The sata ports use separate promise sata controller that most likely will require drivers. Excuse my denseness but I really want to be sure before trying an install. Have you unplugged the drive and booted up in effect removing the drive , then shut down and rebotted the computer to see how the drive behaves? Did you disable the Promise controller and try it like I suggested earlier????? Works fine without aanything needed. Board index All times are UTC.

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If so, you have to reformat it to get it to work properly. This site hosts no abandonware.

Asus A8V deluxe and win Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Virus Problem, Please Help. Originally Posted by Tang Yes, and the fact that the two drives are mismatched in several areas as well, differing make and model, capacity, contdoller, cache size.

If the drives are not there then you should verify the connections. Have you tried a new ribbon cable?

[SOLVED] Sata Raid configuration on Asus A8V deluxe – Tech Support Forum

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 JUST got this thing purring smoothly – with your help: All works well now- and I am stuffing the drive full of odds and ends deluex such.


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Either way, the risk of data loss in RAID-0 is higher than with a single drive. Return to General Windows Support. Users controllrr this forum: Wed Nov 22, 9: BB code is on. Joined Apr Location Chicago subs Posts 1, I hope I included enough information to answer my questions, but if not, please let me know of any other info that would be helpful in addressing my current problems.

Where’s the SATA driver for the ASUS A8V Deluxe. (SOLVED) : General Windows Support

Joined Dec Age 70 Posts 64, Originally Posted by BWM. Discussion about old PC hardware. Could it be this drive is deluxw as a dynamic drive and not a basic drive. 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. I cotnroller try this weekend to install it on my Vista test machine, I only have a few days left on activation.

Asus A8v deluxe RAID controller order

Afterwards it should be possible to access SATA devices from within Win98 after installing the drivers though I haven’t tested this. Anyway I hope this will help you somewhat.


You know- the newer boards have SATA2 sockets to spare. This whole event has inspired me to start looking at building a new beast from the motherboard up Originally Posted by Tumbleweed36 If the bios sees the drive but windows does not, that normally indicates the drive has not been partitioned and formatted.

One drive I boot from, the other is just for data. 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: And it comes from THIS webpage!

I’ve tried using the promise ports in a non-RAID configuration and never got it to work. I already have a Samsung that is of the same size, type and spec.