[K12OSN] Attempting to Setup SATA RAID

Burke Almquist balmquist at mindfirestudios.com
Sun Jan 29 16:50:16 UTC 2006

Most of these "fake" RAID controlers have an option to use them for  
just plain disks too, besides RAID mode or totally disabled.

On Jan 29, 2006, at 9:16 AM, Steve Hampton wrote:

> Hi,
> Here is where I am at,  I have tried swaping cables, but that didn't
> help.  I have researched this using your guys links enough to now that
> know I do not have a real hardware RAID controllor built into my MoBo.
>  I have a "fake" raid controller that simulates hardware raid through
> software in the bios.  I want to go ahead and setup a true software
> raid but now I have new problems.
> If I have both drives connnected, the machine won't boot. I need the
> machine to boot up with both drives attached so that I can set up a
> true software RAID.  If I try to turn off the SATA controller in the
> Bios then the machine doesn't see the Hard drive and returns a nice No
> operating system found message.  Any clues as to how I might work
> around this.  Thanks for your help so far, at least now I know that
> this MoBo stinks (Intel SVB7505) and I will not every reccommend this
> model to anyone else for use on a Linux system, hehe.
> Steven Hampton
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