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Well, I never said to use the black SATA port; I said to disable it. That's what those instructions are for in reference to disabling the JMicron SATA port.
I know I can do that in Devices. Is that the right way to disable JMicron Black Sata?
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I know I can do that in Devices. Is that the right way to disable JMicron Black Sata?
I see now what the manual is saying on page 3-19. Oh this manual isn't fun.

I guess it can't be disabled. Meh.

So does it say "Detecting Devices", or does it say "Detecting IDE Devices"?
Edited by TwoCables - 5/21/11 at 7:29pm
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It says "Detecting Drives. Done. No drives found."

On another site (and you know I only trust OCN), I found
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"If you're not using the JMicron controller" (for Raid use) ", disable it in the BIOS. Go to the Advanced page. It will be in one of the subsections."
I have been all over the BIOS and all subsections. There is nothing in Advanced that even remotely refers to the JMicorn Controller.

(Btw, my father damaged me for life. He was a mechanical engineer and for him nothing less than Exact Perfection would do. God rest his soul.)
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Is that your final answer?


A big ole YES on that one. How to disable/Kill the JMicron: BIOS --> Advanced --> OnBoard ATA Controller ----- DISABLE

You get rid of the "No Drives Found" (a lot of people have been encountering that - not just Yours Truly) ++++ BootUp is FASTER!


(Those of you who Do Not Know just how absolutely BRILLIANT I am will find out in time.

At least until my next problem when I will come crawling back with a contrite heart.
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It says "Detecting Drives. Done. No drives found."

On another site (and you know I only trust OCN), I found

I have been all over the BIOS and all subsections. There is nothing in Advanced that even remotely refers to the JMicorn Controller.

(Btw, my father damaged me for life. He was a mechanical engineer and for him nothing less than Exact Perfection would do. God rest his soul.)
It's not common for the BIOS to refer to these things by name like that.


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Is that your final answer?


A big ole YES on that one. How to disable/Kill the JMicron: BIOS --> Advanced --> OnBoard ATA Controller ----- DISABLE

You get rid of the "No Drives Found" (a lot of people have been encountering that - not just Yours Truly) ++++ BootUp is FASTER!


(Those of you who Do Not Know just how absolutely BRILLIANT I am will find out in time.

At least until my next problem when I will come crawling back with a contrite heart.
Oh good grief. That part of the manual made me assume that this board has a PATA (or "IDE") port and that this was a way to disable it. If I had just taken a look at the board itself then I would have put 2 and 2 together. lol However, in my defense they should have called it "Onboard SATA Controller" instead of "ATA".

Sigh.

Well anyway, at least we've taken care of that part. I'm glad that the booting is faster (just as I said it was going to be).
Edited by TwoCables - 5/21/11 at 7:30pm
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However, in my defense they should have called it "Onboard SATA Controller" instead of "ATA".
Yep, it was a real 8itch to find in the BIOS. That's why I was so jubilant when I checked under Devices and saw that evil controller was no more and the bootup was zippy for a change.

Now I'm finishing UP M-M and doing Black Viper, making notes and keeping a log of all changes. (There is hope for me yet I guess.

Btw, please forgive the apparent braggadocio. That's simply my way of clowning myself.
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I've got two Vertex 3 Max IOPS drives on the way and am going to set them up in RAID-0. After scanning through the tutorials, I am still unsure as to how to deal with the TRIM issue and maintaining performance. Will TRIM automatically not work with my RAID array such that I won't have to do anything to disable it? Will the garbage collection processes of the Vertex 3 maintain the performance for me automatically? What else do I need to do to maintain performance?

I intend to create junctions, etc., for write files as indicated in the guides to prolonge lifespan, but I'm still unsure about performance maintenance.
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