Edited by jpd, 25 September – It is no use connecting that device at this time. Posted 27 September – Asus’s support information is clearly printed on the inside of the front cover of the owner’s manual and on the driver CD. It found some thumb drives Why are these plugged in at this time? Maybe you can try keep the two Sata drives separate do not make them into an array and then install Windows. Easy part is getting windows loaded..

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When it reboots, it goes thru bios and s-ata check recognizing the 74gb raptor and gb goes thru the quick sroll of IRQ settings and then goes to blank screen when the Windows Boot screen should appear. Originally posted by Linux. Inappropriate ioctl for device After recompiling the new 2.

It stops dead when at the bottom of screen says “setting up windows”. I have not updated the Bios, it is the version that came with the board. I have not tried the IDE Version 1.

ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe SATA issue

Yes I have hit f4 to set up array as mirrored. I have a same problem, the temporary solution was use 2.


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. Check that the jumper is set on the correct two pins to enable the use of the SATA ports.

Boot from SATA DVD drive on A7N8X-E Deluxe?

This question is very simliar to this post but the answer didn’t seem to be there: Several functions may not work. These jumpers blue a77n8xe be blocked if a PCI card is installed. And I have the first boot cdrom, then scsi, with all the rest disabled. There was a similar question posed on another help site that I was involved in.

Silicon Image Raid Bios a Bios 4. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. I have the raptor on SATA-1 since its the boot. I hope you all find this information useful I’m pretty sure my “cure” will never end up on Microsoft’s troubleshooting web site!

Trouble installing 2 WD Sata on Asus a7n8x-e deluxe – TechSpot Forums

Again, the problem I’m having is getting windows installed on the sata drives. I have read other threads that have said what files I need, and I have the newest files on the floppy. Of all the systems reviewed today, Asus has the nicest and cleanest priopietary software.


Just follow the instructions, very easy to use. Copy the 8 files ONLY not the 2 folders to a formatted floppy disk.

I will look into it though. Inappropriate ioctl for device Timing buffered disk reads: I would also need detailed info on exactly what you are doing to go along with the pics. SATA power disconnected but data attached. Well which BIOS for the motherboard a7n8xr you using? I have looked in My Computer and it sees the Sata drive s?

ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe SATA issue – Internal Hardware

Second boot is set as scsi, all the rest disabled. Leave memory frequency at SPD. My idea was to let the installation go overnight while placing a floppy in the delxe so that the file install phase comes to a halt by itself, unattended. Here’s how I was able to install WinXP: I no longer receive that prompt during POST.