suggestions for SATA RAID cards
Willem Jan Withagen
wjw at withagen.nl
Wed Aug 23 15:53:00 UTC 2006
Greg Martin wrote:
>> Well the message started by saying that I got caught by a 3ware card that did
>> not want to play nice with me.....
>> So I guess nobody deared suggesting another 3ware card.
> My apologies, I now understand its a hardware issue. Before you toss
> the 3ware completely try the following (although I am sure you have)
> 1. Force PCI-x 64bit in the bios on the slot
> 2. Disable APIC or force old APIC mode
> 3. Disable onboard raid and/or SATA controller if its avail.
> My experience with some boards you really have to tweak around to get
> pci-x going.
Thanx for the usefull suggestions.
However: I've already returned the board to the supplier after I fiddled for
about a day with the bios. Which was very cumbersome, since every change
En start all over.
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