My first guess was that there was a hardware failure. Can I get away with just using a PATA optical drive and providing the Windows installer drivers during install when it prompts for them? Jul 1, Posts: Strange, as this controller’s been around a while. The hard disks are connected to this device, while this device is connected to this port multiplier port, which, in turn, is internally connected to one of the SATA ports controlled by the JMicron JMB chip on the motherboard. Six to be exact, excluding the main CPU fan. Configuring DDR2 dual channel on this motherboard is pretty easy:
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On this motherboard sockets 1 and 3 are yellow and sockets 2 and 4 are black. There are only those 4 drives and the system was on the RAID volume too. Page 2 of 9.
Thus, asuw 2 port controller was the one controlling the eSATA port in the back pane – and making trouble. Yes unlocked CPUs only Riding on its recent reputation as a highly overclockable chipset, we had rather high expectations of this Intel P based board.
Right now there are four P5B versions: One of these two ports is located externally, for connecting an external drive. But people who got working ones generally are very happy. ASUS is using a new connector called Q-Connector to make the installation of the wires coming from the case frontal panel easier.
I assume that the drives are fine and will be detected when you try this The alternative if four drives failing at the same time. With no disks detected there is nothing to configure as P5v, which is probably the reason you do not even get the Control I option.
The latest kernel, by default, is libsata only, no older IDE drivers. Post as a guest Name.
ASUS P5B JMicron 363 RAID Setup Issues
Nov 26, Posts: Pretty much all the manufacturers are using the Jmicron controllers. Jul 1, Posts: There isn’t really anything to pick on about. Looks like the culprit was the PSU. Thu May 10, 9: Ai Nap offers instant standby and wake functions without terminating background applications, similar to what the DH Remote on the P5W DH Deluxe could do, just without the remote.
Aug 13, Posts: Operating stability is also kept in check with an 8-phase power design.
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As high-end motherboards go, the P5B Deluxe jmircon with the usual characteristics. It burns very good discs, though at the cost of speed in some situations.
Sat May 12, 5: However, our experience with the board has been positive nevertheless as the chipset never became scalding hot even under stress from benchmarking. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
Thinking about the ASUS P5B Deluxe, but what about this Jmicron business?
Originally posted by Modnar: Any jimcron PSU’s dying? Comments 2 Trackbacks 0 subscribe to comments on this post. Sun May 13, 1: Or, get in touch with ASUS; their tech support is reliable as a rule, even out-of-warranty, and they can likely tell you if it’s a hardware failure.
The symptoms tell you that the RAID controller has likely failed. I changed the CMOS battery, but it didn’t solve the problem. Prototyped Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: Are the ‘servers’ on known bad power or on a UPS?