AOA Forums AOA Forums AOA Forums Folding For Team 45 AOA Files Home Front Page Become an AOA Subscriber! UserCP Calendar Memberlist FAQ Search Forum Home


Go Back   AOA Forums > Hardware > EPoX MotherBoards

EPoX MotherBoards EPoX Intel and AMD Motherboards.


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 4th April, 2003, 03:10 AM
Member
 
Join Date: April 2003
Posts: 9

Upgrading bios of HIghpoint Raid Controller 8k9a2+?

hi ,

just need to know how do i actually upgrade my hpt372 controller bios??... it always says it's best to match the driver and the bios for the controller....but i don't find any way to flash the onboard raid HPT372 bios chip??...

any settings from the controller?... even if i press cntrl-H for highpoint utility during bootup, ... it's simply a place to configure raid options and no option to flash the bios itself??..
please help

i have having extreme crc errors and corruption.....transfers between normal ide devices to those connected to the HPT ports ..
__________________
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 4th April, 2003, 03:38 AM
shadowdr's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: December 2001
Location: nashville tennesse
Posts: 137

The highpiont bios should be imbedded in the mobo bios.The HP bios version shold match the installed drivers.
View the readme that came with the present bios and check to be sure that the drivers match the current version.I can tell you that raid-0 does not like overclocking nor do the hard drives on the array(fsb oc'ing).
All though I am not fimiliar with your mobo,I do know that when i had a kt7a raid(still do)that it ran much better without the via drivers.I found that M.S. drivers were more stable and performed just as well as the via's as they all seemed to have latency issues running ide and highpoint.
__________________
Epox 8RDA+ 1.1 A3
2x256 twinmos 3200@8-3-3-2
Barton 2500 11x200 locked chip
2x Maxtor 80 gig DM9's SI raid0
2x Maxtor 60 gig DM9's Acard raid0
sk7 with 80 mm sunon
win 2000 pro
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 4th April, 2003, 04:01 AM
Member
 
Join Date: April 2003
Posts: 9

i previously overclocked a 8kha and 8kha+ no problems,
with my board at moment 8k9a2+, i don't even dare to touch into overclocking anytime... have tried using winxp drivers and via, both also exhibits same problems... bound to be some crc erros somewhere after file transfers... from main ide to raid ports..
__________________
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Updating onboard Highpoint 372 raid controller bios CoolJL EPoX MotherBoards 7 23rd February, 2004 08:17 PM
how do i match 8k9a2+ bios bin file for latest highpoint support ? arosene EPoX MotherBoards 3 7th May, 2003 02:52 PM
anyone have or can modify 8k9a2+ bios for latest highpoint bios ? arosene EPoX MotherBoards 0 26th April, 2003 04:56 AM
Upgrading HighPoint BIOS mirus EPoX MotherBoards 2 29th October, 2002 07:03 PM
Pins soldered together on 8K5A3+ HighPoint HPT374 RAID controller - is this normal? ami1000 EPoX MotherBoards 0 22nd September, 2002 11:57 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:28 PM.


Copyright ©2001 - 2010, AOA Forums
Don't Click Here Don't Click Here Either

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.0