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Unformatted text preview: Shorter SATA cables seem to help with my setup. Many other chipsets should work fine. VIA SATA Just some notes about users of VIA SATA chipsets. This is for both onboard chipsets (like the 8237) as well as the PCI cards (6421). A common problem is detecting the drive with MTKFlash with VIA chipsets. For some reason, many people have this problem when using the external ports on the VIA SATA cards, or the 1 port if using internal. What seems to work best for most people is always using the primary 0 SATA port. On the PCI SATA cards, this is almost always an internal port. If there are multiple internal ports, use the port closest to the front of your PC. If you still cant get the drive detected, you can try pk-s suggestions . Also, the latest VIA SATA drivers are available here . When you run through the installation wizard, uncheck (dont install) the VIA RAID Tool. Just install the drivers....
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- Spring '11