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Biostar P4M800-M7A Motherboard SATA RaiD Mirror Array As C boot Disk

I installed 2 sata Hard Disks as a RAID Mirror Array and want to have this as mu c drive boot disk. I have other ATA disks in the computer as well. The Bios does not show this array as a hard disk and does not show it in the disk boot sequence list so as to enable it to be selected as the boot drive. I upgraded the Bios with no improvement. Will the MB and or Bios allow a Sata raid Mirror to be shown . I think the Bios treats these SATA drives as SCSI disk drives. In all other respects the drives work and show up in my computer as diskdrive and also in control panel as a VIA SATA RAID 1 SCSI disk device.

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  • WSB123 Dec 18, 2007

    It is not that I can not configure both sata sdsks into a raid mirror array; it is that once this is done the sata mirror array does not show up as a disk in bios and also not showing up in the hard disk book sequence to be selected in bios . Therefore I can not have the raid mirror array as the c boot disk although it does show up as another drive in my computer and in control panel '

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Hi, you need not have to upgrade the BIOS,, set the SATA HD on the IDE channel in the BIOS, or what options r avilable for SATA controller, if it is set to RAID, you will need a raid utility to format the SATA, or it wont shoe in windows, let ,e know

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