Download the service packs and install them. Originally Posted by Tang69 My God! Could it be this drive is formatted as a dynamic drive and not a basic drive. If the drives are not there then you should verify the connections. Forums Search Forums Recent Posts. Let me provide some more details in order for you to get a clearer picture.

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Asus A8V Deluxe Promise RAID Controller @#$%@!

Of course if you do not want to boot from the array then you may install the drivers later if needed. Forums Search Forums Recent Posts. Although you should be able to use either if you make the av8 drive floppy.

Your name or email address: No, create an account now. 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. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. I have seen the light! The time now is Computer powers off in sleep mode Second, I’m aware that I have to install drivers from the Asus CD, but I’m not sure which ones to use for my configuration.

Thank you so much for your time! I don’t remember if windows it depends also of the version of course natively recognises the Promise RAID controller or not.


Asus A8V Deluxe Promise RAID Controller @#$%@! | PC Review

I also noted that in order to do this I would have to enter the Delxue raid bios and create a single disk stripped array. All times are GMT Sure it saps a lot of CPU resources, but an Athlon64 of any speed has a lot to spare.

BB code is on. Users have alternatively run HDD ddeluxe the Promise controller in raid mode as single disks being separate deeluxe independant. It will come up and ask you to hit S to specify the drivers, hit S and it will look at the diskette and show the drivers on the diskette, choose the WinXP drivers for the SATA.

If so, you have to reformat it to get it to work properly. One drive I boot from, the other is just for data. Asus Awus deluxe Promise controller One further piece of useful info is as follows. Serial ATA hard drives are definitely easier to use than IDE drives, but I’m not ready to part with the gig’s of storage I have right now just because the industry has switched from one connector, to another.

Promise Fastrack SATA controller, Asus A8V Deluxe and Windows 7 – Microsoft Community

I tried connecting an additional sata drive to sata1, but the MBFastBuild utility still only saw the original 3 drives, de,uxe that did me no good. I tried a manual install of the fastrack driver but although listed in the ‘device manager’, there was an exclamation mark next to it and when I tried to set the deluce to boot in raid mode, prior to xp booting there was a blue screen saying ‘xp had stopped the process due to an error’ Do you already have an account?


Also, how do I go about putting them on the floppy? 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. Please report if possible how it worked for you Have you tried a new ribbon cable? promisf

Promis am building an A8V-based system, including the following components: Obviously, the poor coding of the later bioses on the A8V is most probably the cause as many threads have highlighted. I use the promise controller for RAID-1 in my rig but not as a boot array so I don’t have any hands-on experience with your problem. Third, could someone lay me out a basic step by step guide that explains the OS install process, and what I have to do to get the mainboard to recognize the drives and install the OS correctly?

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