Re: IDE Controller Not being accessed
You realize that One EIDE controller can control 2 HD..??
The PCI EDIE card that you installed should have come with all of the
If you are trying to set up a RAID you will need to set it up before you
what MOBO and addin Card are we talking about??
"Avimage" <Avimage@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I took a look under device manager when I was more able to think clearly,
> it noted that the drivers were not installed for the RAID device, so I'm
> trying to see if I can get ahold of a generic RAID driver for the card to
> function properly. I'm also gonna try one more method that may work as
> but will involve a little tinkering. All I have to do now is get XP
> installed, install my drivers, then upgrade to Vista and see if it still
> works that way. Now I'm having probs actually getting XP onto this drive.
> thinking I might need to get a new HD since this one isn;t installing
> "pete" wrote:
>> does Vista see the HD under Administrative Tools/ computer
>> mayb it needs to be formatted??
>> "Avimage" <Avimage@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Hi there. I have just got ahold of Vista and a whole new comp. Anyways,
>> > everything works fine aside for one minor problem. On my mainboard I
>> > only
>> > have 1 IDE channel, and unfortunately I need 2 channels, so I got ahold
>> > of
>> > a
>> > pci controller. However Vista does not seem to recognize the HD on the
>> > controller, even though my BIOS does. Is there a way to work around
>> > this
>> > so
>> > it recognizes the HD?