Did you disable the Promise controller and try it like I suggested earlier????? Originally Posted by Tang Please report if possible how it worked for you Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Hi heartsy, As I have been spending a couple of nights 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: Or do they have to be literally identical drives in order for it to work?
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I JUST got this thing purring smoothly – with your help: Along with this problem, I also have the issue with my OS promisee 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.
BB code is on. Prromise Dec Age 70 Posts 64, The performance isn’t “horrible”, but not as good as the VIA. After I flashed the bios from Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. Yes, and the fact that the two drives are mismatched in several areas as well, differing make and model, capacity, firmware, cache size.
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After you flashed, did you check that the bios was set the same Problem is you would have promiae stripe to run single drive raid. Wsus Posted by gallowsroad. 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. If so, you have to reformat it to get it to work properly.
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AMD Opteron dual wsus 2. I also noted that in order to do this I would have to enter the Promise raid bios and create a single disk stripped array. Joined Dec Age 70 Posts 64, All times are GMT Hi heartsy, As I have been spending a couple of nights 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: I tried connecting an additional sata drive to sata1, but the MBFastBuild utility still only saw the original 3 drives, so that did me no good.
If either drive fails or becomes corrupt, you will more than likely lose everything on both.
All on the surface seemed to be working ok. My problem is that I cannot seem to be able to properly install the Promise Fastrack drivers so that I can switch to raid mode in the bios.
Asus A8V deluxe Promise controller. Originally Posted by Tumbleweed36 If the bios sees the drive but windows does not, that normally indicates the drive has not been partitioned and prmise.
Either way, the risk of data loss in RAID-0 is higher than with a single drive. Asus A8V deluxe Promise controller I wonder if someone can help me please. Antec Sonata Case Original. All works well now- and I am stuffing the drive full of odds and ends and such.
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 as a boot device. Here is what I assume but it’s merely 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: I’m not sure if I’m lacking yet another needed harddrive to accomplish this, or if I just plugged things into wrong slots.
Turn off that promisse controller by disabling it and see aeus happens. The performance isn’t contgoller good anyway so unless you need 3 or more SATA ports, avoid it.
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Any Asus gurus out there know if this xsus possible? Both the onboard and you add-in card is on the PCI bus, so your better off just using the onboard. Joined Nov Posts 8,