At boot up the Marvell config always comes up first, does this mean that mainboard will always look to see if there is anything attached to the Marvell connectors to boot from first, then if none it looks to the ICH7DH? Please type your message and try again. This discussion is locked. Plan your raid configuration and re-create your new array and install your OS. Also are they Swapped? Skip to main content. Worked perfect for what I needed it for – a quick fix on an old machine.

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I have not been able to find the information required in the documentation that comes with the board nor from Intel’s web site, which most likely means my questions can not be done!

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Create a new discussion If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your itel info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

There are only 3 blue Marvell connectors! My Acer Nitro 5 is dead If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

The next screen will display the Partition information. Usually this extra chip has an embedded RAID controller. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?


Enabling RAID in the BIOS for IntelĀ® Desktop Boards

I have tried other XP cd’s, I have my corp. The south bridge chip of your motherboard needs to have an embedded RAID eaid. It comes with two floppies one for the blue connectors and one for the black. So NO, you will not be able to have more than four drives in one array.

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You can not post a blank message. The mobo manual should tell what types of RAID are supported. Socket P Computer Motherboard for Raiv. Board would not operate at first, needed to get real expertise help to sort it out, first time ever to have problems with an Intel board, as they normally run up initially with no problems.

I will just add a bit to it. I checked the floppy disk on another computer and worked great, I used a known good floppy drive with intwl same results, I used another known good floppy drive cable.

Best Selling in Motherboards See all. Does this mean we can use the red connector, which is for external SATA attachment, which is in the same group as the blue Marvell connectors, for attach attaching a internal SATA HDD would the Marvell controller see this as a 4th drive, that can be configured into d975xxbx2 array along with those attached to the blue connectors?.


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This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. The drives are partitioned and the floppy cable only goes on one way because of the notch in it. Saturday, December 29, The floppies inrel contain the files needed; I checked them on a second computer.

Good suggestion by aries. Socket 7 Computer Motherboard for Intel.

Intel D975XBX2 RAID Capability

But its not leting me. Yeap the floppy is seen by. Intel Boards like you to do that and it’s very important to them for some reason. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. I have tried the F6 to load drivers; I used both the blue cable and the black drivers.

You have obviously followed all the right steps. Thanks Aryan, That solved my problem and by going to the link you provided i was able to learn more about RAID configuration. Press Esc to exit.

The documentation talks about installing 3 or 4 drives in the Marvell connectors!! The floppy drive light stayed on after I hit the F6 key.

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