Technically you shouldn’t need to do this, but sometimes it is necessary as older controllers occasionally seem to have trouble recognising newer drive models. Do you have the motherboard SATA drivers installed? Just stumbled over something Do NOT use this procedure for other versions of Linux. I prefer to use slackware and I was wondering if anyone had pointers as to how I could accomplish that with this board.

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Download and follow the enclosed instructions. After reading various information and this review I believe buying the A7V8X -X will be the right choice. Fri Dec 07, 3: You need to get clean dependencies.

Stuart, your link refeers to the PDC not the Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? So my best guess is something is seeing the drive.

a7v8x: use SATA RAID controller as normal controller

Actually, post back if you find something too Cheers, Finegan. With a category view ‘disk drives’ just lists model numbers, z7v8x disk types. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

The manual is available from the ASUS support site. Promise RAID controller and kernel 2.


Having a problem logging in? All times are GMT ASUS hasn’t gotten back to us on how many channels it supports, but it’ll be at least two obviously.

This is why I suggested you ignore the OS for the time being, q7v8x from what I can gather the problem doesn’t reside there and there is no salient information to be obtained from looking at things like Everest.

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Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Of course I could be wrong, but I would suggest you concentrate on finding the correct setup options in the BIOS setup screen as nothing I have read indicates the board can’t handle a GB drive.

Gigabit is more useful for corporations looking to configure large, safe, and expensive networks, so most users especially your average Joe Blow won’t benefit from this feature. The drive itself won’t be reported in device manager as a SCSI drive.

ASUS A7V8X – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT Overview – CNET

In the case of HighPoints, they have modules available on their site as well as the source! Originally posted by seto bad news to all who want to use kernel 2. Other promise raid controllers also appear to have drivers rair SuSe 8. Got the Promise to work SuSE 8.


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Fast trak sees the drive rqid the setup wants to make it a Raid, Strip drive, and allows no change from that. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

Essentially, Q-Fan regulates your CPU’s fan speed depending on how taxed your system is at that moment. A new driver Stuart, your link refeers to the PDC not the The current BIOS version is