I am using a 2. Download whichever driver is appropriate for your configuration. The only thing i can think of is that maybe the people at braziliantech have a BIOS that disables the promise channels fully, or at least gives you that option, but i’m not familiar with their bioses so someone else will have to answer that question TheCKHD. Joined Dec Posts Linux and Asus a7v

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One is a via controller and the other is a promise ide or ide raid controller. All times are GMT I would like to use the promise controller to hook up extra hard disks I have laying around.

I guess Promise just adds that raaid so they don’t have to deal with tech support for those integrated controllers. However, after waiting for a few minutes it booted to the desktop fine.

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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Aug 23, Posts: If you’re having problems with your A7V and the promise controller check the braziliantech forums. The time now is Jul 26, Posts: Hello, I have an asus a7v with two ide controllers.


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Also Windows Media Player complains that It can not play CDs digitally or display visualizations unless i turn the ide channels back on. Is there an update for the onboard promise for winxp?

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Anyone have any advice? I guess it doesn’t matter, the answer is “yes” to both.

Asus A7V133 User Manual: Using The Promise Chip For Raid 0

The only thing you can not use are the bios updates. You are aware that you can use the drivers directly from Promise with the integrated contoller on the motherboard.

San Francisco, CA Registered: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Moreover, for a common product series, Promise uses a unified driver.


The drivers for the Promise controller are available for download at Asus’ site. Originally posted by riskin: Ars Praefectus et Subscriptor. They cann’t be used on other Linux distributions for FastTrak Series.

ATTN: Asus A7V133 Owners with Promise Raid/Ata100 on WinXP

Fri May 10, So because of this I enabled the primary ide channels in the bios, disabled the secondary since nothing is connected to it. Wed May 08, 6: Want to know if that peripheral promose compatible with Linux? Had similar problems on slackware. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Prpmise the following links: Find More Posts by psientist.