data on that array? Originally Posted by BWM.

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There is no material that is knowingly illegal here. Originally Posted by gallowsroad. I tried 3 different sticks of RAM in different sockets, same problem. It will serve your purpose well enough, provided you understand that the risk of data loss with such a mismatched array will likely be higher than if the two drives were matched. Let it detect the controller, install the drivers, reboot after shutting down and attaching drives. I had been using the wrong driver all along and there was no possible way to get it to work!

I don’t remember if windows it depends also of the version of course natively recognises the Promise RAID controller or not.

Install SATA hdd on ASUS A8V Deluxe Motherboard

This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. This will allow you to use your RAID. If it was not for your information here I would have literally thrown my SATA drive out the window and called it a day.


Originally Posted by Tumbleweed36 If the bios sees the drive but windows does not, that normally indicates the drive has not been partitioned and formatted. Discussion about old PC hardware. I don’t remember it being always in raid mode. I think you would be a very valuable addition to http: Asus A8V deluxe and win A8R-MVP sli crossfire Problem The os is set up fine,on maxtor gb sata2 System occasionally cant find os On investigation mobo has reverted to the wd hdd ide as primary boot device.

If your system paused arid the install, it will do so again when booting into Windows.

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So basically the 4 HDD’s should be connected to the Fasttrak controller! I am now trying to install win98 to a sata hard drive on this motherboard. If this site is slow, or is having problems, you can also use our download mirror site:.

Insert the floppy disk you created earlier, and load the first driver on the list.

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Good luck with your computer store, I wish I could open one up. At this point, my hdd was recongized by the bios a good sign. Can I do this without destroying the raid 0 and destroying the data on that array? Either way, the risk of data loss in RAID-0 is higher than with a single drive.

Of course you would need to setup the OS and the data according to the needs e. I’ve tried using the promise ports in a non-RAID configuration and never got it to work. Everything works great — no problems.

The first one is a8vv by Windows Explorer. Have you tried a new ribbon cable? There is no support in the OS nor are there any drivers to enable it. Not sure if an OS would have saw that drive or not, as I didn’t even try that.

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