Several years ago I bought a HP Pavilion m9060.nl and it's now gathering dust in a corner somewhere as I replaced it with a custom build.
I'd like to give it a second life and mess around with it a bit. As it turns out when I go into the bios it is set to raid and apparently it was delivered with a standard raid 0 setup.
I.d like to change this to a different raid setup (1 or 5). however I can't figure out ow to boot into the raid controller settings. Can anyone help me out here?
The board that came with the HP is an Asus P5LP-LE (Leonite2) which was made specifically for HP / Compaq. I've searched google but can't find anywhere how to change the raid setup.
hey, didn't you also help me out with my raid controller question?
Well to be honest I just booted up this HP last night for the first time in over a year and looked around in the bios a bit (severely limited options). In the bios itself the hdd setup is set to raid and I did some checking on the HP website last night and the mobo specs there say that raid 0 is the standard setting but that other raid settings should be available. They of course state nowhere how this should be done.
A different vendor website mentioned something about changing raid settings through a windows xp applet?
If it really doesnt work I can always buy another Dawi raid controller and set that up. After that I can play a bit with freenas
Weird. It should not have RAID with that southbridge. Maybe your board is one of those "subject to change without notice" ones, and HP cheaped-out on some and put the ICH7DH chip in to save a few bucks, but left the BIOS function unchanged.
If the SB doesn't end in "R" then it should not have RAID capability.
Well, as you know controller cards are fairly inexpensive