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Old 08-04-2005, 09:53 PM   #1
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Question IDE 3 and IDE 4

Hi, I am new to this forum so I dont know if I am at right location...but I have a problem with my motherboard and IDE 3 and 4:

I have Gigabyte K8NS PRO and I have 3 hard drives:

40 with MBR
80 as Slave and
another 40 as slave......

now I connected my 2 cd roms(cd-rw and dvd-rom) in one IDE channel and first 2 HDD's (40 with MBR and 80) into another IDE channel....now I want the another 40 GB HDD to get it work but ofcourse I cannot hook it up with the other two....so I decided to use IDE 3 or IDE 4....and now I cannot get it work....anyone can help me.....I know I have to turn on RAID and setup an array...but all that is very confusing for me....ayone else has this kinda motherboard and can help me....please post any solutions here....



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Old 08-04-2005, 10:05 PM   #2
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To get a raid working it would be easy to use a partition manager and then make sure you set up a raid 0 for faster transfer or a raid 1 for more security. Your motherboard should have a manual and a setting in bios that would make this easier.
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