We also recommend backing up any information you do not want to lose. Thanks for the info! Ok, the fact that you get the tab prompt for Via Raid indicates that you have the controller enabled. Of course if you do not want to boot from the array then you may install the drivers later if needed. Skoop, Yes I had the floppy in. Take it out of the PC and lay it on a non-conductive surface, keeping the power and data cables connected.
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I don’t boot from that drive, but I had no problem getting it going. I’d swap it out in someone elses computer, but Vai don’t know of anyone else here in Riyadh that has one.
Install SATA hdd on ASUS A8V Deluxe Motherboard
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 you do not have access to the Internet, asuz start by browsing the support CD included with the motherboard. I think you would be a very valuable addition to http: Hoepfully this will help people.
My configuration is 1 sata harddrive not raidand trying to install Windows XP. Hi thanx for this guide dont no aaus long it would have took me to figure this out without it. Many drives shipped is not proberly packaged, if not in the retail boks, this means that if your drive was not, it might be DOA. I have two questions really, how do I get th Mobo to see the card and what have asuus I messed with the Sata hard disc sockets?
Sata should work in win98se, right?
Asus A8V Deluxe User Manual: Via Raid Configurations
You will want to get the latest chipset and storage driver packages from the VIA siteinstead of using the older ones on the Asus site. Scout Ars Scholae Palatinae Assu Sat Oct 30, Originally Posted by Tang69 My God! Look this thread over.
Of course if you do not want to boot from the array then you may install eaid drivers later if needed. While I’m all for high-end boards sporting Gigabit Ethernet, it’s nice to see Oct 7, Posts: If the former, you must provide the appropriate SATA driver for your system either by slipstreaming it into your install CD or via floppy when prompted F6. If I disable my EIDE windows installed drive and try installing windows on the SATA drive, I get the F6 prompt, push F6, nothing happens, and the windows installation eventually quits, saying no drive is present on my system.
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Motherboards Previous page Next page. I did not, however, open the Raid Bios to see if it showed the size.
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Originally Posted by BlueDragon. Originally Posted by BlueDragon Hi heartsy, As I have been spending a couple of raif trying to make this bloody A8V Deluxe board to work with 4 HDD’s the way I wanted it and due to the fact that I finally could succeed thanks to a post in this forum https: Sat Oct 30, 8: I can load windows setup run the promise fast track controller 64 bit and then it tell sme that theres no hard drive.
I JUST got this thing purring smoothly – with your help: This will not remove any data from your drives. Your install instructions rxid fine for a single drive.
I am able to Raid them and install Winodws x64 on them, however as soon as Windows x64 restarts after finishing installation, my computer keeps restarting.
I wish there were more people like you to post their information on the internet so that others may benefit from it.
Asus A8V-E User Manual: Via Raid Configurations
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