If i move my mouse the cursor will eventually move around about ten minutes later. No driver updates or bios updates were necessary. At last, I’ve found someone with exactly the same problem I’m wrestling with. If i do a hard cold reboot then the device will be detected again. Strangely, however, my entire system hung when I tried to bench it using HD Tach. It’s not even yet. I’ve read through both of those threads, and posted in one of them.
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Now everthing looks fine, and I can use the drive. I’ve read a lot of posts about SATA issues but this doesn’t seem that common. As long as i don’t do anything with it everything works fine running off my other drive. This is my RAID driver: It seems my joy has come to an end once more. If i didn’t use the hard anit everything would be ok. Icrontic — Home of the Big Beef Burrito sincefool.
Abit NF7-S 2.0 RAID and stripe question
But this would eliminate all software issues. I believe the NF7-S v2 has the Sil controller. Strangely, however, my entire system hung when I tried rai bench it using HD Tach.
I basically just wanted to use the thing for storage while still running off my existing Win XP installation. I’ve read many posts from people with SATA problems and have tried a lot of things to resolve this including -Various sets of drivers for the sata driver, including most recent drivers issued from abit, and jf7-s silicon image. The non raid drivers i got from abir image don’t seem to work for me.
Sign In Become an Icrontian. Incredibly, I seem to have solved the problem. I recently bought a new SATA drive and have been growing increasingly frustrated trying to get the thing to work.
Sep edited Sep If qbit run in to a problem, it is possible that the hard drive is screwy. If i do a hard cold reboot then the device will be detected again.
This is my IDE driver: I’ve read through both of those threads, and nv7-s in one of them. Aug edited Sep in Hardware. After this I generally have to reboot my computer.
Raid Configuration Utility Menu – Abit NF7 User Manual [Page 79]
Hope this helps a few frustrated NF7-S folks Agit is my Device Panel: I am wondering if I need to update any of these drivers. I simply took the driver CD which came with my motherboard, and from it I installed the Silicon Image drivers. Basically the problem is that whenever i try and format the drive using windows disk manager my computer freezes.
For some reason a format did once work but afterwards whenever i tried using the hard drive I would experience the same freezing anytime from instantly to about 10minutes during use.
If I check the event viewer after such a freeze there are generally system errors like the SI controller did not respond in the timeout period, or the hard drive was removed from the system without first being prepared for removal. Now everything is fine until I actually try to use the drive – then I get the same freezing problems I had before.
At nf7-x, I’ve found someone with exactly the same problem I’m wrestling with. What are your favorite holiday food and beverages? Hi everyone, I’ve just solved a boot problem on my NF7-S 2. Sign In or Register to comment. No driver updates or bios updates were necessary.