XP installed, recognised the drive and everything works - No need to install additional drivers.I also checked everything with the Seagate DiscWizard, available from the Seagate website. You might have to set one as RAID, and the other as PATA comptible, or turned off completely. I was under the impression that the drivers should work for both settings (AHCI and RAID) as there are no "AHCI" drivers that I've found but rather "RAID" drivers available. You'd get the benefits of what AHCI has, but the idea is that you have the ability to do RAID, or rather switch to RAID without the need to reinstall the this content
Shouldn't they be with my motherboard CD? No, create an account now. Any further help would be much appreciated. As long as you load the AHCI driver, or the OS has that support built in, then it's just like moving a drive from one system to another.
Is this the only way to do this? Logged axeluktoo MAJOR Offline Posts: 1444 « Reply #2 on: 11-September-04, 17:31:08 » The following error or errors occurred while this message: Best Answer Hi,Bogs,Yup, that's what I do - I but always failed ahcix64.sys Could not found .. The drive is connected to SATA 1.
By this I mean that the XP driver it might work when the controller is set in the bios to AHCI, but not RAID, or vice versa, while under something else, That way you can remove the AHCIX64 file, and the X64 folder completely. I'm just trying to find the thread at the moment.....This is the text contained within txtsetup.oem:[Disks]d1 = "Promise FastTrak 376 Driver Diskette", \fasttx2k, \d2 = "Promise FastTrak 376 Driver Diskette", \fasttx2k, Please try the request again.
I did a RAID 0 config with IDE driver for 5 years but I was worried the whole time about a drive failing. vBulletin Message Sorry. This is, btw, usually a driver related issue, most likely due to whomever that wrote the driver just decided not to write support for a particular mode under XP. check my blog I borrowed another one put it in the drive and voila!
no operating system installed:1 SATA drive only (mirror broken)1 SATA drive striped arrayBoth SATA drives (mirror functional)The same with IDE1 HDD connected and starting Windows Setup from within XP Home...The only All help gratefully received. « Last Edit: 11-September-04, 22:27:30 by Goggz » Logged bogs dollocks Guest « Reply #1 on: 11-September-04, 16:21:57 » i would install xp pro onto one Plus, the README says "AMD AHCI Compatible RAID driver Diskette" so I figure that they provide support for AHCI, and the file names are "ahcix86.xxx".Click to expand... Normally this is the case, but I've run across situations where AHCI just refused to work under XP, and almost always this was due to the driver.
If you are using the 32bit version of XP, one thing to try is to limit the files that are available during the F6 requirements by editing out the x64 poritions visit TheAscension New Member Joined: May 12, 2005 Messages: 94 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 Anybody had a problem loading SATA drivers in Windows XP pre-install? Just remember that the structure of the floppy needs to be this way: X86 (folder with the ahcix86.cat, ahcix86.inf, and ahcix86.sys files in it) AHCIX86 (file) TXTSETUP.OEM (file) All 3 should To Get More Info and Daily Reward.
When I do this I get a selection list, 1 of which is WinXP Promise SATA378 controller. http://centralpedia.com/unexpected-error/unexpected-error-line-1768.html Tipstaff, Nov 30, 2008 #11 Brentos New Member Joined: Nov 2, 2009 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 Thankx guys works great Last edited: Nov 2, 2009 Brentos, I'll try this and see how I go. Never tried RAID since I didn't see the point with only one harddrive.
I have learned quite a lesson here about making things too complex, when I should just copy the files to the floppy just how they're downloaded. Once this has been done I should rebuild the mirror and the drives will automatically become mirrored once the data has been duplicated to the 2nd SATA. George Jim B..... have a peek at these guys In order for me to install XP with the sata drivers, I had to update the bios right out of the box in order for it to pick up the sata
The other concern is that it might be that driver itself may not work properly in one mode, but it will for another. TheAscension, Nov 26, 2008 #4 Tipstaff Well-Known Member Joined: Jul 22, 2002 Messages: 8,194 Likes Received: 412 Trophy Points: 93 Quick question: are you trying to install XP with the controller Thanks for your help!
Apr 11, 2004, 08:49pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Problems installing XP with SATA driveSata1 is for the Application Accelerator If you were trying to install the Promise PDC20378 drivers you will have to put the drive on sata_raid1 Think this is what you need. 4 Floppy Configuration Utility – Intel Please enter your email address below and click Subscribe. Copyright © 2000-2016 Hardware Analysis Toggle navigation Where to Buy Facebook Youbube MSI VR PRODUCTS The problem is that I didn't structure the floppy as suggested above.
Take care Jim ----------------------------------------------------- S.I.D.E Write a Reply >> Topic Tools RSS Updates Atom RSS 2.0 RSS 1.0 RSS 0.9 Related Articles Obsolete computer System ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe Seagate Barracuda 120mb SATA P4 3.0 gHz 1024mb Corsair memory I hope someone can help me. Your cache administrator is webmaster. http://centralpedia.com/unexpected-error/unexpected-error-18-at-line-2113.html On the CD there is a DRIVER folder and it contains a few sub folders.
So it seems to be a problem with the AMD chipset drivers. So I copied a series of files from the Promise>378ATA>WinXP folder and used these to load after pressing F6 during install. AbxZone Store Home About Us Forums Photo Gallery Reviews Register FAQ Members List Calendar Today's Posts Search ABXZone Computer Forums vBulletin Message Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Other Search Generated Mon, 31 Oct 2016 02:17:31 GMT by s_wx1196 (squid/3.5.20)
I was under the impression that the drivers should work for both settings (AHCI and RAID) as there are no "AHCI" drivers that I've found but rather "RAID" drivers available. Tipstaff said: ↑ The 2 main concerns I have is that if the board has 2 controllers that it may not work with both set to RAID (I've seen this happen The driver I tried to install is on the MB CD. By this I mean that the XP driver it might work when the controller is set in the bios to AHCI, but not RAID, or vice versa, while under something else,
Just remember that the structure of the floppy needs to be this way: X86 (folder with the ahcix86.cat, ahcix86.inf, and ahcix86.sys files in it) AHCIX86 (file) TXTSETUP.OEM (file) All 3 should Thanks for your input. I also tried to slipstream the drivers into the install with nLite and I get a different error message with that: "ahcix64.sys drivers are corrupt" I've tried three different sets of