Asus User Guide and I come to the conclusion that some information must be wrong Format it and normally things should work. Originally Posted by BlueDragon. Once I had ascertained that all seemed ok, I cleared the cmos and changed the cpu over to the SD I am building an A8V-based system, including the following components:

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Basically my main questions now are MadJackSep 30, Asus A8V deluxe Promise controller I believe your procedure is correct, so the problem is probably that the driver loaded at the F6 prompt is causing it, or that the BIOS, for some reason, isn’t allowing the promise controller delkxe a boot device.

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I don’t remember if windows it depends also of the version of deluze natively recognises the Promise RAID controller or not. Virus Problem, Please Help. Of course if you do not want to boot from the array then you may install the drivers later if needed. 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? Yes the black connectors are the ones you want to use and yes the drivers on the Deluxw are fine, they are the ones I used.


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One drive I boot from, the other is just for data. 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.

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Standard onboard goodies consist of 7. 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.

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All times are GMT All times are GMT Asus A8V deluxe Promise controller Many thanks for your replies guys. Sep 30, 4. Users have alternatively run HDD on the Promise controller in raid mode as single disks being separate and independant.

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I also noted that in order av8 do this I would have to enter the Promise raid bios and create a single disk stripped array. Have you unplugged the drive and booted up in effect removing the drivethen shut down and rebotted the computer to see how the drive behaves?


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Sure it saps a lot of CPU resources, but an Athlon64 of any speed has a lot to spare. Copyright -Tech Support Forum. All works well now- and I am stuffing the drive full of odds and ends and such. Asus User Guide and I come to the conclusion that some information must be wrong Subsequent to upgrading the cpu a couple of days ago, I have experienced an issue namely that after the Promise Sata bios screen comes up the system does not boot but says something to the effect that ‘no disk can be found’ I have already noted several posts relating to problems regarding the Promise Sata being sometimes problematic.

The passive heatsink Asus slap onto the A8V should be fine for regular use, but I’d recommend overclockers in the crowd get an active heatsink for this puppy. Der SchattenJager deluce, Oct 3, After I flashed the bios from