I am builded a DIY PC, with those hardware setting ....
Motherboard: Gigabyte 8I915P DUO PRO
-- chipset in my MB are there --
Intel 915P (IDE1)
VIA VT6410 RAID Controller (IDE2, 3)
C-Media 9880 Codec HD Audio
Broadcom 5751 GE LAN x2
I/O Control: IT8712
-- other hardware and the connect way --
CPU: Intel 530J (3.0GHz 775)
RAM: Conair DDR400MHz 512MB x 2
HDD: West Digital WDC WD1600JD (SATA)
HDD: Master IBM 40GB (Connected on IDE2)
Slave IBM 30GB (Connected on IDE2)
DVD-ROM/RW: Master NEC 3500AG (Connected on IDE1, it is control by ICH6)
Slave Lite-ON ((Connected on IDE1 it is control by ICH6)
Display: ATI X600 PRO with 128MB
My problems is, the IDE2's two IBM HDD, both also have self OS in it, since before I am using ASUS's motherboard, know that can while the BIOS checking time, press the "ESC" from the keyboard, it will show me a list to choose what type of driver to boot up, not master it connected on which IDE channel....
But after I choosed gigabyte motherboard, all different, readed the user manual, I also don't really understand my setting is right or wrong, it can detect the STAT and the IDE1's driver in the BIOS, but the two HDD on the IDE2 are not show on the BIOS setup list.... and can't let me to choose boot from IDE2's one HDD what I want to....
But .... if loaded the Windows XP, and installed the VIA VT6410 driver for XP, can find and use the both HDD which connected on the IDE2 channel.
I am wonder ... why on startup power checking ... the BIOS haven't both HDD, but after XP install the driver, it appeared and can using well.
I want to boot a OS on this IDE2 HDD while BIOS setup, how to change, who have using gigabyte motherboard like me, have multi-OS installed on multi-HDD and also want to boot from them?
Any suggestion for me, not call me connect the IDE2 to the IDE1, since after that, my DVD+-RW can't using too if connect them to IDE2 ...
thx for your time.
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