Joined Dec Age 70 Posts 64, The next recognition screen where my new drive is being detected, the top of the screen shows: Sep 30, 2. It’s been a long time since I’ve built a system from scratch , and am a little rusty on the OS installation, and completely unfamiliar with SATA. I hope that I have been clear so far. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. I had been using the wrong driver all along and there was no possible way to get it to work!

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Asus A8V deluxe Promise controller Many thanks for your replies guys. Howdy, I have this board and it’s great. Its socket Athlon64 was a single channel DDR solution, and its socket AthlonFX and Opteron solutions were out of the reach of most consumers budget, and interest. Joined Nov Posts 8, Though, before we get too far ahead ourselves in this review of the new socket ASUS A8V motherboard, we should look back at where bit processing was headed with respect to AMD.

There should be a driver disk builder somewhere on the CD to get them onto a floppy for OS installation.

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

Have you tried a new ribbon cable? Now, if AMD is comfortable with picky journalists judging its newest multi-million dollar CPU roll-out on an ASUS board, then that certainly underscores something consumers should be taking note of.

Which brings us back to the pale brown Asus A8V motherboard. 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 bios to boot in raid mode, prior to xp booting there was a blue screen saying ‘xp had stopped the process due to an error’ 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.


I did notice something that now makes me wonder if i have the right driver installed tho. Practically this means that a HDD which is not recognised on BIOS level will definitely not be recognised by windows whereas the opposite may be true e.

Der SchattenJagerSep 30, 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.

Beginners Guides Cases and Access. 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.

Do you already have an account? Did you disable the Promise controller and try it like I suggested earlier?????

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As a consumer, I’m sure you can understand that no one likes to buy into a short-lived CPU form factor remember the now defunct socket Intel Williamette? All works well now- and I am stuffing the drive full of odds and ends and such. Virus Problem, Please Help. Sep 30, 5.


Asus A8V Deluxe gurus – help with SATA drives

Oct 3, 9. While both the socket Athlon64 and Athlon64 FX chips offered fast 64 and bit performance, the roadmaps were pointing to an impending socket Athlon64 release that would eventually replace both solutions.

I don’t remember if windows it depends also xeluxe the version of course natively recognises the Promise RAID controller or not. Asus A8V deluxe Promise controller.

Joined Dec Age 70 Posts 64, Is there a special method I have to go about it? So in essence I think that I would be correct in saying that the Promise Raid element be it set up deluxxe 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.

Sure it saps a lot of CPU resources, but an Athlon64 of any speed has a lot to spare. Please report if possible how it worked for you Thread Tools Show Printable Version.

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

Not sure if an OS would have saw that drive or not, as I didn’t even try that. Oct 1, 8. Went back into the bios and repopulated with the same format.