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. Let me provide some more details in order for you to get a clearer picture. Did you disable the Promise controller and try it like I suggested earlier????? 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. Originally Posted by tuskenraider. Thread Tools Show Printable Version.

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Of course if you do not want to boot from the array then you may install the drivers later if needed. Of course you would need to setup the OS and the data according to the needs e. Either way, the risk of data loss in RAID-0 is higher than with a single drive. Antec Sonata Case Original. 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. Results 1 to 9 of 9.

prommise 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. AMD Opteron dual core 2. Both the onboard and you add-in card is on the PCI bus, ashs your better off just using the onboard. So in essence I think that I would be correct in saying that the Promise Raid element be it set up or creation of disk array can be removed from the problem list and that now I just need to figure how to correctly install the Promise Raid drivers onto my XP installation.


All works well now- and I am stuffing the drive full of odds controloer ends and such. The performance isn’t “horrible”, but not as good as the VIA. Originally Posted by tuskenraider.

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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: Went back into the bios and repopulated with the same format. Thank you so much for your time! Not sure if an OS would have saw that drive or not, as I didn’t even try that.

Computer powers off in sleep mode I’m not sure if I’m lacking yet another needed harddrive to accomplish this, or if I just plugged things into wrong slots.

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All times are GMT Have you tried asks new ribbon cable? If the bios sees the drive but windows does not, that normally indicates the drive has not been partitioned and formatted.


ANY Help would be greatly appreciated. Basically my main questions now are Users have alternatively run HDD on the Promise controller in raid mode as single disks being separate and independant. Joined Dec Age 70 Posts 64, All times are GMT Originally Posted by Tumbleweed I hope that I have been clear so far.

I recently upgraded the cpu on my system from a Winchester to a San Diego E4. I wonder if someone can help me please. Asus A8V deluxe Promise controller.

Promise Fastrack 378 SATA controller, Asus A8V Deluxe and Windows 7

I did notice something that now makes me wonder if i have the right driver installed tho. 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.


Aside from the need for speed. I can now use the Promise Controller in IDE mode to run single drives, but that has prompted a question.