When either the Samsung or the WD drive are plugged in at boot time into my controller card, the SiI SATALink chip displays its copyright stuff, then tries to initialize the drive, still recognizes the drive and The behavior was fully identical. So has anyone of you guys ever noticed this special behavior of a controller card with a SATALink chipset? Your name or email address: Post as a guest Name. No, create an account now. FWIW I’ve encountered similar issues with Silicon Image-based chipsets, frequently but not always teaching it back to a compatibility issue with the motherboard initializing the add-in card’s BIOS.

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I have two GB hard drives connected to these ports.

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And now I’m certain: So indeed you did? However, it might as well safa a total different purpose No hangs at all any more. GenoCyberApr 6, The behavior was fully identical. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Do you already have an account? I had to reflash with 4.


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Is there a jumper on the card to disable ssata BIOS?

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Your name or email address: Saya that checks out maybe the card is a dud – I bought two of the controllers I was using and only one was okay – though the fact that the card’s bios shows up is a positive sign – the dud one I bought didn’t show the bios. I can’t believe I’m all alone here And the Promise one totally lived up to its name, as it looked very promising that it would work due to the different chipset.


When windows XP starts to load the loading screen is displayed which has the small blue bar that movies from left to right. The only thing I can then do is restart the computer and choose last know good hardware. I downloaded the driver again and it then worked properly.

Silicon Image SiI 3112 SATA Raid Controller Issue

Anyway, to test it, can you load the card okay in another machine? So I made an experiment: Yes, my password is: This should proabably only be done as a last resort however and the usual cautions apply, because a bad flash will leave your card unusable. It may or may not.

To get to the Silicon Image Customer Resource Centre where you can download drivers and read troubleshooting tips, go to the website www.