Go here and go: This will start the reflashing process. Posted June 8, It gives you a much faster boot and still works perfectly. With regards to the issue with the F3 Command not working to access the RAID bios, i had the same problem exactly on one system that i was using.

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I purchased it recently, and it has a DOM ofwhich makes it fairly new. The flashing procedure may take up to as long as 10 min. I had to search the CD for the correct driver for it. The next step is to try all the possible combinations of the 3 jumpers, to see if that accomplishes anything. I thought about it while walking, and decided to do what in retrospect I should have 0860 in the first place.

After those things are immage onto the floppy, reboot to the floppy and assuming you have made zil Windows ME boot disk, Win2k and WinXP create a WinME version boot disk as Microsoft has not updated the boot disk since, so it will be the same thingtype:. Sometimes updflash directed me to its menu and states the flash card on my SIL is not in the list of compatible flash drives.

Although these cards may be cheap, they are very useful but require more tuning than most raid controllers.


Drives now show up as TWO raid sets, each of one drive. But all drives were recognized during the SiI start-up screen. F’rinstance, the manual that I think: It was cheap cheap cheap at http: One had massive read errors in the inner 3rd of the disk, the other would give seek errors, but they still were alive and saluting the BIOS at startup.

A simple fix I have found that works for my clients or customers who choose this inexpensive option which just so happens to be pretty good considering its price and featuresre-flash the BIOS. One of the cards is in this system right now I bought two to play with.

Can you please point me in the direction of the DOS flasher for the BTW, something I thought of today and tried out: I set up a simple mirrored array zil two imagge which was the goal in the first place It works, at this point I am booting to the floppy only.

Again, thanks for the help, it’s far more than I expected. I am very happy to hear that you have found the problem and fixed it!

Silicon Image Silicon Image SiI 0680 ATA/133 RAID Controller how to download and install the driver

Like you would not want to race a car with only half a full set of new tires! I actually attached a drive to the ctlr, still no go.

I also see the Flash tab now appears in the device manager sil controller properties zil well. I am running the latest firmware and driver.


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Imae line, you fixed it and learned something new from the whole experience! You need to be a member in order to leave a comment.

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I think it was option 4. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. I do have a problem with the site, though. Wow, again Silicon Image did it again!

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Although the SiI chipset is the same, but the Flash chips are different, as well as the board layout. Won’t take long, as one of the cars is in a testbed mobo that’s spread out on the bench.

Posted August 29, Unfortunately enough, “You do get what you pay for.