Sign in with Google. Sign in with Twitter. All drivers seem to be installed correctly but the “Safely Remove Hardware” icon does not appear on my taskbar and hot-plugging functions on the HDD settings are grayed out. Can you work that changes at latest bios ver 1. It’s true that they do sell sata to sata port case brackets, but that’s not the same thing as eSata. Since that worked I ran a cable up to my hot-swap cage, so I can take a SATA drive and slide it into the caddie and pop that into the cage without opening my computer up I was using the internal headers, not eSATA. Follow the prompts as if you were installing the software:.

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Final configuration PATA not enabled because turning it on causes a hang during boot. I used the newest version of the option ROM 1.

According to this Tomshardware postthe JMicron JMB chipset supports hotplugging but jmicrn manufacturer’s drivers don’t. Given my limited abilities to understand hex, I cannot locate where to apply the changes to. Windows Registry Editor Version 5.

The option ROM loads, correctly reports connected drives, and allows booting from them. Any pointers would be appreciated. Why can it be?.


I also used pcicfg in DOS to check the card was detected. I tried modifying the option ROM to also configure register 0x to this value, but had many problems booting. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these hor.

The controller is a Jmicron JMB I can’t seem to hot swap an external Hto drive. AHCI mode brings 3 main advantages: This is done the same way as with any other disk.


Stephen 1 3 9. Posted August 26, No I didn’t know that.

Now do the following: According to all official info on Gigabyte and Intel websites recent ICH based chipsets shoud support hot-plugging:. Posted August 30, Which can be found here: However to my disappointment I couldn’t lpug the Intel controllers to work no matter what I did.

I have read through this page and start to comprehend the edits needed. Well, I finally poug my system: Actually, there is only one sata connexion, not two.

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Change the setting for the on board Intel controller to AHCI, save and exit BIOS Boot into Windows When Windows loads it will detect a new hard disk – cancel the wizard for installing the new hardware and run the Intel driver installer you downloaded in step 1. I have been using it for some time. The sum of all bytes in the file should be 0x The last byte of the file is used as a checksum. Here is a Registry file that should work for X and P based boards: I did not experiment with the values of these bits except for toggling bit 6.


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Posted August 28, At this point in the code, register cl should contain the byte read from PCI configuration register 0xdf.