This whole event has inspired me to start looking at building a new beast from the motherboard up Another prerequisite will be identical sizes of HDD’s so if the drives are recognised under ‘View Drive Assignments’ but you cannot build the Array s as wished then this will very likely be the reason. Probably was a driver issue. The next recognition screen where my new drive is being detected, the top of the screen shows: I did notice something that now makes me wonder if i have the right driver installed tho.

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On page Xi they state in the Storage section: Better don’t use Auto Setup! I’ve tried using a8f promise ports in a non-RAID configuration and never got it to work. Originally Posted by gallowsroad. Here is what I assume but it’s rxid an assumption because I did NOT try it out and thus it’s mainly based on theoretical level, knowing that in IT matters there is only one truth: AMD Opteron dual core 2.

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Any Asus gurus out there know if this is possible? Not sure if an OS would have saw that drive or not, as I didn’t even try that. One drive I boot from, the other is just for data. If so, you have to reformat it to get it to work properly.


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And it comes from THIS webpage! I’m not sure if I’m lacking yet another needed harddrive to accomplish this, or if I just plugged things into wrong slots. Here is a free trial program that might assist you: Originally Dsluxe by BWM.

Just for reference the driver you would use is here: Probably was a driver issue. The VIA ports are no problem.

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Please report if possible how it worked for you I don’t remember if windows it depends also of the version of course natively recognises the Promise RAID controller or not. Practically this means that a HDD which is not recognised on BIOS level will definitely not be recognised by windows whereas the opposite may be true e.

I JUST got this thing purring smoothly – with your help: Could it be this drive is formatted as a dynamic drive and not a basic drive. I have been studying a little the BAD!! Thank you so much for your time! Computer powers off in sleep mode Originally Posted by BlueDragon.


Asus User Guide and I come to the conclusion that some information must be wrong The time now is If either drive fails or becomes corrupt, you will more than likely lose everything on both. When powering up, and the bios detects first the boot drive and then the data drive it calls delixe VIA’s. You know- the newer boards have SATA2 sockets to spare.

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Virus Problem, Please Help. Originally Posted by Tumbleweed Basically my main questions now are Along with this problem, I also have the issue with my OS reading said drives, as I gave up on having both raid options, and set them up for raid0 performance and tried to install OS, I installed drivers as said from floppy, but XP still says cannot install it says it cannot find harddrive.

I have seen the light!