Question about Abit AV8-3rd Eye Motherboard
I have the ABIT AV8 motehrboard and am running one SATA hard drive on channel 0 and an ASUS SATA dVD burner on channel 1. My rpoblem is that even though the DVD drive shows up under "My Computer," it won't read any disks inserted unless I reboot the computer. I don't have extensive knowledge of SATA and RAID configurations, so any help in resolving this matter would be appreciated.Thank you.
I solved this differently - I just connected the drive via a USB-to-SATA adapter and all is well. I guess my motherboard's SATA controller can't handle modern SATA2 drives properly. The USB adapter did the trick.
Posted on Mar 02, 2009
You should contact your computer servicing centre.the problem might be of the drive.for getting more knowledge about the ASUZ mother board and SATA please make use of your users CD which is given with every ASUZ motherboard.easily understandable pictorial reprasentation of the whole mother board are given there.by that you can even find out the problem in *********** board if any. if you are convinced please rate me
Posted on Mar 02, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Suggest you connect the plextor to the SATA port 3 and set it's jumper to Master. All SATA drives are seen as Master drives. (Check the serial number on your WD SATA drive "Primary".
Enter the bios menu. Within page 3-7 section 3-3 Advanced bios features. Check, 1st, 2nd and third boot devices.
Floppy disk drive as, 1st boot device. 2nd boot device, "Primary WD SATA port 1". 3rd boot device, CD-ROM drive SATA port 2, Plextor 880sa drive". Save and exit the bios. If you no longer have you're manual you can download it from the link provided below;
Check page 3-13. See OnChip serial ATA Mode. As noted, the RAID option is available when the item "OnChip serial ATA" is set as [Enhanced Mode].
Posted on Jun 27, 2010
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